HASS Events

 

Archive 2016 Fall

Can Mekik, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
September 7, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Developing an Automated Evaluation Procedure for Artificial Imagination Systems

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SING!
Chapel + Cultural Center

The Rensselaer Concert Choir is holding open rehearsals for new members.

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STS Colloquium: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and the Future of Work
CBIS Auditorium
September 14, 2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Panel discussion featuring experts across the domains of social and emotional machines, the politics of computing, and implications for the future of work.

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Sean Barton, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
September 14, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The role of vision and biomechanics when walking over rough terrain

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Artist Lecture & Supercollider Live Coding Workshop
West Hall 211
September 14, 2016 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Featuring Shelly Knotts and Joanne Armitage.
Hosted by the HASS Inquiry course" Open Source Art, Music, and Culture

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RPI Economics Professor Arturo Estrella will discuss "The Economics of Recession" at 12:30 pm in Sage Labs 4711.

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Yuriy Stejko, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
September 21, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Applying cognitive modeling to computational sociology

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Networked counterpublics and hashtag activism are increasingly complementing offline counterpublic spheres to change the terms of mainstream public debates about state violence and racial justice in America.

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John Lindstedt
Sage 4101
September 28, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

How to win at— and bet on!— Tetris tournaments: Extrapolating expertise from subsets of player behavior

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Olney, Associate Professor of Economics at Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., will present on "Globalization and Executive Compensation"

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Toward a Comprehensive Computational Control Theory Model of Self-Regulation

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Prof Kevin Shih (RPI) will present on "Foreign Peer Effects and Native Major Choices," 12:30 pm, Sage 4711

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Perceptual expertise in chess:  Evidence from eye movements 

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Donna Riley, Professor of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech, will discuss "Losing ABET:  High Stakes Gambling with the Engineering Profession" on Wednesday, October 12, 1:00 pm, in Sage 5711.

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Presentation with Stanford PhD candidate Barbara Biasi will examine "Effects of Copyright on Science - Evidence from the WWII Book Republication Programs"

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Professor Jennifer Hunt presents "How Restricted is the Job Mobility of Skilled Temporary Work Visa Holders?".

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Roots of Africa Music Ensemble
Rensselaer Union: Mother's
October 19, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Professor Ade Knowles will lead the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble in a performance of African and Afro-Cuban folkloric music.

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Professor Larry Reid, RPI, Cognitive Science
Sage 4101
October 26, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

 "Theory on Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease”  

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Speaker Rebekah Sheldon, Assistant Professor of English, Indiana University-Bloomington, will give a colloquium talk titled "The Child, the Planet, and the Queer Matter of the Future" on how children are represented as hope for the future in the discourse of environmental crisis. 

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Professor Ronni Pavan, University of Rochester, Presents "Parental Beliefs and Investment in Children: The Distortionary Impact of Schools".

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Gender, Ideology and the Future of American Democracy
CBIS Auditorium
October 26, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Gender, Ideology and the Future of American DemocracyPanel discussion on current campaign and future election

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Chinese Minor Info Session
Sage 4304
October 27, 2016 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pursuing a minor in Chinese helps you stand out in the global culture and market of the 21st century. Come to learn about Chinese Minor requirements, course offerings, accelerated tracks, and study abroad opportunities.

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Roots of Africa Music Ensemble
Rensselaer Union: Mother's
October 30, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ade Knowles leads the Roots of Africa Music Ensemble in Chasing the Rhythms on November 30, 2016, at Mothers, in the Rensselaer Union. Start time: 7:00 pm.

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Petr Babkin
Sage 4101
November 2, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Learning to Read between the Lines in Dialogue

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Professor Ken Simons Presents "Rich-Get-Richer Dynamics in Life and Industry".

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C&M Meet & Greet Pizza Party for EMAC & Communication Majors
Sage 4711
November 2, 2016 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Calling all EMAC and Communication majors, dual majors, and minors! Come for free pizza and a chance to get to know your fellow EMAC/Communication majors and faculty mentors. If plan to attend, RSVP to antonl@rpi.edu by Sunday, October 30


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Jane Prophet is a visual artist in the Computing Department at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Her practice-based research and writing emerges through interdisciplinary collaboration across art, science and the humanities with a focus on the use of scientific images as data.

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iEAR Presents! Jane Prophet, "Diffractive Art Practices: Making Art Through Interdisciplinary Research"
CBIS Auditorium 
November 3, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Interdisciplinary artist and Professor Jane Prophet will discuss her research practice and recent work in AI, neuroscience, projection mapping and fine art.

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Eric Ameres
Sage 4101
November 9, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

A Square Peg in a Round Hole?  

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Robert C. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College discusses his research. 

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An Evening of Chamber Music
Chapel + Cultural Center
November 9, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Students in the Chamber Music program present a concert of their recent work.

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Please join us for a roundtable focusing on the development of a digital platform for Humanities research and collaboration at Rensselaer.  We will have a series of short presentations on current research in HASS, and a discussion of long-range issues for the development, support, and potential of such an initiative at Rensselaer.
RSVP to crb@rpi.edu

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Young Americans: Rensselaer Concert Choir Fall Concert
Chapel + Cultural Center
November 11, 2016 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Rensselaer Concert Choir presents a concert of new music by young American composers.

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Sergey Astahov is a gay man converted by Church and state propaganda into an orthodox pro-Putin activist. Composed of terrifying images from Astahov's blog, this documentary by contemporary artist Oleg Mavromatti is the most radical insight into today's Russia and its ideological clashes.

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iEAR Presents! "There Goes the Neighborhood Film Festival"
The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., North Troy (between Glen and 101st St.); info: w
November 13, 2016 12:00 PM - 7:30 PM

A community event to view compelling films around the theme of urban struggles and hopes, culminating in a celebration of youth media makers from across the Capital Region.

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Professor Nishtha Langer Presents "Peer Influence and the Choice of IT Careers" with Tarun Jain.

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Zaretsky will discuss the Ethics and Aesthetics of iGMO: intentional Genetically Modified Organisms in his VivoArt work.

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iGMO: Desire in the Transgenic Human Database

Indulgent Reprogenetics and Body Design Issues

Zaretsky will discuss the Ethics and Aesthetics of iGMO: intentional Genetically Modified Organisms in his VivoArt work.

 

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Tragic Sublime: Rensselaer Orchestra Fall Concert
EMPAC Concert Hall
November 19, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Rensselaer Orchestra presents a concert of music Mozart, Brahms, and Wagner.

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Matthew-Donald Sangster, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
November 30, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Finding the 'I' in Team; Development of a Snapshot Individual Performance Metric

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Fall Economic Seminar Series Presentation
Sage 4711
November 30, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Professor Russell Weinstein Presents "Geography and Networks in Employer Recruiting: Evidence from Office Openings and Closings"

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Alicia Walf, Lecturer, Cognitive Science
Sage 4101
December 7, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Hormones:  from cell to cognition to conference room

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Fall Economic Seminar Series Presentation
Sage 4711
December 7, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Professor Yury Yatsynovich presents "Structural Shifts in Employment: Final Demand vs. Input-output Loop"

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Musica Humana/Musica Universalis
EMPAC Concert Hall
December 8, 2016 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

A concert and multimedia lecture on the scientific and spiritual dimensions of music and health

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