Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a university in Cambridge, MA where parts of the novel are set.
M.I.T. Term Timeline in Infinite Jest
The timeline below shows where the term M.I.T. appears in Infinite Jest. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...tube.” Boston drug users have nicknamed it Madame Psychosis after a “cult radio personality” on M.I.T.’s student-run station, WYYY. Mario is a devout listener. Pemulis gets home to his E.T.A. dorm... (full context)