Events – 2018

How to Fight a Nazi

Thursday, October 4, 2018
6:00–8:00 pm
Room 4–270, MIT

Christian Picciolini is a peace advocate and the author of White American Youth: My Descent Into America’s Most Violent Hate Movement — and How I Got Out.

Amahl Bishara: Against Fragmentation

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Women's mobility across the Green Line that divides Israel and the West Bank is shaped by both traditional forms of economic and cultural practices as well as by Israel's gendered policies of division and enclosure of different Palestinian populations. 

The November Elections

October 3, 2018; October 10, 2018; October 17, 2018; October 24, 2018; October 31, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm at 66-168

Join us for a series of Wednesday lunch-time discussions beginning on October 3 focusing on the upcoming elections and how we might work towards a more just and civil society.

Hispanic Heritage Month with Shayla Rivera

September 27, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Room E19-202 (50 Ames St.)

In celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month the MIT Latino Employee Resource Group (Latino ERG) invites you to a presentation by Standup Comedian Shayla Rivera.

Dr. Joy DeGruy

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Building E14: Media Lab, 3rd Floor Atrium

Dr. Joy DeGruy is an ambassador for healing and a voice for those who’ve struggled in search of the past, and continue to struggle through the present.

Community Celebration for Ed Bertschinger

Friday, September 21, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Building E14: Media Lab, Sixth Floor

The MIT community honors Professor Ed Bertschinger as he completes his service as Institute Community and Equity Officer.

LBGTQ Community Leadership Retreat to Provincetown!

September 21, 2018, 5:00 pm
September 23, 2018, 8:00 pm

The goal of this retreat is to foster relationships among LBGTQ+ and allying students and organizations on MIT's campus and to plan MIT's major LBGTQ+ initiatives for the coming school year. There is no cost for students to attend and meals and transportation will be provided.

Sexual Harassment of Women

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Huntington Hall (10-250), 10-250

Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A Consensus Study Report of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

What is the Most Powerful Force for Change?

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:15-5:15pm
MIT Wong Auditorium
2 Amherst Street, Room E51-115

As 4GGL Founder, Jin In’s mission is to ignite the next generation of empowered women changemakers.

MAS Diversity Speaker Series: Science-Based Skills for Avoiding Burnout

Monday, September 17, 2018
12:00-1:30 pm in E14 3rd Floor Atrium

Join Media Arts and Sciences (MAS) on Monday, September 17th from 12:00-1:30 pm in E14 3rd Floor Atrium for an engaging talk by Nataly Kogan on how to avoid burnout.