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Bucket List: Celebrate… Commercialism? Innovations? Serpents?

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Serpent's? Ecstasy?
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Serpent’s? Ecstasy?

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

  • “Education and the Commercial Mindset” Monday, 7:00-8:30 PM, Milbank Chapel, Teachers College. Samuel E. Abrams,  Henry M. Levin,  Carol Burris, Sharif El-Mekki, Jeffrey R. Henig.
  • “Celebrating 100 Years of Jane Jacobs: Innovations in New York City’s Open Space” Tuesday, 9:00-10:30 AM, 1501 IAB. Leslie Koch, Regina Myer, Mitchell Silver (RSVP).
  • “LAGOS: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroad” 11:30 AM Friday – 7:30 PM Saturday, Barnard Hall (schedule here). Abosede George, Saheed Aderinto, Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi (RSVP).

Monday, May 2nd

  • “The Serpent’s Ecstasy: Deep Seeing in the Sanskrit Theatre of Kerala” 4:00-5:30 PM, 208 Knox Hall. David Shulman.
  • “Education and the Commercial Mindset” 7:00-8:30 PM, Milbank Chapel, Teachers College. Samuel E. Abrams,  Henry M. Levin,  Carol Burris, Sharif El-Mekki, Jeffrey R. Henig.

Tuesday, May 3rd

  • “Celebrating 100 Years of Jane Jacobs: Innovations in New York City’s Open Space” 9:00-10:30 AM, 1501 IAB. Leslie Koch, Regina Myer, Mitchell Silver (RSVP).

Wednesday, May 4th

  • “Dart Awards Presentation and Winners’ Roundtable” 5:30-8:00 PM, World Room, Pulitzer Hall. Christopher Sherman, Dario Lopez-Mills, Eli Saslow, David Finkel.

Thursday, May 5th

  • “Meet the Media: POLITICO Europe’s Editor Matthew Kaminski” 3:00-4:00 PM, 607B Pulitzer Hall. Matthew Kaminski. 
  • “A Conversation with Rubén Blades” 6:00-8:00 PM, 202 Lehman Auditorium. Rubén Blades, José Moya, Ernesto Rangel.
  • “National Context and the Fight Against Racism in Brazil” 1:00-2:00 PM, 802 IAB. Amauri Mendes Pereira (Note: Talk will be held in Portuguese). 

Friday, May 6th to Saturday, May 7th

  • “LAGOS: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Space, Society, and the Imagination of an African Crossroad” 11:30 AM Friday – 7:30 PM Saturday, Barnard Hall (schedule here). Abosede George, Saheed Aderinto, Ademide Adelusi-Adeluyi (RSVP).

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