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by ZACH WHALEN The word 'text' in this title does double duty. First, it identifies the videogame itself as a text in the general sense: the object of study, the type of artifact which is here subjected to analysis. Second, the specific textual phenomenon which will be the focus of this...11/17 MITH Digital Dialogue: Jennifer Fleeger, "Archiving America: The Vitaphone, the DVD, and Warner Bros. (re)store Jazz History
November 13th, 2009 A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, November 17, 12:30 - 1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Archiving America: The Vitaphone, the DVD, and Warner Bros. (re)store Jazz History" by JENNIFER FLEEGER In 2007 Warner Bros. released the 80th anniversary DVD edition of The Jazz Singer, a boxed set that...MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135
"The International Children's Digital Library: Not Just for Children Anymore" By Ann Weeks, Professor of the Practice, College of Information Studies and Benjamin Bederson, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science The International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) is a full-text library of children's books from around the world that is freely available via the Internet....10/13 MITH Digital Dialogue: Sayeed Choudhury, "An Abundant Humanities Library"
A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, October 13, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "An Abundant Humanities Library" by SAYEED CHOUDHURY One of the most exciting and potentially transformative aspects of digital humanities is an inflection from dealing with scarcity to dealing with abundance. Traditionally, humanities libraries have been defined by their..."Byte By Byte, Putting It Together: Electronic Editions of Musical Theatre Texts"
by DOUG RESIDE (MITH) While many humanities scholars have explored how computers might assist them in their work, there have been very few attempts to use electronic tools to study the musical. Musical theatre seems particularly well-suited, though, to the multimedia capabilities of the modern PC. This presentation will explore the...