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Justin Allardyce Knight
Philip Khoury (left) and his wife, Professor Mary Wilson (far right)
with alumnus Dr. Kenan Sahin, whose $75 million gift to the School
of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences was announced at the gala,
and his fiancé, Ms. Andrea Notman.
Do Artists Tell Their Stories" colloquium participants: (left
to right) MIT musicologist Ellen T. Harris, novelist Anita Desai,
composer John Harbison.
Rebecca Vest and MIT President Charles Vest, who announced the Sahin
gift at the gala held at the Museum of Fine Arts.
to right) SHASS historians John Dower and Pauline Maier and University
of Cambridge cultural critic Gillian Beer address "How Do History
and Memory Shape Each Other," one of four colloquia marking the
50th Anniversary Medal winners (left to right): Harvard philosopher
Hilary Putnam; Dame Gillian Beer; Stanford economist and Noble laureate
Kenneth Arrow; Pulitzer Prizewinning poet Louise Glück,
of Williams College.