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

Professor David Thorburn lectures o...

The Literature Section

Added 15 days ago | 00:03:19 | 286 views

Cinematic Migrations Symposium III

Cinematic Migrations Symposium III

Cinematic Migrations Symposium

Added 1 month ago | 01:26:08 | 476 views

In this session: Fred Moten The symposium took place March 6–7, 2014 and was designed as a series of critical conversations between artists, filmmakers, scholars, students, and audience members, centering on themes such as migration, ...

Elvan Zabunyan | Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Translations of Memory

Elvan Zabunyan | Theresa Hak Kyung ...

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

Added 2 months ago | 01:50:56 | 185 views

The starting point of Elvan Zabunyan’s talk is the work of Korean-born American artist and poet Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. In 1980, having left her native Korea seventeen years earlier, Cha returned to work on a film project she described as...

2014 Libraries Preservation Talks - Opening Remarks and Michael Halsall

2014 Libraries Preservation Talks -...

MIT Libraries

Added 3 months ago | 00:30:51 | 329 views

Recorded 4/29/2014

2014 Libraries Preservation Talks - Jana Dambrogio

2014 Libraries Preservation Talks -...

MIT Libraries

Added 3 months ago | 00:33:27 | 388 views

2014 Libraries Preservation Talks - Kari R. Smith

2014 Libraries Preservation Talks -...

MIT Libraries

Added 3 months ago | 00:34:10 | 382 views

Recorded 4-29-14

Starr Forum: Junk Food and the Modern Mind

Starr Forum: Junk Food and the Mode...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added 3 months ago | 01:30:52 | 3168 views

Experts discuss the research and the global implications of the modern American diet. Speakers: Capt Joseph Hibbeln, MD, is Lead Clinical Investigator, Unit on Nutrition in Psychiatry, NIAAA, Washington DC; & a Commander in the United S...

Yvonne Rainer | Where’s the Passion? Where’s the Politics?

Yvonne Rainer | Where’s the Passion...

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

Added 3 months ago | 01:46:01 | 278 views

Yvonne Rainer's lecture explores issues around self-expression, spectatorship, and the politics of both. Rainer is a choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker who in 1962 co-founded the Judson Dance Theater group. Following a fifteen-year car...

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul | Transfigured Night

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul | Trans...

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

Added 4 months ago | 00:09:52 | 516 views

John Akomfrah’s Transfigured Night is a two-screen installation and reinterpretation of Richard Dehmel’s poem Verklärte Nacht that reflects on postcolonial histories. Exploring the many facets of migration, human experience, and politica...

Ruth Perry for TechTV

Ruth Perry for TechTV

The Literature Section

Added 4 months ago | 00:04:12 | 224 views

How are medieval manuscripts are like snowflakes?

How are medieval manuscripts are li...

The Literature Section

Added 5 months ago | 00:03:46 | 310 views

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