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Letterlocking: the John Donne lock

Letterlocking: the John Donne lock


Added 7 months ago | 00:04:05 | 1667 views

John Donne’s surviving letters at the Folger Shakespeare Library attest to his letterlocking style around 1600–1602, when he was in his late 20s. Notoriously, these letters largely deal with the fallout from his impolitic marriage to his...

The Great Dying

The Great Dying

Graduate Program in Science Writing

Added 8 months ago | 00:08:45 | 3489 views

A short film covering catastrophic events in the history of mankind and the earth. Produced by Suzanne Jacobs, Julie Duke and Anders Forslund.

Caley Horan "Selling ‘Self-Made’ Security: Private Insurance Marketing in the Post-WWII United States”

Caley Horan "Selling ‘Self-Made’ Se...

MIT History 2015 Job Talks

Added 9 months ago | 01:20:41 | 425 views

Caley Horan Lecturer in History, Princeton University. This presentation examines strategies adopted by the insurance industry as it worked to transform private insurance into the dominant form of social and economic security in th...

Dec 8 \ Daniela Pérez & Patrick Charpenel \ Gustav Metzger's Dome(s) Project

Dec 8 \ Daniela Pérez & Patrick Cha...

2014 Fall Lecture Series

Added 10 months ago | 01:32:28 | 1186 views

Patrick Charpenel and Daniela Pérez will introduce the life and work of the artist Gustav Metzger and will expand on one of the artist’s most recent proposals regarding the construction and long-term activation of spaces for social chang...

Nov 24 \ Gabriel Kahan \ Regenarratives

Nov 24 \ Gabriel Kahan \ Regenarrat...

2014 Fall Lecture Series

Added 10 months ago | 00:52:57 | 1090 views

Multi-screen, rapid consumption of content is opening up new ways to communicate and engage viewers, in particular youth. At the same time, the complexities of modern social dynamics require one to develop novel ways of thinking about th...

Ultimate Truths

MIT Communications Forum

Added 11 months ago | 01:58:13 | 893 views

CULTURUNNERS@MIT Monday Night Lecture

CULTURUNNERS@MIT Monday Night Lecture

2014 Fall Lecture Series

Added 11 months ago | 01:35:38 | 1832 views

Artists and scientists come together to share technologies and applications for cultural collaboration between the United States and the Middle East. During the CULTURUNNERS@MIT evening lecture, panels made up of selected artists, scient...

Marko Peljhan | Dronological: The Art and Science of Unmanned Systems

Marko Peljhan | Dronological: The A...

2014 Fall Lecture Series

Added 11 months ago | 01:27:49 | 2272 views

Unmanned aircraft systems have recently been rediscovered due to their use in the so-called “war on terror,” but are an invention more than 100 years old. The lecture will explore the histories and interconnectedness of these systems wit...

Diana Henderson interviewed in Weimar, Germany, in 2014 by Cornelia Kaminski.

Diana Henderson interviewed in Weim...

The Literature Section

Added 1 year ago | 00:03:31 | 675 views

Literature Professor Diana Henderson being interviewed in Weimar, Germany, by Cornelia Kaminski for Klett Publishers.

Kazue Kobata | Migration Inside-Out: Contemplate, Imagine, Act…

Kazue Kobata | Migration Inside-Out...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added 1 year ago | 01:42:20 | 6052 views

Art curator and professor Kazue Kobata will explore themes of political and personal transformation in connection with aspects of technology, medium, and experience as they unfold in Japanese cinema. In 1982, Kazue Kobata opened Plan...

Ofir Nachum

Ofir Nachum

MISTI Israel 2014

Added 1 year ago | 00:01:24 | 640 views

Professor David Thorburn lectures on Buster Keaton in the film "The General"

Professor David Thorburn lectures o...

The Literature Section

Added 1 year ago | 00:03:19 | 1025 views

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