This week at the MIT Museum


The following events all take place at the MIT Museum (N51). Admission is free.

The Political Life Of Cheese
May 8 – 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Heather Paxson, Class of '57 Career Development Associate Professor of Anthropology at MIT, will speak and sign copies of her book, "The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America." This special Soap Box program will include a tasting and discussion of raw milk cheese samples.

Second Fridays: MIT D-Lab Project Showcase
May 10 - 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m

This popular showcase provides visitors with the chance to see what students are working on at D-Lab. Founded by MacArthur award winner Amy Smith, the D-Lab has a mission to improve the quality of life of low-income households through the creation and implementation of low-cost technologies.

DV Lab: Making Movies, Making Science
May 11 – Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

With camera in hand, MIT students have filmed the world around them. At this gathering open to the public, there will be the chance to meet MIT student filmmakers, watch their short films and ask the filmmakers questions.


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