With the Supreme Court striking down race-based admissions, it’s time for MIT to double down on its rebranded DEI programs.
And where else do they stuff all this Belonging but in the School of Humanities, Arts, and Socialist Scientism (SHASS). Take a gallery tour of works, research, courses, and programs that explain what these people do all day while real professors teach math, physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering.
Visit the DEI advisory board the Literature section set up in the wake of the George Floyd riots. Through on-campus publicity via posters and other means, they make sure the diversity of literature and the MIT student body is reflected in its promotional materials.
Marvel at the work of the SHASS Diversity Predoctoral Fellows, studying how marginalized individuals offer counternarratives about their subjecthood and positionality in their respective societies.
Learn how to sustain the momentum of the BLM mostly peaceful protests through contemporary movements for reparative justice and historical redress, propelling transnational and cross-disciplinary analysis and action.