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"I love grammar. I diagram sentences. I'd make everyone do it at dinner parties, if I could have my way. I think of grammar as a social contract-- it's a contract of expectations. A promise. I may transgress that contract, but the power of transgression only has its own torque..."
-- Linda Gregerson

Gregerson discussed the evolution of her poetry in a forum on October 25, 2012



Upcoming Fall Forums:

Documentaries, Journalism, and the Future of Reality-Based Storytelling
Raney Aronson, producer, FRONTLINE
Katerina Cizek, documentary director
Jason Spingarn-Koff,Op-Docs editor, The New York Times
Francesca Panetta,multimedia editor, The Guardian
Moderator: William Uricchio, MIT
Thursday, October 9, 2014
5-7 PM
| 66-110

Ultimate Truths: Comparing Science and the Humanities
James Carroll, author, Constantine's Sword and Warburg in Rome
Rebecca Goldstein, author, Plato at the Googleplex
Alan Lightman, MIT; author, Einstein's Dreams

Robert Weinberg, MIT; founding member of Whitehead Institute
Moderator: Seth Mnookin, MIT

Thursday, October 30, 2014
7-9 PM (note special time) | 32-123

Making Computing Strange: Cultural Analytics and Phantasmal Media
Fox Harrell, MIT; author, Phantasmal Media
Lev Manovich, author, The Language of New Media
Moderator: Nick Montfort, MIT
Thursday, December 4, 2014
5-7 PM | 66-110

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