Events – 2019

“No Yankee Rule for Us”

Wednesday, May 1, 2019  5:00-6:30pm


Reena N. Goldthree, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, examines how Caribbean newspapers–published in the islands and in the diaspora–both facilitated the spread of annexation rumors and provided a crucial platform for West Indians to challenge U.S. imperial expansion.

One Day We Were in Japan

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 5:30pmto 8:00pm

Bldg 32, 155 Stata Center

Talkback with directors Aaron Litvin and Ana Paula Kojima Hirano

Breaking Through Gridlock

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm


Having conversations with people on the opposite side of important social, political, and environmental issues can be difficult and uncomfortable.

Brainstorming Hackathon

Where: MIT Sloan E62-room 233

When: Sunday April 28th, 2019

8:00 AM-8:00 PM

Hacking for Mobility and Sensing (MSA)” is a student-led initiative at MIT Sloan that has as its mission of improving the quality of life and inclusion in the society of individuals living with physical disabilities.

Out And Out: Modern Islam Between Reform and Renunciation

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 1:30pm to 5:30pm

Building 2, 2-190
182 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02139

An extended dialogue among local and visiting panelists with diverse individual approaches to Islam.

Being Hapa : Negotiating Identity Here & Abroad

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Bldg 1, 190 33 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

Hapa is a Hawaiian word for multiracial (mainly Asian and/or Pacific Islander ancestry) individuals.

Black Like Moi: Screening Race with Jean Rouch

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

14E-304, 14E-304 160 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA

Steven Ungar, Professor of Cinema & Comparative Literature, University of Iowa

This talk analyzes interactions between blacks and whites depicted between 1957 and 1961 in Jean Rouch’s I, a Black Man, The Human Pyramide, and Chronicle of a Summer.

Out and Asian Panel Discussion

April 25, 2019 at 12:00-1:30PM in the SPXCE Intercultural Center (W31-110)

he LBGTQ+ and Asian Pacific American (APA) ERGs are co-hosting “Out and Asian Panel Discussion” on April 25, 2019 at 12:00-1:30PM in the SPXCE Intercultural Center (W31-110). We invite you to join us!

Developing substantive anti-oppression practices at MIT

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Building E62, 233
100 MAIN ST, Cambridge, MA 02142

The mission of MIT seeks “to develop in each member of the MIT community the ability and passion for working wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind.”

Designing a More Accessible Workplace

April 24, from 12-1pm in 9-255.

Using the seven principles of Universal Design to analyze and upgrade your structures and processes to become more accessible.