Events – 2018

Civic Arts Series: Myron Dewey

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Building E15, 001
20 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

Myron Dewey is an indigenous journalist, educator, documentary filmmaker and the developer of Digital Smoke Signals, a social networking and filmmaking initiative, emerging out of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline project of 2016-17.

MIT List Visual Arts Center | Max Wasserman Forum on Contemporary Art: Future Genders

Friday, November 09, 2018 at 5:00pm
Building E15, Bartos Theater
20 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

Artists and cultural practitioners are at the forefront of critically analyzing and reimagining how we think about, experience, and represent gender.

Urban Planning Film Series: Flag Wars

Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
MIT 3-133, 3-133 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge MA 02139

What happens when gay white homebuyers move into a working-class black neighborhood?

Connection Beyond Conflict

Thursday, November 08, 2018 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
MIT Student Center, Twenty Chimneys (W20-306) 84 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

History has shown that fear, prejudice and violence develops in communities isolated by religion and politics.

MIT-Africa Forum Presents Prof. Danielle Wood

Tuesday, November 06, 2018 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Whitehead Institute Auditorium, Main Auditorium, First Floor

Professor Danielle Wood ('05, SM '08, PhD '12) will discuss space-enabled technologies in Africa. 

Architectural Access, Code and Care workshops

Tuesday November 6th,  2018, 6pm; Wednesday November 7th, 6pm; Thursday November 15th, 2018; 6pm; Friday November 16th, 2018; 5pm

This two-week workshop will feature a series of duet-style evening lectures with artists, activists, code experts, and technicians whose work involves disability.

ICEO Community Dialogue with the Office of Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life

November 6, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: W20-307

Please join members of the MIT community for lunch as we engage in a panel discussion with some of our chaplains in the Office of Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life.

“Gentrifier” with Jason Patch

November 6, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Join the Department of Urban Studies & Planning’s Housing, Community, and Economic Development Group for a conversation with Jason Patch, professor of sociology and urban studies and co-author of the book Gentrifier.

The Awakening: An Afrofuturism-Inspired Multimedia Art Show

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Building W31, Room 110 - SPXCE Intercultural Center
120 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

View, share, and interact with artistic pieces inspired by themes discussed in the book Dawn by Octavia Butler.

The Defamation Experience

Monday, November 05, 2018 at 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Stratton Student Center, W20-306, Twenty Chimneys

Through deliberations and post show discussions, audiences engage in civil discourse that challenges preconceived notions.