Said and Done for September 2013
September 18, 2013Digest of the MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
MIT Symphony Orchestra hosts impromptu musical tribute to victims of school shooting
December 15, 2012Area musicians gather in Lobby 7 the day after tragedy in Connecticut.
Said and Done for November/December 2012
November 29, 2012Digest of humanities, arts and social sciences
Also labeled: Anthropology, Arts, Awards, honors and fellowships, Books and authors, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, Economics, Faculty, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Linguistics, Literature, languages and writing, Philosophy, Political science, Politics, Social sciences, Students, Technology and society
The music of the silks
November 28, 2012Researchers synthesize a new kind of silk fiber — and find that music can help fine-tune the material’s properties.
‘The Listening Room’ shares MIT music with the world
November 2, 2012Web-based collection showcases the Institute’s longstanding engagement with music.
The mysteries in materials
October 23, 2012MIT senior Shannon Taylor researches 500-year-old artifacts and art to understand and restore materials.
Composing for loudspeakers: computer music pioneer John Chowning visits MIT
October 12, 2012The inventor of FM synthesis, Chowning revolutionized the music industry; saw a glimpsing into the future of music at the Institute.
Said and Done for September 2012
September 17, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts, and social sciences.
World-class musician Mark Stewart comes to the Glass Lab
September 14, 2012In a yearlong residency, the musician and instrument designer will build a glass orchestra with MIT students.