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  • November 7th Washington DC Area Forum on Technology and the Humanities: Bob Stein, The Evolution of Reading and Writing in the Networked Era
    print As discourse shifts from page to screen and more significantly to a networked environment the old definitions and relations are undergoing substantial changes The shift in our world view from individual to network holds the promise of a radical reconfiguration in culture Notions of authority are being challenged The roles of author and reader are morphing and blurring Publishing methods of distribution peer review and copyright every crucial aspect of the way we move ideas around is up for grabs The new digital technologies afford vastly different outcomes ranging from oppressive to liberating How we make this shift has critical long term implications for human society Our speaker will be Robert Stein director of the Institute for the Future of the Book The institute has two principal activities one is building high end tools for making rich media electronic documents part of the Mellon Foundation s higher ed digital infrastructure initiative and the other is exploring and hopefully influencing the evolution of new forms of intellectual expression and discourse Previously Stein was the founder of The Voyager Company where over a 13 year period he led the development of over 300 titles in The Criterion Collection a series of definitive films on videodisc and more than 75 CD ROM titles including the CD Companion to Beethoven s Ninth Symphony Who Built America and the Voyager edition of Macbeth We will meet on Wednesday November 7 2007 from 4 30 7 00 PM on George Mason University s Fairfax campus in Room 163 of the Research 1 Building There will be an informal dinner after the forum at a cost of 10 per person You must RSVP to Meredith Mayo mmayo1 at gmu dot edu by October 30 2007 if you would like to have dinner Co sponsored by the

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  • Agora.Techno.Phobia.Philia: Gender (and other messy matters), Knowledge Building, and Digital Media

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  • October 30th Digital Dialogue: Joseph JaJa, Novel Tools for Digital Archiving and Preservation
    brief overview of our approach called ADAPT Approach to Digital Archiving and Preservation Technology to build a platform independent infrastructure based on a set of reconfigurable tools that use open standards and Web technologies Our approach can easily accommodate emerging standards and policies and will evolve gracefully as the underlying technologies change These tools have been coordinated with our collaborators at the National Archives the Library of Congress and the San Diego Supercomputer Center JOSEPH JAJA currently holds the position of Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and UMIACS at the University of Maryland College Park Dr JaJa received his Ph D degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University and has since published extensively in a number of areas including parallel and distributed computing combinatorial optimization algebraic complexity VLSI architectures and data intensive computing His current research interests are in parallel algorithms digital preservation and scientific visualization of large scale data Dr JaJa has received numerous awards including the IEEE Fellow Award in 1996 the 1997 R D Award for the development software for tuning parallel programs and the ACM Fellow Award in 2000 He served on several editorial boards and is currently serving as a subject area editor for the Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing and as an editor for the International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science Coming up MITH there have been some changes to the fall Digital Dialogues schedule There will be no talk on 11 6 LINDA FRUEH s talk originally scheduled for 11 6 will move to 11 27 JONATHAN AUERBACH s talk originally scheduled for 11 27 will be rescheduled next semester Digital Dialogues will resume on 11 13 with STEPHAN GREENE and PHILIP RESNIK The Linguistics of Spin On Wednesday 11 7 the Washington DC Area Forum on Technology and the

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  • MITH notes the passing of Roy Rosenzweig
    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 recipients of the prestigious Lyman award conferred by the National Humanities Center for outstanding achievement in the field of digital humanities All agree that he was one of our earliest and most significant pioneers Roy was a

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  • MITH and George Mason's Center
    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 cyberinfrastructure and services for the arts humanities and social sciences Keynote speakers are Chris Blizzard from Mozilla

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  • 10/21 MITH Digital Dialogue: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy.
    of the Academy by Kathleen Fitzpatrick Much attention has been paid in recent years to the digital future of scholarship and in particularly to the technological and infrastructural development necessary to new publishing structures This talk will argue however that there is a set of social intellectual and institutional changes that will be a precondition for any such technological development to succeed requiring scholars to think differently about the ways we write the ways we publish and the ways we review in order to make any digital publishing future a reality Kathleen Fitzpatrick is Associate Professor of English and Media Studies and chair of the Media Studies program at Pomona College in Claremont California She is the author of The Anxiety of Obsolescence The American Novel in the Age of Television Vanderbilt UP 2006 which was selected as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2007 by CHOICE She serves on the editorial board of the Pearson Custom Introduction to Literature database anthology as well as of the Journal of e Media Studies and the Journal of Transformative Works and is a member of the executive committee of the MLA Discussion Group on Media and Literature She is currently working on a

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  • War (and) Games (discussion)
    This will be an exploratory roundtable discussion for those interested in the topic not a lecture Professor Kirschenbaum will have examples on display from his personal collection of several hundred boardgames attendees are likewise encouraged to bring copies of games they would like to discuss Part of the ARHU semester on War and Representations of War www war umd edu Matthew Kirschenbaum is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Maryland He is also an affiliated faculty member with the Human Computer Interaction Lab at Maryland and a Vice President of the Electronic Literature Organization Kirschenbaum specializes in digital humanities electronic literature virtual worlds serious games and simulations textual studies and postmodern experimental literature His first book Mechanisms New Media and the Forensic Imagination was published by the MIT Press in 2008 Much of his work at MITH now focuses on born digital archiving and preservation he is principal investigator for the NEH funded start up Approaches to Managing and Collecting Born Digital Literary Materials for Scholarly Use and is also a co investigator on an NDIIPP funded project devoted to Preserving Virtual Worlds He oversees work on the Deena Larsen collection a vast personal

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  • EDUCE: Enhanced Digital Unwrapping for Conservation and Exploration.
    to the Venetus A in order to digitally flatten its pages In this presentation I will discuss the overarching theme of digital restoration and will present current progress on the EDUCE project and results from work on the Venetus A W BRENT SEALES received the BS degree in computer science from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and the MS and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Wisconsin

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