News & Events

The Personal Is Still Political: Challenging Marginalization through Theory, Analysis, and Praxis

Read below for conference logistics information

CONFERENCE SITE:

The Ray and Maria Stata Center
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Find it on the campus map

Download a printable map PDF

WIFI AVAILABLE ON-SITE:

Free Wifi is available at the Stata Center and across MIT. Please select "MIT Guest" to log on. No registration is required.

GENDER NEUTRAL BATHROOMS:

Conference presenters and attendees who wish to use gender neutral bathrooms should check in at the registration table for directions to the closest ones.

Detailed information about gender neutral bathrooms across MIT's campus is available here.

ACCESSIBILITY:

We are committed to ensuring that the 2017 GCWS conference is accessible and inclusive to all. If you have any need for accommodations, please let us know. Gender-neutral bathrooms will be available, and volunteers will be able to direct you to lactation rooms as needed.

PARKING:

Parking at MIT is free after 5 PM on weekdays and throughout weekends at the following lots:

Building WW15/350 Brookline Street
Building W91/Audrey Street
Buildings 44/46 Lot
Building E51/Amherst Street Lot
65 Waverly Street Lot
600 Memorial Drive Lot

To find these lots, visit the MIT Campus Map. This map works just like google maps; put the name and building number of the parking lot in the search bar and the location will appear on the map.

Please note that these lots can fill up quickly on the weekends so plan on arriving early to secure a spot.

For attendees coming to MIT and wishing to park before 5 PM on Friday, 3/31, more information about paid parking lots available at or near MIT campus is available here.

HOTELS:

The Kendall Hotel
https://www.kendallhotel.com/
350 Main St. Cambridge, MA 02142
866-566-1300

Boston Marriott Cambridge, Kendall Sq.
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/boscb-boston-marriott-cambridge/
Direct Phone: (617) 494-6600
Reservations: (888) 236-2427
50 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02142

Residence Inn by Marriott Boston Cambridge
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/boscm-residence-inn-boston-cambridge/
120 Broadway, Six Cambridge Center, Cambridge, MA 02142
617-349-0700

Le Meridien Cambridge
http://www.lemeridiencambridgemit.com/
20 Sidney St. Cambridge, MA 02139
617-577-0200

Hyatt Regency Cambridge (they provide free shuttle service to Kendall Sq)
https://cambridge.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
575 Memorial Dr. Cambridge, MA 02139
617-492-1234

Best Western Plus Hotel Tria
http://www.hoteltria.com/
Direct Phone: (617) 491-8000
Reservations: (888) 670-7234
220 Alewife Brook Pkwy
Cambridge, MA 02138

Holiday Inn Express
http://www.hiecambridge.com/
Direct Phone: (617) 577-7600
Reservations: (800) 465-4329
250 Monsignor O'Brien Hwy
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02141


For more information, contact gcws@mit.edu

Next Steps

Contact Us

The Graduate Consortium in Women's Studies
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 14N-211
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Phone: 617-324-2085