Upcoming Events: a Chance to See DALI Lab’s Innovative Work


Dartmouth Now offers a weekly roundup of noteworthy events on campus.

January: Events for Dartmouth’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration continue through the month.

Jan. 21: Technology innovation from Dartmouth’s DALI Lab is on display in Berry Library. The lab, sponsored by the Neukom Institute and Dartmouth’s computer science department, allows students to collaborate as they take on real-world projects. The exhibition opens with a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

A short tour and orientation to the studios and equipment at the Book Arts Workshop will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 22. (Photo by Kendall Madden ’15)

Jan. 21: Gear Up hosts an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the GlycoFi Atrium of the MacLean Engineering Sciences Center at Thayer School to connect researchers with people across campus who support them with services, tools, and consults. An additional session of Gear Up, focused on digital humanities, takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, at the Arts and Humanities Resource Center in Barlett Hall.

Jan. 21: The annual James Hoffman Memorial Lecture in Comparative Literature brings James Phelan, Distinguished University Professor of English at The Ohio State University, to Dartmouth, speaking on “Affect and Ethics in Roz Chast’s Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?” Phelan’s talk begins at 4 p.m. in Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall).

Jan. 22: Ever wondered, “What is the Book Arts Workshop?” A short tour and orientation to the studios and equipment, at 4:30 p.m. will answer that question, and show off some of the things people have made there.

Jan. 22: The Tucker Foundation offers a live-streamed session of the conference “Creating Common Good,” which focuses on the moral implications of economic inequality and includes Robert Reich ’68 among the speakers. The opening session, Thursday, Jan. 22, runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Alumni Hall. Sessions continue Friday, Jan. 23, and Saturday, Jan. 24.

Jan. 23: Tanya Tagaq, an Inuit throat singer, improvises a soundtrack to the controversial 1922 film Nanook of the North. Tagaq’s Hopkins Center performance, which begins at 8 p.m. in Loew Auditorium, will be followed at 10 p.m. by a post-performance discussion with the artist.

Jan. 24: Learn the ancient art of making paper from cloth, in the context of workshops led by New Hampshire native and soldier-turned-artist Drew Cameron of the Combat Paper Project. The open house workshops take place Saturday, Jan. 24, and Sunday, Jan. 25, in room 060A of the Hopkins Center, from noon to 5 p.m. both days.

Jan. 25: Family Day at the Hood Museum of Art’s exhibition “Poseidon and the Sea,” from noon to 5 p.m., offering hands-on activities in the studio and a gallery guide and other resources, all geared for visitors ages 6 to 12 and their adult companions.

For a complete schedule of upcoming events, visit the Dartmouth Events calendar.

Kelly Sundberg Seaman