EVENT Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:45 am – 1 pm MIT Room 6-104 (Chipman Room) Please join us in our first 2017-2018 monthly MLK Scholars luncheon on Tuesday, September 19 in 6-104. All members of the MIT community are welcome! Lunch will be served. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions or preferences.
EVENT Thursday, April 27, 2017 6:30-8:30 pm MIT Student Center – W20-306 Come for dinner and to enjoy the visual art and performances of MIT and Wellesley students. All visual, literary art and performance art is inspired by the ideals of Dr. King and/or other civil rights leaders in the past or current human rights
WHEN Sat, April 22, 2017 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar WHERE MIT DUSP City Arena 105 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 9-255 Cambridge, MA 02139 View Map The Spirit of Detroit: 1950 to 2050 is a one-day symposium which focuses on the City of Detroit’s past, present, and future. The symposium
Kenneth Reeves MLK Visiting Scholar of Urban Studies and Planning Detroit – July 23rd, 1967 This year will be the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit riot, also known as the 12th Street riot. In 1967, Detroit had a large population of home-owning black middle-class and blue-collar residents, and the city was synonymous with the American
Black and White: Photography from the Chesapeake Bay watershed by Bill Emory “zoning” – 23 February 2017 William Harris, Sr., along with attorney Kim Rolla, presented “The Facts on Gentrification, Zoning, and Form-Based Code” at the Jefferson School in Chesapeake Bay. LISTEN TO AUDIO
David L. Chandler | MIT News Office February 16, 2017 Aerospace engineer Aprille Joy Ericsson ’86, a mission manager at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland and an alumna of MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, recalled Wednesday how a conversation with Martin Luther King Jr. affected a Hollywood actress’s career decision — and
Theme: “Lift your voice!” “True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.” Keynote: Dr. Aprille Joy Ericsson, Ph.D. Program followed by Luncheon The MIT community gathers every February at a celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Speakers have included leaders who are prominent both
Suppose that you are observing a sequence of events, and need to decide when to stop. Your goal could be to maximize an expected gain or give yourself good a chance to make the best choice possible. We will discuss several instances of this type of problem and talk about ways to use math to solve them.
Special MLK Program Luncheon Activism in the Era of MLK, A Conversation with Bob and Janet Moses, and Topper Carew Wednesday, December 14, 2016 11:45am-1pm (hot lunch served starting 11:45am, program begins 12:10pm) MIT Student Center Mezzanine Lounge, W20-307 Please RSVP here: https://diversity.mit.edu/event/mlk-1010/ Join us for a conversation with activists who worked in the Student Non-Violent
#Misogynoir, #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen, and other forms of Black Digital Feminisms With Kishonna L. Gray 2016-17 MLK Visiting Scholar in Women & Gender Studies and Comparative Media Studies/Writing Thursday, December 8 @ 5:00 pm Location: MIT Building 3, Room 133 [Map] Women of color have a variety of responses when employing digital technologies for empowerment. New communication technologies