Apr

10

Bucket List: Ice Aesthetics

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Bold, beautiful, ice.

Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below, and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.

Recommended

  • “The Mirror and the Mind” Monday, 6:15-8:15 PM, 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center. Katja Guenther.
  • “Chaos or Curvilinearity: Digital Architecture and Deformations of the Africanist Grid in the Late Music of John Coltrane” Tuesday, 7:00-9:00 PM, 622 Dodge Hall. Michael Veal ([email protected] to RSVP).
  • “Voroshylovhrad – a presentation by Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan” Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 PM, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall. Serhiy Zhadan, Reilly Costigan-Humes, Isaac Wheeler.
  • “Library Clinic in SEL | Oculus Rift Demo” Wednesday, 3:00-4:00 PM, Science & Engineering Library, Northwest Corner Building.
  • “The Delacorte Lectures: Jacob Weisberg” Thursday, 6:00-8:00 PM, The Brown Institute, Pulitzer Hall. Jacob Weisberg. 
  • “Ice Cubed: An Inquiry into the Aesthetics, History, and Science of Ice” 9:15 AM Friday – 1:15 PM Saturday (Schedule of events), Keynote Speaker – Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center, All Other Panels – 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center. John Luther Adams, Barry Lopez, Carol Becker, Deborah Coen.

Monday, April 11th

  • “The Mirror and the Mind” 6:15-8:15 PM, 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center. Katja Guenther.
  • “The Search for a Mideast Solution” 6:00-7:15 PM, World Room, Pulizter Hall. Nicolas Pelham, Safwan M. Masri.
  • “Energy, Financial Markets, and Geopolitics” 6:30-8:30 PM, 1501 IAB. Carolyn Kissane, Robin Dunnigan, Helima Croft, Sharon Burke (RSVP).
  • “Feminism and the Abomination of Violence”  6:15-8:15 PM, 101 Jerome Greene Hall. Jacqueline Rose.
  • “Model Soviet Time Machines” 4:10-5:40 PM, 934 Schermerhorn Hall. Juliet Koss.
  • “TAPI and the Virtual Politics of Eurasian Natural Gas” 12:00-1:30 PM, 1219 IAB. Luca Anceschi.

Tuesday, April 12th

  • “The Art of the Obit: A Conversation with John Pope” 12:30-2:00 PM, Stabile Student Center, Pulitzer Hall. John Pope.
  • “Governor Cuomo’s Goal of 50% Renewables by 2030: What Will it Take?” 6:30-8:30 PM, 104 Jerome Greene Hall. Richard Kauffman, Sergej Mahnovski, Anne Reynolds, Jackson Morris (RSVP).
  • “National Security Leadership in Comparison: Inside Congress and the Department of Defense” 12:30-2:00 PM, 1302 IAB. Aaron Dowd ([email protected] to RSVP).
  • “Chaos or Curvilinearity: Digital Architecture and Deformations of the Africanist Grid in the Late Music of John Coltrane” 7:00-9:00 PM, 622 Dodge Hall. Michael Veal ([email protected] to RSVP).
  • “Voroshylovhrad – a presentation by Ukrainian writer Serhiy Zhadan” 6:00-7:30 PM, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall. Serhiy Zhadan, Reilly Costigan-Humes, Isaac Wheeler.

Wednesday, April 13th

  • “Mao as Doxa in China’s Cultural Revolution” 4:00-5:30 PM, 918 IAB. Laikwan Pang.
  • “The Schools that Peter I Built: ‘Projectors’ and the State in Early Modern Russia” 12:00-1:30 PM, 1219 IAB. Igor Fedyukin.
  • “Invisible No More: Racial Profiling and Police Brutality Against Women and LGBTQ People of Color” 12:10-1:20 PM, Case Lounge, 701 Jerome Greene Hall. Andrea Ritchie.
  • “Library Clinic in SEL | Oculus Rift Demo” 3:00-4:00 PM, Science & Engineering Library, Northwest Corner Building.
  • “Working in War: The Role of the International Committee of the Red Cross” 12:10-1:10 PM, 105 Jerome Greene Hall. Jose Serralvo.

Thursday, April 14th

  • “Foucault 13/13: The Courage of Truth” 6:15-8:45, Casa Hispanica. Frederic Gros, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (email [email protected] to RSVP).
  • “The Delacorte Lectures: Jacob Weisberg” 6:00-8:00 PM, The Brown Institute, Pulitzer Hall. Jacob Weisberg. 
  • “Children of the Rich and Poor in China” 4:00-5:30 PM, 918 IAB. Emily Hannum.
  • “Who Gets to Tell the Story?: A Fresh Approach to Collaborating with Activists to Create Archives” 6:00-8:00 PM, 207 Knox Hall. Wesley Hogan, Charles Cobb, Jr.

Friday, April 15th

  • “Ice Cubed: An Inquiry into the Aesthetics, History, and Science of Ice” 9:15 AM Friday – 1:15 PM Saturday (Schedule of events), Keynote Speaker – Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center, All Other Panels – 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center. John Luther Adams, Barry Lopez, Carol Becker, Deborah Coen.
  • “View from the Trenches: Janosch Delcker, POLITICO Brussels” 12:00-1:00 PM, 607B Pulitzer Hall. Janosch Delcker.

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