Events

Tuesday, February 20, 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 20, 2018 at 8:00am to 6:00pm
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...

Tuesday, February 20, 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...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MIT Center for Advanced Visual Studies; Big Bang Data; György Kepes Photographs; Gestural...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 10:00am to 5:00pm
Class of 2020 Ring Sales

An event for 2020's to purchase their rings. Make sure to bring $50 for a deposit AND your ID!

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 11:00am to 4:00pm
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...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Catholic Mass

Catholic Mass

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 12:05pm to 12:45pm
Rashauna Johnson — Book Talk: “Slavery’s Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans During the Age of Revolutions”

Tuesday, February 20, 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 20, 2018 at 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Urban Infrastructure 

This event is sponsored by the Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies Speaker: David Hsu, DUSP

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
WEWORK: Architecting Experience

A story of tech + real estate to help people around the world make a life, not just a living. Liz Burow, Vice President, Director of Workplace...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Instrument-Free Demand Estimation: Methodology and an Application to Consumer Products

Nathan Miller (Georgetown University)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
Entrepreneurship, Human Capital, and Liquidity Constraints

Yona Rubinstein (London School of Economics)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
 
PDE/Analysis Seminar

Felipe Goncalves (U. Alberta) "Orthogonal polynomials and sharp Strichartz estimate" Orthogonal polynomials have been used to produce sharp estimates in...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:00pm
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Emile Bustani Seminar: “Donald Trump's Generous Offer on Jerusalem”

“Donald Trump's Generous Offer on Jerusalem” Salim Tamari Director, Institute of Palestine Studies Adjunct Prof., Center for Contemporary Arab Studies,...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
MIT Number Theory Seminar

Michael Bennett (University of British Columbia) “Erdos-Selfridge and supersingularity” Abstract: (Joint work with Samir Siksek, Warwick University) ...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Toddler Play Group at Westgate

All kids from 1.5-3.5 years old are welcome! You can bring siblings as well. On our first class we will paint pictures with animals, cars, nature, geometry...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Adrian Randolph | Belief, Skepticism, and Touch: Some Thoughts on Saint Thomas the Apostle in Italian Renaissance Art

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

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Big Data Justice

Numbers can be overwhelming, powerful, manipulative, intriguing ... and what about Big Data? Join a conversation between Jose Luis de Vicente of Sonar+D,...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Latke Hamentaschen Debate

THROUGHOUT THE AGES scholars have pondered the universe's most essential questions. Which came first, the chicken or the egg? What is the true meaning of...

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:00pm
 
Contra Dance with live music by Ishmael the Fiddler

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 20, 2018