Events – 2017

Diversity and Inclusion Excellence in International Programs

November 14, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30

Join Andrew Gordon, Diversity Abroad’s CEO and Founder, social entrepreneur and international education expert, for this customized staff workshop for MIT global programs.

Terms of Work

November 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series: Dinner with the In-Laws: Whiteness

Adichie’s “Americanah”

November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The MIT Reads program invites you to join the discussion about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, chosen in partnership with My Sister’s Keeper.

Pride: The final film in the WGS film series Organizing Women

November 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984.

Mens et Manus America: Taking on the Divide: Good Jobs and Shared Prosperity in Rural America

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Building E51, 345

When it comes to rural America, stereotypes abound. We often miss the innovation, resilience, and revitalization that is happening every day in communities across the country. 

Conversations on Environmental Justice

November 6, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join DUSP Professor Justin Steil and Visiting Professor Gregg Macey as they lead a participatory conversation on teaching environmental justice and striving towards greater equity in ones practice.

Stop! Sexual Harassment in Higher Education and the Workforce

November 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

We welcome you to be part of a discussion on the matter of sexual harassment in higher education and the workforce.

Professor Wilder to deliver Capps Lecture

November 3, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Converse Hall at 88 Tremont St, Boston MA 02108

Craig Steven Wilder, Barton L. Weller Professor of History at MIT, will deliver this year’s Capps Lecture at the National Humanities Conference

Gender, Race, and Place: Perspectives on Adichie’s Americanah

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Building 4, 4-270

Join us for a panel discussion about Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah, this semester’s selection for the MIT Reads program.

Starr Forum: Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes

November 1, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Main speaker: Richard Clarke, former national coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counter-terrorism for the United States