Events

Thursday, February 8, 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...

Thursday, February 08, 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...

Thursday, February 08, 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,...

Thursday, February 08, 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...

Thursday, February 08, 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...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
MLK Celebration Luncheon

All members of the MIT community are warmly invited to the 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon, "Sustaining the struggle for equity: Injustice...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 11:00am to 1:00pm
Data Science to Solve Social Problems — Long Beach Innovation Team

Learn about the City of Long Beach Innovation Team’s work using data science and technology to improve social services. **RSVP here** The City of...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:15pm
International English Bible Class

International students, scholars and spouses are invited to join us for a look at the Christian Bible to practice English and learn something new from God's...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995

Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995 recovers a historical moment and a body of work in the history of media art that has been largely overlooked...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
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...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Study Abroad Info Session for Course 3 Majors

Study abroad info session for Course 3 majors! Pizza served Earn transfer credit towards the major Gain skills & experiences for your future ...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Thursday Free English Class for International Students & Spouses

For over 20 years we have provided a FREE ENGLISH conversation time around tables with American English speakers for international grad students, scholars...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 1:15pm to 2:30pm
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...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Informational Interviewing 101

Informational interviewing is an effective, low-pressure form of networking, and a valuable tool for both career exploration and job search. Come learn the...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
A Neural Circuitry Substrate for Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia

MIT Colloquium on Brain & Cognition with David A. Lewis, MD. Dr. Lewis is a Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, the Thomas Detre...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Patrick Shih, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Dissecting and Reconstructing Plant Metabolism With Synthetic Biology Hosted by Douglas A. Lauffenburger For...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Community Enforcement of Trust

Caroline Thomas (University of Texas - Austin)

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Drivers of Fragmented Production Chains: Evidence from the 19th Century

Claudia Steinwender (MIT Sloan)

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Off-Campus Work-Study Spring Information Session

If you qualify for Federal Work-Study, you can get paid to apply and expand your skills, talents and interests to help address complex social and...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
POSTPONED: Boehringer Ingelheim Lecture in Organic Chemistry: Helma Wennemers (ETH Zurich) & Jonathan Reeves (Boehringer Ingelheim)

Rescheduled for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 --- Wennemers lecture title: TBA Reeves lecture title: TBA Wennemers website: http://www.wennemers.ethz.ch/ For...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Physics Colloquium: Jennifer Hoffman

Speaker: Jennifer Hoffman, Harvard University Title: The Strong and the Weak Collide: The Cuprate Quantum Phase Transition Abstract: In contrast to the...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Talk of the Lab

This special seminar brings together four different labs working at the intersection of ecology and evolution. Come and hear about the latest research going...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
A New Approach to Regime Switching

Yoosoon Chang (Indiana University)

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
 
$15K Creative Arts Competition Launch Event

2018 Creative Arts Competition COMPETE TO WIN $15,000 TO LAUNCH AN ART-FOCUSED STARTUP! Do you have a startup focused on the arts? Are you hoping to...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 5:00pm to 7:30pm
From Augmented to Virtual Learning: Affordances of Different Mixes of Reality for Learning

Mixed realities that combine digital and real experiences are now becoming a true reality. These experiences are being delivered over smartphones as well as...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
STAGE Seminar

Waqar Shah "Abelian Chabauty" Abstract: Given a smooth projective algebraic curve $X$ of genus at least 2 over the rationals, Faltings's Theorem states...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 5:15pm to 7:15pm
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Apple Tech Talk with Fabian Kass, Senior Director of Silicon Engineering

Ever wonder what it would be like to help change the world? Join us and hear from people who do it everyday. Fabian oversees the manufacturing process...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Russian winter festival "Maslenitsa" at MIT

Join the Russian winter festival - Maslenitsa - at MIT. Try traditional Russian holiday food, explore internships and other student programs, and learn about...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 5:30pm to 7:00pm
(Men's Squash) No. 28 Tufts University vs. No. 22 MIT

(Men's Squash) No. 28 Tufts University vs. No. 22 MIT

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 6:00pm
 
Mens et Manus America: Understanding Immigration

The deadline for extending DACA looms amid larger debates about US immigration policy. How can we cut through the noise? How can the US achieve a fair,...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
(Women's Basketball) Mount Holyoke College vs. MIT

(Women's Basketball) Mount Holyoke College vs. MIT, Rescheduled from 2/7

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 7:00pm
 
IDEAS Spring Generator Dinner

Working on a project that will contribute to a better world? Want to recruit new team members? Want to get involved, but don't yet have an idea? Join us...

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
(Men's Basketball) MIT at U.S. Coast Guard Academy

(Men's Basketball) MIT at U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Thursday, February 08, 2018 at 7:30pm
 

Thursday, February 8, 2018