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News

Screening of Applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

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Michael Weiler presents his MFA thesis exhibition, WEATHERED, an interactive allegorical journey of self-rediscovery.

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Science and Technology Studies presents Trump for Lunch every Thursday through the Spring 2017 semester, 12:15–1:30 pm, in Sage 5711

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Kim Sajet is the Director of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC.  The presentation is co-sponsored by Rensselaer's Office of the President and the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. 

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Bringjord, Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science, examines AI concepts raised in the HBO series Westworld, Wednesday at Noon in Sage 4101

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Events

AXIS: The Art_X Interdisciplinary Seminar

EMPAC: Studio Beta
February 28, 2017 4:00 PM

The Nexus of Arts and Sciences:  Mike Fortun (STS) - Cultures of Scientific Revolutions and Robert Hull (cMDIS) - the Architecture of Atoms

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Katherine Behar - ” Optimized, not Optimistic

Studio Beta, EMPAC
March 9, 2017 6:00 PM

Katherine Behar is an interdisciplinary new media and performance artist based in New York.

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Marta's work explores a multitude of possibilities for art that is developed in relation to biology. In the lecture a special emphasis will be given to the development of collaborative projects between the artist and the different fields within biology she has worked with to question how our biological commons (for instance how our genetic composition is similar to various other animals) and challenge our conception of identity.  An Art_X event. 

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AXIS: The Art_X Interdisciplinary Seminar

EMPAC: Studio Beta
March 28, 2017 4:00 PM

Cognition, Embodiment and Action

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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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Previous Events

Natalie Bookchin - Affective Collectives and the shared self.

Studio Beta, EMPAC
February 22, 2017 6:00 PM

Talk by artist Natalie Bookchin whose work interrogates the social, political, and emotional effects of the so-called “sharing economy,” while prying at cracks within existing social and aesthetic regimes.

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Cara Reedy, RPI Graduate Student

Sage 4101
February 22, 2017 12:00 PM

"A-life with diploid cells"

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