WGS Intellectual Forum: Pre-doctoral diversity fellows Misty De Berry + Judith Rodríguez
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch will be provided.
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. Film to be followed by discussion with director Nancy Schwartzman.
*pizza at 6:30pm, film at 7
Drawn from a never-before-seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, Stephen Loveridge creates an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician known as M.I.A. Film followed by Q&A with Aysha Upchurch from Harvard University
*pizza at 6:30pm, film at 7
THE DEFAMATION EXPERIENCE is a unique interactive diversity program comprised of three components; the play which explores the highly charged issues of race, class, religion, gender, and the law with a twist: the audience is the jury. Through deliberations and post show discussions, audiences engage in civil discourse that challenges preconceived notions.
Sponsored by: SA+P, Media Lab, T9BR, ICEO, WGS
Against Fragmentation: Palestinian Women's Engagement Across the Green Line
Women's mobility across the Green Line that divides Israel and the West Bank is shaped by both traditional forms of economic and cultural practices as well as by Israel's gendered policies of division and enclosure of different Palestinian populations.
Join MIT-India, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, Global Studies and Languages, Women's and Gender Studies and the Open Documentary Lab for a special screening of the film followed by a conversation between director Sarita Khurana and DJ Rekha/Rekha Malhotra (CMS '19). Khurana is an award-winning filmmaker, educator, and organizer based in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA in Film from Columbia University and an Ed.M from Harvard. Her work focuses on South Asian subjectivities and representations.
Dr. Joy DeGruy
Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome
Tues Sept 25
4:00 – 6pm
Media Lab 3rd floor Atrium (building E14)
Seminar followed by Q&A and book signing
Sponsored by: WGS, ICEO, Intercultural Engagement, LBGT@MIT, Libraries, Media Lab, OME, SA&P, Sloan Student Life, T9BR
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Mezzanine Lounge, W20-307 (MIT Student Center)
Please Register: tinyurl.com/sonicscenes
Image: Roshini Kempadoo (2004) From the series Ghosting. Courtesy of the Artist.
This event is hosted by MLK Visiting Professor Kimberly Juanita Brown. Funded and co-sponsored by WGS, Council for the Arts at MIT, ICEO, Literature
Join us for a free half day conference at MIT on how the recent #MeToo movement has impacted higher education. There will be a mix of panels and workshops to encourage dialogue and learning between students, faculty, activists, and other experts.
Register here: tinyurl.com/metoogcws