MLK Scholar Presentation: “Optimal Novelty” with Wasalu “Lupe Fiasco” Jaco

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Grammy-award winning rapper, community advocate, and entrepeneur Wasalu “Lupe Fiasco” Jaco presents his work at the intersection of technology and art. Combining his interests in cognitive science, linguistics, semiotics, and…

Rapper Lupe Fiasco talking at twilight

Breaking down and building up the languages of rap with MLK Prof Lupe Fiasco and Prof Mary Fuller

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Grammy award-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco and Professor of Digital Media Nick Montfort have come together to engage the MIT community at the intersection of rap, computing, and activism. Wasalu Jaco,…

Internationalizing the Humanities with Prof Wiebke Denecke, an “Inside Higher Ed” Op-Ed

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“If the humanities are to be truly inclusive, it’s not enough to study previously marginalized and exploited groups within Western societies. It’s imperative to ensure that the humanities’ subject matter…

Lit@MIT’s former predoc Joshua Bennett’s novella ‘The Book of Mycah’ to be adapted for television

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Joshua Bennett is a former predoctoral fellow at MIT’s Literature Section (2015) and professor of English and creative writing at Dartmouth College. Along with “The Study of Human Life,” he…