HASS Events


Archive 2012 Spring

Dr. Lawrence Reid, RPI Professor
Sage 4101
January 25, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Bram van Heuveln
Sage 4101
February 1, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Are You Ready for That Great Atomic Power?
Gallery 111, West Hall
February 3, 2012 6:00 PM - February 29, 2012
An exhibition by Troy artist Nathan Meltz chronicling nuclear holocaust through printmaking, animation, and collage.Event Details
Hiro Uchida, RPI Post Doc
Sage 4101
February 8, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  Modal Reasoning as SimulationEvent Details
Jonathan Chen, "Solo Concert"
EMPAC, Theater
February 9, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Composer Jonathan Chen will perform three of his new works for electronics, violin, and viola.Event Details
Russell Sage 3303
February 12, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
A documentary about a community just outside of Troy, New York, a community undergoing change as farmland is bought up by real estate developers. Event Details
Yingrui Yang, Department of Cognitive Science, RPI
Sage 4101
February 15, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
 Precis of the book entitled, Modern Principles of Economic Mechanics:Qualitative Initiatives toward Integrating Economics, Cognitive Science and Theoretical PhysicsEvent Details
Greg DeAngelo, Assistant Professor, Economics, RPI
Sage 4101
February 22, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title: Social Behavior Toward Risk and InequalityEvent Details

Title: Stability and Variability in Learning an Interactive Task

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Rensselaer Music Association Pops Concert
EMPAC, Concert Hall
March 3, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Kathy High's "Death Down Under"
EMPAC, Theater
March 6, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Talk & ScreeningEvent Details
Xiaodon Yan, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
March 7, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title:  "Studying the human neural network: methods and application"Event Details
Joseph Bowie & Adam Rudolph Duet
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., North Troy (between Glen and 101st Street)
March 20, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Musical performance grounded in the American improvisational traditionEvent Details
Sol Vedovato, RPI Graduate Students
Sage 4101
March 21, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Darwin's Nightmare
Russell Sage 3303
March 25, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
A stunning and sobering story about fish, invasive species, people and globalization around Lake Victoria, in the heart of Africa. Event Details
Andrew Ortony, Professor Psyc, Northwestern Univ
Sage 4101
March 28, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
What would an Emotional Turing Test be? Could a machine pass it? And what would it mean if it could?Event Details
Jennifer & Kevin McCoy
EMPAC, Evelyn's Cafe (Level 5)
March 28, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Artist talk by Arts Department alumni
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MY BARBARIAN: Broke People's Baroque Peoples' Theater
West Hall Auditorium, RPI Campus, Troy, NY
March 30, 2012 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
The LA-based performance troupe My Barbarian presents their latest collaborative work. Evoking a number of theatrical styles—from Baroque spectacle to camp drag.Event Details
Ensemble Congeros: "Chasing The Rhythms" DVD Release Party
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy, NY
March 31, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
This concert and DVD release party will highlight the music of Ensemble Congeros, founded by Dr. Eddie Ade Knowles.Event Details
Fred Ho: Artist Talk
West Hall, Room 112, RPI Campus, Troy, NY
April 4, 2012 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Anthony Beavers, University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana
Sage 4101
April 4, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  Title:  (How) Can Semantic Information Be Reduced to Information Theory? Implications for an Information-Theoretic Philosophy of MindEvent Details
Fred Ho: Book Signing, Music, and Community Raw Food Reception
Market Block Books, 290 River Street, Troy, NY
April 4, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
NATURESONGS, Rensselaer Contemporary Music Ensemble
EMPAC, Studio 2
April 10, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
EMPAC, Studio Beta
April 11, 2012 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Interactive installation

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Alvaro Graves/Michael BarronRPI Graduate Students
Sage 4101
April 11, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Dean Mary Simoni in Concert
EMPAC, Theater
April 13, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

A concert of electroacoustic music and multimedia works composed and performed by Mary Simoni (piano).

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Accepted Student Celebration

April 14, 2012 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM
Don't miss the celebration for our Class of 2016! Learn your way around campus, discover the many clubs and activities you can choose from, hear from representatives from each school, explore our academic programs, meet your soon-to-be classmates and more!Event Details
"Earthaluya" Summit with Reverend Billy
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., North Troy (between Glen and 101st Street)
April 14, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir: Declaration of the Occupation

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"Earthaluya" Sustainability and Public Action Workshop with Reverend Billy and Savitri D.
Darrin Communications Center, Room 174, RPI Campus, Troy, NY
April 16, 2012 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
"Earthaluya" Public Lecture/Performance with Reverend Billy
Darrin Communications Center, Room 318, RPI Campus, Troy, NY
April 16, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Earthalujah! Revolujah! Come celebrate Earth Day at Rensselaer, as Reverend Billy reveals his campaign.

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Sounding Across Borders
EMPAC, Studio Beta
April 17, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A three-way telematic concert (Troy NY, Palo Alto CA, & Manizález, Colombia) and Human Surrogate with Tintinnabulate.

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Xian Li/Sean Barton , Graduate Students
Sage 4101
April 18, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Annual McKinney Contest - Ann Enright, Guest Speaker
Biotech Auditorium
April 18, 2012 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Winners of McKinney Writing Contest will be awarded their prizes by author, Ann Enright. During the second part of the program Ann Enright will read from her work.Event Details
"New Heights" Opening Reception
Dean's Gallery and Vertical Gallery, Sage Hall, RPI campus
April 19, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Exhibition of digital photography, prints, sculpture, and drawings by the students of Advanced Digital Imaging, Arts-4971/Arts-6971, Spring 2012

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Boryana Rossa: After the Fall: Two Channel Video Installation
EMPAC, Studio 2
April 20, 2012 5:30 PM - April 21, 2012
This video installation by Boryana Rossa examines gender performance in film after the Cold War.Event Details
Vanishing of the Bees
Russell Sage 3303
April 22, 2012 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
"Vanishing of the Bees" examines the alarming disappearance of honeybees around the world, and implications for environmental sustainability. Event Details
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy, NY
April 24, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Compositions and improvisations by members of the RPI Experimental Telepresence Seminar, Directed by Pauline Oliveros with special guests David Whalen and Christine Sun Kim

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2012 EMAC & EART Junior/Senior Exhibition
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy, NY
April 25, 2012 6:00 PM - April 28, 2012
Exhibition and screening of art work from this year's Junior and Senior students in Rensselaer's EMAC and EARTS programs.
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GOLDEN HOUR: Alejandro Borsani's Thesis Show
West Hall Gallery, 111, West Hall, RPI Campus
April 27, 2012 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Golden hour is a light installation that endlessly extends the last daylight hour.

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Evidence: Experimental Electronic Music Duo
The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street, Troy, NY
April 27, 2012 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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GameFest 2012
April 28, 2012 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Featuring student designed games, a keynote by Richard Vogel, Exec. Producer, Star Wars: The Old Republic and panel discussions with industry experts.Event Details
GameFest 2012 - Symposium
Biotech Auditorium
April 28, 2012 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
The event introduces students to philosophers, computer scientists, artists and cognitive scientists who are conducting research in game design, development and production, providing the potential for interdisciplinary junctures and co-operation between the arts and cultural studies, social sciences, computer sciences, engineering and emerging technical research in information technology.Event Details
Rensselaer Music Association Spring Concert
EMPAC, Concert Hall
April 28, 2012 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
David Arner, "The Invocation of Hermes Twice Revealed"
EMPAC, Theater
May 1, 2012 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Arner's Planetary Invocations project explores astro/mytho/logical consciousness through music and sound.Event Details
Christopher F. Chabris, Asst. Professor, Union College
Sage 4101
May 2, 2012 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Title: "Aristotle's Hypothesis and the Relationship Between Individual Intelligence and Collective Intelligence."Event Details
Advanced Computer Music Class Final Performance
West Hall, 118, RPI Campus
May 2, 2012 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Flaherty On the Road Film Fest
The Sanctuary For Independent Media
May 5, 2012 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Flaherty on the Road film series explores the audio dimension of documentary. Come to one or both screenings!Event Details
Machinescape: Sena Clara Creston's Thesis Show
West Hall Gallery, 111, West Hall, RPI Campus
May 6, 2012 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Machinescape is an installation comprised of consumer electronic equipment, reworked to animate components of an immersive sculptural landscape.

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Oliveros at 80
EMPAC, Concert Hall
May 10, 2012 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Concert Celebration
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Animation Screening Night
Sage 5101, RPI Campus
May 11, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

All kinds of animation - 3D, 2D, traditional and experimental, shorts, studies, works in progress

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AutoPlay: Electronic Arts Graduate Show
West Hall Gallery, 111, West Hall, RPI Campus
May 13, 2012 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Electronic Arts graduate students present "AutoPlay," a group show of new works.

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