Posted May 9, 2023
Honoring the scholarship of historian Harriet Ritvo
by Taylor Michael Bailey
Posted September 26, 2022
MIT History Professor shares expertise as advisor to new PBS Documentary Series with Ken Burns.
Professor Craig S. Wilder has been sharing his expertise as an advisor to the new PBS documentary series, that will air on PBS stations Sunday evening, September 18th.
Posted September 14, 2022
Ballet des Porcelaines at MIT. September 27 & 28
This FREE MIT EVENT is co-sponsored by the Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST), MIT History Section, MIT Global Languages, and the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (SHASS)
Posted September 8, 2022
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Posted June 13, 2022
Historian Catherine E. Clark to head MIT Digital Humanities Program
Clark, Associate Professor of History and French Studies, will serve as Director of MIT Digital Humanities starting 1 June, 2022. She is a cultural historian of modern Europe, whose research is concerned with how the visual produces knowledge. As Director of MIT Digital Humanities, she follows Stephanie Frampton, Associate Professor of Classical Literature, who we thank for superb leadership of the program over the past two years.
Posted May 24, 2022
Historian Lerna Ekmekçioğlu to head Womens & Gender Studies
Ekmekçioğlu, the McMillan-Stewart Associate Professor of History and winner of the 2016 Levitan Teaching Award, will succeed Helen Elaine Lee, Professor of Writing, whose many contributions to MIT and MIT-WGS include co-founding the My Sister's Keeper Program. Warmest thanks Helen! Congratulations Lerna!
Posted May 24, 2022
Unintended Lessons of Revolution: Student Teachers and Political Radicalism in Twentieth-Century Mexico by Tanalís Padilla
This new book by Professor Padilla traces the history of the rural normales, showing how they became sites of radical politics.
Posted January 18, 2022
Spring 2022 Special Topics Subject! 21H.S04: MIT South Asian Oral History and Digital Archive Project
Join Professor Sana Aiyar, Associate Professor of History, in a History Lab – a unique class that documents the remarkable story of South Asia and MIT.
Posted November 30, 2021