Category: Humanities

Author event: Patrick Gabridge

Author event: Patrick Gabridge

September 30, 2015 5:30pm

Playwright, novelist, and MIT alum reads from and discusses his most recent work

Who: Patrick Gabridge What: A reading and discussion of his recent book, Steering to Freedom:from Slave to Civil War Hero Where: Rm 2-105 Sponsored by: The MIT...

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Author event: Cesar Hidalgo

Author event: Cesar Hidalgo

September 23, 2015 5:30pm

Director of MIT Media Lab's Macro Connections group reads from his new book

authors@MIT is excited to announce: Who: Cesar Hidalgo What: A reading and discussion of his recent book, Why Information Grows: the Evolution of Order,...

Humanities
Open mic returns!

Open mic returns!

October 2, 2015 12 - 1pm

Come play our piano or your own instrument

Join us for the first Lewis Music Library open mic of the semester. Come jam, perform, or just listen. Everyone is welcome. Free audience...

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Archnet introduces new features

Archnet introduces new features

Enhancements include a mapping tool and improved slideshow view

Today, you will find two new and enhanced features on Archnet! A new mapping tool will aid in contextualizing the data with a global eye and allows users to...

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Supporting the MIT-Haiti Initiative

Resources on Haitian Creole in the Libraries

MIT’s Michel DeGraff, professor of linguistics, has been a long-time advocate of educating students in Haiti in their native Kreyòl. His work around the MIT-Haiti...

Humanities
Gardner Museum free to MIT community

Gardner Museum free to MIT community

Students, staff and faculty can visit Museum with valid MIT ID

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, one of Boston’s most iconic and unique art destinations, is now free for MIT students, staff and faculty. An...

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Coming soon: Arts of the Arab uprising

Coming soon: Arts of the Arab uprising

"Creative Dissent" exhibition coming to MIT

Creative Dissent: Arts of the Arab Uprisings will open September 10, 2015 in the Wolk Gallery. The exhibition documents the art of the Arab uprisings...

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Aga Khan Documentation Center receives noted scholar’s archive

Aga Khan Documentation Center receives noted scholar’s archive

Yasser Tabbaa, a prominent scholar in Islamic art and architecture, has donated his archive to AKDC@MIT. Dr. Tabbaa has taught at several prestigious US...

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Ever wonder what people are watching on Archnet?

Top 10 videos watched & more: Archnet use statistics for May

Archnet users watched embedded videos ranging from music in Morocco to women architects working in the Muslim world. With more than 216,000 page views,...

Art & architecture & planning