Sampler of Asian and Asian Diaspora research, courses, and programs at MIT-SHASS
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MIT OpenCourseWare Sampler
Browse the many free online course materials on Asia in the following areas:
MIT MISTI | A program of the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI) is MIT’s flagship international education program. Rooted in the mens et manus tradition, MISTI matches MIT students with tailored internship, research and teaching opportunities abroad. MISTI also facilitate international faculty collaborations and develop partnerships with leading companies, research institutes and universities around the world.
Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842–1943
by Professor Emma Teng, University of California Press, 2013
Brand New China: Advertising, Media, and Commercial Culture
by Professor Jing Wang, Harvard University Press, 2008
The Soul of Anime: Collaborative Creativity and Japan's Media Success Story
by Ian Condry, Duke University Press, 2013
Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Projects in China and Indonesia
Innovative image-driven scholarship and learning. VC uses technology and hitherto inaccessible visual materials to reconstruct the past as people of the time visualized the world (or imagined it to be).
MIT Gobal Shakespeares
The MIT Global Shakespeares Video & Performance Archive is a collaborative project providing online access to performances of Shakespeare from many parts of the world as well as materials by scholars and educators.
Visualizing Japan / edX course
Cool Japan Project
Brief News Sampler
The Institute has embarked on a major, long-term effort to promote intellectual and technological exchange.
Pilot program will teach beginning-level Cantonese during the 2016 Independent Activities Period.
MIT historian’s new book studies cross-cultural Asian-American families since the 19th century.
PhD student Yiqing Xu applies new methodology for better insight into the Chinese political economy.
Research merges security policy, political science, and international relations.
MIT political scientist looks beyond the headlines about China’s new currency status.
Founder of MIT Governance Lab researches new forms of civic engagement and creates immersive opportunities for MIT students around the world.
New quasi-experimental research finds major impact of coal emissions on health.
In a new book, journalist and MIT fellow Christian Caryl recounts the epoch-shaping political, religious and economic upheavals launched in the year 1979.
A political scientist analyzes the decisions of a world power
Japanese government honors political scientist for significant contributions to scholarship and promoting friendly relations.
Five-day, three-nation Asian trip includes meetings with Institute friends and collaborators.
A political scientist aims to help governments assess the potential risks of new technologies.
Historian's book examines roots, causes of war through four historic events.
Alexa Huang awarded Scaglione Prize from the Modern Language Association
"Chinese Shakespeares" cited as a 'landmark' book