Bucket List: Little List For The Little Time We Have Left

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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.


  • “Disrupted: Speech and Democracy in the Digital Age” Monday, May 1, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. Casa Italiana. The Knight First Amendment Institute, the Tow Center for Digital Journalism.
  • “The Art of Translation” Tuesday, May 2, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. IAB, Room 1512. Antonina Bouis, Lisa Hayden, Thomas Kitson, Marian Schwartz.
  • “Envisioning Life after Incarceration: A Gendered Response” Tuesday, May 2, 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Schermerhorn Extension 754. Reuben Miller, Miyoshi Benton, Yolanda Johnson-Peterkin.
  • “Learning While Serving: Reflections on Five Years Working International Development and Diplomacy in the Obama Administration” Wednesday, May 3, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB, Room 1219. Dr. Sarah E. Mendelson.

Sunday, April 30

  • “JAC (Journal of Art Criticism) Launch Event” 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Diana 402. Rare Candy, Cameron Moreno.

Monday, May 1

  • “Family Album: 100 Chinese Family Stories Uncovered” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB, Room 918. Yuhong Li.
  • ““Filmmaker Julia Loktev in Conversation with Anna Katsnelson about her film The Loneliest Planet” 2:00 – 4:00 pm. IAB, Room 1201. Julia Loktev, Anna Katsnelson.
  • “Pathology & Cell Biology Seminar Series: “Microcircuit Dysfunction in Huntington’s Disease: There is a World Outside Striatal Spiny Neurons” 12:00 – 1:00 pm. College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Michael S. Levine.
  • “Sound Studies and Auditory Neuroscience: New Perspectives on Listening” 4:15 – 6:15 pm. Faculty House, Presidential Room 2. Tim Griffiths, Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis, Ana Maria Ochoa.
  • “The French Presidential Elections: Second Round: A panel discussion with Cecile Alduy and Arthur Goldhammer, moderated by Emmanuelle” 6:00 – 6:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery. Cecile Alduy, Arthur Goldhammer.

Wednesday, May 3

  • “African Philosophy Seminar with Paget Henry” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Knox Hall. Dr. Stephen D. Seely.

Thursday, May 4

  • “B+C|A End of Year Show Opening Reception” 5:30 – 7:30 pm. McCagg Gallery, Diana Center.
  • “Autobiographical Fiction: Where does the author (the author’s life) belong in fiction and in criticism?” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Philosophy Hall 612. Edward Mendelson, Nicholas Dames, Anna Krauthamer.
  • “Collaborating for Change: A New Vision of Climate Adaptation” 7:00 – 10:00 pm. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104. Adela Gondek, J.C. Salyer, Shan Martin, Peter Marcotullio.

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