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Author Keyser, Samuel Jay, 1935-

Title Mens et mania : the MIT nobody knows / Samuel Jay Keyser ; foreword by Lawrence S. Bacow
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 223 pages)
Contents pt. 1. Mens -- The wrecking ball -- The steps of Widener -- The making of a department head -- The life of a department head -- pt. 2. et mania -- To be or not to be a university -- Housemaster -- Pornography and free speech -- Hacking -- Role compliance -- "Don't tell me what to do" -- Apartheid -- The aftermath -- After the aftermath -- What's going on here? -- Recommendation -- A good university is a bad business -- They R us -- Chūshingura and catastrophes -- Hello, I must be going
Summary A memoir of MIT life, from being Noam Chomsky's boss to negotiating with student protesters
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Subject Keyser, Samuel Jay, 1935-
Massachusetts Institute of Technology -- Faculty -- Biography.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Linguistics and Philosophy.
College administrators -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Biography.
College department heads -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Biography.
Linguistics -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge.
Cambridge (Mass.) -- Biography.
Cambridge (Mass.) -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010043143
ISBN 0262300060 (electronic bk.)
9780262300063 (electronic bk.)