Events

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Author Function

Computer-generated poetry and fiction has been imagined for decades, even centuries. In recent years, this sort of literary art has not only been produced;...

The February School

The MIT Program in Art, Culture and Technology graduate students will set up a temporary school as an intervention into the nested ecosystem of education at...

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...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
Exhibit | Exploring the Mechanics of Representation

Architectural historian Robin Evans described the space between a drawing and its object as a once-productive site in architecture. This site, with the...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
#Shorashim #Birthright Israel w/MIT - Informational Booth

Forget the excuses & #JustGo - Now is the time to take the first step in your once-in-a-lifetime adventure across the world! Starting January 30th,...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 10:00am to 3:30pm
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...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies; György Kepes Photographs II; Gestural Engineering: The...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thesis Defense

Dexter Jin, Gupta Lab, "Molecular determinants of mammary differentiation and breast cancer progression”

 MIT Spouses and Partners Connect First Day of Class Spring Brunch

MIT S&PC is inviting you to the First Day of Class Brunch. As the semester kicks into high gear, classes have started, your spouse/partners are back in the...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 11:00am to
 MIT Spouses and Partners Connect First Day of Class Spring Brunch

MIT S&PC is inviting you to the First Day of Class Brunch. As the spring semester kicks into high gear, classes have started, your spouse/partners are back...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 11:00am
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | List Projects: Adam Pendleton

List Projects: Adam Pendleton Adam Pendleton’s multi-disciplinary practice across painting, sculpture, video, and performance searches for “radical...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Three transportation revolutions: Steering sharing, automation, and electrification toward the public interest

Post-event update: Full video and 3 questions with Sperling: mitener.gy/WzFC30iXYIE Daniel Sperling’s research examines the potential benefits, impacts,...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Subways and Urban Air Pollution with Matthew Turner

The MIT-CFC seminar series, debuting this spring semester, is a monthly or bimonthly gathering of scholars from a variety of fields interested in urban China...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
 
Tuesday Free English Conversation

Join us for a quick hour of practicing English with native speakers at round tables in Building W11-190. Make friends. Exchange culture. Practice American...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Faculty Forum Online: Vice Chancellor Ian Waitz

Join Ian Waitz, vice chancellor and former dean of engineering, for a discussion about the First Year Experience at MIT, moderated by MIT Alumni Association...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 3:00pm to 3:45pm
Biology Colloquium Series (Dr. Emily Balskus)

Speaker: Dr. Emily Balskus, Harvard University. Title: "Deciphering the Human Microbiota Using Chemistry", hosted by Professor Cathy Drennan. The Biology...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:15pm
IDSS Distinguished Lecture - Susan Athey (Stanford University)

The Institute of Data, Systems, and Society host monthly talks by academic and industry leaders from around the world for the IDSS Distinguished Lecture series.

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Machine Learning and Causal Inference

Susan Athey (Stanford University) IDSS Distinguished Seminar Speaker

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
Optimizing the Postdoc-Advisor Relationship: Advice from Faculty & Postdocs

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research. Registration link. Learn from faculty members and fellow postdocs how to maximize the...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Exchange Rate Disconnect in General Equilibrium

Oleg Itskhoki (Princeton University)

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:30pm
 
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Isabel Leal (University of Chicago) “Generalized Hasse-Herbrand functions” Abstract: The classical Hasse-Herbrand function is an important object in...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Ubiquitous Autonomous Vehicles: Upending Industries – Unlocking Entrepreneurial Opportunities

By 2040, we estimate that 95% of new vehicles sold, or 96.3 million cars, will be fully autonomous —a $3.6 trillion opportunity. Fortune 2017 You cannot go...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Designing Reality: Authors' Talk

Join MIT Professor Neil Gershenfeld and co-authors Alan, and Joel Gershenfeld as they discuss their latest book Designing Reality, an exploration of the...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm
(Men's Squash) Brandeis University vs. MIT

(Men's Squash) Brandeis University vs. MIT

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 7:00pm
 
(Men's Volleyball) Emmanuel College vs. MIT

(Men's Volleyball) Emmanuel College vs. MIT

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 7:00pm
 
Birthright Israel Interest Dinner - Enjoy a free Dinner while you sign-up!

Have Questions about the Free 10-day Birthright Israel trip? On the fence or don't quite know if this season is the right timing or if this is even the trip...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Contra Dance with live music by Accentricity

Twirl your partner, and everyone else's! Contra dancing is an American folk dance with live music. The steps are easy, you can improvise with your partner,...

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Tuesday, February 6, 2018