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by Tom Scheinfeldt

Digital Dialogues at MITH

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Our friends at the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH) continue to do great things. This fall’s series of lunch-time “digital dialogues” with leaders in the field looks like a winner … and not simply because I’m on the program ;)

Here’s the schedule:

  • 9/9 Doug Reside (MITH and Theatre), “The MITHological AXE: Multimedia Metadata Encoding with the Ajax XML
    Encoder”
  • 9/16 Stanley N. Katz (Princeton University), “Digital Humanities 3.0: Where We Have Come From and Where We Are
    Now?”
  • 9/23 Joyce Ray (Institute of Museum and Library Services), “Digital Humanities and the Future of Libraries”
  • 9/30 Tom Scheinfeldt and Dave Lester (George Mason University), “Omeka: Easy Web Publishing for Scholarship and
    Cultural Heritage”
  • 10/7 Brent Seales (University of Kentucky), “EDUCE: Enhanced Digital Unwrapping for Conservation and Exploration”
  • 10/14 Zachary Whalen (University of Mary Washington), “The Videogame Text”
  • 10/21 Kathleen Fitzpatrick (Pomona College), “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the
    Academy”
  • 10/28 “War (and) Games” (a discussion in conjunction with the ARHU semester on War and Representations of War,
    facilitated by Matthew Kirschenbaum [English and MITH])
  • 11/4 Bethany Nowviskie (University of Virginia), “New World Ordering: Shaping Geospatial Information for Scholarly
    Use”
  • 11/11 Merle Collins (English), Saraka and Nation (film screening and discussion)
  • 11/18 Ann Weeks (iSchool and HCIL), “The International Children’s Digital Library: An Introduction for Scholars”
  • 11/25 Clifford Lynch (Coalition for Networked Information), title TBA
  • 12/2 Elizabeth Bearden (English), “Renaissance Moving Pictures: From Sidney’s Funeral materials to Collaborative,
    Multimedia Nachleben”
  • 12/9 Katie King (Women’s Studies), “Flexible Knowledges, Reenactments, New Media”

Dialogues are held Tuesdays at 12:30-1:45 in MITH’s conference room (B0135 McKeldin Library) on the main University of Maryland campus in College Park. All talks are free and open to the public.

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