17.922 Martin Luther King, Jr. Design Seminar

Class Info

Facilitates design and construction of installations and other community projects in conjunction with and beyond MIT's celebration of Dr. King. Students discuss the ideas and goals of Dr. King and other human rights leaders in the US and the world. The first half of the class develops in-depth understanding of the history of US racial issues as well as past and present domestic and international political struggles. Addresses issues of justice, equality and racism through videos, readings and writings, and class discussions. In the second half, students work as a group complete the installation and projects which serve as models for connecting academics with real life problems and struggle.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.922 will not be offered this semester. It will be available during IAP.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in E51-385.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

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