Since January 2006, Professor Ian Condry has organized the Cool Japan: Media, Culture, Technology Research Project at MIT and Harvard. The project presents colloquia, international conferences, and arts events to examine the cultural connections, dangerous distortions, and critical potential of popular culture. The goal is to encourage scholarly debate, research, and networking in the Boston area for faculty and students interested in media and globalization related to Japan.
MIT Research Seminar in French and Francophone Studies aims to bring together MIT faculty, instructors, and graduate students interested in the study of French and francophone cultures across disciplines
A hypermedia documentary for German Studies that relies on an extensive collection of shared archives
The Creative Communities Initiative (CCI) at MIT explores emerging forms of collaboration at the intersection of social media, online networks and “real life” collectives.
Memory and commemoration in contemporary German literature: A digital media repository for the study of German literature & culture