Building 56

Whitaker Building

21 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

Place Type

MIT Campus


Upcoming Events

Poetry Reading: Stephen Tapscott and Erica Funkhouser

Stephen Tapscott lives in Cambridge and is a professor (Literature) at MIT. Has published four books of poems and a translation of the love sonnets of Pablo...

Tuesday, April 03, 2018 at 7:00pm
Music Fandom and the Shaping of Online Culture

From the earliest days of networked computing, music fans were there, shaping the technologies and cultures that emerged online. By the time musicians and...

Thursday, April 05, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Between Participation and Control: A Long History of CCTV

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) has become synonymous with surveillance society and the widespread use of media technologies for contemporary regimes of...

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Ordinary Violence and Network Form: On #blacklivesmatter

Co-hosted with MIT Literature. This talk addresses the hashtag #blacklivesmatter as a network form: a network (counter)infrastructure for the circulation...

Thursday, May 03, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Imperial Arrangements: South African Apartheid and the Force of Photography

This talk by Kimberly Juanita Brown will consider the prominence of graphic photographic images during the decades of apartheid in South Africa....

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Recent Events

Carleen Maitland: "ICTs for Refugees and...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

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