Events – 2017

Revisiting BSU Recommendations: Then and Now

December 14, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Join members of the Black Student Union (BSU) at MIT, colleagues from Dean for Student Life (DSL) and Institute Community and Equity Office (ICEO) to discuss the status of BSU recommendations.

Transgender at MIT: A Workshop for Staff, Administrators, and Faculty

Friday, December 08, 2017 at 11:45am to 1:00pm
E17-106 (Atlas Center)

How can staff, advisors, faculty, and others help to support transgender people at MIT?

WGS Intellectual Forum: Kimberly Juanita Brown

December 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

This talk will examine the politics of race, gender, and patriarchy that center on the unfreedom of others.

Strike a Pose

December 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Bartos Theatre

In recognition of World AIDS Day 2017, join WGS to view “Strike a Pose.”

Are We The Enemy? The Neuroscience of Conflict and Empathy

Thursday, November 30, 2017 – 6:30pm
MIT Museum; 265 Massachusetts Avenue

We are proud to be partnering with the MIT Museum as we host a provocative and fascinating evening of conversation. 

Has Silicon Valley Lost Its Humanity?

Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:00–8:00 pm
Room 3–270, MIT

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 once again?

Expanding the Canon: Women in Architecture

November 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This lecture is organized by Stephanie Lee and ElDante Winston on behalf of the MIT Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture Students.

Intentional Public Disruptions: Art, Responsibility and Pedagogy

Lecture & Performance: Friday, November 17 2:00-4:00pm
Community Forum & Lunch: Saturday, November 18 12:00-2:pm
Samuel Tak Lee Building, MIT Building 9-255

In a climate where polarization and intolerance are increasingly decried, visiting artist B. Stephen Carpenter II, the Ida Ely Rubin Artist in Residence at the MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST), believes that art can enable people to have civil conversations about difficult topics such as race, segregation or poverty in the U.S.

The Gender/Race Imperative

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
MIT, E51-115

Fulfilling the Promise of Title IX in STEM: Exploring the Roles University Leaders Play

Feminisms Unbound

November 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

GCWS Feminisms Unbound roundtable “Women of Color Feminisms in Authoritarian Times”