News and Events

News

Annual competition honors RPI student writers on Wednesday, April 12 at CBIS Auditorium

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STS Professor Cynthia Cook has published her first novel, Alice and Me. A work of historical fiction, the novel is about a woman who started a religious movement in Zambia in the 1950s. 

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First-ever GSAS lecture series welcomes Dr. Hartmut Koenitz, HKU University of the Arts, Utrecht, Netherlands

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First-ever GSAS lecture series welcomes Dr. Hartmut Koenitz, HKU University of the Arts, Utrecht, Netherlands

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First-ever GSAS lecture series welcomes Dr. Hartmut Koenitz, HKU University of the Arts, Utrecht, Netherlands

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Events

Long Night Against Procrastination

Center for Communication Practices,: First Floor, Folsom Library
November 29, 2017 7:00 PM

The Center for Communication Practices will host its second Long Night Against Procrastination--a chance for students to bring their projects, work with consultants, eat snacks, and Write into the Night!

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iEAR Presents! Documentary filmmaker Jonathan Olshefski presents his first feature-length film, "Quest," with producer Sabrina S. Gordon.

The Sanctuary for Independent Media, 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY 12180
December 9, 2017 7:00 PM

The documentary is a moving portrait of a North Philadelphia working class family over the span of 10 years. Olshefski’s intimate style emphasizes the beautiful complexity of relationships, and how an American family goes about healing and persevering. The film premiered at the 2017 Sundance Festival.

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Previous Events

Liveware

EMPAC STUDIO 1
November 20, 2017 7:30 PM

Liveware is a new performance duo comprised of Michael Century and Shawn Lawson, both Professors in the Rensselaer Arts Department. The name Liveware plays off a slang term that denotes the “human operator” in computer systems. Lawson is an expert practitioner of “live-coding” using graphics languages he developed himself. Century performs on piano and accordion, and uses software he developed allowing live manipulations.

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A discussion and open-circuit music performance by Bonnie Jones, Baltimore-based electronic musician, community organizer, and co-founder of TECHNE, an organization that offers DIY audio technology workshops for young female-identifying women and girls. 

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