HASS Events


Spring Music Days 2016
Various locations
April 13, 2016 12:00 AM - May 3, 2016

Rensselaer’s Dept. of Arts announces Spring Music Days 2016, a series of performances by students and faculty, April 13 -  May 6.

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The Archivist: Installation by Ryan Jenkin
West Hall Gallery
April 28, 2016 5:30 PM - April 30, 2016

The Archivist is a 20 minute looping Thesis fIlm Installation by MFA student Ryan Jenkins.

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GameFest 2016: Visions of the Virtual
April 30, 2016 9:00 AM - 6:15 PM

On Saturday, April 30, the GameFest expo, competition and symposium at EMPAC features over 50 student teams from colleges and universities across the Northeast, with a game design competition hosted by Vicarious Visions.  Dive into virtual reality and fly a stunt kite, or become a narwhal making sandwiches at a deli counter.  Play through a tale of love and loss using your own facial expressions, or explore an immersive environment of freshwater ecology.  Check out the future of multiplayer gaming, haptic feedback devices, mobile games and more. 

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Scholarly Big Data:  Information Extraction, Data Mining & Semantics

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Brown Bag Lunch Series
Sage Labs 4711
May 4, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Yuri Yatsynovich to present in the Economics Brown Bag Lunch Series.

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Deep Listening Workshops
EMPAC Studio 2
May 6, 2016 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

On May 6, 2016 come to a FREE Day of Deep Listening workshops and sonic meditations

What is Deep Listening, you ask? Come and find out!
Get your ears moving, get ready to smile, to laugh, and of course, LISTEN!

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We The New Community by Matt O'Hare
EMPAC, Goodman Studio Theater
May 7, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

An experimental theatre piece that revisits the science-fiction inspired theology of fringe religious groups, projecting the technological optimism of the late 1990s into a not-too-distant future.

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Brown Bag Lunch Series
Sage Labs 4711
May 11, 2016 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Russell Weinstein to present in the Economics Brown Bag Lunch Series.

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NUTS! with filmmaker Penny Lane
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
May 14, 2016 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sundance Film Festival sensation (and Sanctuary co-founder) Penny Lane presents “Nuts!,” her good old story about a big fat liar, some goat balls and a million-watt radio station—an opportunity for viewers to actively wrestle with the ethical and epistemological issues central to the narrative nonfiction form. Because who says smart films have to be boring?
Co-sponsored by iEAR Presents! and the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Rensselaer.

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ARTS Spring Grad Show 2016
West Hall
May 15, 2016 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Graduate students from the MFA and PhD Electronic Arts program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will host their Spring semester art exhibition.

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