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Courses - Spring 2022
MITH
Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
MITH498E
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Applied Digital Humanities; Digital Storytelling with Archives
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Instructor permission required. Cross-listing with CINE419E. Credit only granted for CINE419E or MITH498E.

An examination and exercise of the reuse and repurposing of archival audiovisual content in new scholarly or creative work. Part of the course will be a survey and discussion of how different genres incorporate suchvisuals (experimental film vs. documentaries vs. narrative features vs. transmedia/storytelling vs. journalistic outlets), and the other part will be a lab wherein students will create a final media project - short documentary film, video essay, transmedia project, or news story - utilizing archival footage from select sources.