MIT SHASS News https://shass.mit.edu/news/rss Recent news from the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences en <![CDATA[Profile: Christine Soh '20]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/news-2020-profile-christine-soh-20-computational-linguistics With majors in CS/Engineering and Linguistics Soh is prepared to make new tools in computational linguistics.

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Sun, 23 Feb 2020 20:15:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2669 at https://shass.mit.edu
<![CDATA[38 MIT students selected as 2020 Burchard Scholars]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/news-2020-new-burchard-scholars The selective Burchard Scholars program recognizes students who have demonstrated outstanding abilities and academic excellence in some aspect of the humanistic fields — the humanities, arts, and social sciences — as well as in the STEM fields. 

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Thu, 20 Feb 2020 12:45:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2668 at https://shass.mit.edu
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Sat, 15 Feb 2020 04:00:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2656 at https://shass.mit.edu
<![CDATA[SHASS announces 8 Research Fund recipients for 2020]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/news-2020-shass-announces-8-research-fund-recipients-2020 Mon, 10 Feb 2020 11:30:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2663 at https://shass.mit.edu <![CDATA[SHASS announces 8 Research Fund recipients for 2019]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/news-2020-shass-announces-8-research-fund-recipients-2019 The SHASS Research Fund supports research in the areas of humanities, arts, and social sciences that shows promise of making an important contribution to the proposed area of activity. The School is pleased to announce eight recipients for 2019.

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Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:30:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2662 at https://shass.mit.edu
<![CDATA[Said and Done]]> https://shass.mit.edu/magazine_jan2020 News, Research, Kudos from the School community

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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 22:00:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2651 at https://shass.mit.edu
<![CDATA[Kate Brown's book is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/news-2020-historian-kate-browns-book-nominated-nbcc-award Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future “is a magisterial blend of historical research, investigative journalism and poetic reportage.” — The Economist

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Fri, 17 Jan 2020 14:00:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2657 at https://shass.mit.edu
<![CDATA[3 Questions with historian Kenda Mutongi On Africa, women, power — and human decency]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/news-2020-history-3q-kenda-mutongi "Lately I have been trying to think of African history from the perspective of goodness and basic human decency. Of course, conflicts exist, and do a great deal of damage in our lives, and we must confront them — but we must also allow ourselves to appreciate basic goodness and kindness when we see it."

 

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Fri, 10 Jan 2020 11:00:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2650 at https://shass.mit.edu
<![CDATA[How to Stage a Revolution: History 21H.001]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/2019-history-class-profile-how-stage-revolution MIT history class explores the roots and complexities of revolutions across the globe. From early printing presses to changing fuel sources to the reach of global social media, the technological contexts of revolutions are intrinsic to understanding them.

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Tue, 31 Dec 2019 11:00:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2653 at https://shass.mit.edu
<![CDATA[Transcript for the Audio Feature: Build Your Own Language produced by Melanie Gonick, MIT News Office]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/news-2019-transcript-audio-feature-build-your-own-language-24917 xxxx

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:45:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2649 at https://shass.mit.edu
<![CDATA[3 Questions with leading climate journalists Kendra Pierre-Louis SM'16 and Lisa Song SM'09]]> https://shass.mit.edu/news/news-2019-3-questions-kendra-pierre-louis-and-lisa-song Insights on effective climate communications from two of the leading climate journalists in the U.S., both alumna of our Graduate Program in Science Writing 

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Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:00:00 -0500 MIT SHASS 2646 at https://shass.mit.edu