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Spring | 2010

 




  

 

 

 

 


 


 

 
 

 

 

 

 



MESSAGE FROM DEAN FITZGERALD
An Expansive Portfolio


FEATURES


MUSIC
State of the Art
The musical frontier of three young innovators: Keeril Makan, Michael Cuthbert, and Patricia Tang
 

HISTORY
Medieval Tech
The famously engaging classes of Anne McCants, visionary educator, head of History—and road trip adventurer


PHILOSOPHY
A Philosopher's Dozen
A profile and a portfolio of thirteen selections from the writings of Stephen Yablo, one of the leading philosophers of his generation

 



PROFILES

Dr. Bette Davis
A tribute to the "HASSologist" 

Kenneth Wang
'71
2009-2010 President, MIT Alumni Association 
President, US Summit Corporation 

ADVANCES
Faculty Promotions


MISE-EN-SCÈNE
Japanese Lunch Table


MASTHEAD
About the Magazine

 


 

 

 

Soundings, Spring 2010