We are excited to welcome T'Sey-Haye Preaster to the MITH team as the Project Coordinator for the second phase of the Documenting the Now project, generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
With a $1.2 Million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities in the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of Maryland, Shift, and the Department of Media Studies at the University of Virginia (UVA) will collaborate to lead the ongoing work of the Documenting the Now project.
This post is part 2 in a series about social media data collection experiments conducted in Matt Kirschenbaum‘s Introduction to Digital Studies. Fred Turner’s interview [...]
Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection is a multi-institutional collaboration between MITH, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Historical Society, and the University Libraries at the University of Maryland, with collaborative support from the American Archive of Public Broadcasting at WGBH/Library of Congress, and the Radio Preservation Task Force. The goal of the project is to create a comprehensive online collection of early educational public radio content from the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB).
MITH is pleased to announce an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities 2017 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program for Unlocking the Airwaves: [...]
MITH is very excited to announce our participation in the Ethics and Archiving the Web National Forum which will be taking place at the New [...]
Social media have transformed our societies and contributed to creation of online public spaces. In the past few years, we witnessed how social media [...]
This panel and workshop, planned in conjunction with the 2017 Radio Preservation Task Force Conference, focused on innovative workflows for crowdsourcing linked data to build a web of data that can bridge collective heritage. Panelists discussed their work and research in crowdsourcing or linked open data for radio collections, followed by a Wikidata workshop demonstrating how it can be used to connect archival radio collections to a broader web-based community of knowledge.
How can interactive media supplement and support justice-related social movements? Alexandrina Agloro, media artist and assistant professor, will discuss the landscape of design and [...]
Though publics are often conceived of as bounded by platform, users frequently deploy platforms in conjunction to create trans-platform digitally networked publics. The multi-media [...]