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Events & Activities: Spring, 2003

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Human Rights Law in the Americas: Evasion & Enforcement
A discussion with Jennifer Harbury & Noam Chomsky
Tuesday, February 18, 7 pm / MIT 26-100 (& overflow in 34-101)

New Lives for Old Computers: Re-Using Technology for Social Change
Film & discussion with TecsChange organizers Charlie Welch, Sandra Harris, et al.
Wednesday, February 19, 7 pm / MIT 2-105

Improving AIDS Education in Belize
A presentation by Sarah Gottfried '04, who volunteered in Belize this January
Wednesday, February 26, 7 pm / MIT 4-231

Carlos Prieto at MIT!
An evening with Mexican cellist & conductor Carlos Prieto (MIT '58)
Wednesday, March 5, 8 pm / MIT Killian Hall

Why is Colombia the Most Dangerous Place in the World to be a Religious Leader?
Discussion with priest Luis Teodoro Gonzalez Bustacara & activist Luz Marina Gomez
Friday, March 7, 7 pm / MIT 4-231

The Other September 11: Henry Kissinger and US-Sponsored Terror in Chile
A presentation by writer and activist Michael Zezima (Mickey Z.)
Monday, March 10, 7 pm / MIT 2-105

"Revolutionary Computing": The Chilean Experiment with Socialist Cybernetics
A presentation by graduate student Eden Miller who is doing her doctoral work in Chile
Wednesday, March 12, 7 pm / MIT 3-133

Reading Between the Threads: Interpreting Pre-Colombian Textiles from the Peruvian Andes
A discussion with Harvard anthropologist Irene Good
Wednesday, April 9, 7:00 pm / MIT E51-376

Peru & Tunisia: Machiavelli & the Spanish Holy Crusades
A presentation by Thomas Cummins, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of the History of Pre-Columbian & Colonial Art at Harvard
Wednesday, April 16, 7:00 pm / MIT 1-236

Taking the T from Boston to Puerto Rico: The Politics of Urban Transportation
A talk by Fred Salvucci, former Secretary of Transportation (Massachusetts)
Wednesday, April 30, 7:00 pm / MIT 4-231

Human Rights & the US State Department
A discussion with Ambassador John Shattuck, former US Assistant Secretary of State
Wednesday, May 7, 7 pm / MIT 10-250

Haitian Flag Day!
Authentic arts & crafts, delicious food, lively music & dance, and good company
Sunday, May 11, 11 am - 5 pm / MIT Walker Memorial