Events

Monday, November 13, 2017

Safety Culture Video Contest

Safety is embedded in the MIT Culture and now we want you to show the community. Create and Submit a 3-4 minute Video Illustrating Safety Culture in Action...

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...

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...

Monday, November 13, 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...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:00am to 4:00pm
English Conversation Group

If you would like to feel more comfortable conversing in English, this is a group for you! Led by MS&PC member Sun Yeo. She has lived in the U.S. for over...

Monday, November 13, 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...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:00am
Parents and Parents-to-be Group at Eastgate

A peer-led weekly group for parents and parents-to-be to share information, support each other, and let the kids play together. Babies and kids of all ages...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
ACT Graduate Open House Fall 2017

Considering a graduate degree in Art, Culture and Technology? Join us for the Graduate Open House. This is your chance to meet our faculty and students,...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11:00am to 9:00pm
Thesis Defense - Erin E. Black (EAPS)

"An Investigation of Basin-Scale Controls on Upper Ocean Export and Remineralization" A public presentation of the thesis will be given by the...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 11:00am to 12:00pm
Chez Pierre Seminar

Dmitry Abanin - University of Geneva "Chiral Floquet Insulator: A Non-Equilibrium Phase of Matter"

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Connections

Connections is an informal social gathering held once a month in the Emma Rogers Room (10-340). As its name implies, the gathering encourages women to take a...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm
MIT D-Lab Tour

Visit MIT D-Lab and learn about how work with people around the world to develop and advance collaborative approaches and practical solutions to global...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Mondays in the Chapel

Join us as we gather each Monday in the chapel for a time of reflection and inspiration. We will eat a brief lunch together at 12:00pm in the Main Dining...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
PAOC Colloquium: Jake Gebbie (WHOI)

"The Little Ice Age and 20th Century Deep Pacific Cooling" The deep ocean adjusts to changes in surface temperature over centuries and millennia. Forcing an...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Franca Trubiano | Building Theories – Architecture and an Ethics of Technology

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Building Technology Group, hosted by Caitlin Mueller Building Theories – Architecture and an...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Industrial Policy & Economic Development

The SPURS/Humphrey program is delighted to invite you to our fall seminar series: North American Planning Experience: Is It Relevant for the Developing...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
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...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Increasing Resiliency in Your Job Search

The job search can be a very challenging process. Join this interactive workshop to: 1. Identify challenges during your job search 2. Brainstorm...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Learning to be the Best Future Physiciain You Can Be: Part 2: Sayuri Jinadasa

What is it like to navigate the wellness arena as a physician or a physician-in-training? How can you prioritize psychological health and balance a...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Learning to be the best Physician You Can Be 2: Navigating Wellness as a Physician

Prehealth Asdvising is thrilled to be bringing you a new series this school year: Learning to be the Best Physician You Can Be The series will include 4...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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Data Science to Solve Social Problems — Facebook Research

INCREASING VOTER KNOWLEDGE WITH PRE-ELECTION INTERVENTIONS ON FACEBOOK Learn about Facebook's Civic Engagement Research Team and get a deep dive into...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Geometric Analysis Seminar

Pierre Albin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Title: " Spectral invariants under collapse of a hypersurface" Abstract: I will report on joint...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Geometry and Topology Seminar

Raphael Zentner (Universität Regensburg) Title: Irreducible SL(2,C)-representations of integer homology 3-spheres Abstract: We prove that the splicing of...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Study Abroad Info Session for Course 6 Majors!

Programs highlighted: ETH Zurich Semester Exchange in SwitzerlandImperial College London Semester Exchange in the UKMIT-Madrid Semester ProgramSummer...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:00pm
Probability Seminar

Richard Kenyon (Brown) "Limit shapes beyond the complex burgers equation" We discuss the "5 vertex model", a model of random discrete interfaces. Limit...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar

Speaker: Matt Szczesny (BU) Title: Toroidal algebras via factorization algebras Abstract: The theory of factorization algebras developed by Kevin...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Topology Seminar

Doug Ravenel (University of Rochester) Two equivariant approaches to the telescope conjecture Reporting on joint work with Zhouli Xu and 4 others, I will...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:30pm
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World History Seminar Series

“ Thinking from the global south: the Kochi Biennale as event” Dilip Menon, Ph.D. Director, Centre for Indian Studies in Africa University of the...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Embracing Your Diversity Abroad: Get Good Stuff Done

Join Diversity Abroad's CEO & Founder, Andrew Gordon, to hear how 'Embracing Your Diversity Abroad' can set you apart from others personally, professionally,...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 5:00pm
Russia@MIT: '100 Shades of Red' talk by acclaimed journalist Mikhail Zygar

“100 Shades of Red: Perceptions of the 1917 Revolution and Politics Today” by acclaimed journalist Mikhail Zygar. Zygar, the author of All The Kremlin’s Men...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Infant and Toddler Music Class Fall 2017

Little Groove music class is designed to help infants and toddlers learn and interact through sound, sight and touch in a live music setting. Children enjoy...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:15pm
ACT Fall 2017 Lecture Series: The Edge of Knowing and Un-Knowing

The fall 2017 ACT Lecture Series invites renowned artists and philosophers to help us challenge our habits of perception and expand our margins of thought....

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Maintain Don't Gain Kickoff Event

Grab a FREE Smoothie and Try Easy-to-do Exercises - We are kicking off the 2017 Maintain Don't Gain challenge with an event for participants to register,...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Postcommodity | The Repellent Fence and Beyond

Postcommodity will discuss their 2015 land art installation and socially engaged artwork Repellent Fence, and the implications of this work on their art...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Terms of Work | Timothy Hyde, Mariana Ibanez, Sheila Kennedy, Rami El Samahy

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series Dinner with the In-Laws: Whiteness Faculty: Mariana Ibanez, Sheila Kennedy, Rami El...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Fondue Night

As the winter approaches, let's have some warm cheese fondue and sweet Chocolate fondue

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Fundamentals of Tango

Admission: $90 general, $60 non-MIT-students, MIT staff and faculty, $40 MIT students and postdocs REGISTRATION: Please E-MAIL simonida@tangoaffair.com...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Intermediate: Walk, Figures, Musicality

Admission: $90 general, $60 non-MIT-students, MIT staff and faculty, $40 MIT students and postdocs REGISTRATION: Please E-MAIL simonida@tangoaffair.com...

Monday, November 13, 2017 at 8:30pm to 9:45am

Monday, November 13, 2017