Books and authors
Said and Done
August 17, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for July/August 2011.
Polishing its reputation for experimental lit, MIT to host the Electronic Literature Organization
August 10, 2011
Milestone for MIT Press’s bestseller
August 10, 2011What began as lecture notes for an MIT computer-science class has become the standard text in the field, selling half a million copies in 20 years.
Said and Done
July 4, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for June 2011
3 Questions: Evelyn Fox Keller on the nature-nurture debates
November 30, 2010In a new book, prominent historian of science dismisses the ‘unanswerable’ question of whether heredity or the environment matter more in human development.
Dower's Cultures of War named finalist for 2010 National Book Award
October 26, 2010Historian's book examines roots, causes of war through four historic events.
Andrew Bacevich on Washington Rules: America's Path to Permanent War
October 18, 2010Presented by the Center for International Studies Starr Forum
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.
Stefan Helmreich wins Gregory Bateson Book Prize for Alien Ocean
October 4, 2010Research examines the world of deep sea marine microbiologists
Nightingale named director of Center for Technology, Policy and Industrial Development
October 1, 2010