HASS Events

 

Can Serif Mekik, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
April 26, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

A Deep Learning Model of Raven's Matrices: Promise and Progress

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GameFest Expo: Intersecting Orbits
Tech Valley Center of Gravity, 30 Third Street, Downtown Troy
April 28, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

GameFest, an annual tradition at Rensselaer, celebrates the creativity and innovation in digital games, with a student showcase and competition, music performances, and presentations from veteran game designers, critics, scholars, and indie developers.

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GameFest Symposium, featuring Jonathan Mintz
Sage Auditorium
April 29, 2017 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

GameFest, an annual tradition at Rensselaer, celebrates the creativity and innovation in digital games, with a student showcase and competition, music performances, and presentations from veteran game designers, critics, scholars, and indie developers. 

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Honing theory: A Complex Systems Framework for Creativity

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Roots of Africa Music Ensemble
EMPAC Theatre
May 3, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Roots of Africa Music Ensemble and Partial Credit return to the EMPAC Theatre in celebration of African, Afro-Cuban, and a capella song and rhythm.

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Video installation, 32 minutes

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Moved in Light is a performance/installation that examines objects and their properties in relationship to a queer identity and a utopian queer space. 

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Roots of Africa Music Ensemble
Nine Steps Away to Africa, 199 River Street, Troy, New York
May 6, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Roots of Africa Music Ensemble performs at the entrance to Nine Steps Away to Africa retail store, along River Street, in downtown Troy. Come out and dance to the African and Afro-Cuban muisc of this celebrated music group, led by Ade Knowles, Professor of Practice in the Arts.

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iEAR Presents!: Forming Gift / Free / Mutual Aid / Barter Networks with Caroline Woolard
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
May 6, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A workshop to help participants think through the forms of gift giving, free offering, mutual aid, or barter that might be appropriate to their communities and their goals.

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes | with film dir. Brett Story
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
May 10, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

More people are imprisoned in the United States at this moment than in any other time or place in history, yet the prison itself has never felt further away or more out of sight.  

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Oliver Kellhammer "Post Industrial Ecologies of the Hudson River Estuary"
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
May 14, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In this presentation and workshop, ecological artist, writer and activist Oliver Kellhammer will frame post-industrial ecologies as sites of renewal.

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