Events

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

AI and the Future of Work | co-hosted by MIT CSAIL and MIT IDE- SOLD OUT

Thank you for your interest in attending the AI and the Future of Work. The event is now sold out. Be sure to watch the CSAIL Alliances Twitter account...

Kids event: Rainbow Dance

Recommended Ages: 18 months - 4 years Price per child: $30 (Second sibling $15) to Apartment 28A Parent Coordinator Box by Wednesday, 9/27/2017. Dates:...

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...

Fieldwork: Utilizing the User Research Framework to Get Good Stuff Done

Join us for a hands-on workshop, walking through D-Lab's User Research Framework. This workshop provides an introduction to undertaking ethical fieldwork,...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 5:30am to 7:30am
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...

Wednesday, November 01, 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...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
Expecting and New Parents Group at Westgate

Led by MIT moms Teresa and Ruby, this is a weekly group for parents-to-be and parents of infants to crawlers to share information and support each...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 10:00am to 11:30am
MIT Museum

Current Exhibitions: Big Bang Data; The Enemy by Karim Ben Khelifa; György Kepes Photographs; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Robots...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 10:00am
Newcomers Office Hour

Are you new to MIT and MIT Spouses & Partners Connect? Want to learn about how to participate in our meetings and groups? Have questions about childcare,...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Mens et Manus America: US Tax Reform: Options and Impediments

The Trump Administration and Congress are gearing up for a broad overhaul of the U.S. tax code. MIT Professors Michelle Hanlon (Sloan) and James Poterba...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 11:30am to 1:00pm
MIT List Visual Arts Center | Exhibition | Heimo Zobernig: Chess Painting

Heimo Zobernig : chess painting features the work of Vienna-based artist Heimo Zobernig (b 1958, Mauthen, Austria) whose art practice includes sculpture,...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 12:00pm to 6:00pm
SLS Seminar: Eduardo Moreno-Chamarro (MIT)

"How the subpolar gyre shaped the North Atlantic and European climate during the Little Ice Age" The cold climate conditions that are reconstructed in the...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The United States and Eurasia in the Post-Post-Cold War World

This event is part of the Security Studies Program Wednesday Seminar Series. ​This paper will discuss ways in which the United States will or may be...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Thesis Defense - Adam R. Sarafian (EAPS)

"Water and Volatile Element Accretion to the Inner Planets" A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the candidate. CHAIR OF DEFENSE: Dr. Nobu...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Does Urban Science Have a Place for Qualitative Data and Design?

Part of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning's Planning Ideas that Matter: Urban Science: Regression to Technocracy or Pathway to Progressive Planning?

Jewish Atheism

Subjecting Judaism to the scrutiny of modern atheism's questions

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Manage Your PDFs and Citations: Zotero and Mendeley

Using citation management software to create and maintain a collection of references or PDFs is common and important in today’s academic world. These tools...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Weekly Wednesday Meeting: Hot Topics Around The World

In every country, there are current events and issues that communities are struggling with and talking about. What events are dominating the headlines in...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Geometric Analysis Seminar

Otis Chodosh (Princeton/IAS) Title: "Minimal surfaces in asymptotically flat 3-manifolds" Abstract: The study of minimal surfaces in asymptotically flat...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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“Ecological Dynamics of the Gut Microbiota”

Aspen Reese, Junior Fellow, Harvard https://www.aspenreese.com/ for The Microbial Systems Seminar

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Combinatorics Seminar

SPEAKER: Sam Hopkins (MIT) TITLE: Root System Chip-Firing ABSTRACT: Propp recently introduced a variant of chip-firing on the infinite path where the...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Inorganic Chemistry Seminar Series: Vera Schroeder, MIT - Swager Lab

Lecture Title: TBA

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 4:15pm
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Bruno F. Santos - Henry L. Pierce Seminar Series

From Strategic Planning to Daily Disruptions Assistant Professor (TU Delft - Aerospace Engineering) Abstract: The airline industry operates under a very...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Starr Forum: Warnings

Richard Clarke’s book about the future of national security, threatening technologies, the US economy, and possibly the fate of civilization. Main...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
The Center for Excitonics/Perovskite Seminar Series

Predicting the Microstructure Stability in Photovoltaic Polymer-Fullerene Blends Using Figure of Merit By Jose Dario Perea Friedrich Alexander Universität...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Dertouzos Distinguished Lecture by Yann LeCun: How Could Machines Learn as Efficiently as Animals and Humans?

Deep learning has caused revolutions in computer perception and natural language understanding. But almost all these successes largely use supervised...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Erik Gehring presents Trees of Boston

Please join us as we welcome Erik Gehring to discuss Trees of Boston: Photographing the Arnold Arboretum. Erik Gehring is a freelance photographer who...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 5:30pm
(Men's Soccer) MIT at Clark University

(Men's Soccer) MIT at Clark University, NEWMAC Tournament Quarterfinals

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 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...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Made in Dagenham

The third film in the WGS Women Organizing Film series, Made in Dagenham is a dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford Dagenham car plant, where female...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Israeli Dance Beginner's Classes

Here's your chance to learn circle, line, and couple dances to the latest Israeli songs and popular classics. No experience necessary! All are welcome! Open...

Mass

Catholic Mass

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
All Saint's Day Party

Come party it up on All Saints' Day with free food and good company! Following the 7:30 mass, we will have a celebration to honor those who have entered...

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 at 8:30pm

Wednesday, November 1, 2017