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MIT Reads

To build community and foster understanding

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 can get a copy.

Some thoughts about reading this book

Our co-sponsors have prepared fact sheets for the MIT community that include tips to consider before reading the book.

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.

Submit a question for the authors to address at the event.

Date: Monday, October 4, 2021
Time: 7:30-9 pm
Location: Pre-registration is required

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute Discrimination and Harassment Response 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

Discussion group registration is now open via the links below.


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