Events

Monday, November 6, 2017

MIT Water Summit: Water & Food Nexus

As populations continue to grow and demand for food rises, the role of water in meeting future food needs will become increasingly critical. This year’s MIT...

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...

WMBR Fundraising Week

WMBR, MIT's campus radio station, kicks off its annual fundraising drive on Thursday, November 2. Join us for an entire week of exciting programming and...

Photographic Exhibit: "Surface Tension" by Peter Vanderwarker

From the artist's statement: I had two favorite courses in architecture school: One was titled Materials and Methods: it covered the details of what...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
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, November 06, 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, November 06, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:30am
Graduate Education in Medical Sciences (GEMS) Information Session

Calling MIT PhD students! Are you interested in learning about medicine and how your work may have relevance to medicine?Do you want first-hand clinical...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:00am
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, November 06, 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, November 06, 2017 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Chez Pierre Seminar

Stephen D. Wilson - University of California, Santa Barbara "Unconventional metals from doped spin-orbit assisted Mott states"

Monday, November 06, 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, November 06, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MITell - Storytelling Group NOVEMBER

MITell is a new initiative from the MIT Women’s League, inviting all members of the MIT community to come together and share true stories from their lives....

Monday, November 06, 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, November 06, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
PAOC Colloquium: Trude Storelvmo (Yale)

"Mixed-phase clouds and climate – a close and complicated relationship" Clouds in Earth's atmosphere can be composed of liquid droplet, ice crystals, or a...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Affordable Housing & Modernist Architecture

The SPURS/Humphrey program is delighted to invite you to our fall seminar series: North American Planning Experience: Is It Relevant for the Developing...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Conversations on Environmental Justice: Pedagogy and Practice

Please join us for an Environmental Planning and Policy lunch on Monday, November 6th, 2017. Assistant Professor Justin Steil and Visiting Professor Gregg...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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, November 06, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Data Management for Postdocs and Research Scientists

Are you creating or managing research data? This hands-on workshop will provide an overview of data management topics, including file organization and...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Geometry and Topology Seminar

Siqi He (Caltech) Title: The Extended Bogomolny Equations, Generalized Nahm Pole and SL(2,R) Higgs Bundle Abtract: We will discuss Witten's gauge theory...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Andrew Ng:  AI is the New Electricity

Abstract: Similar to the rise of Electricity starting about 100 years ago, AI today is beginning to transform every major industry. This presentation will...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Biological Chemistry Seminar Series: Sean F. Brady, Rockefeller University

"Watch Your Step! There is new chemistry everywhere!" For more information: Betty Lou McClanahan, blm@mit.edu

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Fantastic Feathers: Form and Function

This fall's Wulff lecture will be presented by Professor Lorna Gibson. When we think of birds, we think of feathers. Feathers give birds their color, from...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Info Session: MIT Doctoral Program in Social & Engineering Systems

Join us for pizza and an info session on the MIT Doctoral Program in Social & Engineering Systems (SES), led by professors: Ali Jadbabaie, Jessika Trancik,...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Probability Seminar

Dmitry Dolgopyat (Maryland) "Local Limit Theorem for Nonstationary Markov chains" Dobrushin and Sethuuraman-Varadhan have proved sharp Central Limit...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar

Speaker: Philip Engel (Harvard) Title: Tilings and Hurwitz Theory Abstract: Consider the tilings of an oriented surface by triangles, or squares, or...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Topology Seminar

Ben Knudsen (Harvard University) Subdivisional spaces and graph braid groups We develop an approach to the study of the configuration spaces of a cell...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 4:30pm
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World History Seminar Series

"Music in Flight: Erich Kleiber from Berlin to Buenos Aires and Back, 1933-1956" Andrea Orzoff Associate Professor, New Mexico State University

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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, November 06, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:15pm
Launch Celebration for Thresholds 45: Myth

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Thresholds 45: Myth. Thresholds is the annual peer-reviewed journal produced by the MIT Department of...

Monday, November 06, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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, November 06, 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, November 06, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Monday, November 06, 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, November 06, 2017 at 8:30pm to 9:45am

Monday, November 6, 2017