Events – 2018

Ibram X. Kendi

Friday, May 4, 2018; 2:00pm — 3:30pm
Media Lab E14

Assistive Technology Networking Event

May 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Building E25, Room 202.

We will have a chance to share information about Assistive Technology related activities going on around campus.

Psychologically Wise Strategies to Support Belonging in a Diverse College Community

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
4-332 (Pappalardo Room)

In this talk, Greg Walton will describe seminal research exploring the factors that shape students’ feelings of belonging in demanding academic environments.

MIT Reads community discussion: “The Casual Vacancy”

April 26, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: W31-110 (duPont Entrance)

The MIT Libraries invites you to join the discussion about J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy, chosen in partnership with Alpha Chi Omega.

Stand Against Racism 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 11:30am to 1:30pm
Sloan School of Management, 100 Main St., First floor
Roberts Family Forum Lobby area

we will showcase books that can inform and educate all members of the MIT community about the experiences of Black Americans.

Sixth Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired Arts and Performance Contest

Wednesday, April 25 - 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Are you inspired by the ideals of Dr. King, Nelson Mandela, Sojourner Truth, Gandhi, Harvey Milk and others?

70 Years: Israel-Palestine – Reflections & Forecasts

Monday, April 23, 2018 at 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Building E15, 070 Bartos Theater (20 Ames Street)

This conference will bring together Israelis, Palestinians, and Americans to discuss and debate the history, the politics, and the current critical moment, which holds equal portions of hope and despair.

Cracking the Codes of Race in America

April 23, 2018 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

What are the personal, institutional, and societal causes and consequences of systemic racism? What can we do about it?

Speak Up! Addressing Bias and Harassment

April 23, 2018, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
In E51-115, Wong Auditorium

This session, led by Sloan’s Daena Giardella, demonstrates a powerful approach to addressing acts of everyday bigotry.

Sonic/Scenes Symposium

Saturday, April 21, 2018; 9:30-5:30
Mezzanine Lounge, W20-307 (MIT Student Center)

Featuring Members of the Dark Room: Race and Visual Culture Seminar