October 20, 2015

Antoinette Burton, University of Illinois
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 
4:30 - 6 PM in E51-275

The Trouble with Empire contends that dissent and disruption were constant features of imperial experience and that they should,therefore, drive narratives of the modern

October 16, 2015

"Political Animals: Barren Ground Caribou and their Managers in a ‘Post-Normal’ Age"
Tina Loo, University of British Columbia
Friday, October 16, 2015, 2:30 - 4:30 PM in E51-095

“Normal” science is history. Routine problem solving based on past insights has failed to

September 25, 2015

"The Political Culture of the Young Turk Revolution of 1908: Space, Symbolism, and Language"

Bedross Der Matossian, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Friday, September 25, 2015 
3:00 - 4:30 PM in E51-275

The jubilation and the revolutionary festivities that took place in

September 24, 2015

An Introduction to IAP in Ancient Italy will be held on September 24, 2015 in E51-275, 5:15- 6:30 pm

IAP In Ancient Italy
January 16-24, 2016

Now in its tenth year, this program of the MIT History Faculty offers to between 10 and 15 MIT undergraduates a first hand experience

September 18, 2015

"Historic Trees and Historicized Tree-rings"

Jared Farmer, Stony Brook University
Friday, September 18, 2015 
2:30 - 4:30 PM in E51-095

Around 1900, curators at the American Museum of Natural History mounted a historical chronology onto the cross-section of a multi-

September 15, 2015

"Compulsory Figures"

Arthur Bahr, MIT Literature
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
5:15 PM in E51-275

September 14, 2015

The Massachusetts Historical Society presents the

Pauline Maier Memorial Lecture: The Quartet
Joseph Ellis, Williams College
Thursday, September 2015.Thursday
6:00PM - 7:00PM
E51-Wong Auditorium

August 25, 2015

Discover History and Literature in Boston is a four-day introduction to the wide variety of historical and literary sites and resources in the greater Boston area. It is designed not only to introduce students to the history and literature of Boston (although we will do plenty of that) but also

August 18, 2015

The History Faculty extends a warm welcome to its newest members:  Tanalís Padilla, historian of Latin America who focuses on political and agrarian movements of modern Mexico, and Caley Horan, historian of the United States interested broadly in the cultural and intellectual transformations of

May 4, 2015

MIT possesses rich examples of print and manuscript materials from the late medieval and early modern worlds that are of great interest to History Faculty members in their teaching and research.  The Institute Archives and Special Collections is home to a substantial