SEPTEMBER 3, 11:30am - 1:30pm

TOUR de SHASS 2020
Be your whole self at MIT.


Meet the professors and explore MIT's humanistic fields! Before the virtual event, take a sneak preview of the fields.

On Sept 3, click any field photo below to join a Virtual Booth —  a Zoom room where faculty, staff, and students are waiting to answer your questions. 

Once you have visited that field, return to this page and click on another photo to tour that field. Spend as much or as little time as you’d like in each Virtual Booth; the folks in the Zoom rooms expect you to jump in-and-out during the two-hour tour.


Anthropology Comparative Media Studies
Digital Humanities
Global Languages History Interdisciplinary Programs/Joint Majors
Literature Music Philosophy

Political Science



Science, Technology,
and Society
Theater Arts

Women's and Gender Studies





Download the
2020 SHASSPort

Interactive guide to MIT's humanities, arts, and social science fields

Meet the MIT Bilinguals


Suggested Links

The Power of the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at MIT
100% of MIT undergraduates study the humanities, arts, and social sciences. The perspectives on the world and the capacity for critical thinking, judgment, creativity, well-being, and citizenship cultivated by these disciplines are hallmarks of an MIT education.

Undergraduate Studies at MIT

The HASS Requirement at MIT

TOUR de SHASS 2020 Welcome Page

Download the 2020 SHASSPORT
Your interactive guide to MIT's humanities, arts, and social science fields


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