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25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States

March 2015

Coming of Age in Dystopia: The Darkness of Young Adult Fiction

Thursday, March 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Kristin Cashore

Kristin Cashore and Kenneth Kidd on why dystopias, devastating apocalyptic visions, and tales of personal trauma are such a staple of young adult literature.

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The Art, Ethics and Technology of Documentary Co-Creation

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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A panel on the history and potential for documentarians to co-create with citizens, social scientists, technologists and performing artists, with the aim to both create artful meaning and foster concrete political action.

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February 2015

Women in Science

Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Pardis Sabeti

Computational geneticist Pardis Sabeti and energy studies expert Jessika Trancik will discuss their careers and the outlook for women in science in the 21st century.

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January 2015

Collaborative Insights through Digital Annotation: A Workshop

Friday, January 23, 2015
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Digitally based knowledge has reevaluate their existing pedagogical methods. In this workshop, we investigate one possible solution to this challenge: digital annotation.

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December 2014

Making Computing Strange: Cultural Analytics and Phantasmal Media

Thursday, December 4, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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With Lev Manovich, author of the seminal The Language of New Media, and MIT's Fox Harrell and Nick Montfort.

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October 2014

Documentaries, Journalism, and the Future of Reality-Based Storytelling

Thursday, October 9, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Raney Aronson of FRONTLINE, documentary director Katerina Cizek, Jason Spingarn-Koff of the New York Times' Op-Docs, and the Guardian's multimedia editor Francesca Panetta.

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May 2014

Kristof Magnusson Reads from His Own Work

Thursday, May 1, 2014 @ 5:30 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Poster for Kristof Magnusson reading

Kristof Magnusson is the Max Kade writer-in-residence at MIT.

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April 2014

Online Reading and the Future of Annotation

Thursday, April 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Using the tools of online textual annotation, readers can collaborate on annotating or interpreting a work, make their annotations public, and respond to interpretations by others.

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December 2013

Long-form Journalism: Inside The Atlantic

Thursday, December 5, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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James Fallows and Corby Kummer of The Atlantic chart the journey of a major feature story from conception to publication and speculate about the future of long-form journalism in the digital age.

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April 2011

A Conversation with Sherry Turkle

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110, 25 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Sherry Turkle

Sherry Turkle, eminent MIT professor and author most recently of Alone, Together, discusses her darkening view of our digitizing world.

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