Events

Monday, November 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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 20, 2017 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
Chez Pierre Seminar

Alexander Yu. Kuntsevich - P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia"Spin magnetization and entropy measurements in two-dimensional systems"

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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 20, 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 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
PAOC Colloquium: Charles Ichoku (NASA Goddard)

"Influence of Biomass Burning on the African Atmospheric Environment and Climate" Wildfires and other types of biomass burning affect most vegetated parts...

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Cooperative City

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 20, 2017 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
The Cooperative City: Urban Infrastructure Development and South-South Cooperation

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 20, 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 20, 2017 at 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Geometry and Topology Seminar

Samantha Pezzimenti (Bryn Mawr) Title: Immersed Lagrangian Fillings of Legendrian Submanifolds Abstract: Given a Legendrian submanifold, we would like to...

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Biological Chemistry Seminar Series: Lara Mahal, New York University

"Decoding Structure-Function Relationships in the Glycome" For more information: Betty Lou McClanahan, blm@mit.edu

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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ESI PEOPLE & THE PLANET LECTURE: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

AMERICA'S CLIMATE FUTURE: REMARKS BY SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE Sen. Whitehouse has championed efforts to reduce carbon pollution and protect our air and...

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Geometric Analysis Seminar

Neshan Wickramasekera (University of Cambridge) Title: " Uniqueness of blow-ups and asymptotic decay for Dirichlet energy minimizing multi-valued...

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Probability Seminar

Peter Winkler (Dartmouth) "The Probability Puzzle that Spawned 100 Philosophy Papers" Proposed 17 years ago by philosopher Adam Elga, "Sleeping Beauty"...

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 4:15pm to 5:15pm
Geometric Representation Theory Seminar

Eyal Markman (UMass Amherst) Monodromy of generalized Kummers and Triality for Spin(8) We will describe the computation of the monodromy group of compact...

Monday, November 20, 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 20, 2017 at 4:30pm
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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 20, 2017 at 5:30pm to 6:15pm
A Conversation with Nash Work

Please join the China Future City Lab and the Real Estate Innovation Lab on Nov. 20th for a conversation with Jian Zhang, who is the founder and CEO of Nash...

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Kathleen James-Chakraborty | Expanding the Canon: Women in Architecture

MIT Department of Architecture / Fall 2017 Lecture Series This lecture is organized by Stephanie Lee and ElDante Winston on behalf of the MIT Chapter of the...

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Taste of Spain

Come to try some Spanish dishes at Taste of Spain and learn about Spanish cuisine! Socialize with your friends while you enjoy delicious cheeses and...

Monday, November 20, 2017 at 6:30pm
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 20, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
F*Up Night Speaker Series

The MIT European Club is hosting a Fuck-up Night! FUN is a speaker (3-6) series, to humorously tell an audience stories about their professional/personal...

Monday, November 20, 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 20, 2017 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Mass

Catholic Mass

Monday, November 20, 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 20, 2017 at 8:30pm to 9:45am

Monday, November 20, 2017