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Paper and Bookbinding: The Making of Diderot’s Encyclopédie

Paper and Bookbinding: The Making o...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:41:59 | 6645 views

MIT Libraries’ book conservator, Nancy Schrock, discusses Diderot’s Encyclopédie as an example 18th century French papermaking and bookbinding. This event is part of a series of events associated with Technology and Enlightenment, an ex...

Oori and KIOKU perform in the Lewis Music Library

Oori and KIOKU perform in the Lewis...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:02:16 | 14174 views

The Lewis Music Library hosted a concert of East Asian music by Oori and KIOKU on March 5, 2010. MIT student pungmul group Oori began the evening by performing traditional Korean music on a variety of percussion instruments, including th...

Professor Jeffery Ravel - Diderot’s Encyclopédie

Professor Jeffery Ravel - Diderot’s...

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:43:18 | 10973 views

Illustrated talk by Professor Jeffrey Ravel at the opening of Technology and Enlightenment: The Mechanical Arts in Diderot’s Encyclopédie at the MIT Libraries’ Maihaugen Gallery - February 2, 2010

The Chorallaries perform at the Institute Archives & Special Collections

The Chorallaries perform at the Ins...

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:23:15 | 11653 views

Performance by the Chorallaries, MIT’s student a cappella group, at the Institute Archives & Special Collections - February 2, 2010

The International Music Score Library Project

The International Music Score Libra...

Added almost 7 years ago | 01:37:00 | 8248 views

Speaker: Edward W. Guo

The International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) was started in 2006 by Edward W. Guo. According to the IMSLP website: 
"It is a project for the creation of a virtual library of public domain music scores, ba...

Prokopoff Concert in the Lewis Music Library, April 23, 2010

Prokopoff Concert in the Lewis Musi...

Added over 6 years ago | 00:54:28 | 10819 views

The eighth annual Prokopoff Concert honoring a gift of violin music to the Lewis Music Library from Lois Craig. Performed by MIT students.

Mind and Hand (Mens et Manus) Illustrated in Diderot's 'Encyclopédie'

Mind and Hand (Mens et Manus) Illus...

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:06:00 | 12009 views

Kristel Smentek, MIT Assistant Professor of Art History, reveals how extensive illustrations in the Encyclopédie challenged long held biases against manual labor by showing the role of the mind, as well as the hand, in the mechanical arts.

History and Controversy Behind an 18th Century Bestseller

History and Controversy Behind an 1...

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:04:50 | 14901 views

Jeffrey S. Ravel, MIT Associate Professor of History, explores the historical background, important figures and controversy involved in publishing one of the most important publications of the 18th century: 'Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire...

Astronaut Mike Massimino

Astronaut Mike Massimino

Added 7 years ago | 01:04:00 | 31849 views

Astronaut Mike Massimino talks about his recent work servicing NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on 10/28/09 at MIT.

Power Supply: Energy Resources in the MIT Libraries

Power Supply: Energy Resources in t...

Added 7 years ago | 00:38:03 | 16934 views

Power Supply: Energy Resources in the MIT Libraries with speaker Prof. Rosalind Williams

 MIT and the Energy Challenge

MIT and the Energy Challenge

Added 7 years ago | 00:08:47 | 28698 views

What is needed to address the global energy challenge? New technologies, new sources of capital, and new ways of thinking. This video shows how MIT is playing a vital role in the search for energy solutions. Produced by MIT Alumni Associ...