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Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:00–8:00 pm Room 3–270, MIT Free; seating is first come, first served Silicon Valley innovations have given rise to a class of tech titans wielding immense economic and political influence and has paved the way for a cultural shift towards individualism. Has this resulted in historically marginalized groups being left behind [...]Find out more
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 6:30pm MIT Museum; 265 Massachusetts Avenue Speakers: Emile Bruneau Research Associate, Annenberg School for Communications, University of Pennsylvania Karen Ross Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance at UMASS Boston Please note: Seating is limited at MIT Museum events. On November 30, we are proud to be partnering [...]Find out more
"Plantation Weddings and the Arc of Antebellum Desire" Plantations wedding venues, particularly in the US South, spatially reconstruct antebellum slave mansions as serene sites of joy. This talk will examine the politics of race, gender, and patriarchy that center on the unfreedom of others. E51-095 Lunch provided, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more
November is Transgender Awareness Month, a time to honor our vibrant transgender and gender non-conforming community, celebrate the progress made for transgender rights, and recommit to ending the unacceptable – and, unfortunately, widespread – discrimination still faced by transgender people. To help the MIT staff, faculty and admin community to make trans discrimination and health [...]Find out more
"Undoing Empire: Form, Function, Feminism" GCWS Feminisms Unbound roundtable J. Kēhaulani Kauanui, Professor of American Studies and Anthropology, Wesleyan University Kalpana Seshadri, Professor of English, Boston College Kaysha Corinealdi, Assistant Professor of History, Emerson College Moderator, Jyoti Puri, Simmons College At MIT Room E51-095.Find out more
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