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October 2023

Qianxun Chen and Mariana Roa Oliva: The William Corbett Poetry Series

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
MIT Building 32 (Stata Center), Room 141, 32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Chen and Oliva will present digital, visual poems from their book Seedlings_: Walk in Time, a book written through their interactions with programs they have written.

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Getting to know ELIZA: ChatGPT’s Great Grandmother

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MIT Building 32 (Stata Center), Room 155, 32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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A computer screen image showing a mock psychotherapist conversation with the ELIZA chatbot.

A team of scholars uncovered the source code in the MIT archives and embarked on an expedition through the code that has led them through twisty little passages into chambers of culture, history, and technological innovation. 

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Brian Jacobson, “Pipeline Media”

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
MIT Building E14, Room 633, 75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Black and white photo of a man with binoculars sitting on a wrecking ball. The wrecking ball is on a small railcar on tracks and holding up a pipline.

French oil and gas companies needed new forms of technological vision to persuade powerbrokers and the public to support an undersea gas pipeline.

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Keith Jones and Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno: The William Corbett Poetry Series

Tuesday, October 17, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
MIT Building 32 (Stata Center), Room 141, 32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Keith Jones is the author of Echo’s Errand and the poetry chapbooks. Christopher Sawyer-Lauçanno, poet, biographer and translator, is the author of more than two dozen books including biographies of Paul Bowles and E.E. Cummings.

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November 2023

Yichen Rao, “Discourse as Infrastructure: How ‘New Infrastructure’ Policies Re-infrastructure China”

Thursday, November 2, 2023 @ 12:30 pm
MIT Building 14E, Room 304, 160 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Through an analysis of policy documents and other discursive materials, Dr. Rao tracks New Infrastructure’s fetish-like existence.

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Katy Gero and Katherine Yang: The William Corbett Poetry Series

Monday, November 6, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
MIT Building 32 (Stata Center), Room 124, 32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Katy Ilonka Gero is a writer and computer scientist. Katherine Yang is an artist and programmer building poetic tools and handmade websites.

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The MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing Information Webinar

Friday, November 17, 2023 @ 3:00 pm
Illustration of a human head

Interested in applying to the MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing? Join us for our fall admissions information webinar. Faculty and staff will give an overview of the curriculum, financial aid, and admissions procedures, and will answer questions from viewers.

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“Place Based Histories in West Philadelphia”: Three screenings and discussion

Friday, November 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater (Room 070), 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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Featuring The Bombing of Osage Avenue, By Your Side, and Precious Places: Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Education Center

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December 2023

Mike Caulfield, “Verified: How to Think Straight, Get Duped Less, and Make Better Decisions about What to Believe Online”

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
MIT Building E15, Room 318 (Common Area), 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

"With this illustrated tool kit, you will learn to identify red flags, get quick context, and make better use of common websites like Google and Wikipedia that can help and hinder in equal measure."

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January 2024

MIT in 3:00 >> IAP Guerrilla Filmmaking Workshop

Tuesday, January 9 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Interested in submitting a short video for the "MIT in 3:00" competition, but want to learn more about DIY cinematography? Join MIT CAST Visiting Artist / Visiting Scholar Alberto Angelini (pka Albert Figurt) for a 2-session workshop about the art & craft of guerrilla filmmaking!

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MIT in 3:00 >> IAP Guerrilla Filmmaking Workshop

Thursday, January 11 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building E38, 3rd Floor, 292 Main Street
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 United States
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Interested in submitting a short video for the "MIT in 3:00" competition, but want to learn more about DIY cinematography? Join MIT CAST Visiting Artist / Visiting Scholar Alberto Angelini (pka Albert Figurt) for a 2-session workshop about the art & craft of guerrilla filmmaking!

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Constructive Dialogue: Taming Conflict, Sparking Connection

Friday, January 12 - Friday, February 2
Closeup of MIT campus model

“Using material from the Constructive Dialogue Institute and elsewhere, we will 'explore the inner workings of the mind to uncover why disagreements happen and why it can be so difficult to change people's minds. Then learn – and practice – five proven skills for constructive dialogue.'”

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MIT Game Lab IAP workshop on Train Games

Tuesday, January 23 - Thursday, January 25
MIT Building E15, Room 320, 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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A collage of nine photographs of train-themed board games

Join Mikael Jakobsson and Rik Eberhardt from the MIT Game Lab, together with train game industry insider Jason Begy (MIT SM ’10) for this three-session, non-credit playsploration of train-related board games.

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February 2024

“Imagining Education with Generative AI, featuring Professor Justin Reich (hosted by J-WEL)

Wednesday, February 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:15 am

How these new technologies work, a sense of possibility for how students and teachers can deploy these tools and schools, and approaches to policy and practice that take advantage of new opportunities while protecting important goals for student independent learning at the heart of our school missions.

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Anna Gibson, “Entrepreneurial Moderation: Managing Speech in the Era of the Influencer”

Thursday, February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MIT Building E15, Room 318 (Common Area), 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Anna Gibson

Dr. Gibson introduces the concept of “entrepreneurial moderation” to articulate a latent discourse of moderation as a means of career advancement through the accumulation of management skills, social connections, and even paying jobs.

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April 2024

MIT in 3:00 2024 Video Screenings

Wednesday, April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
MIT Media Lab, Bartos Theater (Room 070), 20 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA United States
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MIT in 3:00 features student video submissions answering the questions "What’s your MIT? And can you show it in 3 minutes?"

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Distance Learning Advocacy at the Inception of Ed Tech and U.S. Public Media

Thursday, April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Co-sponsored with MIT Open Learning and the MIT Department of History, UC-Boulder's Josh Shepperd discusses radio at the forerunner to modern ed-tech and public media.

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Screening: The Master and Margarita and Q&A with film director Michael Lockshin

Monday, April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MIT Building 26, Room 100, Access Via 60 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

Co-sponsored by the MIT-Eurasia Program, MIT Center for International Studies, MIT Global Languages, and MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing.

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May 2024

Television premiere of Prof. Vivek Bald’s documentary “In Search of Bengali Harlem”

Thursday, May 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In season 12 of the WORLD Channel's America ReFramed, co-producers Professor Vivek Bald, Alaudin Ullah, and Susannah Ludwig air the television and streaming premiere of their documentary “In Search of Bengali Harlem”.

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2024 Undergrad Thesis Day!

Thursday, May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MIT Building E17, Room 136, 40 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

Please join in person or on Zoom us as we host and celebrate this year's three undergraduate theses. Enjoy presentations by...

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