What are some unexplored ways that online environments can help us rethink “the archive”?
Vibranium Culture: Race, Gender, Technology, and History in Black Panther (#WakandaUniversity)
A discussion of Black Panther at the MIT Black Students’ Union Lounge, co-organized by Annis Rachel Sands (CMS master’s student) and Ángel R. Rodríguez (Harvard University Ph.D. candidate).
Video and podcast: “Time Traveling with James Gleick”
In conversation with Alan Lightman, international best-selling author and science historian James Gleick discusses his career, the state of science journalism, and his newest book Time Travel: A History.
Time Traveling with James Gleick
International best-selling author and science historian James Gleick discusses his career, the state of science journalism, and his newest book Time Travel: A History, which delves into the evolution of time travel in literature and science and the thin line between pulp fiction and modern physics.
Podcast: Vincent Brown, “Designing Histories of Slavery for the Database Age”
Wrestling creatively with archival problems of the social history of slavery, Vincent Brown charts pathways for pondering history’s most painful subjects.
Vincent Brown: “Designing Histories of Slavery for the Database Age”
By wrestling creatively and collectively with the difficult archival problems presented by social history of slavery, Harvard’s Vincent Brown hopes to chart new pathways for pondering history’s most painful and vexing subjects.
Podcast: Vivek Bald, “Documenting South Asian America’s Interracial Past”
Vivek Bald, an Associate Professor in CMS/W and member of the MIT Open Documentary Lab, discusses his transmedia project documenting the lives of Bengalis who entered the United States at the height of the Asian Exclusion Era.