Events

Thursday, March 1, 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;...

Women in Data Science (WIDS) - Cambridge

WIDS (Cambridge) will be hosted by IACS, MIT IDSS, Microsoft NERD (in conjunction with WiDS Stanford). Free and open to the public; registration required....

MIT Quest for Intelligence Launch

On March 1, we will convene at Kresge Auditorium on the MIT campus to set out on the MIT Quest for Intelligence — an Institute-wide initiative on human and...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
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, March 01, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
STEX Workshop: Energy Innovation

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 8:30am to 11:30am
Exhibit | This Garden Is a Town

Anne Whiston Spirn / West Philadelphia Landscape Project Keller Gallery, Room 7-408 Gardening is a life-embracing act, an act of faith and hope. It can also...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 9:00am 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...

Thursday, March 01, 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, March 01, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
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, March 01, 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, March 01, 2018 at 12:00pm to 8:00pm
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, March 01, 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, March 01, 2018 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Corrupt Hierarchies

Raul Sanchez de la Sierra (Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley)

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
A Conversation with MIT Violence Prevention and Response

Join us for an event with MIT's Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) office designed especially for the EAPS community. A representative from VPR will be...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Biological Engineering Seminar

Gabriel Rocklin, University of Washington Massively Parallel Design of New Protein Folds and Targeted Inhibitors Hosted by Douglas A. Lauffenburger For...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Incomplete Information Games with Ambiguity Averse Players

Peter Klibanoff (Northwestern University)

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Physics Colloquium: Eli Zeldov

Speaker: Eli Zeldov, Weizmann Institute of Science Title: Nanoscale Thermal Imaging: Glimpse into Dissipation in Quantum Systems Down to Atomic...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The Spatial Structure of Productivity, Trade, and Inequality: Evidence from the Global Climate

Jonathan Dingel (University of Chicago - Booth)

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
Learning from Oceania

Bill Lovejoy Raymond T. J. Perring Family Professor of Business Administration University of Michigan, Ross School of Business Abstract: This talk is...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Measuring Sample Quality with Stein's Method

Lester Mackey (Microsoft, Stanford University)

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
 
Composer Forum: Charles Shadle

Composer Charles Shadle and musicologist Teresa Neff will be joined by Susana Ogata, violin; Guy Fishman, cello; and Ian Watson, fortepiano as they prepare...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
The (Non)Americans: Tracking and Analyzing Russian Influence Operations on Twitter

In late 2017, Twitter and Facebook revealed that agents backed by the Russian government had infiltrated American political conversations for years. Posing...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
STAGE Seminar

Zijian Yao (Harvard)Tubes and Overconvergent IsocrystalsWe will review the notion of tubes, strict neighborhoods and then introduce overconvergent...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 5:15pm to 7:15pm
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Designing for a Neurodiverse World

The world is a neurologically diverse place, but the resources, workspaces and technologies we use often don’t reflect that. Sometimes simple changes can...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Simple Person's Applied Math Seminar

SPEAKER: Vishal Patil (MIT) TITLE: How to break spaghetti: Controlling fracture cascades through twist and quench ABSTRACT: Fracture plays a crucial...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Spain@MIT Industry Series: Covering politics in the age of Donald Trump

María and Eduardo have been following American politics for a long time. They have published several books on the topic such as "La Carrera" (2012), "El...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Vittoria Di Palma | Architecture and the Climatic Imaginary

MIT Department of Architecture / Spring 2018 Lecture Series History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art (HTC) Forum, organized by PhD students...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Women Take the Reel film: Kiki

March 1, 2018 from 7:00 - 9:00pm* Building E-15 Bartos Theater Film to be followed by Q&A discussion with Sara Jordeno, director of Kiki. Kiki was...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 6:30pm to 9:00pm
MIT Energy Club MegaWattHour

Sponsored by GSC Funding Board Stop by our famous energy nerd pub hour to socialize with members of MIT Energy Club from across the Institute. For this...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 7:00pm to 10:00pm
MITaly Research Talk Night

Following the success of the last MITaly Research Talk Night, we are glad to announce one more upcoming research night! Join us as a speaker or just enjoy...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Course 0: Is There Method in Our Goodness?

The scientific method has grown to become an immensely powerful form of knowledge-creation. But what does the scientific process have to say about morality?...

Thursday, March 01, 2018 at 7:15pm to 9:00pm

Thursday, March 1, 2018