Bucket List: Tired Broke College Students Edition
Written by Isabel Sepúlveda
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.
- “Frankenstein at 200.” Monday, October 22. 6:10 – 8 PM. Heyman Center for the Humanities, Second Floor Common Room. James Eli Adams, Joseph Albernaz, Julie Crawford, Erik Gray, Alan Stewart, Dustin D. Stewart, Gauri Viswanathan, Arden Hegele
- “Is the ‘Liberal World Order’ Worth Defending?” Tuesday, October 23. 12:10 – 2 PM. IAB, Room 1512. Stuart Gottlieb, Robert Jervis, Rebecca Friedman Lissner, Jack Snyder, Stephen Wertheim, Richard Betts.
- “Crazy, Rich, Asians: race, representation, resistance?” Tuesday, October 23. 6 – 8 PM. Diana Center Event Oval. David Henry Hwang, Marie Myung-Ok Lee, Monique Truong, Jeff Yang, James Schamus, Denise Cruz.
- “Japanese American Internment Cases from Incarceration to the Travel Ban.” Thursday, October 6:15 – 8 PM. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101. Professor Peter Irons, Karen Korematsu, Adam Liptak. Michael Hindus.
Monday, October 22
- “The Unseen Paradox of Agricultural Workers: How Our Food Systems Create Hunger.” 12:10 – 1 PM. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 102B. Hilal Elver.
- “Book Talk: The Politics of Police Reform: Society Against the State in Post-Soviet Countries.” 12:30 – 1:30 PM. IAB, Room 1219. Erica Marat.
- “Getting the Lead in, Out, and Beyond: A talk about Lead Exposure in New Orleans.” 2 – 4 PM. Milbank Hall, Room 222. Howard Mielke.
- “Media in the Age of Trump: Panel Discussion.” 6 – 8:15 PM. IAB, Room 1501. John Avlon, James Freeman, Danielle Pletka, Jim Rutenberg, Stuart Gottlieb.
- “SEDEF ECER: I Am A Translated Person.” 6 – 7:15 PM. Milbank Hall, Ella Weed Room (223).
- “Literary Salon: History, Memory, Craft.” 6 – 7:30 PM. Diana Center Event Oval. Zinzi Clemmons, Crystal Hana Kim.
Tuesday, October 23
- “Annexing the Future: Israel, Palestine and International Law.” 6:15 – 8 PM. Jerome Greene Annex. Michael Lynk.
- “The Second-Hand Binding.” 6 – 9 PM. Butler Library, Room 523. Matthew Gillman. RSVP here.
- “Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today – Opening Receptions.” 6 – 8 PM. Lenfest Center for the Arts, 6th floor Wallach Gallery.
Wednesday, October 24
- “Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Peng Chun Chang.” 12 – 1:30 PM. IAB, Room 918.
- “Book Launch and Round Table: Tomislav Gotovac – Life As A Film Experiment.” 5 – 8 PM. IAB, Room 1219. Slobodan Šijan, Pavle Levi, Dijana Jelača, Petar Milat, Aleksandar Bošković
- “Editor’s Night.” 6 – 8 PM. IAB, Room 1512. Michael Rosten, Eric Rosten, Thomas Lin, Cary McClelland, Lucy McKeon, Rebecca Chou. RSVP here.
- “Film Screening: Checks and Balances (Contrepouvoirs)” 6 – 9 PM. Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall. Malek Bensmaïl, Madeleine Dobie, Mohamed Amer Meziane. RSVP here.
- “Jewish and Christian Stories about Music.” 7 – 8 PM. Earl Hall Auditorium.
- “The Oxford History of Life Writing: Volume 2. Early Modern” 6:15 – 8 PM. Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room. Alan Stewart, Molly Murray, Julie Crawford, Nigel Smith, Thomas Dodman.
- “How can a feminist foreign policy counter the growing backlash against gender equality?” 6 – 8 PM. IAB, Room 1501. Minister Margot Wallström. RSVP here.
Thursday, October 25
- “When Political Transitions Work.” 12:15 – 1:45 PM. IAB, Room 1302. Fanie du Toit.
- “The Challenges in International Regulation: The View from Europe.” 1 – 2:25 PM. IAB, Room 1501. Andreas Dombret. RSVP here.
- “Opening Up Research for the Greater Good? Ethics, Privacy, and Data.” 4 – 5:30 PM. Pulitzer Hall, The Brown Institute. Manan Ahmed, Laurie Allen, Mary Marshall Clark.
- “Copyright Protection and Data: How Does It Work?.” 3 – 3:45 PM. Butler Library, Room 523.
- “Africa in Brazil.” 6 – 7:30 PM. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor. João Reis, Roquinaldo Ferreira.
- “Moscow and the Turkification of Anatolia.” 6 – 7 PM. IAB, Room 1219. Sam Hirst.
- “Extreme Heat Events in Cities: Societal Impacts and Solutions.” Faculty House, Presidential Suite (3rd Floor). Kizzy Charles-Guzman, Robert Haas, Katherine Marvel, Gavin Schmidt, Peggy Shepard
- “So Far Away From Vietnam.” 6:15 – 8:45 PM. Knox Hall, Room 208. Laurence Gavron.
- “The Battle of Algiers, a Film Within History.“ 6 – 7:30 PM. Maison Francaise East Gallery, Buell Hall. Malek Bensmaïl, Madeleine Dobie, Etienne Balibar. RSVP here.
- “Arts of Unconditioning: On Romantic Science and Poetry.” 8 – 9:30 PM. Deutsches Haus. Gabriel Trop.
- “Talisman-Images Gather the Cosmos and Press it to Your Body.” 4 – 6 PM. Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room. Dr. Laura Marks.
- “Complex Issues: Gary Shteyngart’s ‘Lake Success’.” 7 – 9 PM. Lenfest Center for the Arts, The Lantern. Bruce Robbin, Gary Shteyngart. RSVP here.
- “Edward W. Said Memorial Lecture with Hisham Matar” 6:15 – 8 PM. Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room. Hisham Matar, with remarks by Gauri Viswanathan, David Freedberg, Safwan M. Masri, and performance by Ibrahim Alshaikh. RSVP currently closed, there will be a waiting list at the venue on the day of event)
Friday, October 26
- “Digital Publishing Workshop: Author Rights and Relationships, in partnership with Columbia Copyright Advisory Services.” 12 – 1 PM. Butler Library, Room 213. Rina Pantalony.
- “A kaleidoscopic empire: scale and scalability in Roman storage practices” Schermerhorn Extension, Room 951. Professor Astrid Van Oyen.
Saturday, October 27
- “A Distributed Future: Blockchain and its Potential.” 12 – 2 PM. Butler Library, Room 523. Brian David Rogers, Nir Kabessa. RSVP here.
- The Barnard Center for Research on Women is hosting a reading and conversation with noted author and cultural critic Roxanne Gay, Katia D. Ulysse, a Haitian poet, essayist, and author at the CUNY Graduate Center on November 8 at 7 pm. All advance tickets have been claimed by a small number will be available on a first come, first served basis. The event will also be live-streamed.
Student Event Spotlight
- Columbia Vegan Society is hosting a Halloween potluck in Hamilton 401 on Thursday from 7-10 PM.
- The Columbia Organzation of Rising Entrepenuers and Voting Week are hosting Citi Ventures Hackathon: Automation & Identity this Friday and Saturday! Register here to save your spot!
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