Events – 2016

Uniting Through Voice and Song

November 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lobby 10

In a time of political change, we celebrate the enduring values that unite us at MIT. Join us for music and thoughts from MIT students and Faculty!

Trump’s Victory: What does it mean for you?

November 16, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
34-101 EG&G Education Center, 50 Vassar Street, Cambridge.

Please join us at the next Starr Forum at 34-101 EG&G Education Center, 50 Vassar Street, Cambridge.

Grief and Recovery: MLK Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Ryan Preston-Roedder

November 9, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Please join us for the next MLK Program Luncheon on Wednesday, November 9 featuring MLK Visiting Professor of Philosophy, Ryan Preston-Roedder

Getting to Know You: Learning How to Learn About Each Other

October 27, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Working or studying in a diverse environment like MIT’s presents each of us with dozens of opportunities to learn from and about each other; it also can create unexpected frictions and pressures.   Where’s the invisible line between asking a simple question and prying?  How can we invite our colleagues and friends to tell us about their worlds without expecting them to bear the burden of teaching us?  This dialog will give participants an opportunity to share their experiences of invitations to share – both the ones that felt good and the ones that might have gone better. 

Males of Color

October 26, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dining Room 2, Samberg Conference Center, E52

Improving Male Students of Color Persistence and Graduation in Higher Education

Mindbugs: The Ordinary Origins of Bias

October 26, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The Teaching & Learning Lab (TLL) welcomes Dr. Calvin Lai, Director of Research, Project Implicit — Department of Psychology, Harvard University, as its next DUET Seminar Series speaker. Dr. Lai will discuss implicit bias and strategies for combating these biases in our teaching.

What University Chaplains Believe

October 26, 2016 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Addir is a word in Ancient Samarian that means “bridge”. The Addir Fellows Program aspires to build bridges of dialogue and understanding.

Raising Bilingual Children

October 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How might being bilingual benefit your child? What is the best way to go about raising a bilingual child? Whether you are anticipating or already raising a multilingual, this workshop will help guide you through that process.

Graduate Women at MIT’s annual Leadership Conference

October 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - October 28, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

Graduate Women at MIT’s annual Leadership Conference will be October 24-28th, 2016. This year, our theme is Lady Bosses: Women in Leadership and Entrepreneurship.

Making Feminist Fitna

October 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A half-day event bringing together local Muslim feminists and allies from academia, activist and art spaces to share, discuss and celebrate Islamic feminist thought.