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

February 24, 2017

Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History

"Bee's-Eye View: Recapturing the Sensory Dynamism of Montana's High Plains"

Sara Gregg

Associate Professor of History, University of Kansas

Ecological conditions orient the story of species survival,

February 2, 2017


Enrollment: Limited: Advance sign-up required
Prereq: None

While the prosperity of coastal China’s export-oriented economies have captured international attention, much of the country’s old industrial heartland

February 1, 2017


Ekmekçioğlu and Bilal awarded grant in support of Armenian feminism project
The Gulbenkian Foundation of Portugal has awarded MIT historian Lerna Ekmekçioğlu and MIT visiting scholar Melissa Bilal a $20,000 grant in support of their book and a

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