October 2, 2012

This event is part of a two-day series of talks presented by the Institute of Breaking, an interdisciplinary collaboration between SAIC and the James Franck Institute and the College at the University of Chicago, bringing together voices from art, design, and science to explore new modes of artis

October 9, 2012

Please join us for an interdisciplinary conversation between architect James Carpenter and physicist Sidney Nagel, exploring the role of light in their work.  

October 16, 2012

SAIC Contemporary Practices faculty Adam Trowbridge and Jessica Westbrook have been collaborating since 1990. CH2 focuses on mixed reality, media, research, design, development, and distribution... authorized formats + unauthorized ideas...

March 8, 2013

Please join us for a lecture by Nicholas Negroponte, exploring entrepreneurialism in art and design.

October 8, 2013

Ariane Koek leads International Arts at CERN, the world's largest particle physics laboratory, based outside Geneva, Switzerland.

October 15, 2013

Andrea Ghez, Professor of Physics & Astronomy who holds the Lauren B. Leichtman & Arthur E. Levine Chair in Astrophysics, is one of the world's leading experts in observational astrophysics and heads UCLA's Galactic Center Group.

October 30, 2013

Science photographer Felice Frankel is a research scientist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

February 19, 2014

Between digitization and prestidigitation, an appreciation of the cognitive mechanisms underlying human perception and reasoning can be used as valuable inspiration for Artificial Intelligence (AI) researchers to construct intelligent systems—or instead, can be used as magicians' devices to persu

March 5, 2014

Stephanie Rothenberg's artistic practice engages performance, installation, print, and digital media to create provocative interactions that expose the power dynamics within technological utopias.

April 22, 2014

You choose the lecture:
Emotion or Gender Identity in Social Media

This talk will be focused on either emotion OR gender identity. Vote by tweeting @TSchnoebelen.

May 7, 2014

Sheelagh Carpendale is a Professor in Computer Science at the University of Calgary where she holds a Canada Research Chair in Information Visualization and NSERC/AITF/SMART Technologies Industrial Research Chair in Interactive Technologies.

August 28, 2014

Anna Von Mertens translates data from odd avenues of knowledge on to textiles with stitching to define time intervals around low points in American history, such as the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, the Martin Luther King, Jr. assassination, and the bombing of Baghdad.

August 28, 2014

SAIC's Earl and Brenda Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration presents an evening of cosmology in collaboration with COSMO 2014 and the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics at the University of Chicago.

October 28, 2014

Swedish artist Henrik Håkansson is a naturalist who has repositioned his fascination with nature into the art world, over time becoming an accomplished amateur expert.

November 5, 2014

Mary S. Morgan is a Professor of History and Philosophy of Economics in the Department of Economic History at the London School of Economics. She is the foremost authority on the history of modeling and visualizing factual data.