This is the fourth in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of his dissertation, “Talk Amongst [...]
This is the third in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of his dissertation, “Talk Amongst [...]
This is the second in series of blog posts by 2016-17 Winnemore Digital Dissertation Fellow Avery Dame on the progress of his dissertation, “Talk Amongst [...]
“If only one life is saved by the creation of this group, wouldn't it be worth it? It's only a communications medium, and people are [...]
The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Extremist Files provides a list of known hate groups. At our Night Against Hate event we will collaboratively try to link the SLC list to social media accounts. This list can then be used by researchers here at UMD and elsewhere to examine the effect that these groups are having online. In addition, we hope to use this event to learn from each other about emerging tools and techniques of self care while working online.
Knowing when and where people came from within Africa, and when and where they went in diaspora, is a major research question affecting the [...]
Documenting the Now responds to the public’s use of social media for chronicling historically significant events as well as demand from scholars and archivists seeking a user-friendly means of collecting and preserving digital content.
The 2014 – 2015 Digital Humanities Incubator, entitled “Researching Ferguson,” is a campus-wide initiative which aims to provide leadership and training on event-based social media data and network analysis. These workshops are part of the broader, university-wide effort to engage the #BlackLivesMatter movement at the University of Maryland.
"In the context of research, a model is an experimental device, modelling an experimental technique." Willard McCarty, Humanities Computing. What is a research model, and [...]
The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) invites biomedical and humanities scholars to join us in investigating data, biomedicine, and the digital humanities.