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A Late Bucket List To Read For Fun

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Bwog wishes we had more time to read books like this for fun :-(

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

  • “Benjamin Breen – Explorations in the Medical Humanities: Three Ways of Looking at an Opium Ball” Monday, October 30, 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.
  • “Awakening Our Democracy: Free Speech on Campus” Wednesday, November 1, 12:00 – 1:15 pm. Pulitzer Hall, Room 300.
  • “Alumni Speaker Series: Matthew Kennis” Wednesday, November 1, 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Knox Hall, Room 208.
  • “Strangers in Their Own Land: Where Do We Go from Here?” Wednesday, November 1, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Room 1512.

Monday, October 30

  • “Let’s Go.. Exploring the Tools to Travel the World” Monday, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Low Library, Burden Room 206.
  • “Australia, Signing Up Country” 1:00 – 2:30 pm. Hamilton Hall, Room 420.
  • “Enhancing Your Relationship: A Workshop for Couples”
  • “The Safe House: Christopher Bolktanksi” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.

Tuesday, October 31

  • “Opportunities and Challenges on Human Rights Education in Uruguay” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. IAB, Room 802.
  • “Are International Arbitrators Judges or Juries?” 12:00-1:10 pm. Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 546.
  • “500 Years and Still Counting: Luther’s Reformation and its Legacy for the Churches, the Academy, and Society” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Butler Library, Room 523.

Wednesday, November 1

  • “Book Talk and Panel: Reassembling Motherhood: Procreation and Care in a Globalized World” 5:00 – 7:00 pm. IAB, Room 1512.
  • “Ted Anton: Planet of Microbes” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.
  • “Surviving the New Climate Communication Climate: Andrew Revkin” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.
  • “Where Next on Climate? The Future of the International Climate Negotiations” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall, World Room.
  • “Rosalind Morris on Notes from De-Industrializing South Africa” 6:15-7:30 pm. Knox Hall, Room 208.
  • “Nonfiction Dialogues: Michael Kimmelman” 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Dodge Hall, Room 501.

Thursday, November 2

  • “Two Revolutions and Beyond” All-day. Butler Library, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • “Building a Defensible Cyberspace: NY Cyber Task Force” 5:00 – 7:00 pm. IAB, Room 1501.
  • “The Outlook for Offshore Energy Production in a Low Oil Price Environment” 5:30 – 7:00 pm.
  • “A History of Echoes: Sound of Trans Freedom” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Knox Hall, Room 509.
  • “Panel Discussion, Sanislaw Lem and the Art of Adaptation” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Christine Angot, in conversation with Elisabeth Ladenson” 6:00 – 7;30 pm. Buell Hall, East Gallery.
  • “New Books in the Arts and Sciences: Celebrating Recent Work by Dennis Tenen” 6:15-7:15 pm. Heyman Center for the Humanities.
  • “Complex Issues: M. Butterfly” 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Lenfest Center for the Arts, The Lantern.

Friday, November 3

  • “Invisible No More: Resisting Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color in Troubled Times” All-day. The Diana Center.
  • “Data Science Institute: Sense, Collect, and Move Data Center Seminar with Steven Low, Caltech” 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Schapiro CEPSR, Room 750.
  • “Student Roundtable Discussion with Lars Christian Bacher, Executive Vice President, Development & Production International for Statoil” 12:30 – 2:00 pm. School of Social Work.
  • “Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century” 1:00 – 2:15 pm. IAB, Room 1219.
  • “Border Politics, Wartime Documentary – Zheng Junli and Long Live the Nation(s) (1941)” 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Dodge Hall, Room 511.

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