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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.

The program is constantly evolving in response to feedback from the community – take a few minutes to complete our survey.


Sexual Citizens book cover

Fall 2021 book selection — Sexual Citizens: Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus

We are proud to announce our fall selection, Sexual Citizens: Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus by Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan. Read more about the book and find out how you’ll be able to get a copy later this summer.

Authors event

We are excited to welcome Hirsch and Khan to talk with the MIT community about their work – they will be joined by student moderators. More details and information about this event are forthcoming.

Date: Monday, October 4, 2021
Time: 7:30-9 pm.
Location: details coming soon

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute Discrimination and Harassment Office; Violence Prevention and Response; PLEASURE@MIT; the MIT Libraries; Women’s and Gender Studies; the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation; the Undergraduate Association; the Graduate Student Council; and Mind Hand Heart.

Small group discussions

Dates and times for small group discussions will be announced at a later date. Check back here or sign up for the MIT Reads mailing list for updates.


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