Literature, languages and writing
Submissions now open for the Isabelle de Courtivron Prize
December 19, 2012
Said and Done for November/December 2012
November 29, 2012Digest of humanities, arts and social sciences
Also labeled: Anthropology, Arts, Awards, honors and fellowships, Books and authors, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, Economics, Faculty, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Political science, Politics, Social sciences, Students, Technology and society
Q&A: Junot Díaz on his new book
September 10, 2012The MIT professor and Pulitzer-winning writer talks about the people and ideas in his newest work, This Is How You Lose Her — and explains why women form a big part of his core audience.
MIT's Communication Forum conducts a conversation for scholars — and citizens
April 2, 2012Has explored media and change for more than 30 years
What lies ahead for science and science writing?
March 27, 201210th anniversary of MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing celebrates past, looks to future.
MIT Professor Shigeru Miyagawa named award recipient by the OCW Consortium
March 23, 2012Professor Miyagawa recognized with other leaders of the global OpenCourseWare movement.
Q&A with Rosalind Williams on history in the age of human empire
February 27, 2012New book examines the critical juncture when human endeavors began to dominate the planet.
Said and Done for January 2012
January 26, 2012The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest.
Fall Communications Forum explores local news, surveillance, cities and entertainment
October 14, 2011
Polishing its reputation for experimental lit, MIT to host the Electronic Literature Organization
August 10, 2011
Robert Rathbone, MIT professor emeritus, dies at 95
May 19, 2011Writer and editor helped shape Institute’s humanities program, taught skills for communicating science and technology.
Mary Fuller awarded the Levitan Prize in the Humanities
October 11, 2010Annual award includes $25,000 to support innovative and creative scholarship in the humanities.
The energy challenge calls on humanities and social-science research
September 23, 2010Courses on energy include economics, political science, history, literature and more.