Events – 2019

Speak Up! Bystander Intervention

April 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

E51 Wong Auditorium

The Southern Poverty Law Center has developed an initiative called “Speak Up! Responding to Everyday Bigotry,” which provides powerful tools to address unconscious bias as well as more overt acts of discrimination.

2019 Charles H. Townes Lecture in Science and Religion

Tuesday, April 09, 2019 at 5:30pm

Building 34, 101
50 VASSAR ST, Cambridge, MA 02139

In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the founding of The Interfaith and Science Exchange (InterFASE)

Departments That Excel in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Who, What, Why and How

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 4-5pm Marlar Lounge Room 37-252

This talk will identify departments that are most successful in diversifying bachelor’s and doctoral degrees in STEM.

Interested in storytelling?

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 7:30 pm

Would you like to tell true stories in the style of The Moth and “The Moth Radio Hour” on NPR and MITell at MIT? Here’s your chance to learn the craft from a master storyteller.

Dr. Yomaira Figueroa “Intimacies”

Monday, April 8th, 12 – 2 PM | Building 3 Room 3-133

This talk examines how dictatorship and military occupation impact intimate kinship and community relations in Juan Tomas Avila Laurel’s Arde el monte de noche, Trifonia Melibea Obono’s La bastarda, and Nelly Rosario’s Song of the Water Saints.

MIT Policy Hackathon 2019

April 5-7, 2019 • Stata Center, Cambridge, MA

Interested in the future of healthcare? AI & cybersecurity? Energy & climate?

Join us in exploring these pressing challenges, and more, over the course of an exciting weekend at MIT.

Hayden Renovation Community Workshop

Wednesday, April 03, 2019 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Building 4, 4-145
182 MEMORIAL DR (REAR), Cambridge, MA 02139

This is your chance to hack the library — help us design new spaces that work for you!

FAIL! - Inspiring Resilience

Wednesday, April 03, 2019 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Huntington Hall (10-250)

How many times have you suffered from the notion that “failure is not an option”? Yet, a misstep can happen at any time and to everyone, even professionals, experts, CEO’s, or professors.

Quare Are We Now?: The Time And Place Of Black Queer And Trans Studies

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
6:00 PM 8:00 PM

MIT Building 1 Room 190 33 Massachusetts Ave 02139

Since the “Black Queer Studies in the Millennium” conference at UNC Chapel Hill in April 2000, and the Black Queer Studies anthology that followed, black queer and trans studies has grown into a dynamic and interdisciplinary discourse.

Solving Transportation, Housing, & Climate Impacts in MA

April 3, 2019
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Building 9

A DUSP Climate lecture with Jose Gomez-Ibanez and Steve Kadish (DUSP Alum). DUSP Climate focuses on asking what are we doing *now* to change MIT and our contributions to a global climate change trajectory?