Category: Humanities

Digging deep into Special Collections

Digging deep into Special Collections

Students in Stephanie Frampton's Media in Cultural Context class take a critical look at library objects

Associate Professor Stephanie Frampton’s Media in Cultural Context (21L.715) is a seminar about the pleasures and powers of reading: “From the Sumerian clay...

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Composer forum: Al Kooper

Composer forum: Al Kooper

May 3, 2017 5 - 6pm

Guitarist, songwriter, producer, author

Al Kooper has been called the “Forrest Gump” of Rock. His career includes being a professional guitarist, a Tin Pan Alley...

Humanities
Libraries receive fine press editions of Moby Dick

Libraries receive fine press editions of Moby Dick

Gift from alumnus affirms enduring value of print

  “If you hack the library without including print, you’re doing it wrong,” says Greg Eow, associate director for collections at...

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What’s New?

What’s New?

Updates from MIT Libraries

Libraries Launch Women in Science and Engineering@MIT Archival Initiative The Institute Archives and Special Collections (IASC) has been focusing increasingly on...

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Celebrate National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month

April is for spring, marathons...and poetry!

April is National Poetry Month, the most widely celebrated literary event in the world! Celebrate with the MIT Libraries by checking...

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Composer forum: Guillermo Klein with Luciana Souza

Composer forum: Guillermo Klein with Luciana Souza

April 26, 2017 5 - 6pm

Two of South America’s greatest jazz artists

The next composer forum presents two MIT artists in residence, Argentine composer and pianist Guillermo Klein and Grammy award-winning vocalist Luciana...

Humanities
Recogito 2: Linked open data without the pointy brackets

Recogito 2: Linked open data without the pointy brackets

April 20, 2017 5:30 - 7pm

A workshop with Leif Isaksen

This workshop introduces Recogito 2, a tool developed by Pelagios Commons that enables annotation of place references in text, images and...

Humanities
World music hangout

World music hangout

April 18, 2017 noon - 1:30 pm

Music across borders

Share your culture’s music in an informal event in the Lewis Music Library, 14E-109. Come to sing, bring your instrument, play our...

Humanities
Join us for the MIT Day of Action

Join us for the MIT Day of Action

See the sessions offered by the Libraries

On Tuesday, April 18, members of MIT and the broader local community will pause our everyday activities and devote the day to engaging with...

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