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This Week’s Blissful Bucket List

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just another busy week on campus! 

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 Events

  • “Clinica de Migrantes: HBO and Barnard College Forum on Migration Screening Event and Panel Discussion” Monday, October 16, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Altschul Hall, Room 202.
  • “The Institutional as Usual with Sara Ahmed: Diversity Work as Data Collection” Tuesday, October 17, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. The Diana Center, Event Oval.
  • “An Evening with Congressman Adriano Espaillat” Tuesday, October 17, 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Earl Hall.
  • “Decertifying the Iran Nuclear Deal: What Does It Mean?” Wednesday, October 18, 9:30 – 10:45 am. IAB, Room 1512.
  • “Music and Meaning: Seminars in Society and Neuroscience” 4:15 – 6:15 pm. Italian Academy, Teatro.
  • “Another 100 Days: Artists Organizing Resistance” Friday, October 20, 1:00 pm. Avery Hall, Room 114.

Monday, October 16

  • “Mobilizing Without the Masses: Control and Contention in China” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB, Room 918.
  • “Current LGBT Discourse in Burundi, Kenya, and Ukraine” 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105.
  • “Lessons from Afghanistan: The Need for a Whole Government Approach with John Sopko” 12:15 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 1302.
  • “Book Talk: Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes with Professor Richard Ashby Wilson” 12:30 – 1:45 pm. IAB, Room 1201.
  • “Community Mental Health: Politics, Policy, and Practice in NYC, 1979-2017” 4:00 – 5:30 pm. New York State Psychiatric Institute, Room 6601.
  • “Jesus Rodriguez-Velasco: Explorations in the Medical Humanities: Inventions of the Soul” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.
  • “A Symposium on the Photography of Raghubir Singh: Engagements with “Modernism on the Ganges” 6:15 – 8:15 pm. Barnard Hall, Held Lecture Hall.

Tuesday, October 17

  • “Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health”. 4:30 – 7:30 pm. Hammer Health Sciences Center.
  • “Book Panel: “The Ideology of Failed States: Why Intervention Fails”. 5:00 – 7:00 pm. IAB, Room 1512.
  • Book Launch: “A Duterte Reader: Critical Essays on Rodrigo Duterte’s Early Presidency” 5:30 – 6:45 pm. Pulitzer Hall, World Room.
  • “La Commune (Paris, 1871): Peter Watkins, 2000, 345 min.” 6:30 – 10:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.

Wednesday, October 18

  • “Watching the Philippines, Reporting Duterte” all-day. Pulitzer Hall, World Room.
  • “Courage in the Face of Conflict: Social Justice Advocacy in Burundi” 12:10 – 1:10 pm. William and June Warren Hall, Room 103.
  • Book Talk: “Suzanne’s Children: A Daring Rescue in Nazi Paris” 5:15 – 7:00 pm. IAB, Room 1302.
  • “Care in Chaos: Film Screening and Panel Discussion” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101.
  • “In Search of a Human Minimum: Introducing the Philosophy of Henry Odera Orkua” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Knox Hall.
  • “’Five dollars for a letter written by a Negro’: Arturo Schomburg’s Library and the Price of Black History” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Butler Library, Room 523.

Thursday, October 19

  • “International Observatory for Cultural Heritage, World Cultural Conservation, Italy at the Forefront: Innovation versus Constraints” 11:00 am. Italian Academy.
  • “Sustaining Dignity in Displacement: The Moment of Truth in Humanitarian Action” 3:15 – 6:15 pm. IAB, Room 1512.
  • Film Screening: “Infância Falada – Film Screening” 5:00 – 6:30 pm. IAB, Room 802.
  • “Back to the Future in Afghanistan? Prospects for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in a Time of Regional Uncertainty” 5:00 – 7:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.
  • “Army of Shadows (L’Armee des ombres): Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969, 145 min.” 7:00 – 10:00 pm. Lenfest Center for the Arts.

Friday, October 20

  • “Literature as an Ark: on the Stylistic and Ethical Aspects of Zoopoetics – A talk by Anne Simon, moderated by Eliza Zingesser” 12:30 – 1:30 pm. Buell Hall, 2nd Floor.

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