“It’s something of a time capsule, with responses to the events more or less as they happened and before they codified into a well-rehearsed narrative.”
Highlights from the CMS 10th anniversary symposium.
Deborah Fitzgerald, Dean of MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, opens the CMS 10th Anniversary symposium with her remarks on the role of CMS at MIT and the essence of applied humanities education within the MIT mission.
“By Monday morning, the site, Re:constructions, had launched with more than one hundred essays [about immediate reactions to 9/11].”
A session on transforming humanities education (a project supported by the d’Arbeloff Fund for Excellence in Education at MIT) presented both new teaching materials and new strategies for forming learning communities across disciplines and distances.