HASS Events


Archive 2008 Fall

Bram van Heuveln - Introduction to Minds and Machines
Sage 4101
September 3, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Kyle deCamp
Darrin Communications Center, Room 174, RPI Campus
September 4, 2008 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
A Create @ iEAR Residency presentation.Event Details
Prof Gary Marcus, NYU
Sage 4101
September 10, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Language as KlugeEvent Details
Douglas Blackmon Discusses "Slavery By Another Name"
Sage 5101
September 10, 2008 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Douglas Blackmon, noted Wall Street Journal author, presents and discusses his book, Slavery by Another Name:  How the Rise of Industrial Forced Labor, Southern White Supremacy, and Northern Indifference Re-Enslaved Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
Event Details
Humanities @ Rensselaer Speakers Series, Douglas A. Blackmon
SAGE 5101
September 10, 2008 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The first speaker in this year's Humanities @ Rensselaer Speakers Series is author Douglas A. Blackmon, Atlanta Bureau Chief of the Wall Street JournalEvent Details
Unmesh Kurup, Post Doc, RPI
Sage 4101
September 17, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Some Differences between Internal and External DiagramsEvent Details
West Hall Auditorium, RPI Campus
September 17, 2008 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Media artist and theorist Jordan Crandall will present alecture/performance for the Fall 2008 iEAR Presents! Series Out of Time.Event Details
In Fall 2008, Rensselaer will begin to offer undergraduates the opportunity to extend their current level of financial aid and earn both a bachelor's and master's degree (co-terminal degree) in five years.

LL&C will be holding an information session on September 23 to discuss its new co-terminal M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) degree.Event Details
Jim Hendler, Sr. Constellation Professor of Tetherless World, RPI
Sage 4101
September 24, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Ontological Myths:  Reducing the ConfusionEvent Details
David Rokeby
West Hall Gallery, Room 111, RPI Campus
September 24, 2008 5:00 PM - October 17, 2008
Part of the Fall 2008 iEAR Presents! Series Out of Time, Rokeby's video installtion "Machine for Taking Time" will be on exhibit September 24-October 17, 2008.Event Details
Lewis Davis and Fuat Sener, Union College
Sage 3205
September 26, 2008 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
"Innovation and Growth with Endogenous Patent Enforcment and Infringement"Event Details
Nancy Campbell Presents "The Narcotics Farm"
Market Block Books, Troy, NY
September 26, 2008 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
HASS's Nancy Campbell Discusses her latest book, "The Narcotics Farm" on Troy Night OutEvent Details
DCC 330
September 29, 2008 4:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Columbia University scientist Wallace S. Broecker will deliver a lecture on "Global Climate Change: A Warning to Dryland Dwellers and How to Avoid the Worst"Event Details
Dr. Daphne Bavelier, Issues
Sage 4101
October 1, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Action video game playing enhances vision and perceptual decision making.Event Details
William Warren, Professor and Chair, Brown University
Sage 4101
October 8, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The Dynamics of Perception and Action:  From Bouncing Babies to Legged LocomotionEvent Details
James D. Adams, RPI
Sage 3205
October 8, 2008 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
 "Is the U.S. Losing Its Preeminence in Higher Education?"Event Details
EMPAC Opening with Two Day Research Symposium
Experimental Media and Perofrmaing Arts Center
October 10, 2008 1:00 PM - October 11, 2008
The Symposium Weekend:an internationally diverse group of directors from leading research institutions shares their work in areas of arts, design and media based scientific research.Event Details
James Kahn, University of Pennsylvania
Sage 3205
October 10, 2008 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
"What Drives Housing Prices?"Event Details
Free Grant Writing Workshops for Art Students
WH 112 & 413
October 15, 2008 10:00 AM - 2:20 PM
In conjunction with the New York Foundation of the Arts, the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host two workshops for student-artistsEvent Details
Marc Destefano, Grad Student Presentation
Sage 4101
October 15, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Arturo Estrella, RPI
Sage 3205
October 15, 2008 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
"Term Premiums and the Predictability of Recessions"Event Details
Human Rights Watch International Film Festival
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 Sixth Ave., Troy, NY
October 22, 2008 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Human Rights Watch's International Film Festival has become a leading venue for distinguished fiction, documentary and animated films and videos with a distinctive human rights theme.Event Details
Jose Holguin-Veras, Civil and Environmental Engineering, RPI
Sage 3205
October 22, 2008 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
"The Truth, the Myths, and the Possible in Freight Road Pricing in Congested Urdan Areas" (NOTE STARTING TIME)Event Details
Micah Clark, Graduate Student
Sage 4101
October 29, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  "Slate:  An Argument-Centered Intelligent Assistant to Human Reasoners"Event Details
"Nanoethics Wake; or, A Young Discipline's Illustrative Priming" Lecture by STS Ph.D. Michael BennettEvent Details
Steven Klepper, Carnegie-Mellon University
Location to be announced
October 31, 2008 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
"Submarkets, Industry Shakeouts, and the Evolution of the U.S. Laser Industry" (NOTE STARTING TIME)Event Details
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
November 6, 2008 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Digital media theorist, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, will present a guest lecture for the Fall 2008 iEAR Presents! Series Out of Time.  Co-sponsored by EMPAC.Event Details
Solomon W. Polachek, University at Binghamton
Sage 3205
November 7, 2008 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
"Globalization and International Conflict: Can FDI Increase Cooperation Among Nations?"Event Details
Dave Touretzy, Research Professor,Carnegie Mellon University
Sage 4101
November 12, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
"Dual-Coding Representations for Robot Vision"Event Details
Daniel L. Shawhan, RPI
Sage 3205
November 12, 2008 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
"Public Decision-Making and Time Inconsistency: Experimental Evidence and Social Consequences"Event Details
Grad Student Presentations
Sage 4101
November 19, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Rensselaer Contemporary Music Ensemble
EMPAC, Studio 2
November 19, 2008 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
New Music Performance featuring works by Frederic Rzewski and Pauline Oliveros.  Part of the Fall 2008 iEAR Presents! Series Out of Time.Event Details
Michael Lynch, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept LLC, RPI
Sage 4101
December 3, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dramatically altering CLARION:  Adapting a cognitive architecture for interactive storytellingEvent Details
Department of the Arts, MFA Show
West Hall, RPI Campus
December 7, 2008 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A public exhibition of both works-in-progress and finished pieces.  Installations and gallery viewing 5-9pm.  Auditorium show and live performances begin 7pm.Event Details
Bella Veksler, Grad Student, RPI
Sage 4101
December 10, 2008 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  How Salient Events Improve Performance During Prolonged TasksEvent Details