Design, power, and justice

In new book “Design Justice,” Associate Professor Sasha Costanza-Chock examines how to make technology work for more people in society.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
March 3, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: research diversity-and-inclusion school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences comparative-media-studieswriting faculty technology-and-society books-and-authors

At doctoral hooding ceremony, a call to make the world “more just, more fair” | MIT News

Candis Callison SM ’02, PhD ’10, professor and journalist, tells doctoral graduates they can “shift society” for the better.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 7, 2018 ~6 min

Tags:  community  students  graduate-postdoctoral  school-of-architecture-and-planning  school-of-engineering  school-of-science  alumniae  commencement  special-events-and-guest-speakers  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  sloan-school-of-management  comparative-media-studieswriting

Hacking virtual reality | MIT News

Contributing to a culture of pioneers, MIT students explore the technical, philosophical, and artful dimensions of VR.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
May 31, 2018 ~8 min

Tags:  classes-and-programs  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  comparative-media-studieswriting  faculty  technology-and-society  augmented-and-virtual-reality

CS+HASS SuperUROP debuts with nine research projects | MIT News

In yearlong program, MIT students apply computer science to humanities, arts, and social science research.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences • mit
May 15, 2018 ~5 min

Tags:  economics  arts  theater  social-sciences  research  video-games  students  school-of-engineering  classes-and-programs  electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs  computer-science-and-technology  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  comparative-media-studieswriting  political-science  humanities  superurop  global-studies-and-languages

J-WEL names spring 2018 grant recipients | MIT News

Education Innovation Grant program for pK-12 and higher education awards $400,000 to MIT faculty to support education innovation both at MIT and globally.

Danielle Pagano | Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) • mit
May 7, 2018 ~7 min

Tags:  women-in-stem  linguistics  funding  awards-honors-and-fellowships  media-lab  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  global  education-teaching-academics  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  comparative-media-studieswriting  international-initiatives  idss  dmse  biological-engineering  grants  abdul-latif-jameel-world-education-lab-j-wel

3Q: Alan Lightman on science, religion, and our yearning for absolute knowledge | MIT News

New book, “Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine,” examines the tensions between belief and knowing.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
April 27, 2018 ~6 min

Tags:  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  comparative-media-studieswriting  faculty  3-questions  humanities  books-and-authors

Featured video: Celebrating the arts at MIT | MIT News

A mercurial snapshot of the myriad ways in which MIT community members can express themselves through the arts

MIT News Office • mit
April 5, 2018 ~2 min

Tags:  architecture  music  arts  list-visual-arts-center  theater  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  featured-video  school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences  comparative-media-studieswriting  technology-and-society  mit-museum  center-for-art-science-and-technology

Candis Callison SM '02 PhD '10, professor and award-winning journalist, to speak at 2018 Investiture of Doctoral Hoods | MIT News

MIT Institute Events • mit
April 3, 2018 ~6 min

Tags:  history  anthropology  journalism  alumniae  commencement  special-events-and-guest-speakers  comparative-media-studieswriting  program-in-sts  shass

“American Panda,” set on MIT campus, explores cultural stereotypes | MIT News

New novel set by dentist-turned-writer Gloria Chao ’08 reveals the protagonist's struggles between Taiwanese and American cultural values.

Nancy DuVergne Smith | MIT Alumni Association • mit
Feb. 19, 2018 ~4 min

Tags:  writing  community  alumniae  diversity-and-inclusion  comparative-media-studieswriting  books-and-authors  shass  profiles  campus

3Q: T.L. Taylor on diversity in e-sports | MIT News

MIT sociologist’s “AnyKey” initiative aims to level the playing field of online sports.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 15, 2018 ~5 min

Tags:  women  video-games  diversity-and-inclusion  comparative-media-studieswriting  technology-and-society  3-questions  shass

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