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The lecture unveils the secrets of letterlocking, and discusses the implications of re-sealing the letters of 17th-century poet and preacher John Donne. Web: Libraries.mit.edu/preserve. Twitter: @letterlocking. #JohnDonneLetterlock
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Added 10 months ago | 01:35:38 | 1665 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...
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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...
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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...
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