Tag: Music and theater arts

Re-imagining the opera of the future

In the mid-1980s, composer Tod Machover came across a copy of Philip K. Dick’s science fiction novel “VALIS” in a Parisian bookstore. Based on a mystical vision Dick called his “pink light experience,” “VALIS” was an acronym for “vast active living intelligence system.” The metaphysical novel would become the basis for Machover’s opera of the […]

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School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences welcomes 10 new faculty

Dean Agustín Rayo and the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences recently welcomed 10 new professors to the MIT community. They arrive with diverse backgrounds and vast knowledge in their areas of research. Isaiah Andrews PhD ’14 joins MIT as a professor in the Department of Economics. Andrews is an econometrician who develops reliable and […]

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