Events – 2017

Race, Class and #BlackLivesMatter in the Trump Era

September 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Building 4-237

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor will speak on “Race, Class and #BlackLivesMatter in the Trump Era”

Starr Forum: The Trump-Putin Phenomenon

September 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
E40-496

A session of the Focus on Russia Lecture Series

Black in Blue White Red

September 11, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Historically, the French Republic has not recognized race or gender, leaving specific identity markers out of political and public discourse. However, the current tension between blackness and Republican color-blindness brings to fore race as a social, political and historical marker. This presentation explores the ways in which blackness reveals a crisis of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity.

Let the Fire Burn

September 7;  September 14; September 21, 2017
Media Lab @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This Thursday evening feature documentary film screening is presented in conjunction with List Projects: Civil Disobedience. Screenings take place in Bakalar Gallery.

Stonewall Uprising

August 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Media Lab

This Thursday evening feature documentary film screening is presented in conjunction with List Projects: Civil Disobedience.  Screenings take place in Bakalar Gallery.

Me(dia) Response: self-awareness and activism through art-making

August 18, 2017, 12:00-2:00PM
MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA

Join artist Kate Gilbert in a participatory workshop infusing tools of meditation with media imagery to create an accumulative work of art or artifact that represents a personal, balanced response to violent imagery.  This workshop, the first in a three-part series will begin with guided meditation focused on finding ones inner voice.

I Am Not Your Negro

August 27, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center, 20 Ames St.
Additional Screenings: August 3

Raoul Peck’s 2016 film envisions James Baldwin’s unfinished project “Remember This House,” a proposal to his literary agent that was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and assassinations of three of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

WGS Get-Together

July 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
14E-309+16

You’ve been meaning to come since last summer, but things were just too busy. You heard they were great – good vibe, good music, cheese to die for, and that fresh mango! Not to mention the crisp rose or chest warming red.

Behind The Scenes | List Projects: Civil Disobedience

July 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join curator Henriette Huldisch for a tour of List Projects: Civil Disobedience. This is a chance for Members to get up close with the exhibition and get a chance to have a one on one conversation with the curator of the exhibition.

MITES Symposium

July 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
MIT Bush Room, 10-250, Lobby 10, and Lobby 13

Watch the MITES Class of 2017 present their final projects in Architecture, Electronics, Engineering Design, Genomics, and Machine Learning. Come for the whole day or drop for a few presentations.

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