Literature Professor Margery Resnick will be a keynote speaker on October 5th during a daylong symposium and celebration of McCormick Hall's 50th anniversary. McCormick Hall was the first women's dormitory at MIT. Opening McCormick Hall signaled a huge shift in MIT admissions: being able to house women students lifted decades of quotas based on gender. She will be speaking on Katherine Dexter McCormick's Legacy.
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