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January 31, 2017

"Roman Warships in Experiment:  Reconstruction and Sailing Tests"
Hans Moritz Günther, Kavli Institute for Astrophysics & Space Research, MIT

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
4 PM
Marlar Lounge, 37-252

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

January 7, 2017

On December 2, 2016 Philip S. Khoury received a Doctorate of Humanities Honoris Causa from Earth University in Costa Rica where he delivered the commencement address.
 

December 19, 2016

2017 IAP

Handset Printing at the Beaver Press Print Shop

Jeffrey Ravel, Professor and Head of History, Anne McCants, Professor of History and Director of Concourse

Jan/18Wed01:00PM-04:00PMBarker Library, Signup; link below.
Jan/19Thu01:00PM-04:00PMBarker

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
E51-285

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
 

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016
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