Events – 2019

Community Forum on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Misconduct

Tuesday, November 05, 2019 at 4:00pm

MIT, 10-250 77 Massachusetts Avenue

To advance the community engagement necessary to address pervasive climate and culture issues, Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart is hosting a series of forums to discuss the 2019 Association of American Universities (AAU) Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct.

Starr Forum: America’s Immigration Dilemma

Monday, November 04, 2019 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Building E15, 070 Bartos
20 Ames St, Cambridge

Cristina Rodríguez is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her research interests include constitutional law and theory; immigration law and policy; administrative law and process; language rights and policy; and citizenship theory.

Girl’s Day

Saturday, November 03, 2018 at 11:00am to 4:00pm

MIT Museum
265 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

Girls Day, offered twice a year, celebrates women who are exploring, researching, and innovating in fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Our fall 2019 program, Exploring Our Watery World looked at nautical science and engineering.

We The People!: Building a More Equitable, Just and Inclusive America

Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Sidney Pacific Graduate Residence, Multipurpose Room

The MIT Sidney Pacific Presidential Fellows Distinguished Lecture is happy to host "We The People!: Building a More Equitable, Just and Inclusive America'' by LaTosha Brown!

Our Hidden Borders: Guantanamo, Interdiction, and the Rise of Offshore Migration Policing

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

E51-095, 095 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA

Where exactly are the United States’ immigration borders? Are they simply at the edge of US sovereign territory as the fixation on walls, fences, and domestic enforcement programs would suggest?

ICEO Community Dialogue: Power and Privilege

October 28 @ 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

What is power? How do we talk about it, and where does it come from?

Reason: The War Between Faith and Rationality

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 9:30 am to 11:30 am

MIT Bartos Theater • E15-070 Ames Street • Kendall Station T • Cambridge

Please RSVP for lunch

A conversation with film director Anand Patwardhan, Professor Sana Aiyar, History, MIT, and Professor Amartya Sen, Economics & Philosophy, Harvard

The Things That Divide Us: Meditations

Friday, October 25, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Killian Hall
160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge MA 02139

This performance-lecture ...through narrative poetics, music, and images ... cogitates on some of those “things," with the aim of both bearing witness and hopefully stimulating thinking about ways to vision ... something else.

Trivia Night with MIT Police

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM

Come to the SPXCE (W31-110) on Thursday for the chance to win prizes, meet MIT Police Officers, and eat Raising Cane's!

Ethnic Identity: Developing a Latina/o Identity

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Building 9, 451
105 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

Latinos are now the largest minority group in the US -- roughly 18 % of the population.