[Humanist] 23.281 events: talks at MITH

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Wed Sep 9 07:06:20 CEST 2009

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 23, No. 281.
         Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 23:13:39 -0400
        From: Matthew Kirschenbaum <mkirschenbaum at gmail.com>
        Subject: fall 2009 talks at MITH

MITH's fall 2009 Digital Dialogues schedule is out!  We're looking
forward to another great semester of talks, and as always we welcome
any and all colleagues, either from the DC area or (if you're just
passing through) beyond. Matt

Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
Digital Dialogues Schedule
Fall 2009
Tuesdays @12:30-1:45 in MITH’s Conference Room
B0135 McKeldin Library, U. Maryland
(unless otherwise noted)

9.15 Rachel Donahue (iSchool), “A Glance at the Current State of
Videogame Preservation”

9.29 Zita Nunes (English and Comparative Literature), “The Harlem
Renaissance in Second Life”

10.6 Brad Pasanek (Virginia), "A Dictionary, a Database, and a
Desultory Reader: Metaphors for the Mind in Eighteenth-Century

10.13 Sayeed Choudhury (Johns Hopkins), "An Abundant Humanities Library"

10.20 If/Then 101: Teaching Programming at Maryland (Roundtable led by
Doug Reside)

Mon 10.26 Bruce Sterling (location and time TBA)

10.27 Mark Sample (George Mason), "The Open Source Professor:
Teaching, Research, and Transparency"

11/3 The Great Ebook Throwdown (with Ben Bederson, Nick Chen, and Matt

Wed 11/11 Greg Crane (Tufts), "From the First Year Through Tenure: New
Pathways for Humanities in a Digital Age” (time TBA)

11/17 Jennifer Fleeger (Catholic), "Archiving America: The Vitaphone,
the DVD, and Warner Bros. (re)Store Jazz History"

All talks are free and open to the public!

Matthew Kirschenbaum
Associate Professor of English
Associate Director,
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH)
University of Maryland
301-405-8505 or 301-314-7111 (fax)

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