HASS Events


Archive 2006 Fall

Art and Science: Cognitive Modeling and Eye Tracking

September 3, 2006 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Anthony Hornof Associate Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science , University of OregonEvent Details
S. Michael Halloran, "Remembering the Battles of Saratoga: Toward the Purification of War"

Amy Scarfone, "Striking it Poor: Inverting the Bourgeois Spectacle through Artistic Intervention"

Ekaterina Haskins, "Between Archive and Public Participation: Public Memory inthe Digital Age"

The colloquium will be available online via a live video feed.Event Details
Daddy Does Cybernetics: Diary of a Mental Patient
West Hall Auditorium
September 13, 2006 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Jackie Orr (Syracuse University)Event Details
Life Drawing Exhibition
West Hall Gallery, Room 111
September 13, 2006 4:00 PM - October 4, 2006
The human figure is one of the most enduring themes in the visual arts. The exhibition, curated by Caren Canier, features works created by students, faculty, staff and community members from Rensselaer's 2005-2006 Life Drawing Open Studio. Event Details
Join us for the annual Welcome Cruise for undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty in the School of H&SS on the Captain JP II Cruise Lines in Troy.

Boarding begins promptly at 5:00 pm, and the cruise (with dinner buffet and entertainment) will be from 5:30 - 8:30 pm.

RSVP by September 8th to Elizabeth Large, (518) 276-2576.Event Details
Axiology of Science: An Important Topic in STS Studies
Sage 5711
September 18, 2006 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Speaker: Jian-Shan Li (Nankai University)Event Details
Estradiol and Appetite

September 20, 2006 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Estradiol and Appetite Larry Reid Professor Department of Cognitive Science Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteEvent Details
Create @ iEAR: Tali Hinkis & Kyle Lapidus (LoVid)
Darrin Communications Center, iEAR Space, Room #174

Blurring the border between exhibition and performance, sculpture and instruments, LoVid uses video and sound it synthesizes to assemble a collaged webpage of flickering GIFs.Event Details
1/f scaling as a signature of emergent coordination

October 4, 2006 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Christopher Kello Assistant Professor Department of Psychology Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study Dr. Kello is the Director of the Perception, Action, and Cognition Program at NSFEvent Details
Jim Zappen, Introduction

Barbara Warnick (University of Pittsburgh; Dept. of Communication), "Intertextuality and Web-Based Public Discourse"; a chapter from her in-press book Rhetoric Online: Persuasion and Politics on the World Wide Web

The colloquium will be available online via a live video feed.Event Details
Evaluating Perceptual Cue Reliabilities

October 11, 2006 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Robert Jacobs Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, and the Center for Visual Science University of RochesterEvent Details
Knowledge Rites and the Right Not to Know
SA 5711
October 11, 2006 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Stefan Sperling (Harvard University)Event Details
Bio-Art Installation: Julia Reodica
West Hall Gallery Room 111
October 11, 2006 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Julia Reodica's bio-art exhibit "Prototype" will have it's opening reception Wed., Oct. 11 from 6-7:30PM.Event Details
Following Julia Reodia's opening reception from 6-7:30PM, mulit-media artist Julia Heyward takes the West Hall Auditorium stage beginning at 7:30PM.Event Details
Jacqueline Goss and Julia Meltzer will offer a screening of their current work.Event Details
Join us for an electronic music concert featuring artists Holland Hopson and John J.A. Jannone!Event Details
Student Presentations
Sage Labs 4101
October 17, 2006 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Student Presentations: Vladislav Veksler and Deepa MukherjeeEvent Details
Caterina De Re will present her MFA thesis presentation.Event Details
Create @ iEAR: Paula Matthusen
West Hall Gallery, Room 111
October 25, 2006 7:30 PM - November 3, 2006
iEAR Presents! welcomes composer and musician Paula Matthusen to the Rensselaer campus on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 beginning with a brief lecture at 7:30 p.m. in the West Hall Gallery 111 on the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus (www.rpi.edu). View live online at www.hss.rpi.edu/streaming/arts/iear_live.asxEvent Details
Wandering Lines: A Walking Tour of Troy with Bettina Escauriza
Uncle Sam Statue, Downtown Troy
October 29, 2006 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Jason Waite, "Cultural Journalism and the Construction of Foxfire Identity"

Janice Fernheimer, "Black and Jewish: Hatzaad HaRishon's First Steps Explode Racial Expectations"

The colloquium will be available online via a live video feed.Event Details
MFA Thesis Show: Yael Kanarek
West Hall Gallery, Room 111

THE SHIVA CYCLE -- Machine Sex Action Group with members of La famille Kantor (Kantor Family)
Academy Hall, RPI Campus (15th & College Ave)
December 2, 2006 7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Exploring sexuality and technology, Machine Sex Action Group (MSAG) is a result of a long-term work Istvan Kantor initiated in the early 90’s with machinery of information technology in relation to control and communication.Event Details
"Truth Machine": Forensic DNA Profiling and Legal Credibility
Sage 5711
December 6, 2006 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker: Michael Lynch (Cornell University)Event Details
West Hall, RPI, off Sage Avenue, Troy, NY
December 10, 2006 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Smile While You ArtEvent Details
MediaNoche, NYC
December 14, 2006 6:00 PM - February 2, 2007
An MFA Thesis presentation by Zulma Aguiar.Event Details