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The Great Racism in STEM Debate at MIT

November 2, 2023

Experience an Oxford-Union style debate about whether STEM is systemically racist at MIT on November 2 at 8pm in-person and via YouTube livestream.

MFSA Debate 1

The event will be conducted as a modified Oxford-Union style debate between two teams. There will be an audience Q&A period at the end. Every listener will be their own judge, no “winner” will be declared.

Debate proposition: “Resolved, that STEM is systemically racist.”

Time and place: Thursday, November 2, 2023, at MIT’s Wong Auditorium (E51-115). Lobby opens at 7pm for light refreshments and interaction with sponsors. Auditorium doors open at 7:45pm. Debate and streaming video begins at 8:00pm. The debate will run for approximately one hour followed by audience Q&A.

Attendance is free. Registration is not required; however only registered attendees will be guaranteed a seat in the auditorium. Speakers will be set up in the lobby for any overflow. In-person attendees can register at this link. Those without an MIT Sloan Login can sign up for a free account by pressing “Sign Up” under the First Time User button.

No pre-registration will be required to watch the livestream video, which will be broadcast nationally via YouTube.

Heterodox Academy is proud to be a co-sponsor of this event

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