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April 12, 2017

"Metallurgy in Andean Hands"

Heather Lechtman

Professor of Archeology and Ancient Technology
Director, Center for Materials Research in Archaeology and Ethnology (CMRAE)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering

 

April 12, 2017 at 1 PM

MIT,

April 11, 2017

"The Racial Legacy of U.S. Colonialism on Philippine Independence"

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
4:30 PM in E51-275

This chapter is part of a larger project in which I address the way an institutionalized ambiguity shaped the United States’ relations with the Philippines between

March 27, 2017

Handset Printing at the Beaver Press Print Shop

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

The Beaver Press is open for printing on Tuesday afternoons from April 4 to May 16, 2017.
Space is limited, so

March 21, 2017

The McMillan Stewart Biannual Lecture on Women in the Developing World

"Can the Woman Question Be Answered? The Curious Case of France, 1400 to the Present" 

Karen Offen, Senior Scholar at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research

Tuesday, March

March 10, 2017

Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History

"The Politics of Urban Animals and Waste Recycling in Antebellum Manhattan"

Catherine McNeur
Assistant Professor of Environmental and Public History
Portland State University

Local food has not always been prized

March 7, 2017

Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History

"The Glass Walls of Fair Oaks Farms"

Timothy Pachirat

April 7, 2017
2:30 - 4:30 pm
MIT E51-095
cnr of Amherst and Wadsworth Street, Cambridge

My prior work (Every Twelve Seconds:

March 3, 2017

World History Seminar

"The Chinese Copycat and the Making of Modern Capitalism"

Eugenia Y. Lean
Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University

Global structures of corporate ownership we take for granted today are not only relatively

February 28, 2017

"The Guitar and the Tome of Sorrows: Gender, Music, and Memory in the Nineteenth Century Armenian Intellectual Awakening"

Presented by Melissa Bilal, Visiting Scholar, History Faculty

In this talk, I will argue for the centrality of music in the nineteenth century gendered