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MITH is delighted to announce
MITH is delighted to announce that we will be able to offer a Winnemore Digital Humanities Dissertation Fellowship next year. Intended for students whose dissertations engage the intersections between new media and the traditional concerns of the Humanities, the Winnemore Fellowship is designed to provide full support for a semester, including...
"Save As: Receiving the Larsen Collection"?
by MATTHEW KIRSCHENBAUM and JOHN MURRAY In May of 2007, MITH received the extraordinary gift of Deena Larsen's personal collection of early-era personal computers and software. Deena is an author and new media visionary who has been active in the creative electronic writing community nearly since its inception in the 1980s....
Digital Humanities
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Doug Reside, Assistant Director of MITH, the Maryland Institute of Technology in the Humanities, will be offering a 3-credit spring course through the English department on the basic applied elements of the programming for the digital humanities. Participants will learn the basics of HTML/CSS,...
"The Internet Archive and the Digital Humanities"?
by LINDA FRUEH The Internet Archive was founded eleven years ago by Brewster Kahle to build the world's first "?Internet Library.' Since 1996, the Archive has been collecting bi-monthly snapshots of the World Wide Web""the entire Web""resulting in a cumulative collection of approximately 100 billion Web pages. This cumulative historical record...
November 7th Washington DC Area Forum on Technology and the Humanities: Bob Stein, "The Evolution of Reading and Writing in the Networked Era"
October 24th, 2007 This fall the Washington DC Area Forum on Technology and the Humanities is pleased to present: Bob Stein on "The Evolution of Reading and Writing in the Networked Era" For the past several hundred years intellectual discourse has been shaped by the rhythms and hierarchies inherent in the nature...
"Agora.Techno.Phobia.Philia: Gender (and other messy matters), Knowledge Building, and Digital Media"
by MARTHA NELL SMITH "The degree to which American society has embraced and absorbed computer technologies is astonishing. The degree to which the changes provoked by computers leave prevailing inequalities is troubling."AA? -Special Issue, "From Hard Drive to Software: Gender, Computers, and Difference,"AA? Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society...
October 30th Digital Dialogue: Joseph JaJa, "Novel Tools for Digital Archiving and Preservation"
October 24th, 2007 A MITH Digital Dialogue Tuesday, October 30, 12:30-1:45 MITH Conference Room, McKeldin Library B0135 "Novel Tools for Digital Archiving and Preservation" by JOSEPH JAJA Since the mid-nineties, the problem of long-term archiving and preservation of digital information has received considerable attention by major archiving communities, library organizations, government agencies,...
MITH notes the passing of Roy Rosenzweig
It is with great sadness that MITH notes the passing of Roy Rosenzweig, founding director of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University (chnm.gmu.edu), as well as professor of history at GMU. Roy's achievements and accomplishments were many. In 2003, he was the second of only five...
MITH and George Mason's Center
Later today, MITH and George Mason's Center for History and New Media will kick off a two-day workshop on "Tools for Data-Driven Scholarship," sponsored by the NSF, NEH, and IMLS. An invitational meeting, digital humanities leaders and experts from around the world will convene to discuss future directions in software development,...