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January 2020

DJ History and Technology

Friday, January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, January 31, 2020

MIT Building E15, Room 335, 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Disco flyer background

Join us every Friday afternoon for discotheque history and classic grooves!

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February 2020

Joan Naviyuk Kane: The William Corbett Poetry Series

Tuesday, February 25 @ 7:00 pm
MIT Building 32 (Stata Center), Room 155, 32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Poet Joan Kane

A 2019-2020 Hilles Bush Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Joan Naviyuk Kane was a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry.

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Marina Bers, “Coding in Early Childhood: Storytelling or Puzzle Solving?”

Thursday, February 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
MIT Building E15, Room 318 (Common Area), 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Professor Marina Bers

Prof. Marina Bers will describe current research on a pedagogical approach for early childhood computer science education called “Coding as Another Language”.

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March 2020

Meghan Sutherland, “Variety, Genealogy, History: On the Politics of Media Convergence”

Thursday, March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
MIT Building E15, Room 318 (Common Area), 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Meghan Sutherland - University of Toronto

Recasting the phenomenon of "media convergence" as a matter of aesthetic form fundamental to the biopolitical imaginary of liberalism and neoliberalism but to the idea of governmental "technology".

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Charles North: The William Corbett Poetry Series

Monday, March 16 @ 7:00 pm
MIT Building 32 (Stata Center), Room 141, 32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Poet Charles North

Charles North's New and Selected Poems What It Is Like headed NPR’s Best Poetry Books of the Year. Among many other awards, he has received two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and a Poets Foundation Award.

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April 2020

Elinor Carmi, “Media Distortions: Understanding the Power Behind Spam, Noise, and Other Deviant Media”

Thursday, April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
MIT Building E15, Room 318 (Common Area), 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Elinor Carmi, Liverpool University

The politics behind categories we take for granted such as spam and noise, and what it means to our broader understanding of, and engagement with media.

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May 2020

2020 CMS Graduate Thesis Presentations

Sunday, May 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
MIT Student Center, Mezzanine Lounge, 84 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, 02139 United States
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Amar Boghani speaking at 2013 thesis presentations

This event is free and open to the public. You are welcome to attend as many or as few presentations as you wish. Livestream available at https://www.youtube.com/MITComparativeMediaStudiesWriting.

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Science Writing Graduate Thesis Presentations 2020

Friday, May 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
MIT Student Center Mezzanine Lounge, 84 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
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Devi Lockwood speaking at Science Writing thesis day 2019

CMS/W and The Graduate Program in Science Writing invite you to the Thesis Presentations of the Class of 2020, May 15 starting at 9am.

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