Category: Humanities

AKDC debuts new tool: Layer Cake

AKDC debuts new tool: Layer Cake

A new 3-axes data visualization tool

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT has released its prototype of Layer Cake, a 3-axes mapping tool that enables users...

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Coming to Stata: “Black Lives Matter” bookmobile

Coming to Stata: “Black Lives Matter” bookmobile

February 28, 2017 11am - 1pm

The Libraries celebrate Black History Month

To celebrate, honor, and learn about the complexities and richness of black voices and experiences, the MIT Libraries have curated a...

Humanities
Ada Lovelace Grant recipient announced

Ada Lovelace Grant recipient announced

Jessika Khazrik will create web archive of work by environmental activist and scientist Pierre Malychef

Graduate student Jessika Khazrik is the first recipient of the Ada Lovelace Grant, a new grant at MIT that encourages and...

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Archnet named one of Top 20 Architecture Sites for 2016

Archnet named one of Top 20 Architecture Sites for 2016

The Global Grid, a service focused on delivering daily news on “localized and unique architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, urban planning,” has...

Humanities
Changes are coming to Hayden

Changes are coming to Hayden

Project aims to improve access and examine space use

This IAP, the Libraries will be making improvements to user spaces and ease of access to materials in Hayden Library. By...

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Marilyn Jenkins-Madina donates collection to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Marilyn Jenkins-Madina donates collection to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Gift includes images from important sites and collections throughout Middle East and North Africa

Marilyn Jenkins-Madina, PhD, curator emerita, Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has donated her research collection to...

Humanities
Lewis Music Library composer forum: Sumie Kaneko

Lewis Music Library composer forum: Sumie Kaneko

December 1, 2016 5 - 6pm

A talk by the Japanese Koto and Shamisen player and jazz singer/songwriter

Join us for a composer forum with Japanese Koto and Shamisen player and jazz singer/songwriter Sumie (Sumi-é) Kaneko, visiting artist. Kaneko creates music...

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Lewis Music Library 20th anniversary

Lewis Music Library 20th anniversary

November 15, 2016 3 - 5pm

Open house for the MIT community

It has been 20 years since the renovation and dedication of the Rosalind Denny Lewis Music Library. Join us for a celebratory open house...

Music