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  • Feb
    23

    Decoding Bias: A Conversation with Filmmaker Shalini Kantayya

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    7:30 PM

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    Coded Bias, by filmmaker Shalini Kantayya, is a 90-minute documentary that explores the fallout of MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini’s discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, and her journey to push for the first-ever legislation in the US to govern against bias in the algorithms that impact us all. It premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

    Join us for a discussion with Kantayya about the film and the ramifications of its findings.

    Please view the film before attending this event. The link to the film will be included in your registration confirmation, and can be viewed at your convenience February 16 -23. After you register, you will be invited to submit questions that will be answered at this live Q&A discussion.

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    TIME Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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    CONTACT Northwestern Engineering Events    northwestern-engineering-events@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Mar
    8

    CS Collloquium - Lucy Lu Wang "Practical NLP for Biomedicine"

    Department of Computer Science

    12:00 PM

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    TIME Monday, March 8, 2021 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    CONTACT Pamela Villalovoz    pmv@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Mar
    10

    CS Collloquium - Ishwarya Ananthabhotla ""Cognitive Audio": Enabling Auditory Interfaces with an Understanding of How We Hear"

    Department of Computer Science

    12:00 PM

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    TIME Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    CONTACT Pamela Villalovoz    pmv@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Mar
    12

    Theory Seminar - John Dickerson "Advances in Deep Learning for Auction Design: Fairness, Robustness, and Expressiveness"

    Department of Computer Science

    2:00 PM

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    TIME Friday, March 12, 2021 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    CONTACT Pamela Villalovoz    pmv@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Mar
    13

    Winter Classes End

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    TIME Saturday, March 13, 2021

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    CONTACT Office of the Registrar    nu-registrar@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Mar
    15

    Winter Examinations Begin

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    TIME Monday, March 15, 2021

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  • Mar
    15

    CS Collloquium - Swabha Swayamdipta "Addressing Biases for Robust, Generalizable AI"

    Department of Computer Science

    12:00 PM

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    TIME Monday, March 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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    CONTACT Pamela Villalovoz    pmv@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Mar
    20

    Spring Break Begins

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    TIME Saturday, March 20, 2021

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  • Mar
    26

    Winter Degrees Conferred

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    TIME Friday, March 26, 2021

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  • Mar
    29

    Spring Break Ends

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    TIME Monday, March 29, 2021

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  • Mar
    30

    Spring Classes Begin 8 a.m. Classes remote until Tuesday, April 6.

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    TIME Tuesday, March 30, 2021

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