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Events & Activities: Fall, 2003

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Activities Midway
Orientation for new students: A chance to find out what we do & get involved!
Friday, August 29, 4 pm / MIT Johnson Athletic Center

The Other September 11: An Exhibit of Photographs
We mark the 30th anniversary of the US-supported fascist coup in Chile
Thursday, September 11, 5:30 pm / MIT Wiesner Student Art Gallery

The Battle of Chile: Power of the People
The Battle of Chile: Revolt of the Upper Classes
Documentaries by Patricio Guzman
Saturday, September 20, 6 pm / MIT Room 6-120

The Battle of Chile: The Coup d'Etat
Chile: Obstinate Memory
Documentaries by Patricio Guzman
Saturday, September 27, 6 pm / MIT Room 6-120

Development in the Americas: Questions Raised
Join us at the 2nd annual MIT International Development Forum
Friday, October 3 / MIT Lobby 13 & Room 10-250

The Pinochet Case
A documentary by Patricio Guzman
Saturday, October 4, 6 pm / MIT Room 6-120

Ballots vs. Bullets: Prospects for Peace & Justice in Guatemala
A talk by independent journalist Iduvina Hernandez
Thursday, October 9, 7 pm / MIT Room 14E-304

A film by Constantine Costa-Gavras
Saturday, October 11, 6 pm / MIT Room 6-120

The Other September 11: Chile, Terrorism, & US Foreign Policy
Our guests are Noam Chomsky, Sergio Reyes, Elizabeth Garrels, & Chappell Lawson
Saturday, October 18, 1 pm - 6:30 pm / MIT Wong Auditorium (E51)

The Pinochet File: A Declassified Dossier on Atrocity & Accountability
Editor Peter Kornbluh of the National Security Archive joins us
Wednesday, October 22, 7 pm / MIT Room 66-110

Cambridge Latino Film Festival 2003
We co-sponsor this event that aims at “bridging communities through movies”
Friday, October 24 through Sunday, November 2 / [Various screening locations]

Geography: Will It Absolve Cuba?
The impact of Cuba's location and insularity on its history and culture
A talk by Prof. Luis Martínez-Fernández, Rutgers University
Tuesday, October 28, 4:30 pm / MIT Room 2-105

Unprecedented! The 2000 Presidential Election
Film & discussion with Joan Sekler & Richard Ray Perez
Thursday, October 30, 7 pm / MIT Room 66-110

From Cancun to Miami / From the WTO to the FTAA
A discussion with Bertha Cáceres, Honduran activist
Thursday, November 6, 7:30 pm / MIT Room 54-100

This Land is Your Land?
Working with Navajo and Hopi communities in Arizona to preserve a way of life
Tuesday, November 18, 7 pm / MIT 66-110