MIT welcomes new MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars

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Fall 2014 Seminar Series

October 8, 2014
Dr. Coco Fusco
October 22, 2014
Dr. Calestous Juma
November 5, 2014
Dr. James Mickens

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 of monthly lectures that showcase the research of these outstanding scholars. Invited members of the MIT community include colleagues, departmental hosts, and key Institute administrators.

2013-14 MLK Lunch Seminar Series

Temporal Distance and Discrimination: An Audit Study in Academia
Modupe Akinola, Management

Enhancing Genomic Research Through a Native Lens
LeManuel Lee Bitsoi, Harvard

Between The World and Me:
The Case for Reparations
Ta’Nehisi Coates, Writing

Storing Energy in Plastics
Julio M. D’Arcy, Chemical Eng.

Comparing The Legacies of MLK and Mahatma Gandhi
Miloon Kothari, DUSP

Past, Present, and Future of Antibiotics
Jason K. Sello, Biology

ET Might Write
Christopher Rose, EECS

Ebony and Ivy: A Survey of the History of Colleges and Slavery
Craig Wilder, History Chair

Visualizing Blackness
Sandy Alexandre, Literature
Ta’Nehisi Coates, Writing
Nelly Rosario, Writing
Craig Wilder, History Chair