André D. Taylor presents “Using Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Storage in Haiti” at the MIT MLK LUNCHEON SEMINAR. Wednesday, April 1st  12 – 1:30 pm, location MIT Chipman Room (6-104) Refreshments will be served before the seminar. Please contact Shauna Bush-Fenty at to RSVP.   Using Nanostructured Materials for Solar Energy Storage in Haiti One of the key challenges facing the

Coco Fusco presents “Dangerous Moves: Performance and Politics in Cuba” as part of the MIT Women’s and Gender Studies Intellectual Forum. Introduction by Ed Schiappa, John E. Burchard Professor of the Humanities and Head of the MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing Program. Thursday, March 12th  12 – 1:30 pm, The Chipman Room, 6-104 Lunch will be served, please RSVP to and note dietary

Kimani Toussaint presents at the first MIT MLK LUNCHEON SEMINAR of the Spring 2015 term. Wednesday, February 18th  12 – 1:30 pm in the MIT Bush Room (10-105) Refreshments will be served before the seminar. Please contact Shauna Bush-Fenty at to RSVP.   Introduction to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s PROBE Lab: From Optical Nanoantennas to Second-Harmonic Generation Microscopy The application of light

Annual MIT MLK Celebration Luncheon Wednesday, February 4th from 11:00 AM-1 PM at Walker Memorial (Bldg. 50) The MIT Community is invited to come to the 2015 Luncheon Celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This event is hosted by MIT President Rafael Reif.

James Mickens  presents at THE MLK VISITINGS SCHOLARS PROGRAM LUNCH SEMINAR SERIES 2014-2015 Wednesday, December 17th at 12-1:30 pm at Sloan E62-350 Refreshments will be served before the seminar. Please contactShauna Bush-Fenty at with any questions. Understanding Security Threats in Modern Web Browsers Web browsers are the user-facing gateway to important online services like email, video streaming, e-commerce, and

Kimani Toussaint  presents at MIT’s MECHANICAL ENGINEERING COLLOQUIUM SERIES 2014-2015 Friday, November 14th at 4:00pm in 3-370 Refreshments will be served before the seminar. Please contact Tony Pulsone at with any questions. Development of Multifunctional Plasmonic Nanoantenna Arrays Plasmonic nanoantennas continue to be attractive for a variety of potential applications in nanotechnology, biology, and photonics due

Do you have questions about Africa that you want answered or are just curious about the continent? The “Ask Me Anything” series of events provides first-hand personal perspectives on diversity issues. We encourage faculty members, staff, and students to attend these events to learn more about the issues and about how to be effective allies

You’re Invited: MLK Lunch Seminars

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Professors and Scholars welcomed its newest cohort with a luncheon on Wednesday, September 24 at the Sloan School. You are cordially invited to attend our ongoing MLK Luncheon Seminar Series featuring talks by the 2014-2015 Scholars and other speakers. We look forward to you joining us! Please contact Shauna Bush-Fenty at or 617-715-2066 to RSVP

The Revolution Recodified: Social Media and Independent Culture in Cuba Today In this Civic Media Lunch talk, Coco Fusco will discuss how independent journalists, activists, artists and musicians are using social media in Cuba to create an autonomous public sphere. Fusco is currently working on Dangerous Moves: Performance and Political Conduct in Cuba, a book about performance and activism

Fall 2014 Seminar Series October 8, 2014 Dr. Coco Fusco 6-104 October 22, 2014 Dr. Calestous Juma E62-350 November 5, 2014 Dr. James Mickens 10-105 MIT’s MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars Program welcomed its newest scholars with a luncheon on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Organized by the Institute Community and Equity Office, the event kicked off a series