Curiosity Unbounded: Beyond words (2023)

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The MIT News Curiosity Unbounded podcast brings you behind the scenes at MIT through conversations between MIT President Sally Kornbluth and the people working in its labs and in the field. Along the way, Sally and her guests discuss pressing issues, as well as what inspires the people running at the world’s toughest challenges at one of the most innovative institutions on the planet.

Joshua Bennett is a professor of literature and Distinguished Chair of the Humanities at MIT. Additionally, he is an accomplished spoken word artist and the author of several books. In this episode, he speaks with MIT President Sally Kornbluth about the power of words, the beauty of quiet things, and the value of learning for its own sake. Plus, we hear him perform his poetry.

"Curiosity Unbounded," Episode 5- Beyond words, 10 October 2023

Timeline: 2020s
School: School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Career: Arts & HumanitiesCommunity
Object: Audio
Collection: Faculty, MIT Presidents, Pop Culture, Rising Voices 1995-Present, Sally Kornbluth