February 26, 2016

World History Seminar

Paul Cheney
Associate Professor of European History and the College, University of Chicago

"A Colonial Cul de Sac: Saint-Domingue's Eighteenth-century Plantation Complex"


Friday, February 26, 2016
4:30 - 6 PM

February 19, 2016

Brett L. Walker is Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor at Harvard University for this year. His regular appointment is Regents Professor and Michael P. Malone Professor of History at Montana State University, Bozeman.

His research and teaching interests include

February 8, 2016

World History Seminar

Rana Mitter
Professor of History and Politics of Modern China and Deutsche Bank Director of the China Centre, University of Oxford

"The Chinese postwar: the making of global order and domestic disorder in East Asia, 1945-49"

January 16, 2016

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 of Greek and Roman archaeology - urban topography, architecture, public and private monuments - in the

January 11, 2016

The terms "wild" and "domesticated" have been clearly opposed  (in English) for hundreds of years, but the persistence of their relationship has cloaked the volatility of their content.  Wildness and domestication have existed on a continuum, and where to draw a line between them, or whether

January 4, 2016

A guided tour of Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer

Bread Baking Demystified

Engineering China: Cost and Consequence of the Three Gorges

MFA Japanese Art Tour

MFA Tour: American Art of the Sea

The Distaff Arts: Medieval

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