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

Shun Kanda & Jim Wescoat: MIT Japan...

2011 Fall Lecture Series - Zones of Emergency

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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...

Investments in our Future: Exploring Space through Innovation and Technology

Investments in our Future: Explorin...

MIT World — special events and lectures

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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...

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...

ACT Lecture | Michael Corris: What Do Artists Know?

ACT Lecture | Michael Corris: What ...

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

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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

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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...

Karim Aïnouz \ I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You

Karim Aïnouz \ I Travel Because I H...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 2 years ago | 01:47:59 | 5854 views

Karim Aïnouz is a Brazilian-Algerian filmmaker and visual artist whose work addresses issues of gender, identity, and personal histories. His films focus on characters who break universal taboos and transcend stereotypes. I Travel Becaus...

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 over 3 years ago | 01:22:34 | 5726 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...

Kazue Kobata | Migration Inside-Out: Contemplate, Imagine, Act…

Kazue Kobata | Migration Inside-Out...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

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Art curator and professor Kazue Kobata will explore themes of political and personal transformation in connection with aspects of technology, medium, and experience as they unfold in Japanese cinema. In 1982, Kazue Kobata opened Plan...

Lecture EDAM PDD Class

Lecture EDAM PDD Class

MIT Portugal Program - Visiting Lecture Series

Added almost 5 years ago | 01:37:00 | 5351 views

Cinematic Migrations Symposium III

Cinematic Migrations Symposium III

Cinematic Migrations Symposium

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In this session: Fred Moten The symposium took place March 6–7, 2014 and was designed as a series of critical conversations between artists, filmmakers, scholars, students, and audience members, centering on themes such as migration, ...

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Considering the Stuart Hall Project

John Akomfrah & Lina Gopaul \ Consi...

2013 Spring Lecture Series: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 2 years ago | 01:27:09 | 5171 views

The Stuart Hall Project (2012) is a film on the cultural theorist and sociologist Stuart Hall. Directed by John Akomfrah and produced by Lina Gopaul, the film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January of 2013. Through archival foo...

Elvan Zabunyan | Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, Translations of Memory

Elvan Zabunyan | Theresa Hak Kyung ...

2014 Spring Lecture Series: Experiments in Thinking, Action, and Form: Cinematic Migrations

Added over 1 year ago | 01:50:56 | 5153 views

The starting point of Elvan Zabunyan’s talk is the work of Korean-born American artist and poet Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. In 1980, having left her native Korea seventeen years earlier, Cha returned to work on a film project she described as...