Events – 2020

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Thursday, December 3 @ 5:00 - 6:00 pm EST

Via Zoom

For many Black scientists and researchers, working in academia means weathering systemic bias, micro-aggressions, and isolation.

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PREDOC Info Session

Tuesday, December 1 @ 12:00pm EST

Virtual Event

MIT Sloan is planning an information session at noon on the 1st of December.

Kia LaBeija

A Conversation with Kia LaBeija

Monday, November 30 @ 12:00pm EST

Via Zoom

Kia LaBeija (b.1990) is a contemporary queer Black artist whose work explores the intersections of art and activism through photography, performance, collage, and film.

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Trans Day of Remembrance

Friday, November 20, 4:00 - 6:00pm EST

Via Zoom

Gather to honor trans lives with the MIT LBGT community. 

Winona LaDuke

MIT Forum for Equity: An Indigenous Green New Deal

Tuesday, November 17 @ 3:00pm EST

Via MIT Infinite Connection

Open to those with an Infinite Connection login.

Thomas Searles, PhD

MLK Visiting Scholar Luncheon: Thomas Searles, PhD on "Vibranium-like" Materials

Thursday, November 12 @ 12:00pm EST

Via Zoom

In this guest lecture exploring “vibranium-like" materials, MLK Scholar Thomas Searles will introduce the physical properties of these materials to give real-world examples of superconductivity, flexible electronics and photonics and energy storage/transfer.

Duke Redbird

Dish with One Spoon: in Conversation with Duke Redbird

Tuesday, November 10 @ 12:00pm EST

Via Zoom

As part of the Inaugural Indigenous Digital Delegation at MIT, Elder Dr. Duke Redbird (Ojibway) will present a keynote talk titled “Dish with One Spoon”.

ICEO Community Dialogues Hiding in Plain Sight Confronting Implicit Bias

ICEO Community Dialogues - Hiding in Plain Sight

Monday, November 9 @ 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST

Via Zoom

Managing implicit bias in ourselves & our workplaces.