Posted May 9, 2023
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
Posted August 2, 2022
History Lab | 21H.S04
History class led by Associate Professor Sana Aiyar delves into South Asian experience at MIT via oral histories and the Institute Archives/Distinctive Collections
Posted April 14, 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
Illuminating the history and global story of antibiotics
HASTS PhD student Rijul Kochhar tracks changing medical and microbial realities, and examines what they portend for society.
Posted December 20, 2021
MIT Faculty Share Learnings from Teaching Online in the Midst of a Pandemic
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in early 2020, it was clear that higher education needed to shift how it operated in both the short and long term.
Posted June 7, 2021
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.
Posted May 24, 2021
Emma Teng on anti-Asian American violence in the US
A leading scholar of cross-cultural identity, social assimilation, and exclusion, MIT historian Emma Teng recently spoke with MIT News about the current crisis of violence against Asian-Americans.
Posted April 5, 2021
Developing a picture of France
Catherine Clark uses visual imagery to delve into French history, culture, and society.
Posted February 12, 2021
MIT Professor Says Removing Trump Via 25th Amendment Would Be ‘Difficult.’ Here’s Why
MIT history professor Chris Capozzola explains why he thinks removing President Trump by invoking the 25th Amendment would be “difficult.”
Posted January 7, 2021
History’s Christopher Capozzola Interviewed on NPR
History section head interviewed in this morning’s NPR story on the Pemberton pardon and US-Philippine relations.
Posted September 11, 2020