3 Questions with historian Caley Horan on innovation, risk-sharing, and cultural transformation
Horan recently about her book manuscript, Insurance Era, (now published, University of Chicago Press, 2021) which explores the cultural life of insurance and the role of risk-based thinking in shaping American institutions and daily life during the second half of the 20th century.
A searching discussion about being Asian American at MIT
MIT History faculty take part in panel that explores the complexities of Asian American identity and recognition, at the Institute and in higher education.
Muhammad Ali documentary by Ken Burns debuts on PBS | Craig Steven Wilder
Wilder, the Barton L. Weller Professor of History at MIT, joins other leading experts, historians, and writers to provide input on the script and film for the new documentary about Muhammad Ali.
Haitian president was fighting to stay in power when he was assassinated
The attack on Jovenel Moïse is just the latest episode in the country's long history of political instability.
How the US Could Really Help Haiti by Professor Malick Ghachem
Foreign involvement is inevitable, but the mistakes of the past can be avoided.
Anne McCants awarded the Ann Fetter Friedlaender Professorship
Anne begins her professorship on July 1, 2021.
Malick Ghachem has been honored with a 2021 Teaching with Digital Technology Award
The Teaching with Digital Technology Awards are student-nominated awards given annually to instructors who have effectively used digital technology to improve teaching and learning at MIT.
Campaign grows to name Navy warship after Medal of Honor recipient of Asian and Filipino descent
MIT History professor Christopher Capozzola speaks with Bob DeCastro of Good Day LA about the campaign to name a U.S. Navy Warship after Fireman 2nd Class Telesforo Trinidad, the only American national of Asian and Filipino descent to have received a Congressional Medal of Honor.
3 Questions: Nadia Christidi on the arts and the future of water
The PhD student focuses on three cities and the role of the arts in helping planning institutions to imagine and plan for possible futures.
Going for the Green and the Gold
The undergraduates of 21H.187, US Environmental Governance: From National Parks to the Green New Deal, took on podcast assignments to tackle pressing issues in the present with much longer histories.