HASS Events

 

hotwriting: An Evening with Todd Anderson
CBIS Auditorium
March 24, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Come experience hotwriting, a new performance medium involving live coding, digital games, electronic music, identity theft, and anything else the brilliant, bizarre mind of Todd Anderson can dream up!

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Visualization and Cognition
EMPAC: Studio Beta
March 28, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

AXIS: The Art_X Interdisciplinary Seminar with Eric Ameres (EMPAC/CogSci) and Shawn Lawson (Arts)

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Nathan Powell, RPI Graduate Student
Sage 4101
March 29, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Choosing actions that maintain energy level during repeated target interception tasks

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John Durham Peters: From Miracles to Meteorology: Weather and Media Theory
EMPAC Studio Beta
April 6, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Yale University's Prof. John Durham Peters delivers a Volmer Fries Distinguished lecture, based on his acclaimed book "The Marvelous Clouds, Toward an Elemental Theory of Media".  

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Visual Analogies and Iconic Representations:  The Case of Raven’s Progressive Matrices Test of Intelligence

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National Bird w/ filmmaker Sonia Kenneback
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
April 17, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This film follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war.  Cosponsored by iEAR Presents! and WHMT TV.

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The Effects of Priming Goals on Organizational Behavior
Sage 4101
April 19, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Gary Latham, Secretary of State Professor of Organizational Effectiveness; Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

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THE BEGINNING IS NEAR
THE ARTS CENTER OF THE CAPITAL DISTRICT, 265 River St, Troy, NY
April 21, 2017 4:00 PM - April 23, 2017
Creative works by 16 seniors in the Electronic Media Arts and Communication and Electronic Arts programs at Rensselaer, featuring digital storytelling, graphic art and text, game character design, animation, robotics and sculpture. 
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Oliver Kellhammer "Post Industrial Ecologies of the Hudson River Estuary"
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
April 22, 2017 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In this presentation and workshop, ecological artist, writer and activist Oliver Kellhammer will frame post-industrial ecologies as sites of renewal.

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AXIS: The Art_X Interdisciplinary Seminar
CBIS Auditorium
April 25, 2017 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Earth Week: Environment, Art, Sensing

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iEAR Presents!: Forming Gift / Free / Mutual Aid / Barter Networks with Caroline Woolard
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
May 6, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A workshop to help participants think through the forms of gift giving, free offering, mutual aid, or barter that might be appropriate to their communities and their goals.

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The Prison in Twelve Landscapes | with film dir. Brett Story
The Sanctuary for Independent Media
May 10, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

More people are imprisoned in the United States at this moment than in any other time or place in history, yet the prison itself has never felt further away or more out of sight.  

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