Directory of Publications
MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences


Welcome to the SHASS Publications Directory.  

This directory is designed as a convenient, one-page portal for access to all the online and print publications produced by the School's 20+ departments, sections, programs, and centers.

From Audits of the Conventional Wisdom to Scope to LIT@MIT, these publications provide current research, news, community profiles, and commentaries from their respective fields. Many also offer subscriptions and social media channels that will bring ideas and updates to you on a regular basis.

The School's monthly publication, Said and Done, distills major news and research from all of the School's academic areas. 



SHASS Overview

Office of the Dean

Online Magazine

Said and Done
Monthly, photo-rich digest of School news, research, events, and kudos


MIT SHASS Facebook Page





Fields of Study
and Programs 






Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Lab (J-PAL)

Monthly newsletter with research results, news, and policy lessons from randomized evaluations conducted by J-PAL

JPAL Facebook Page




MIT Anthropology Facebook Page  


Center for International Studies

Biannual publication that covers the wide range of activities and tracks the accomplishments of CIS faculty, researchers and affiliates

MIT Center for International Studies Facebook Page


Center for International Studies

Audits of the Conventional Wisdom | 2005-2013
Tours the horizon of the conventional wisdoms that animate U.S. foreign policy, and puts them to the test of data and history

JPAL Facebook Page


Comparative Media
Studies /Writing


In Medias Res
Annual newsletter designed to keep students, faculty, and alumni abreast of the news and events occurring within CMS, a pioneer in understanding the dynamics of media change, which strives to shape new media uses and practices for a range of purposes

MIT Comparative Media Studies Writing Facebook Page




MIT Economics Facebook Page


Global Studies and Languages

Weekly newsletter that discusses the news and events in GSL


Graduate Consortium
in Women’s Studies


MIT Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies Facebook Page


Graduate Program
in Science Writing

Student publication of the GPSW; articles, reporting, videos, and multimedia works

MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing Facebook Page

Program in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society (HASTS)

Student publication of the graduate work done in the MIT HASTS program




a program of CMS/W

h + d insights
Weekly mailing about news in Digital Humanities with features on innovative digital projects and current discussions in the field, with pointers to conferences and innovative digital tools, as well as information on new publications and digital library initiatives



Knight Science Journalism Fellowships program

News website devoted to analyzing and reporting on the coverage of science by the media




Weekly newsletter of news and events originating in and concerning MIT Linguistics.

MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing Facebook Page




Annual newsletter of faculty and student news and accomplishments within the section




Musings + Happenings 
A joint, monthly newsletter from the Music and Theater Arts programs that discusses news, updates, and concerts reviews

MIT Music Facebook Page



JPAL Facebook Page


Political Science

Political Science News
Updates about MIT Political Science faculty and students news and accomplishments

JPAL Facebook Page


Security Studies Program

Early Warning 
Semiannual internal newsletter published during the academic year by the Security Studies Program



Theater Arts

Musings + Happenings 
A joint, monthly newsletter from the Music and Theater Arts programs that discusses news, updates, and concerts reviews

MIT Theater Arts Facebook Page


Women’s and Gender Studies


MIT Women's and Gender Studies Facebook Page