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B0135 McKeldin Library, MITH Conference Room
Tue, 5/8/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

This presentation will discuss the meaning, structure, and use of archival description from a variety of perspectives.

Digital Dialogues is an occasion for discussion, presentation, and intellectual exchange that you can conveniently build into your weekly schedule.

Jeremy Dibbell will discuss the Libraries of Early America project, an effort to digitize and make widely available the library collections of American readers from the early colonial peri

Tawes Hall, University of Maryland
Sat, 4/21/12 - 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

The New Syntheses Undergraduate Research Symposium strives to reflect diverse approaches to scholar-activism, illuminating how the humanities, together with the sciences, continue

6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events
Tue, 4/17/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

I will be speaking about extraMUROS/Zeega, metaLAB's effort to allow anyone to easily explore, visualize and curate collections from public APIs and then use this media to collaboratively create m

2112 Art-Sociology Building
Sat, 4/14/12 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The second annual Theorizing the Web conference aims to expand the range and depth of theory used to help us make sense of how the Internet, digitality, and technology have changed the way

2117 Hornbake, South Wing (Human Computer Interaction Lab)
Tue, 4/3/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
This talk will take an informal look at interactive visualization projects done at the University of Virginia's Virginia Center for Digital History (VCDH) and the Sciences, Arts, & Humanities Network of Technology Initiatives (SHANTI) digital humanities centers. The projects were built using an NEH-funded visualization authoring tool, VisualEyes, developed at UVa.

B0135 McKeldin Library, MITH Seminar Room
Tue, 3/27/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Digital Humanities research has found increased funding and job opportunities, and it has become a center piece of efforts to raise the rankings and profile of universities seeking the highest Carnegie Research status. It also has a blossoming industry that includes “text analytics” widely used in national security studies.
Is there a place for virtual reality in the digital humanities toolkit? For all of the early hype surrounding the use virtual reality for teaching and learning and the ubiquity of online options for exploring three-dimensional worlds, the challenges inherent in developing and sustaining large-scale academic reconstruction projects limit their viability and likelihood for success.
6137 McKeldin Library, Special Events
Tue, 3/6/12 - 12:30 PM to 1:45 PM

Lynn Cazabon is a visual artist whose work poses questions about human progress by focusing on what gets left behind in its wake.

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