Events

Monday, October 30, 2017

Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s

Durdy Bayramov (1938-2014) grew up in an orphanage in Turkmenistan and overcame the significant challenges of his youth to become an acclaimed Eurasian...

Career Connect: Designing your Life

Careers are ill-defined, "wicked" problems. Learn how proven design thinking mindsets like curiosity, bias to action, reframing, and collaboration can help...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
China Comes to Tech: 1877-1931

In 1877, the first student from China matriculated at MIT. By 1910, China was sending more students to MIT than any other foreign country. From these...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
English Conversation Group

If you would like to feel more comfortable conversing in English, this is a group for you! Led by MS&PC member Sun Yeo. She has lived in the U.S. for over...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:30am
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Big Bang Data; The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa; György Kepes Photographs; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Robots...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00am
Parents and Parents-to-be Group at Eastgate

A peer-led weekly group for parents and parents-to-be to share information, support each other, and let the kids play together. Babies and kids of all ages...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Chez Pierre Seminar

Bruce Gaulin - McMaster University "Ground State Selection in Quantum XY Pyrochlore Magnets"

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT D-Lab Tour

Visit MIT D-Lab and learn about how work with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mondays in the Chapel

Join us as we gather each Monday in the chapel for a time of reflection and inspiration. We will eat a brief lunch together at 12:00pm in the Main Dining...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
PAOC Colloquium: Nathan Steiger (LDEO)

"What caused the Medieval megadroughts of western North America?" The apparent clustering of decadal-scale megadroughts prior to circa 1600 is one of the...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Basic R Programming for Data Analysis

This hands-on, intermediate course will guide you through a variety of programming functions in the open-source statistical software program, R. It is...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 12:30pm to 3:00pm
Career Connect Consultation

**Please sign up in advance for a 30 minute appointment here: https://careerconnect.youcanbook.me/ ** This consult is for the spouses and partners of...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Geometry and Topology Seminar

Aleksander Doan (Stony Brook) Title: "Harmonic Z/2 spinors and wall-crossing in Seiberg-Witten theory" Abstract: The notion of a harmonic Z/2 spinor was...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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CANCELLED: Biological Chemistry Seminar Series: Virginia W. Cornish (Columbia University)

TBD For more information: Betty Lou McClanahan, blm@mit.edu

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Probability Seminar

David Brydges (U. British Columbia) "Surface representations in lattice gauge theory" I will review 1. Wilson's definition for lattice gauge theory with...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar

Speaker: Claude Eicher (MIT) Title: Relaxed highest weight representations over affine Kac-Moody algebras from D-modules on the Kashiwara flag scheme...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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SPI Student Panel on the Future of Transportation

For the first time, the MIT Science Policy Initiative (SPI) is hosting a non-faculty researcher panel event on October 30th from 5pm-7pm in 2-190. The topic...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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Infant and Toddler Music Class Fall 2017

Little Groove music class is designed to help infants and toddlers learn and interact through sound, sight and touch in a live music setting. Children enjoy...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:15pm
Total Info Session and Reception

Join the MIT-France Program for an evening with 22 senior executives from Total. We will be hosting a brief information session followed by a reception. Paid...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Foundations of Judaism: Ritual Objects

Foundations of Judaism - Monday, 10/30 @ 6:30pm Foundations of Judaism: Ritual Objects Mezuzahs, tefillin, and yarmulkes, oh my! Many of Judaism's...

Aikido

Aikido is the modern Japanese martial art in which cheating is technique. We think that, as the size of your opponent approaches scary big, the...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Fundamentals of Tango

Admission: $90 general, $60 non-MIT-students, MIT staff and faculty, $40 MIT students and postdocs REGISTRATION: Please E-MAIL simonida@tangoaffair.com...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
2017 Tsukimi Festival

Tsukimi Festival is a traditional party held in Fall in Japan to celebrate the coming of Fall. We would like to organize this party to introduce Japanese...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Intermediate: Walk, Figures, Musicality

Admission: $90 general, $60 non-MIT-students, MIT staff and faculty, $40 MIT students and postdocs REGISTRATION: Please E-MAIL simonida@tangoaffair.com...

Monday, October 30, 2017 at 8:30pm to 9:45am

Monday, October 30, 2017