The History Faculty is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 History Undergraduate Writing Prizes, honoring excellence in historical research and writing. The three awards of $300 each honor MIT historians John W. Dower, Pauline Maier, and Bruce Mazlish. This year's reciepients are:
The History Faculty is soliciting nominations for the 2018 History Undergraduate Writing Prize, honoring excellence in historical research and writing. There are three awards of $300 that honor MIT historians John W. Dower, Pauline Maier, and Bruce Mazlish.
The XVIII World Economic History Congress is taking place on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Cambridge Marriott, Kendall Square from July 29-August 3, 2018. Professor Anne McCants, History, MIT, is the Chair of the Organizing Committee for this major conference.
The Human Factor/Insurance and Individualism in the U.S.Interview with Caley Horan who is a United States historian who focuses on research interests in the cultural and intellectual
Professor Malick Ghachem is a new addition to the Organization of American Historians' Distinguished Lecturers for 2018-19 as is Professor Jessica Wang, University of British Columbia, who received her PhD from the HASTS Doctoral
Professor Hiromu Nagahara was recently on BBC radio show on the history of jazz in Japan dicussing two of the songs that are featured in his book Tokyo March" and "Tokyo Boogie-Woogie". You can listen to it here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/
MIT class reveals, explores Institute’s connections to slavery
Findings show founder William Barton Rogers possessed enslaved persons before coming to MIT; research, community dialogue to ensue. Read
MIT and the Legacy of Slavery: Reviewing the Early Findings
Friday, February 16
MIT Media Lab, 6th floor (E14)
President L. Rafael Reif, Dean Melissa Nobles, Professor Craig Wilder, the MIT Black Students’ Union and MIT Black Graduate
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