The Meanings of Masks, series of essays by SHASS faculty on the historical and cultural meanings of masks Read More
21H.000: The History of Now
Plagues and Pandemics Edition
Meeting Time: Fridays, 2-3pm
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Join us for a discussion of this film led by Craig Wilder.
Date: July 10, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM
The 2018-2019 Laurence Wylie Prize in French Cultural Studies has been awarded toProfessor Catherine E. Clark, Associate Professor of History and French Studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for her book Paris and the Cliché of
The History Faculty is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 History Undergraduate Writing Prizes, honoring excellence in historical research and writing. The three awards of $300 each honor MIT historians John W. Dower, Pauline Maier, and Bruce Mazlish. This year's reciepients are:
For eight minutes and forty-six seconds on May 25th, 2020, George Floyd was choked to death by a uniformed police officer of the city of Minneapolis. In repeating in his last breath Eric Garner’s dying words, “I can’t breathe”, George Floyd invoked a long history of state complicity and everyday
Anne McCants , Clues from climate change in history
How, in the nadir of the Little Ice Age, did the Dutch create a Golden Age? Read More
Pouya Alimagham’s book, “Contesting the Iranian Revolution: The Green Uprisings"
Most observers of Iran viewed the Green Uprisings of 2009 as a '
Notes from a historian — and director of the MIT Concourse Program — for her students and others
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