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MIT music documentary pays tribute to the Arab Spring

The PBS affiliate WGBH Boston/Channel 2 will air the MIT music documentary "Awakening: Evoking the Arab Spring through Music" on Friday, May 31 at 10:30pm. The documentary was directed by MIT Anthropology lecturer Chris Boebel and is the first work that MIT Video Productions has produced specifically for broadcast television. More

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Iris Sheu wins 2013 Howe Prize

MIT Anthropology is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 James Howe Prize is Iris Sheu for her paper entitled "Patient Barriers to Mental Health Care for the Cambodian Population in Lowell, MA." More

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Graham Jones wins Edgerton Award

Professor Graham Jones receives the 2013 MIT Edgerton Award for exceptional distinction in teaching and research. More

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An MIT anthropology professor writes about artisan cheese

Professor Heather Paxson was interviewed by Boston Globe correspondent Jane Dornbusch for a feature article on her latest book, The Life of Cheese. More

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Why are Japanese cartoons a global hit?

Professor Ian Condry's new book heralds 'creative collaboration' with the masses as the key to anime's worldwide popularity. More

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Hard times in Chicago

Professor Christine Walley's new book recounts the painful aftermath when steel plants suddenly closed in the American heartland. More

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