Anthropologist Manduhai Buyandelger wins the 2013 Levitan Prize in the Humanities
January 6, 2014The $25,000 research grant will go towards supporting the professor's ethnographic study of parliamentary elections in Mongolia.
Hard times in Chicago
January 18, 2013MIT anthropologist’s new book recounts the painful aftermath when steel plants suddenly closed in the American heartland.
Said and Done for November/December 2012
November 29, 2012Digest of humanities, arts and social sciences
Also labeled: Arts, Awards, honors and fellowships, Books and authors, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, Economics, Faculty, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Linguistics, Literature, languages and writing, Music, Philosophy, Political science, Politics, Social sciences, Students, Technology and society
Three awards for MIT research in anthropology, economics and political science
November 9, 2012Mikusheva receives Elaine Bennett Research Prize; Petersen wins Distinguished Book Award; Helmreich wins Rachel Carson Prize.
Said and Done for September 2011
September 15, 2011The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest
Also labeled: Alumni/ae, Arts, Awards, honors and fellowships, Books and authors, Economics, Environment, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Manufacturing, Oceanography and ocean engineering, Political science, Research, Science writing, Social sciences
Said and Done
July 4, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for June 2011
For all to see: MIT anthropologist debuts exhibit at Panama’s premier museum
May 26, 2011Photos of celebration rituals among Panama’s Kuna people fascinate audiences — including the Kuna themselves.
The energy challenge calls on humanities and social-science research
September 23, 2010Courses on energy include economics, political science, history, literature and more.
Anthropology graduate students assist with United Nations human rights review
April 27, 2010
“Diagnosing” the U.S. health care system: in Soundings Magazine
November 9, 2009The U.S. health system has been ranked second in the world in expenditures — and 38th in the world for performance. What's going on?