Converging Media: Games, Literacy and Culture Research Fair

Stata Center, 1st Floor 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA

Join us to explore the many facets of research on cutting-edge digital games, media literacy, innovative humanities databases, and redefined corporate/consumer relations now underway in MIT's Comparative Media Studies program.

Jim Bizzocchi, “Close-Reading Media Poetics”

MIT Media Lab, Room 633 75 Amherst St., Cambridge, MA

Close reading requires that the scholar immerse herself in the experience of the text on its own terms, and at the same time maintain a critical distance.

How to Write a Great Abstract

MIT Building 12, Room 132 60 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA

In this workshop, we'll analyze sample abstracts from different fields, learn editing strategies, and practice revising abstracts.