Events – 2019

SAID IN STEM Seminar Series

March 14. 5:30pm
Picower 3310

Former Associate Professor Picower Institute for Learning & Memory and Now Professor at Salk Institute for Biological Science

Roll Red Roll

Thursday March 7, 2019
Bartos Theatre, MIT building E15

This documentary is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep-seated and social media-fueled “boys will be boys” culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America.

Between the wall and the mall: Israelis and Palestinians in post-Oslo Jerusalem

Wednesday, March 06, 2019
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Building 9-255 - 105 Mass Ave, Cambridge

Since the collapse of the Oslo peace accords and the construction of the separation wall around East Jerusalem, the city has gone through significant urban transformations.

Hospitality Now!

Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm

MIT Building 14e-304

Benjamin Boudou will examine anti-migration discourses and practives in France and in the US, and advocate for making hospitality a core principle of our democracies.

The Power of Protest

Monday, March 4
5:30 – 7:30pm

E15 Bartos Theater

Join us for an exploration of the power of protest at MIT, particularly during the Vietnam era. What can we learn from previous protests and use that knowledge and energy to spur the Institute to create ethical policies? 


Friday March 1st
Bartos Theatre, MIT building E15
6:30pm pizza, 7pm film start time

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning MATANGI/MAYA/MIA is a startling personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist, chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star.

LBGTQ Spirituality & Faith Series

Tuesday, February 26, 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.

MLK Visiting Scholar Presentation: Professor Matthew Schumaker

Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Time: 11:45 am-1:00 pm

Location: W20-307

Music reaches towards the science of flight in a new concert piece inspired by Robert Henry Lawrence, the first African-American astronaut

Cultural Politics of Language

WHEN: Monday, February 25, 2019

WHERE: Bldg. 32-124 (Stata Center)

TIME: 5:00-7:00pm

In today’s popular culture (e.g., music, movies, videos, etc.), entertainers, rappers, and even actors will often use language in a way that is not always okay in our regular interactions with one another.

Amanda Seales: Smart, Funny & Black

Friday, February 22, 2019
8:00 PM 9:00 PM

Amanda Seales music and comedy game show: Smart, Funny & Black