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Friday’s Events

Friday’s Events

12:30 - 2:30 p.m. - MIT CHOICE SIT IN. Unhappy with what might happen to the residence system at MIT? Nothing has been decided... yet. Join MIT Choice in a Sit In to protest proposed changes in housing policy. We’ll assemble in Lobby 7. Admission 0. meet in Lobby 7. Sponsor: Swass Distribution.

7:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. - MIT Anime Club Showing. 7:00 Slayers Next 17 - 19 (subtitled); 8:45 The Heroic Legend of Arislan: Parts 3 and 4; 11:00 Yu Yu Hakusho 9 - 10 (subtitled). Free! Stop by anytime and bring your friends. E51-345. Sponsor: Anime Club, MIT.

8:00 p.m. - Gilbert and Sullivan’s, “Iolanthe”. The MIT Gilbert and Sullivan players present “Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri” in La Sala de Puerto Rico. Stage Directed by Erik Lars Myers.Music Directed by Kevin Mitchell ‘98. Admission 5. La Sala de Puerto Rico. Sponsor: Gilbert and Sullivan Players, MIT.

8:00 p.m. - The Taming of the Shrew. Shakespeare Ensemble Fall major production, directed by Senior Lecturer Michael Ouellette. Tix: $8, $6 students w/ID & senior citizens. Admission 6.00. Kresge Little Theater. Sponsor: Office of the Arts.

8:00 p.m. - N. Vijay Siva, South Indian vocalist. With Bombay B. Gayatri, violin and N. Manoj Siva, mridangam. Presented by MITHAS (MIT Heritage of South Asia). General admission: $15, $12--students & seniors. Admission 12.00. Wong Auditorium. Sponsor: Office of the Arts.

8:00 p.m. - William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew”. Shakespeare Ensemble’s major production this fall is a deconstruction of Wiliam Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” directed by Michael Ouellette. Admission 6.00. Kresge Little Theatre. Sponsor: Shakespeare Ensemble.

3:00 p.m. - Coherence, Resolution, and Information in Optical Imaging, Prof. George Barbastathis, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, M.I.T. Refreshments to follow in room 1-114. Open. More info: Call Beth Henson at 258-5807. Email bhenson@mit.edu. Rm 3-270.

4:00 p.m. - Cold Pulses and Other Constraints on Critical-Gradient Transport, Ken Gentle, University of Texas at Austin. Refreshments served at 3:45 pm. Open. More info: Call Paul Rivenberg at 253-8101. Email rivenberg@psfc.mit.edu. Web: http://www.pfc.mit.edu/. Rm NW17-218.

4:15 p.m. - Triangulations of Convex Polytopes, Wungkum Fong, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 PM in Room 2-349. Open. More info: Call Professor Sara Billey at 253-6544. Email sara@math.mit.edu. Web: http://www-math.mit.edu/~combin. Rm 2-338.

Saturday’s Events

2:00 p.m. - Gilbert and Sullivan’s, “Iolanthe”. The MIT Gilbert and Sullivan players present “Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri” in La Sala de Puerto Rico. Stage Directed by Erik Lars Myers.Music Directed by Kevin Mitchell ‘98. Admission 5. La Sala de Puerto Rico. Sponsor: Gilbert and Sullivan Players, MIT.

6:30 p.m. - KSA/Hansori Korean Culture Show. KSA/Hansori’s Korean Culture Show is in Walker, Nov. 6 at 6:30. Acts include traditional drums, taekwondo, modern and traditional dance. Full Korean dinner is served!! 50-140. Sponsor: Korean Students Association.

8:00 p.m. - Gilbert and Sullivan’s, “Iolanthe”. The MIT Gilbert and Sullivan players present “Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri” in La Sala de Puerto Rico. Stage Directed by Erik Lars Myers.Music Directed by Kevin Mitchell ‘98. Admission 5. La Sala de Puerto Rico. Sponsor: Gilbert and Sullivan Players, MIT.

8:00 p.m. - William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew”. Shakespeare Ensemble’s major production this fall is a deconstruction of Wiliam Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” directed by Michael Ouellette. Admission 6.00. Kresge Little Theatre. Sponsor: Shakespeare Ensemble.

8:00 p.m. - The Taming of the Shrew. Shakespeare Ensemble Fall major production, directed by Senior Lecturer Michael Ouellette. Tix: $8, $6 students w/ID & senior citizens. Admission 6.00. Kresge Little Theater. Sponsor: Office of the Arts.

9:30 p.m. - Revolution 1999. Asian pop is back! Escape the confines of American music and dance to the beat of Asian pop. Semi-formal attire and college ID required. Tickets on sale Nov 3-5. Admission 10. Lobdell. Sponsor: Association of Taiwanese Students, MIT.

9:00 a.m. - Management of Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals, over 10 speakers!, from MIT, Harvard, and industry. includes break-out sessions. Free attendance for All. Snacks provided. Every hour: different speakers, & we strongly encourage U to attend all presentation b/c they compliment each other. Open. More info: Call Michele deMarco, founder & co-Pres, New Horizons at 354-1263. Email newhorizonsclub@hotmail.com. Web: web.mit.edu/newhorizons. Rm 6-120.

11:45 a.m.- Management Challenges of Consistent Innovation, Dr. Albert C.Y. Yu, Senior VP, Intel Corporation.Bring your lunch, beverage and dessert will be provided. Open. More info: Call ICRMOT at 253-7991. Email icrmot@mit.edu. Web: http//web.mit.edu./icrmot/www/. Rm E56-270.

12:00 p.m. - The Portrayal of Family Life on Television, David Thorburn, Ph.D., Professor of Literature and Director of the Communications Forum. Open. More info: Call Family Resource Center at 253-1592. Email frc@mit.edu. Web: http://web.mit.edu/personnel/www/frc/. Rm 16-151.

4:15 p.m. - Syzygies and Graph Colorings, Professor Dave Bayer, Barnard College, Columbia University. Refreshments will be served at 3:45 PM in Room 2-349. Open. More info: Call Professor Michael Brenner at (617) 253-3661. Email brenner@math.mit.edu. Web: http://www-math.mit.edu/amc/fall99. Rm 2-105.

Sunday’s Events

1:00 p.m. - Open Reading Tech Show 2000: “Tortoise”. Written by Jeff Flaster ‘85, “Tortoise” brings Aesop’s ancient fable into the 21st century as rival computer giants compete -- for fame, fortune and love -- but with very different priorities. Admission 0. Student Ctr Rm 407. Sponsor: Office of the Arts.

2:00 p.m. - Gilbert and Sullivan’s, “Iolanthe”. The MIT Gilbert and Sullivan players present “Iolanthe, or The Peer and the Peri” in La Sala de Puerto Rico. Stage Directed by Erik Lars Myers.Music Directed by Kevin Mitchell ‘98. Admission 5. La Sala de Puerto Rico. Sponsor: Gilbert and Sullivan Players, MIT.

3:00 p.m. - The Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale. Lawrence Leighton Smith, director. Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances, Op. 45; Jacob Druckman’s Aureole (1979); Robert Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 97, “Rhenish.”. Admission 0. Kresge Auditorium. Sponsor: Office of the Arts.

Monday’s Events

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. - Open Forum with Reaccreditation Team. Members of the MIT community are invited to an open forum with the evaulation team on Monday, Nov. 8, from 4-5:30 p.m. in 4-237. Sponsored by Chancellor’s Office. 4-237. Sponsor: President’s Office.

8:00 p.m. - UA Cabinet Meeting. Discuss the Institute’s important issues and make effective change. W20-400. Sponsor: Undergraduate Association.

11:45 a.m.- Management Challenges of Consistent Innovation, Dr. Albert C.Y. Yu, Senior VP, Intel Corporation.Bring your lunch, beverage and dessert will be provided. Open. More info: Call ICRMOT at 253-7991. Email icrmot@mit.edu. Web: http//web.mit.edu./icrmot/www/. Rm E56-270.

12:00 p.m. (1 hour 30 minutes) - The Portrayal of Family Life on Television, David Thorburn, Ph.D., Professor of Literature and Director of the Communications Forum. Open. More info: Call Family Resource Center at 253-1592. Email frc@mit.edu. Web: http://web.mit.edu/personnel/www/frc/. Rm 16-151.

4:15 p.m. (1 hour ) - Syzygies and Graph Colorings, Professor Dave Bayer, Barnard College, Columbia University.Refreshments will be served at 3:45 PM in Room 2-349. Open. More info: Call Professor Michael Brenner at (617) 253-3661. Email brenner@math.mit.edu. Web: http://www-math.mit.edu/amc/fall99. Rm 2-105.

Tuesday’s Events

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. - “Mecanoo Architects: Recent Work”--Opening Reception. Exhibit of the firm located in Delft, The Netherlands, internationally-known for its housing, urban development, landscaping, public spaces, buildings & restorations. Regular hours: M-F, 9-5pm. Admission 0. Wolk Gallery (Rm 7-338). Sponsor: Office of the Arts.

5:00 p.m. - Poverty and Environment: Success stories from around the world. Speakers: Alicia B rcena-Comision Economica para America Latina, Ashok Khosla- Development Alternatives, Mechai Viravaidya-Population & Community Development Assoc., Tariq Banuri-Stockholm Env. Inst. Admission 0. Room E51-345. Sponsor: Paksmit.

7:30 - 10:30 p.m. - Contra Dance for All. Contra Dance for All with the band Einstein’s Little Homunculus, refreshments. No experience or partner necessary! In Lobdell Dining Hall (W20 second floor) 7:30-10:30 pm. Admission 0. Lobdell(in W20,2nd floor). Sponsor: Folk Dance Club.

7:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Chi Alpha Campus Meeting. Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship will be sponsoring a series on the book of Revelation at our weekly meeting. There will be time for worship and fellowship as we study the Bible. PDR 3, Student Center. Sponsor: Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship.