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Archive 2011

Gregory DeAngelo, RPI Economics
Sage 4101
January 26, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  The Role of Risk and Uncertainty in Multi-Reference Point Models of UtilityEvent Details
Bram van Heuveln, Minds and Machines
Sage 4101
February 2, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Bram van Heuveln, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Cognitive Science, will discuss the latest developments in the Cognitive Science undergraduate program, providing news on new instructors, courses, research efforts, and more.Event Details
Andrew Kindle
SA 3205
February 2, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 "The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and Emissions Leakage from New York to Pennsylvania"Event Details
Andy Clark
BioTech Auditorium
February 9, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Andy Clark's Natural-Born Cyborgs? Reflections on Bodies, Minds, and Human Enhancement
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John Heim
SA 3205
February 9, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Do Government Deficits Crowd Out Consumer And Investment Spending?Event Details
Title:  Functional MRI:  Methods and ApplicationEvent Details
Arturo Estrella
SA 3205
February 16, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The Credit Channel: Impact and Observability in a New Keynesian FrameworkEvent Details
Addicted to Plastic
SA 3303
February 17, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Screening of the film "Addicted to Plastic".  A global journey to investigate the ubiquity and toxic legacy of plastics and creative efforts to develop alternatives.Event Details
Soledad Vedovato/Xian Li, Graduate Students
Sage 4101
February 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Sarah Jacobson, Williams
SA 3205
February 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Food and Memory Workshop
Gallery 111, West Hall
March 2, 2011 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
hosted by Ellie MarkovitchEvent Details
Alvaro Graves/Melissa Parade, RPI Graduate Students
Sage 4101
March 2, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Joe Sabia, West Point
SA 3205
March 2, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Paula Matthusen
West Hall Auditorium
March 2, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
New compositions for eclectic ensembles in concert
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Title: Empirical and Computational Studies of Response Inhibition in 'Executive' Tasks 
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Tom Cooley, NYU
TBD
March 9, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Larry Polansky
West Hall Auditorium
March 9, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Concert of ensemble pieces featuring guitar, computer, flute, percussion, and piano
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If Truth be Told
Martinez Gallery: 3 Broadway, Troy, NY
March 12, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Clara Tomaz' video DEVIATIONS AND STRAIGHT LINE included group show
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Nostalgia for the Light with filmmaker Patricio Guzman
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
March 20, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Screening
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Do Not Believe Your Eyes, 2000
Gallery 111, West Hall
March 21, 2011 4:00 PM - March 26, 2011
Looped film screening by Oleg MavromattiEvent Details
George Quasha
West Hall Room 413
March 22, 2011 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PhD colloquium lectureEvent Details
McKinney Writing Contest Deadline
Sage 4508
March 22, 2011 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Entries to the 70th McKinney Writing Contest are due
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Romann Weber/Tim Lebo, Graduate Students
Sage 4101
March 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
John Heim

March 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dr. Tanja Paulitz
Sage 5711
March 23, 2011 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Department of Sociology
University of GrazEvent Details
Zynga Presentation
Sage 3510
March 24, 2011 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Matt Kraft, University Relations Specialist at Zynga will be presenting career and internship opportunitiesEvent Details
Gasland
SA 3303
March 24, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A screening of the film "Gasland" which tracks how the largest domestic natural gas boom in history has swept across the United States, contaminating communities and provoking protests.Event Details
Failure
Collar Works Gallery, 444 River Street, 3rd Floor, Troy NY 12180
March 25, 2011 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
A group show that features Kathy High's new works with animals.Event Details
Don Ihde
West Hall Room 413
March 29, 2011 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PhD colloquium lecture
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Stacy Marsella - Graduate Lecture
Carnegie 201
March 29, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Title: To be AnnouncedEvent Details
Stacy Marsella, University of Southern California
BioTech Auditorium
March 30, 2011 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Stacy Marsella will talk about "Hot Blooded Virtual Humans: Making emotional automatons"Event Details
BLUE MORPH
Gallery 111, West Hall
March 30, 2011 4:00 PM - April 15, 2011
Exhibit by media artist Victoria Vesna + nanoscientist Jim GimzewskiEvent Details
Ken Simons
Sage 3205
March 30, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Presents his paper titled "Product Market Characteristics and the Industry Life Cycle"Event Details
The Afro Asian Scientific Soul Duo: Fred Ho and Salim Washington
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
March 30, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Multi-Media/Music Performance
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Stretched Boundaries
West Hall Auditorium
March 31, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Robert Gazzale, Williams

April 6, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
John Lindstedt/Ryan Buss, RPI Graduate Students
Sage 4101
April 6, 2011 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Troy Paradio and PolyChoral Concert
Troy Riverfront Park to EMPAC Concert Hall
April 6, 2011 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Outdoor processional performance to indoor vocal extravaganza!Event Details
Accepted Student Celebration
According to Schedule
April 9, 2011 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Victoria Vesna
West Hall Room 413
April 12, 2011 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
PhD colloquium lecture
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Victoria Vesna & Jim Gimzewski
Biotech Auditorium (CBIS)
April 12, 2011 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Lecture and Gallery receptionEvent Details
Nick Wilson/Richard Caneba, RPI Graduate Students
Sage 4101
April 13, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Screening: ManDove
EMPAC Theater
April 13, 2011 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New work by Jim de Seve and Kian Tjong
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70th Annual McKinney Contest - Susan Choi, Guest Speaker
Biotech Auditorium
April 14, 2011 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Winners of McKinney Writing Contest will be awarded their prizes by author, Susan Choi. During the second part of the program Susan Choi will read from her work.Event Details
Performance: Theory of Flight
EMPAC, Studio 1 - Goodman
April 16, 2011 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
A biology and art fantasy in the pursuit of human flight
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Cecilia Dougherty
West Hall Room 413
April 19, 2011 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PhD colloquium lecture
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James Michaelis/Ryan Hope Graduate Students
Sage 4101
April 20, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
TILT/SHIFT: works from Advanced Digital Imaging
Gallery 111, West Hall
April 20, 2011 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A student exhibition of photography, collage, stencil, processing, assemblage, and projection projects.Event Details
Fresh
DCC 324
April 21, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A screening of the film "Fresh" which celebrates the farmers, thinkers, and business people across America who are reinventing our current food system.Event Details
Michael Century, solo concert
EMPAC Theater
April 25, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Classical and Contemporary PianoEvent Details
Adam Zaretsky, (RPI E-Arts PhD Candidate)

April 26, 2011 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PhD colloquium lecture
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Michael Qin
Sage 4101
April 27, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 Dr. Michael Kaige Qin is a Principle Investigator at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory.
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Pure Performance
Gallery 111, West Hall
April 27, 2011 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Student work from Nao Bustamante's performance class.Event Details
Dancing for Dara
West Hall Auditorium
April 27, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
A multi-city fundraising screening for Dara GreenwaldEvent Details
Conference on the Political Sociology of Science and Technology
Sage 5711
April 29, 2011 9:00 AM - May 1, 2011
The conference will take place on Friday, April 29, through Sunday morning, May 1. The Friday sessions will consist of doctoral students in a workshop setting, in which students will get ample time to explore new projects and present preliminary dissertation research. Daniel Kleinman will give the plenary lecture on Friday evening as the Phelan Lecture in Science, Technology, and Democracy.Event Details
Junior Senior EART EMAC Exhibition
Arts Center of the Capital Region
April 29, 2011 5:00 PM - May 6, 2011
Exhibition and Screening of Art work from this years Junior and Senior students.
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Stephen J. Read, University of Southern California
Sage 4101
May 4, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title: A neural network model of the structure and dynamics of human personality Event Details
Colloquium - Lynn Miller
Biotech Auditorium
May 4, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Developing SOLVE‐IT (Socially OptimizedLearning in Virtual Environments UsingIntelligent/Gaming Technologies): AnIntervention for Young MSM to be AssessedNationally Over the WebEvent Details
GameFest Symposium and Exhibition
Armory and Biotech Auditorium
May 6, 2011 5:00 PM - May 7, 2011
Featuring student designed games, a keynote by Brian Reynolds, Chief Game Designer at Zynga and panel discussions with industry experts.Event Details
Jonah Busch
SA 3205
May 11, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Infinity Simulator
EMPAC, Studio 1
May 12, 2011 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A thesis project by XXXY
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Other's Concept
West Hall, First floor, RPI Campus
May 15, 2011 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
New work by students in the Electronic Arts MFA and PhD programs.Event Details
Boryana Rossa's Bootleg Garden
Gallery 111, West Hall
May 19, 2011 4:00 PM - May 26, 2011
An installation that examines the impact of biotechnology on global food production and local markets.Event Details
XMALIA, songs about extinction by C. RYDER COOLEY
Club Helsinki, Hudson NY
May 26, 2011 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Music! Trapeze! Taxidermy!Event Details
Local broadcast of "Animalia" on TvFILM
WMHT TV
July 24, 2011 10:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Animation by C. Ryder Cooley and Bart WoodstrupEvent Details
Wayne Gray

August 24, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  Using Data to Drive Imagination ModelingEvent Details
Bram van Heuveln, Minds and Machines
Sage 4101
September 7, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
William Rapaport, SUNY Buffalo
Sage 4101
September 14, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  How Cognition *Could Be* ComputingEvent Details
Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of TechnologyEvent Details
Stephen Pink, Dartmouth NH; Lancaster University UK
Sage 4101
September 21, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Schrödinger's Register and Penrose's Oracle Machine: Foundational Issues and Physical RealizationEvent Details
John Stranlund ,University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Sage 3205
September 23, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
"Apres le Deluge, 1913-1947": Surveys key moments and tensions within the historical avant-garde, with examples from dance, abstract film and animation, experimental music, and critical theory.Event Details
Chris Eliasmith, University of Waterloo, Canada
Sage 4101
September 28, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  How to build a brain: From single cells to cognitive systemsEvent Details
Split Estate
Sage 3303
October 2, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Screening of the film "Split Estate". An Emmy Award-winning documentary that examines hydraulic fracturing, and conflicts between surface land owners and the natural gas industry in the western United States.
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Bonnie John, Carnegie Mellon
Sage 4101
October 5, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Deploying CogTool: Integrating Quantitative Usability Assessment with Cognitive Modeling into Real-World Software DevelopmentEvent Details
Vollmer Fries Lecture: Dmitri Tymoczko "A Geometry of Music"
EMPAC, Theater
October 5, 2011 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Lecture and performance with reception to follow at 3:30pmEvent Details
Zack Grossman, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sage 3205
October 5, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
"The Panacea That Failed, 1948-1974": Balances the celebratory heyday of art and technology against a rising tide of disillusionment and media-archeological irony.Event Details
Nick Wilson and Richard Caneba
SA 4101
October 12, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
RPI Graduate students present their research
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Suzanne Anker
West Hall, Room 211
October 12, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
PhD Colloquium LectureEvent Details
Sarah Jacobson ,Williams College
Sage 3205
October 12, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Economics Seminar presentation by Sarah Jacobson ,Williams CollegeEvent Details
StoryHarvest: A celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table
Collard City Growers: 3337 6th Ave. & The Sanctuary for Independent Media: 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY
October 15, 2011 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cultivate community through cooking and eating, sharing stories, making music, and watching films. Bring your seeds, spoons, and stories!
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The Yes Men Fix the World
Sage 3303
October 16, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Screening of the film "The Yes Men Fix the World".  A hilarious and true story of two political activists who, posing as top executives of giant corporations, lie their way into big business conferences and pull off the world's most outrageous pranks -- while working to enhance political and media literacy.
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James H. Moor, Prof Dept of Philosophy, Dartmouth College
Sage 4101
October 19, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  How Are Ethical Robots Possible?Event Details
Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Brown University

October 19, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Jon Matthis
SA 4101
October 26, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
RPI Graduate Students present their researchEvent Details
Eben Kirksey, CUNY Graduate Center
5711 Sage Lab
October 26, 2011 12:30 PM - September 27, 2011
Jeff Wagner, Rochester Institute of Technology
SA 4101
October 28, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Economics Seminar Presentation by Jeff Wagner, Rochester Institute of TechnologyEvent Details
Rensselaer Music Association Concert
EMPAC Concert Hall
October 29, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Romann Weber and Jason Ralph
SA4101
November 2, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
RPI Graduate Students present their research
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Liza Johnson
Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS) Auditorium, RPI Campus, Troy, NY
November 2, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Liza Johnson presents her short films with moderated discussion.
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Gikas A. Hardouvelis
Chief Economist, Eurobank EFG
Professor of Finance and Economics
Piraeus UniversityEvent Details
What’s On Your Plate?
Sage 3303
November 6, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Screening of the film "What's On Your Plate?".  A funny and provocative film about kids, what they eat, and their place in the food web, working out from the lives of two eleven year-old girls in New York City.
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Mark Shepard
West Hall, Room 112
November 8, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
"Pathetic Fallacies and Category Mistakes: making sense and nonsense of the (near-future) Sentient City" - PhD Colloquium lecture
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Michel Brudzinski and Ryan Hope
SA4101
November 9, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
RPI Graduate Students present their researchEvent Details
Piano Waves Rensselaer + Saint Rose
EMPAC Concert Hall
November 9, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Effect of the Election of Prosecutors on Criminal Trials
Sage 4101
November 11, 2011 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
RPI Economics Seminar Series talk by Bryan C. McCannon, Associate Professor of Economics at Saint Bonaventure UniversityEvent Details
Burning in the Sun
Sage 3303
November 13, 2011 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Screening of the film "Burning in the Sun". This film is about 26-year-old Daniel Dembele, who returns to his homeland in Mali to start a business building solar panels, aiming to electrify the households of rural communities, 99% of which live without power.
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Urban Informatics: The Digital Metamorphosis From Social Butterfly To Engaged Citizen
Sage Dining Hall, Center Meeting Room
November 15, 2011 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
A talk by Marcus Foth, the director of the Urban Informatics Lab at Queensland University of TechnologyEvent Details
John Lindstedt and Sol Vedovato
SA4101
November 16, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
RPI Graduate Students present their researchEvent Details
LINEAR AND AERIAL PERSPECTIVES
EMPAC, Studio 2
November 16, 2011 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Screening + Performance by Clara Tomaz, Reception to follow
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Video Games: The Inside Story
DCC 318
November 17, 2011 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A talk with Richard Dansky from Ubisoft/Redstorm and Stephen Jacobs from RIT/Mircosoft's Just Press Play.  Moderated by Lee Sheldon, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the GSAS Program.Event Details
Either/Orchestra, "The Collected Unconscious"
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., North Troy
November 20, 2011 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
"Virtuality to Virtuosity, 1974-2011": Moves beyond what some have termed the crisis of new media art today—its relegation to "cool obscurity" by the institutional art world, and its simultaneous co-option by the information industries—by sketching out an anti-anti-utopian view of the potential of experimental artworks as "extraordinary freedom machines."Event Details
JR Scally and Ryan Buss
Sage 4101
November 30, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
RPI Graduate Students present their researchEvent Details
Gerald Markowitz, John Jay College
5711 Sage Lab
November 30, 2011 12:30 PM - September 27, 2011
Neil Rolnick: Scenes from MONO
EMPAC Theater
December 1, 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Selections from Rolnick's work-in-progress, MONO, which explores a world of fading senses.Event Details
Rensselaer Music Association Winter Concert
EMPAC Concert Hall
December 3, 2011 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Duncan Brumby, University College London
Sage 4101
December 7, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title: Interactions on the Move: Understanding Strategy Adaptation in Dynamic Multitask Environments.

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Oscillations: Electronic Arts Graduate Show
West Hall, RPI campus
December 11, 2011 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Electronic Arts graduate students present "Oscillations," a group show of new works on December 11th.Event Details