public lectures, the Technology and Culture Forum presents speakers of
diverse viewpoints who come from a wide variety of academic and professional
backgrounds. In planning programs, the Technology and Culture Steering
Committee, made up of MIT faculty, students and alumni, seek to address
critical issues and raise important questions.
Amy Goodman (above) moderated a provocative discussion with Noam Chomsky,
James Carroll, and Michael Klare on Oct. 8th.
author of The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, spoke
on October 14
The Future of Water
October 25, October 27, November 3, & November 10
Open lunch-time discussion for MIT students to debrief the public forum and discuss next steps for learning and action will follow on the day after each event.
This series has been organized by the Technology and Culture Forum with co-sponsorship by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Dean of Graduate Students, MIT Women's Studies, and South End Press.
World Premier of "Water Please No " a documentary short film on the arsenic
crisis in Bangladesh and Nepal
October 25, 7pm, 6-120
Chairman and Co-founder of Global Water Trust
MIT Civil and Environmental Engineering
"Water Politics and Earth Democracy"
October 27, 7pm, 10-250
Director, Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy; World renowned environmental leader
Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution and Profit
School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
"Women and Water"
November 3, 7pm, 6-120
United Nations Task Force on Gender and Water
Director, International Services
"Innovating for Clean and Abundant Water: Achieving the UN Millennium Goal for Water"
November 10, 7pm, 6-120
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Senior Advisor on Water
Bureau of Oceans
International Environmental & Scientific Affairs in the US State Department