SA+P receives $1 million grant from Mellon Foundation
January 13, 2014The grant will help create a Global Architecture History Teaching Collaborative.
3 Questions: Arindam Dutta on MIT and architectural modernism
January 9, 2014New book, edited by MIT architectural historian, examines the evolution of modernism during its postwar heyday at the Institute.
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.
Dower granted major ‘lifetime achievement’ award in history
November 5, 2013MIT professor recognized as ‘pre-eminent scholar’ in East Asian history.
Adrift in a sea of change
October 17, 2013In a new book, MIT historian Rosalind Williams examines the deep tension authors Jules Verne, Robert Louis Stevenson, and William Morris felt about technology.
Fighting for social justice
October 14, 2013With U.S. history and constitutional law on his mind, senior Cory Hernandez envisions a society that welcomes all — starting with MIT.
3 Questions: Christopher Capozzola on the history of chemical-weapons bans
September 10, 2013MIT historian discusses the longstanding ‘taboo’ against chemical weapons, and international attempts to eliminate them.
Path-breaking historian Pauline Maier dies at age 75
August 14, 2013MIT professor’s work illuminated the richness and complexity of Revolutionary-era America and the origins of democracy in the U.S.
That ’70s show
June 12, 2013In a new book, journalist and MIT fellow Christian Caryl recounts the epoch-shaping political, religious and economic upheavals launched in the year 1979.
The strangely familiar browsing habits of 14th-century readers
May 22, 2013MIT professor’s book digs into the eclectic, textually linked reading choices of people in medieval London.
Melissa Nobles: Taking full account of the past
May 20, 2013MIT political science professor examines ways societies confront histories of racial and ethnic injustice
3Q: Jeffrey Ravel on the French past and our future
April 4, 2013With MIT hosting a global French history conference, a look at the international growth of — and changes in — the field.