Apr

24

Bucket List: From The Tunnels Of Columbia To The Forces Of The Universe

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Marie Curie would be so proud.
Marie Curie would be so proud.

Marie Curie would be so proud.

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

  • “Olympic Games and Olympic Shames: Moscow 1980 and Sochi 2014 in the Mirror of the Human Rights Movement” Monday, 12:00-1:30 PM, 1219 IAB.
  • “Behind the Scenes of the Panama Papers” Tuesday, 9:00-11:00 AM, World Room, Pulitzer Hall. Marina Walker.
  • “2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit” Thursday, 1:00-5:30 PM, Rotunda, Low Library. Patrick Pouyanne, Todd Stern, Laurence Tubiana, Phil Sharp, Bill Reilly, Nick Butler (RSVP).
  • “Columbia University Center for Radiological Research Centennial Symposium” Thursday-Friday, April 28-29 (Schedule of events), 555 Lerner Hall. David Brenner,  Barry Rosenstein, Howard Lieberman, Eileen Connolly (RSVP per each session).
  • “Women In Energy Site Visit to Columbia University’s Central Chiller and Central Boiler Plants” Friday, 2:00-3:30 PM, B-230, Facilities, East Campus. Note: Only women can (RSVP) for this event.

Monday, April 25th

  • “The Emergence of Commercial Economy, Local Administration, and Townsmen in Mid- Eighteenth Century P’yongyang” 12:00-1:30 PM, 918 IAB. Sun Joo Kim, Jungwon Kim.
  • “Decorate Your Laptop | Creating Vinyl Cut Decals” 6:00-7:30 PM, Innovation Space, Science and Engineering Library, NoCo. (Register for this event here).
  • “Olympic Games and Olympic Shames: Moscow 1980 and Sochi 2014 in the Mirror of the Human Rights Movement” 12:00-1:30 PM, 1219 IAB.
  • “The Rhythms of Psychiatric Power: Foucault From the Slums of Delhi” 4:10-5:40 PM, 208 Knox Hall. Shonaleeka Kaul.

Tuesday, April 26th

  • “Imperial Power and Politics of Difference” 12:00-1:30 PM, 918 IAB. Li Chen, Madeleine Zelin.
  • “Put Your Faith in Me: Jobs in Religion and Spirituality Writing” 4:30-5:30 PM, 607B Pulitzer Hall. Daniel Burke, Laurie Goodstein, Ansley Roan, Sam Freedman.

Wednesday, April 27th

  • “Behind the Scenes of the Panama Papers” 9:00-11:00 AM, World Room, Pulitzer Hall. Marina Walker.
  • “Conquest & Community: The Afterlife of Warrior-Saint Ghazi Miyan” 7:00-9:00 PM, 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center. Shahid Amin, Partha Chatterjee, Gauri Viswanathan, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak .
  • “Attacks on the Press: Gender and Media Freedom Worldwide” 6:30-7:30 PM, World Room, Pulitzer Hall. Scout Tufankjian, Kim Barker, Rawya Rageh, Alexis Okeowo (RSVP).
  • “A Reading and Conversation with Bernadette Mayer” 7:00-9:00 PM, 501 Dodge Hall. Bernadette Mayer.
  • “2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit” 1:00-5:30 PM, Rotunda, Low Library. Patrick Pouyanne, Todd Stern, Laurence Tubiana, Phil Sharp, Bill Reilly, Nick Butler (RSVP).
  • “Building the Empire State: Political Economy in the Early Republic” 6:00-8:30 PM, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 523 Butler. Brian Murphy.

Thursday, April 28th

  • “Apartheids: The Case of Kosovo Compared to the South African Model” 12:00-1:30 PM, 1219 IAB. Maria Luisa Miraglia. 
  • “Of Grammatology Re-translated: 40th Anniversary Edition, a Lasting Tribute” 4:00-6:00 PM, Teatro, Italian Academy. Gayatri Spivak, Benjamin Conisbee Baer, Yohann Ripert. 
  • “The Enigmatic Legend of Feminized Men: A Sociocultural History of a Scholar-Bureaucrat Family in Gyeonggi Province” 4:00-5:30 PM, 918 IAB. Shimpei Cole Ota, Jungwon Kim.
  • “Yasukuni Shrine: History, Memory, and Japan’s Unending Postwar” 12:00-1:30 PM, 918 IAB. Akiko Takenaka.
  • “Columbia University Center for Radiological Research Centennial Symposium” April 28-29 (Schedule of events), 555 Lerner Hall. David Brenner,  Barry Rosenstein, Howard Lieberman, Eileen Connolly (RSVP per each session).

Friday, April 29th

  • “Venezuela’s Crisis of Governability: In Search of Solutions” 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, LL 103, Diana Center. Asdrúbal Aguiar, Maria Argelia Queralt Jimenez, Diego Arria, Allan Brewer-Carías, Rubén Hernández, Julio Cesar Ortíz, Diego Valades.
  • “The Politics of Memory: Shadows of the Past on Indonesian Democracy” 12:00-1:30 PM, 403 Kent Hall. Leila S. Chudori.
  • “Women In Energy Site Visit to Columbia University’s Central Chiller and Central Boiler Plants” 2:00-3:30 PM, B-230, Facilities, East Campus. Note: Only women can (RSVP) for this event.

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