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Archive 2016 Spring

Professor Ben Chang will give a network performance between the ERL, Le Cube in Paris and Aix-en Provence, and Chicago on January 15th at 2 pm.  The performance is part musical, part game and part second life.   This is the first public demonstration of the New Atlantis platform. 

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Bram van Heuveln, Lecturer, Cognitive Science
Sage 4101
January 27, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Minds and Machines

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Eric Ameres, Graduate Student and EMPAC Senior Research Engineer
Sage 4101
February 3, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Cognition, Collaboration and the Campfire

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Study no 50
EMPAC, Studio 1
February 5, 2016 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Ryan Ross Smith's Study no. 50 will be performed at EMPAC, Studio 1, Friday February 5th, 7:30.Study no. 50 is composed for 7 percussionists, and will be performed by the Williams Percussion Ensemble under the direction of Matthew Gold.

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Oliver W. Layton, Post-Doc Research Associate, RPI Cognitive Science
Sage 4101
February 10, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

“Bridging the gap: visually guided navigation and cortex”

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Catherine Sibert, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
February 17, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Next Steps in Exploring Expertise in Tetris with AI Models

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Matthew-Donald Sangster
Sage 4101
February 24, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Big Data Meets Team Expertise in a Dynamic Task Environment 

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Miya Masaoka: Networks of Sound
EMPAC Studio Beta
March 1, 2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Miya Masaoka, composer, musician and sound artist will be discussing the edges of found sound, conflict, sound in social contexts, nature; sound used as a weapon for social control against political protest, racial and gendered revelations as well as the psycho acoustic effects of movement and space.

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Yingrui Yang, Associate Professor, Cognitive Science
Sage 4101
March 2, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Title:  Gauge field theory of reasoning (and cognition) dynamics:Toward a solution of the “logician vs. reasoners” dilemma

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Brown Bag Lunch Series
Sage Labs 4711
March 2, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

James Stodder to present at the Brown Bag Lunch event.

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Spring Seminar Series
Sage Labs 5711
March 8, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Diego Comin, Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College, to present in the Economics seminar.

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STS Colloquium examines the dynamics of collaboration in the Boston Women's Health Book Collective that led to publication of "Our Bodies, Ourselves."

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ARCADIA: Toward a Computational Theory of Human Attention

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A workshop for students and professionals

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Spring Seminar Series
Sage Labs 3713
March 10, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Fatih Karahan, Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, to present in the Economics seminar.

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Field Cuts: Encounter 6
EMPAC, Studio 2
March 10, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Field Cuts is an electronically mediated movement project which attempts to build upon the invisible connections and communications between performers, who Field Cuts is an electronically mediated movement project which attempts to build upon the invisible connections and communications between performers, who influence each other at a distance as movement changes, degrades, and evolves.

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Northeast STS Graduate Student Conference (NESTS) 2016
Sage Labs 5711
March 12, 2016 9:00 AM - March 13, 2016

The graduate students of RPI’s Science & Technology Studies department invite their comrades to join them for two days of presentations, making, and doing, March 12-13th, in the Russell Sage Labs on the RPI campus. In keeping with the tradition of grad conferences in years past, this conference is meant to provide a fresh set of friendly eyes on works in progress. Please submit your proposals to: Colin Garvey garvec@rpi.edu by February 29th.

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Moved in Noir
EMPAC, Studio 1
March 19, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Moved in Noir is an audiovisual/movement performance exploring themes of liminal space, queer identities, and the concept of “noir."

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Spring Seminar Series
Sage Labs 5711
March 22, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ethan Lewis, Associate Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College, to present in the Economics seminar.

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Petr Babkin, Graduate Student, RPI
Sage 4101
March 23, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Modeling Human Performance for Robust Natural Language Understanding

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Chinese Minor Information Session
Sage Labs 4304
March 23, 2016 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn about Chinese Minor requirements, course offerings, placement tests, and study abroad opportunities.

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Working with community members, artist Mary Mattingly works across the visual arts, architecture, engineering and policy to create sculptural ecosystems in urban spaces. During her lecture she will present recent projects ranging from 'wearable homes' to 'floating forests', habitats inspired by patterns of global human migration.

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Spring Seminar Series
Sage Labs 5711
March 29, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Fabian Lange, Associate Professor of Economics, McGill University, to present in the Economics seminar.

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RPI Arts department doctoral candidate Zach Layton premieres a new work for voice and electronics featuring soprano Erin Flannery utilizing an innovative wavefield synthesis loudspeaker array in 512 discrete channels, currently in development at EMPAC. 

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On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, Selmer Bringsjord, Chair and Professor of Cognitive Science will present his lecture in Sage 4101 at 12:00 Noon.  Pizza will be available!

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Brown Bag Lunch Series
Sage Labs 4711
April 6, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Ken Simons to present in the Economics Brown Bag Lunch Series.

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Spring Music Days 2016
Various locations
April 13, 2016 12:00 AM - May 3, 2016

Rensselaer’s Dept. of Arts announces Spring Music Days 2016, a series of performances by students and faculty, April 13 -  May 6.

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Spring Seminar Series
Sage Labs 4711
April 13, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Jack Rossback, Assistant Professor of Economics, SUNY Albany, to present in the Economics seminar.

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RPI 2016 Earth Week Kick-Off Saturday
RPI Student Union
April 16, 2016 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

RPI’s 2016 Earth Week Kick-Off Saturday, April 16, will celebrate and showcase environmental education and stewardship – welcoming kids, families and the entire community.  There will be music and dance performances, workshops, games, sports activities, and learning kiosks. Food will be available in the Union and at food trucks on 15th Street.   All events are free and open to the public.  

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Sunday Events
Various Locations
April 17, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Rensselaer celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Monday Events
Various Locations
April 18, 2016 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

​Rensselaer celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution,
climate change, policy, and law.​

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Tuesday Events
Various Locations
April 19, 2016 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Wednesday Events
Various Locations
April 20, 2016 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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In Search of the Zipperump-a-Zoo:
What I Have Learned from 40 Years of Research on Intelligence

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Spring Seminar Series
Sage Labs 4711
April 20, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Tarun Jain, Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Indian School of Business, to present in the Economics seminar.

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Thursday Events
Various Locations
April 21, 2016 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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RPI Earth Week 2016: Friday Events
Various Locations
April 22, 2016 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Rensselaer’s 2016 Earth Week celebrates INTERCONNECTIONS between communities, across generations and geography, and between local and global issues: water and air pollution, climate change, policy, and law.

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Brown Bag Lunch Series
Sage Labs 4711
April 27, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Faye Duchin, "Building Scenarios for the Future: A Model-Based Framework for Collaboration", to present in the Economics Brown Bag Lunch Series.

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The Archivist: Installation by Ryan Jenkin
West Hall Gallery
April 28, 2016 5:30 PM - April 30, 2016

The Archivist is a 20 minute looping Thesis fIlm Installation by MFA student Ryan Jenkins.

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Rensselaer Orchestra Lunchtime Concert
EMPAC Concert Hall
April 29, 2016 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Rensselaer Orchestra Celebrates Spring with a Pastoral Lunchtime Concert

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Algorave 0x01
Tech Valley Center of Gravity
April 29, 2016 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

An evening of live audio-visual performance encompassing electro-acoustic improv, mixed reality performance and live-coded sound and image. Featuring interactive music and visual performances and compositions by faculty and graduate students from Rensselaer's Arts Department. 

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GameFest 2016: Algorave 0x0F
Tech Valley Center of Gravity, 30 3rd St., Troy NY
April 29, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

GameFest begins with Algorave 0x0F, an evening of cutting-edge electronic music, interactive visuals, and live-coding performances at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity, 30 3rd Street in Troy, NY. 

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GameFest 2016: Visions of the Virtual
EMPAC
April 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:15 PM

On Saturday, April 30, the GameFest expo, competition and symposium at EMPAC features over 50 student teams from colleges and universities across the Northeast, with a game design competition hosted by Vicarious Visions.  Dive into virtual reality and fly a stunt kite, or become a narwhal making sandwiches at a deli counter.  Play through a tale of love and loss using your own facial expressions, or explore an immersive environment of freshwater ecology.  Check out the future of multiplayer gaming, haptic feedback devices, mobile games and more. 

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Scholarly Big Data:  Information Extraction, Data Mining & Semantics

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Brown Bag Lunch Series
Sage Labs 4711
May 4, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Yuri Yatsynovich to present in the Economics Brown Bag Lunch Series.

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Deep Listening Workshops
EMPAC Studio 2
May 6, 2016 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

On May 6, 2016 come to a FREE Day of Deep Listening workshops and sonic meditations

What is Deep Listening, you ask? Come and find out!
Get your ears moving, get ready to smile, to laugh, and of course, LISTEN!

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We The New Community by Matt O'Hare
EMPAC, Goodman Studio Theater
May 7, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

An experimental theatre piece that revisits the science-fiction inspired theology of fringe religious groups, projecting the technological optimism of the late 1990s into a not-too-distant future.

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Brown Bag Lunch Series
Sage Labs 4711
May 11, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Russell Weinstein to present in the Economics Brown Bag Lunch Series.

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NUTS! with filmmaker Penny Lane
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
May 14, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sundance Film Festival sensation (and Sanctuary co-founder) Penny Lane presents “Nuts!,” her good old story about a big fat liar, some goat balls and a million-watt radio station—an opportunity for viewers to actively wrestle with the ethical and epistemological issues central to the narrative nonfiction form. Because who says smart films have to be boring?
Co-sponsored by iEAR Presents! and the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer.

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ARTS Spring Grad Show 2016
West Hall
May 15, 2016 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Graduate students from the MFA and PhD Electronic Arts program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host their Spring semester art exhibition.

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