HASS Events

 

Archive 2011 Fall

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.
Event Details
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
Event Details
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!
Event Details
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.
Event Details
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
Event Details
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.
Event Details
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.
Event Details
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
Event Details
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.
Event Details
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
Event Details
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.

Event Details
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