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To build community and foster understanding

MIT Reads

MIT Reads is an all-MIT reading experience that aims to build community and foster understanding. Our goal is to bring the campus community together through the act of reading.

Fall 2017 book selection: Americanah

Americanah coverThis fall we are partnering with My Sister’s Keeper to read Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Discussions are open to the entire MIT community; pre-registration is recommended, but not required.

Panel discussion

“Gender, Race, and Place: Perspectives on Adichie’s Americanah” with the following panelists:

When: 5:30-7pm, Thursday, November 2, 2017
Where: 4-270

Group discussions

Feel free to bring your lunch; desserts will be provided.  If you haven’t quite finished the book, please come anyway!

When: 12-1pm, Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Where: W20-407


When: 12-1pm, Friday, November 17, 2017
Where: W20-407

MIT Reads is sponsored by the MIT Libraries and the MIT Press Bookstore.