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Arts & Sciences Week 2020

Monday, October 05, 2020 to Saturday, October 10, 2020
8:00 am to 5:30 pm

Imagine, Innovate, and Impact 2.0

The School of Arts and Sciences invites you to the 3rd annual WPI Arts and Sciences Week to be held October 5-10, 2020.

Monday, October 5

3:00 - 4:00 pm

A&S Week Opening and Dean’s Message: Imagine, Innovate, Impact 2.0

Webinar: https://wpi.zoom.us/j/92558813496

  • Welcome and Introduction by Wole Soboyejo, Provost
  • Introduction of New Faculty
  • Recognition of Faculty Promotion and Tenure
  • Art and Creativity in the Time of COVID Competition: Presentation of Awards
  • Musical performances

Tuesday, October 6

3:00-3:30 pm
Launch of Virtual Art Gallery Walk

Webinar: https://wpi.zoom.us/j/95244969064

Join us as we unveil the virtual art gallery of the 50+ submissions to the Art and Creativity in the Time of COVID art competition. The gallery will be available on the WPI website until December 31.

4:00 pm

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Forum: A Reading by LaTanya McQueen

Webinar: https://wpi.zoom.us/j/92110589904

Moderators: Kate McIntyre, Assistant Professor of Humanities & Arts, and Michelle Ephraim, Associate Professor of Humanities and Arts

LaTanya McQueen is author of the essay collection And it Begins Like This which weaves together historical and genealogical research, folklore, Biblical passages, literary theory and criticism, and personal memory to examine the legacy of slavery and its relationship to Black female identity in contemporary America.

Wednesday, October 7

3:00 - 4:30 pm

 

Critical Conversation Forum: Social Justice at WPI: Technology in the Public Interest

Webinar: https://wpi.zoom.us/j/98613771421

Join us for our latest Critical Conversations forum which will explore the concept of Public Interest Technology (PIT) and its application to the WPI community, and the intersection of PIT with Social Justice. Our faculty panel will discuss this emerging topic from multiple perspectives and there will moderated audience Q&A.

Chair: Laureen Elgert, Associate Professor, Social Science & Policy Studies; Moderator: Ben Nephew, Assistant Research Professor, Biology & Biotechnology

Panelists:

  • Farley Chery, Assistant Teaching Professor, IMGD
  • Gillian Smith, Associate Professor, Computer Science and IMGD
  • Aaron Sakulich, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Angela Rodriguez, Assistant Professor, Social Science & Policy Studies
  • Gbeton Somasse, Assistant Teaching Professor, Social Science & Policy Studies

Thursday, October 8

5:30 pm

WPI Performance of Every Brilliant Thing

Location: Higgins House Garden (Limited seating - By Reservation Only)

Directed by Kate Moncrief & Emily Baker starring Fiona Doyle

Every Brilliant Thing is a one-person show, written by British playwright Duncan Macmillan and comedian Jonny Donahoe, that tells the story of a girl who consoles herself  – her mother has just attempted suicide and her father is distant – by creating a list of everything that makes her happy, everything that makes life worth living. Over the course of the play, the list takes on a life of its own. (The show runs 60 minutes.)

Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.

Friday, October 9

5:30 pm

WPI Performance of Every Brilliant Thing

Location: Higgins House Garden (Limited seating - By Reservation Only)

Directed by Kate Moncrief & Emily Baker starring Fiona Doyle

Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.

Saturday, October 10

2:00 pm & 5:30 pm

WPI Performance of Every Brilliant Thing

Location: Higgins House Garden (Limited seating - By Reservation Only)

Directed by Kate Moncrief & Emily Baker starring Fiona Doyle

Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.

Monday, October 05Tuesday, October 06Wednesday, October 07Thursday, October 08
  • Thursday, October 08, 2020
    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    WPI Performance of Every Brilliant Thing
    Directed by Kate Moncrief & Emily Baker starring Fiona Doyle

    Location: Higgins House Garden (Limited seating - By Reservation Only)

    Every Brilliant Thing is a one-person show, written by British playwright Duncan Macmillan and comedian Jonny Donahoe, that tells the story of a girl who consoles herself  – her mother has just attempted suicide and her father is distant – by creating a list of everything that makes her happy, everything that makes life worth living. Over the course of the play, the list takes on a life of its own. (The show runs 60 minutes.)

    Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.

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Friday, October 09
  • Friday, October 09, 2020
    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    WPI Performance of Every Brilliant Thing
    Directed by Kate Moncrief & Emily Baker starring Fiona Doyle

    Location: Higgins House Garden (Limited seating - By Reservation Only)

    Every Brilliant Thing is a one-person show, written by British playwright Duncan Macmillan and comedian Jonny Donahoe, that tells the story of a girl who consoles herself  – her mother has just attempted suicide and her father is distant – by creating a list of everything that makes her happy, everything that makes life worth living. Over the course of the play, the list takes on a life of its own. (The show runs 60 minutes.)

    Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.

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Saturday, October 10
  • Saturday, October 10, 2020
    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    WPI Performance of Every Brilliant Thing
    Directed by Kate Moncrief & Emily Baker starring Fiona Doyle

    Location: Higgins House Garden (Limited seating - By Reservation Only)

    Every Brilliant Thing is a one-person show, written by British playwright Duncan Macmillan and comedian Jonny Donahoe, that tells the story of a girl who consoles herself  – her mother has just attempted suicide and her father is distant – by creating a list of everything that makes her happy, everything that makes life worth living. Over the course of the play, the list takes on a life of its own. (The show runs 60 minutes.)

    Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.

    View Event
  • Saturday, October 10, 2020
    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    WPI Performance of Every Brilliant Thing
    Directed by Kate Moncrief & Emily Baker starring Fiona Doyle

    Location: Higgins House Garden (Limited seating - By Reservation Only)

    Every Brilliant Thing is a one-person show, written by British playwright Duncan Macmillan and comedian Jonny Donahoe, that tells the story of a girl who consoles herself  – her mother has just attempted suicide and her father is distant – by creating a list of everything that makes her happy, everything that makes life worth living. Over the course of the play, the list takes on a life of its own. (The show runs 60 minutes.)

    Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.

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