HASS Events

 

Archive 2012 Fall

Bram van Heuveln,
Sage 4101
September 5, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Who is Isaac HACKsimov?
Sage Lab, Room 3101
September 5, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Spanish Hacktivists on digital tools for political mobilization

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Sustainability Research Lunch Meetings
Terra Cafe, in Fac-Staff Dining Hall
September 19, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

We offer a rigorous three-pronged argument that residential US higher education is teetering on the edge of a cliff.

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STS Colloquium - The Rise of the Mobile Internet
Sage 5711
September 19, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

TOLU ODUMOSU, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, The Belfer Center and Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

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Sustainability Research Across Disciplines
Sage 5101
September 22, 2012 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

A workshop bringing together Rensselaer researchers interested in interdisciplinary collaboration focused on environmental and sustainability problems.

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Sust Student Outreach Events

September 29, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sustainability Film Series - Film #1

September 30, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
On Labor Event Details
Sustainability Research Lunch Meetings
Terra Cafe, in Fac-Staff Dining Hall
October 3, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Title:  Basic Cognitive Science Research Opportunities in National Defense and Homeland Security

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STS Colloquium - Design Research in the Age of Analytics
Sage 5711
October 3, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Todd Cherkasky, Vice President and Global Lead for SapientNitro's Research & Insights Practice

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Reunion & Homecoming

October 5, 2012 9:00 AM - October 6, 2012

A series of events to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Arts and the 30th Anniversary of Science and Technology at Rensselaer

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Open House in Env and Politics

October 5, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Anniversary Lunch

October 5, 2012 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
STS anniversary lunch Event Details
Anniversary Panel

October 6, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dean and Kim Event Details
Sustainability Film Series - Film #2

October 14, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sustainability Research Lunch Meetings
Terra Cafe, in Fac-Staff Dining Hall
October 17, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Selim Akl, Queens University
Sage 4101
October 17, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Title:             The Physics of Space and Time in Unconventional Computation

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STS Colloquium

October 17, 2012 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Romann Weber, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
October 24, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Title:                    New Approaches to Mining Continuous Control Strategies

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Advising Open House

October 24, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Complementarity, Necessity and Preferences
CII 3051
October 24, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dr. Steven Beckman, Associate Professor, Department of Economics University of Colorado, Denver

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Hudson Consortium Meeting

October 27, 2012 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Maris College Event Details
Sustainability Film Series - Film #3

October 28, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Sustainability Research Lunch Meetings
Terra Cafe, in Fac-Staff Dining Hall
October 31, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Tim Lebo, Jason Ralph, RPI Graduate Students
Sage 4101
October 31, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Tim Lebo:Title:  Towards Data-Centric Digital Communities: An example for the Department of Health and Human ServicesJason Ralph:Title:  The Many Varieties of  n-Back Performance.

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STS Colloquium

October 31, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Political Advertisement VIII: 1952-2012
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
November 2, 2012 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

This fascinating anthology, updated to include advertisements from the 2012 presidential campaign, documents the selling of the American presidency since the 1950s.

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BEYOND THE INTERNET: Technology and Activism in a New Key
Auditorium, Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies
November 5, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

A Colloquium on the Internet and Activism, speaker: Evgney Morozov

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Ensemble Congeros: Chasing the Rhythms
EMPAC Theater
November 10, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Ensemble Congeros Concert

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Sustainability Film Series - Film #4

November 11, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Living River: The Ganger Event Details
Sustainability Research Lunch Meetings
Terra Cafe, in Fac-Staff Dining Hall
November 14, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Robert Olberg, Union College
Sage 4101
November 14, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

How the dragonfly intercepts its flying prey: From neurons to behavior

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STS Colloquium

November 14, 2012 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Seminar with Dr. Elie During, Volmer Fries Lecturer
EMPAC Studio BETA
November 16, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Open discussion and seminar with philosopher Dr. Elie During, from the University of Paris Ouest-Nanterre.

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"Cage/Gould: Several Silences", Elie During - Vollmer W. Fries Lecture
EMPAC Theater
November 17, 2012 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Commemorating the centenary of John Cage's birth and Glenn Gould's passing in 1982 at age 50, Elie During presents a pre-concert lecture on the links and affinities between these two giants of 20th century music.

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Rensselaer Contemporary Music Ensemble: Cage/Gould
EMPAC Theater
November 17, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Bach at Noon
EMPAC Studio BETA
November 28, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Public launch of new app for iPad/iPhone by Michael Century and Shawn Lawson

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Matthias Scheutz, Tufts University
Sage 4101
November 28, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Title:  The Dual Role of Robots in Cognitive Science

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STS Colloquium - From Gotland to Youngstown
Sage 5711
November 28, 2012 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

"From Gotland to Youngstown: Understanding the indissoluble link between landscape and justice" Don Mitchell, Distinguished Professor of Geography at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University

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"United in Anger: A History of ACT UP" with filmmaker Jim Hubbard
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
December 4, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

United in Anger is an inspiring documentary about the AIDS activist movement from the perspective of the people in the trenches fighting the epidemic

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STS Undergraduate Research Symposium

December 5, 2012 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. James Adams, Rensselaer Professor of Economics 

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the end, again: Electronic Arts Graduate Show
West Hall
December 9, 2012 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

RPI Electronic Arts PHD and MFA graduate students present their newest works in a group show.

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STS Grad/Faculty Research Symposium

December 14, 2012 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM