January 11, 2017

IAP in Ancient Greece January 2017

Building on the success of ten prior seasons of the IAP in Ancient Italy/Greece  program, the MIT History Faculty and MT Concourse will again offer to between 10 and 15 MIT undergraduate a first-hand experience of Greek art and archeology in the settings

December 14, 2016

"Broken Promises: Excluding Filipino Veterans from the 1944 GI Bill"
katrina quisumbing king, MIT Visiting Scholar

December 14, 2016
1pm - 2 pm

katrina quisumbing king is a pre-doctoral fellow in the History Section. katrina is a doctoral candidate in the

December 7, 2016

Ancient and Medieval Studies Colloquium

"Cosmogony and Music: The Banquet Song of Iopas in Virgil's Aeneid"

Evan MacCarthy, Assistant Profeossor of Musicology, West Virginia University

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
5:15 pm in 14E-304

November 30, 2016

This presentation has been postponed until the spring semester.


"Metallurgy in Andean Hands"

Heather Lechtman, MIT Department of Materials Science and Engineering

MIT, E51-285

Corner of Amherst and Wadsworth Streets, Cambridge

November 29, 2016

“New Visions for Old Games: Playing Card Design during the Old Regime and the French Revolution”

Jeffrey Ravel, MIT History Faculty

November 29, 2016
12:30- 2 pm
MIT, 10-401


November 18, 2016

World History Seminar Series

David Ludden
Professor and Chair, History Department, New York University

"Cowry Country and the Inland Port of Sylhet, circa 1790"

Friday, November 18, 2016
4:30 - 6 pm
MIT, E51-275
Corner of Amherst and

November 7, 2016

Ancient and Medieval Studies Colloquium

"Setting (and Binding) the Table: Ancient Roman Paratext in the  Age of Print"

Joseph Howley, Assistant Professor of Classics, Columbia University

5:15 PM in 14E - 304


November 2, 2016

World History Seminar Series

Johan Mathew
Assistant Professor of History, Rutgers University

“Unveiling Money: Counterfeits, Arbitrage and Finance Across the Arabian Sea”

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
4:30 - 6 pm
MIT, E51-275
Corner of

November 1, 2016

"When the United States Spoke French"

François Furstenberg, Professor of History, John Hopkins University

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

5:00pm in 14E-304

Global France Seminar


October 20, 2016

“Human Rights and Social Movements in Mexico: A View from the Trenches”

Amidst the violence of Mexico's drug war--one that has left 150,000 dead and 30,000 disappeared in the past decade--grassroots activists have mounted courageous movements for justice: they have