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MIT FAST Thinking on March 5

MIT’s Festival of Art + Science + Technology (FAST) continues this weekend with FAST Thinking, a daylong exploration of the convergence of music, language, technology and brain science.

MIT FAST Thinking is part of MIT FAST — a three-month-long festival celebrating MIT’s 150th birthday and its revolutionary work at the intersection of art, science, and technology. Read more about the FAST Festival at http://arts.mit.edu/fast

Events on March 5 include:

11 a.m.-1 p.m. in MIT's Kresge Little Theater: Pawan Sinha | Insights from New Sight
2-4 p.m. in Kresge Little Theater: Peter Child | Musical Patois: Reflections of Language in Music
4:30-5:30 p.m. in Kresge Little Theater: Fred Lerdahl | The Sounds of Poetry Viewed as Music
7-7:45 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium: Preconcert discussion on music and language with John Harbison, Fred Lerdahl, Peter Child and Tod Machover
8 p.m. in Kresge Auditorium: The Lontano Ensemble | The Language of Music Concert

Find out more about the FAST Thinking events at http://arts.mit.edu/fast/fast-thinking/

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