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.
Said and Done for June/July 2012
July 16, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
MIT's Communication Forum conducts a conversation for scholars — and citizens
April 2, 2012Has explored media and change for more than 30 years
Current SHASS MacVicar Faculty Fellows reflect on teaching at MIT
March 14, 2012New fellows to be named Friday; current SHASS fellows discuss the significance — and the sheer fun — of teaching the Institute's students
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.
Cuthbert receives $500,000 Digging into Data grant
February 10, 2012Will support innovative musicology research
Said and Done for January 2012
January 26, 2012The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest.
Profile: David Thorburn
January 12, 2012Professor of literature and director of the MIT Communications Forum on the past and future of communications.
Educating young women, rebuilding Cambodia
November 6, 2011Alan Lightman discusses his social entrepreneurial work in building the first college dormitories for women in Cambodia.
Joseph Aoun PhD ’82, president of Northeastern University, receives Muh Alumni Award
October 24, 2011Biennial award honors MIT alumni achievements in humanities, arts and social sciences.
Fall Communications Forum explores local news, surveillance, cities and entertainment
October 14, 2011
Said and Done for September 2011
September 15, 2011The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest
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Said and Done
August 16, 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
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.
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.
Rambeloarison and Wang win inaugural Isabelle de Courtivron Prizes
May 19, 2011New MIT prize honors cross-cultural fluency — an ability key to leadership and success in today's global world.
Of minds and machines
May 9, 2011Final installment of MIT’s 150th anniversary symposia explores intelligence — both human and artificial.