Events – 2019

WGS Intellectual Forum: Professor Amah Edoh

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

14E-304

GSL Prof. Amah Edoh will present “Our grandmothers’ cloth: West African agency and labor in the makings of Dutch Wax cloth”. This event will take place in 14E-304. RSVP to wgs@mit.edu. Lunch will be provided.

People Matters Conference

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
8am to 5pm
Stratton Student Center (W20)

Through remarks, various workshops, panel discussion, and luncheon, the People Matters Conference offers HR professionals the unique opportunity to come together to think strategically about relevant and timely HR topics, while recognizing the uniqueness of practicing HR at MIT.

Leaning In Together

Tang Center (E51-335), 2 Amherst Street, Cambridge
Apr 23, 2019
6:00PM - 8:00PM ET

Ilene and Bram will join Associate Dean and Professor Nelson Repenning in conversation, co-hosted by the MIT Leadership Center and the MIT Sloan Office of External Relations, to share their learnings on how to navigate their personal and professional journeys, together. 

LBGTQ Spirituality & Faith Series

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Building 50: Walker Memorial, 50-250 (Rainbow Lounge)
142 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02139

Join us for dinner and conversation as we continue our series exploring multiple aspects of identity in a variety of religious and spiritual traditions.

MIT-Harvard Conference on the Uyghur Human Rights Crisis

Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 9:30am to 1:30pm

Building 32, Kirsch Auditorium, Room 123 (Stata Center)
32 VASSAR ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

This conference aims to present the police state in China, where over one million innocent Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims have been forced into concentration camps since 2016;

A Conversation about Race with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Building E51, Wong Auditorium, E51-115
70 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02142

As a nation, are we having honest conversations about race and racism?

Women, Gender and Feminisms in Iraq

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
5:00 PM 6:30 PM
Location: 2 - 105

Biannual McMillan-Stewart Lecture Series

This lecture reflects on recent research on women, gender and feminisms in relation to Islam(s) and the Middle East.

MIT Museum Accessible Technology Day

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

MIT Museum

Find out how researchers are working to create a more inclusive world allowing access to everything from information to transportation, despite age, language, or physical and cognitive abilities.

Bridging the Partisan Divide

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

12:00-1:00 pm (Doors open at 11:45am)

W20-307

Join Danny Becker from the PKG Center for Public Service and Ayushi Roy from the Department of Urban Planning and Studies as they discuss the increased polarization surrounding politics in America and the world today.

Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Building W16: Kresge Auditorium, 035
48 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

The School of Science will be sponsoring the upcoming performance of the national-hit play, Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze, on Tuesday, April 16th.

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