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ACT Lecture | Michael Corris: What Do Artists Know?

ACT Lecture | Michael Corris: What ...

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added over 2 years ago | 01:55:00 | 4601 views

What Do Artists Know? Contemporary Responses to the Deskilling of Art Michael Corris, Professor/Chair of Studio Art, Southern Methodist University, Dallas Some contemporary art is profoundly engaged with the world in ways that go beyo...

My Five Dinners with Ahmadinejad, featuring Jim Walsh PhD '00

My Five Dinners with Ahmadinejad, f...

MIT Alumni Association

Added 2 years ago | 00:32:45 | 4335 views

Jim Walsh PhD '00 is one of a small number of Americans who has traveled to North Korea and Iran for talks with officials about nuclear issues. A research associate in the MIT Security Studies Program, he is an international security exp...

Bernard M. Gordon Lecture: "Lessons I've Learned in My Life As An Engineering Leader"

Bernard M. Gordon Lecture: "Lessons...

Shaping the Future: The Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program

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On April 5, Gordon-MIT Engineering Leadership Program Benefactor Bernard M. Gordon (MIT '48, M.S. '49) shared with an overflow crowd lessons he's learned in his life as an engineering leader. In his remarks, Mr. Gordon spoke passionately...

Investments in our Future: Exploring Space through Innovation and Technology

Investments in our Future: Explorin...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:18:00 | 3981 views

04/20/2011 4:00 PM 26"100Dr. Robert D. Braun, Chief Technologist, NASADescription: "I don't remember Apollo at all," confesses Robert Braun, NASA's chief technologist. "I feel really bad about it." Nevertheless, he has spent a lot of ti...

ACT Lecture | Michael Eng: Sound and Semiocapitalism: Affective Labor and the Metaphysics of the Real

ACT Lecture | Michael Eng: Sound an...

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added 2 years ago | 01:22:34 | 3931 views

Sound and Semiocapitalism: Affective Labor and the Metaphysics of the Real This talk will analyse the sonic and affective turns that have appeared relatively recently in both contemporary art practice and current critical thought from t...

The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Environment, & Air Transportation

The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Env...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:34:00 | 3879 views

06/11/2009 1:00 PM KresgeThe Honorable John P. Holdren, '65, SM '66, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President; Dr. Ian A. Waitz, Jerome C. Hunsaker Professor and Department Head, Department of...

ACT Lecture | Taru Elfving: Archipelago Logic: Towards Sustainable Futures

ACT Lecture | Taru Elfving: Archipe...

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added over 2 years ago | 01:50:56 | 3411 views

Taru Elfving, curator and director of Contemporary Art Archipelago (CAA), calls into play the curatorial notion of the “dysfunctional” exhibition and its role within the larger concept of sustainability. CAA, a...

ACT Lecture | Muntadas: Projects and Protocols: Conventions on Art and Technology

ACT Lecture | Muntadas: Projects an...

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added over 2 years ago | 01:34:23 | 3380 views

Projects and Protocols: Conventions on Art and Technology Muntadas’ work addresses social, political and communications issues such as the relationship between public and private space within social frameworks, and investigates ch...

ACT Lecture | Gloria Sutton: Playback

ACT Lecture | Gloria Sutton: Playback

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added over 2 years ago | 01:44:23 | 3370 views

Playback: Broadcast Experiments 1970 and Now In the 1970s, broadcast television, cable, and even satellite transmissions were considered viable outlets for visual artists to experiment, tamper, and often times, spectacularly fail with, ...

Shun Kanda & Jim Wescoat: MIT Japan 3/11 Initiative

Shun Kanda & Jim Wescoat: MIT Japan...

2011 Fall Lecture Series - Zones of Emergency

Added over 2 years ago | 02:04:00 | 3358 views

Keynote: Shun Kanda, Senior Lecturer, MIT (USA) James Wescoat, Aga Khan Professor, MIT (USA) Respondent: Jegan Vincent de Paul, ACT Lecturer, MIT (USA) In the aftermath of the disaster suffered in Japan, MIT launched the MIT Japan 3/11 I...

Transitioning from the Space Shuttle to the Constellation System

Transitioning from the Space Shuttl...

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 2 years ago | 01:13:00 | 3172 views

04/15/2009 3:00 PM 4"370William Gerstenmaier, NASA Associate Administrator for Space OperationsDescription: William Gerstenmaier knows the U.S. space program inside out -- both literally and figuratively. As a 30"plus year veteran of ...

ACT Lecture | Bruce Yonemoto: Re-representations and Simulations

ACT Lecture | Bruce Yonemoto: Re-re...

2012 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form

Added over 2 years ago | 01:41:50 | 3114 views

Bruce Yonemoto works within the overlapping intersections of art and commerce, and the gallery world and cinema screen. Yonemoto juxtaposes cultural material from different international communities, such as those of the Japanese America...