[Humanist] 25.701 events: MITH Digital Dialogues

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Tue Feb 7 07:35:41 CET 2012


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 701.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 14:27:40 -0500
        From: Trevor_Muñoz <trevor.munoz at gmail.com>
        Subject: MITH Digital Dialogues


Dear Colleagues,  

A new semester is here and with it comes a stellar list of speakers for the spring edition of Digital Dialogues, a speaker series hosted by The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH). We are delighted to host this impressive list of innovative scholars, and would love for anyone in the Washington D.C. region to join us! All talks are open to the public with attendees invited to bring their own refreshments. Talks will also be distributed as audio podcasts. Please visit Digital Dialogues (http://mith.umd.edu/podcast/) for more details.

02.14    Melanie Kill, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Maryland, College Park
Knowledge and Meaning in the Information Age: A Humanist Perspective on Wikipedia
co-sponsored by the Department of English
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: MITH Seminar Room (B0131 McKeldin Library)

02.21    Mike Witmore, Director, Folger Shakespeare Library  
Shakespeare from the Waist Down
co-sponsored by the Department of English
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: 2115 Tawes Hall

02.28    Leigh Wilson Smiley, Associate Professor, School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
Vocal Visions
co-sponsored by the School of Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: MITH Seminar Room (B0131 McKeldin Library)

02.29    Beth Plale, Professor, Computer Science, Indiana University  
Digital Humanities at Scale: the HathiTrust Research Center
co-sponsored by University Libraries
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: 6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events.
*Please note this talk takes place on a Wednesday.

03.06    Lynn Cazabon, Associate Chair, Department of Art, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
The Archive’s Shadow
co-sponsored by the Digital Cultures & Creativity Program at the Honors College and University Libraries
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: MITH Seminar Room (B0131 McKeldin Library)

03.13    Lisa M. Snyder, The Urban Simulation Team and Institute for Digital Research and Education, University of California at Los Angeles
A Conversation about Compulsion, the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, and Virtual Reality
co-sponsored by the School of Architecture
Time: 2:00 pm            Place: 1111 School of Architecture (Building 145)

03.20    SPRING BREAK -- No Digital Dialogue scheduled.

03.27    Craig Saper, Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County  
\R\e\a\d/i/n/g/ as a Publishing Practice
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: MITH Seminar Room (B0131 McKeldin Library)

04.03    Bill Ferster, Senior Scientist, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia  
Historical Interactive Visualization: Coaxing Data to Tell Stories
co-sponsored by the Human Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL)
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: 2117 Hornbake, South Wing (HCIL)

04.10    Jordan Boyd-Graber, Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
Making Topic Models More Human(e)
co-sponsored by the Department of Computer Science
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: MITH Seminar Room (B0131 McKeldin Library)

04.17    Jeffrey Schnapp, Professor, Romance Languages & Literatures and Comparative  
Literature, Harvard University
Building the Digital Public Library of America
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: 6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events.

04.24    Jeremy Dibbell, Head of Social Media, LibraryThing  
Enhancing the Bibliosphere: Bringing Historical Libraries to Life at LibraryThing
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: MITH Seminar Room (B0131 McKeldin Library)

05.02    Carla Peterson, Professor, Department of English, and co-presenter Seth Denbo, Project Manager, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, University of Maryland, College Park
From Print to Digital:The Black Gotham Digital Archive
co-sponsored by the Departments of African-American Studies, American Studies, and English
Time: 2:00pm             Place: 6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events.

05.08    Mark Matienzo, Digital Archivist, Yale University Library  
Between Representation and Assertion: The Meaning of Archival Description
co-sponsored by University Libraries
Time: 12:30 pm        Place: MITH seminar room (B0131 McKeldin Library)





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