MIT in 3:00 Video Competition ScreeningMIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater (Room 070) 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA
What’s your MIT? And can you show it in 3 minutes? Sponsored by the Chris Pomiecko Memorial Fund and Comparative Media Studies/Writing with support from Arts at MIT.
Bernard Geoghegan, “Learning to Code: From Information Theory to French Theory”MIT Building 56, Room 114 Access via 21 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA
A new history of the ambitions behind the rise of “theory” in the US humanities, and the obscure ties of that endeavor to Progressive Era technocracy, US foundations, and the growing prestige of technology and engineering in 20th century life.
Rena J. Mosteirin and John Cayley: The William Corbett Poetry SeriesMIT Building 32 (Stata Center), Room 141 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA
Mosteirin's reading will include poems from Experiment 116, and Cayley will be launching the new, expanded edition of Image Generation published by Counterpath.
“Just Atoms and Molecules? Or Something More?” Screening and discussion of Searching: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of ScienceMIT Building 10, Room 250 222 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
Join us for a screening of clips from "SEARCHING: Our Quest for Meaning in the Age of Science" and comments from MIT's Alan Lightman, Nancy Kawisher, Kieran Setiya
producer/director Geoff Haines-Stiles (Carl Sagan's COSMOS)...and YOU!
Alfred Nicol: The William Corbett Poetry SeriesMIT Building 32 (Stata Center), Room 141 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA
Nicol’s translation of One Hundred Visions of War by Julien Vocance, published in November 2022, has been called “an essential addition to the history of modernist poetry.”