HASS Events


Archive 2006 Spring

Liana Brown: CIHR Group on Action and Perception, University of Western OntarioEvent Details
Indifference to Science
January 20, 2006 9:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Alex Petrov University of Colorado Event Details
LL&C Colloquium Series presents Digital Citizenship and Journalism.

A talk by Assistant Prof. Katya Haskins, Bill Densmore (The Media Giraffe Project), and Lydia Kulbida (WNYT Co-Anchor, The Media Project/WAMC).Event Details
Virginia Savova Johns Hopkins University Event Details
Look up! See Mercury!
February 11, 2006 8:00 PM - 8:00 AM
Mark Changizi Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology at Caltec Event Details
Steve Kurtz
February 13, 2006 7:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Eine Kleine Gamelan Music
Darrin Communications Center-iEARSpace, Room 174
February 15, 2006 7:30 PM - 7:00 AM

This event marks the public presentation of the artists’ Spring ’06 Create @ iEAR residency, which was made possible in part by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts Music Program – Residencies in New Music Technology.

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David Fencsik Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women’s HospitalEvent Details
A Honey Diamond in the Dew
Children's Museum of Science and Technology, 250 Jordan Road, Troy, NY
February 18, 2006 8:00 PM - 8:00 AM

What is simultaneously soft, hard, and sparkling as it wraps around you? featuring: Diana Slattery and Evidence (Stephan Moore and Scott Smallwood)

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RPI/Mills Concert
February 25, 2006 11:00 PM - 11:00 PM
LL&C Colloquium Series presents TechMom: Gender in the Technologies of Communication, Visualization, and Living.

A talk by Associate Prof. Audrey Bennett, Kate Boyer (STS), Sharra Vostral (STS), Anne Galperin (SUNY, New Paltz), and Melissa Kuperminc (The Portfolio Center in Atlanta).Event Details
Your Face Is Safe with Me
West Hall Gallery 111
March 1, 2006 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Azariah: Whom Jehovah Helps
March 4, 2006 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
The McKinney Contest is Rensselaer's writing competition for undergraduate and graduate students. All enrolled students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunities that competition affords.

Entries will be accepted in undergraduate and graduate divisions in each of the following categories:

- Fiction or Drama
- Poetry
- Essays
- Electronic Media

The deadline for receipt of entries is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2006.

Visit the McKinney website (listed below) for an entry form and submission details.Event Details
Quantum Leaps-An Evening of Video
March 22, 2006 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Musica Elettronica Viva!
March 30, 2006 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
LL&C Colloquium Series presents Usable Content: STC Planning Report.

A talk by LL&C Chair and Prof. Cheryl Geisler, et al.Event Details
The Sanctuary
April 10, 2006 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM

Free103point9 is a nonprofit arts organization focused on establishing and cultivating the genre Transmission Arts by promoting artists who explore ideas around transmission as a medium for creative expression.

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Micah Clark,RAIR LabEvent Details
LL&C Colloquium Series presents Rhetorical Landscapes and the Varieties of Rhetorical Experience.

Alumnus Gregory Clark, Professor and Chair of English at Brigham Young University and editor of Rhetoric Society Quarterly, joins us on April 19 to discuss his book "Rhetorical Landscapes in America: Variations on a Theme from Kenneth Burke" and answer questions about academic publishing.

Greg will explore the idea of "rhetorical experience" and discuss how identification is an experience, an experience prompted by a wide variety of experiences that have a rhetorical effect -- the effect of changing one's sense of self and affiliation.Event Details
Let Me- Live performance by Nao Bustamante
West Hall Auditorium
April 19, 2006 7:30 PM - 7:00 AM

Utilizing live-performance, video projection and karaoke, Bustamante takes the audience on a bizarre journey, Frankensteining a patchwork of fables to create a meandering and warped morality tale.

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Annual McKinney Contest -- E. L. Doctorow, Guest Speaker
Darrin Communications Center (DCC 308)

E. L. Doctorow will present awards to the winners of the McKinney Contest and perform a reading beginning at 8 p.m. on April 19, 2006 in Darrin Communications Center (DCC 308).

The McKinney Contest is Rensselaer's writing competition for undergraduate and graduate students. For more information about the contest and for directions to the event, please visit the website listed below.

E. L. Doctorow is one of the great masters of the historical novel. His honors include the National Book Award, two National Book Critics Circle Awards, the Pen/Faulkner Award, the Edith Wharton Citation for Fiction, the William Dean Howells Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the presidentially conferred National Humanities Medal.Event Details
LL&C Colloquium Series presents Developing a Collections Based Interactive Game: Albany Institute of History & Art Project with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

A talk by Prof. Patricia Search (LL&C), and Erika Sanger and Doug McCombs (Albany Institute of History & Art).Event Details
MFA Exhibit
West Hall Gallery, Room 111
May 7, 2006 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
“Empty-Set-Go!”, an exhibition of work by MFA candidates at Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteEvent Details
Topics and Abstracts to followEvent Details