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MIT Reads

MIT Reads is an all-MIT reading experience that aims to build community and foster understanding. Events and discussions are open to the entire MIT community.

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nullSpring 2022 book selection — Clap When You Land

We are proud to announce our spring selection, Clap When you Land, by Elizabeth Acevedo. Find out how to get the book and see more information on the author and topic.

This book was selected in partnership with MIT Global Languages and MIT Program in Women’s and Gender Studies.

Author event

We are excited to have Elizabeth Acevedo join the MIT community on campus. This hybrid event is free and open to all, but you must pre-register for either the in-person or virtual option. See complete event details and registration.

When: Thursday, April 21, 4-5pm
Where:  Building 3, Rm 3-270

Post-event talkback session: In-person audience members are invited to stay for a talkback session immediately following the author’s talk (no separate registration required.)

Virtual group discussion

All are welcome to an additional virtual discussion. See details and registration.

When: Tuesday, April 26, 5-6pm
Where: URL and login information will be provided to registrants.


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