The History Faculty is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 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 recipients are:
Chanita Tubthong ‘21
Title: “Mounting up to the Heavens”: Astronomical Events and Their Interpretations in the Carolingian Era
Course: 21H.THU – History Thesis
Kathryn Tso ‘22
Title: It All Began with Malcom X
Class: 21H.390 – Theories and Methods in the Study of History