For the pandemic, MIT History opens a course to the public via a free, live webinar format.

Hundreds worldwide joined MIT students in the “History of Now: Plagues and Pandemics“ edition.

In the spring of 2020, as people all over the world confronted the daily reality of living through the Covid-19 pandemic, many wondered how previous generations of humans navigated similar crises. At MIT, an interdisciplinary team of humanistic faculty decided to explore this question in a course that broke ground as a live, free MIT class, held in an open public webinar format so that anyone who wanted to attend could do so, from anywhere in the world. Full Story via MIT News