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Dec

10

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Just looking at this gives me anxiety.

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 sparsely populated reading week are below, with no specifically recommended events. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Monday, December 11

  • “Introducing Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia” 7:00-9:00 PM, Buell Hall.
  • “Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy” 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor, Journalism Hall. (RSVP).

Tuesday, December 12

  • “Turkey: Freedom of Expression in the Dock” 6:00-8:00 PM, World Room, Journalism Hall.

Wednesday, December 13

  • “How Far Can Facts Take Us?: Einstein and Bergson, Ghosts and Demons” 6:00-8:00 PM, 801 NYU Gallatin School of Individualized Study, 1 Washington Pl.

Thursday, December 14

  • “The Uzbek Diaspora And The Immigrant Experience: Radicalization, Transnational Networks, And Media Portrayals” 5:00-7:00 PM, 404 IAB.
  • “Uprising 13/13: Revolt- Foucault in Iran” 6:15-8:45 PM, Casa Hispanica. (Email ak4035@columbia.edu for RSVP).

Friday, December 15

  • “Gravity: A Status Report” 7:00-9:00 PM, Room TBD (follow the signs), Pupin Hall.

i’d rather not via Public Domain

Dec

11

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The best type of finals alcohol.

The best type of finals alcohol.

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 sparsely populated reading week are below, with no specifically recommended events. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Monday, December 12th

  • “The Transmission of Knowledge: Tool Use and Cognition” 4:00-6:00 PM, Faculty House. Nicola Clayton, Alex Martin, Ian Tattersall.
  • “American Democracy Under Threat?” 4:10-6:30 PM, Event Oval, The Diana, Barnard College. Michael Gerrard, Alexander Cooley, Mae Ngai, Jack Halberstam.

Tuesday, December 13th

  • “US Presidential Election: The View from Japan” 12:00-1:30 PM, 918 IAB. Hitoshi Tanaka, Takako Hikotani.

Wednesday, December 14th

  • “Student Discussion on Human Rights Post-Election” 1:00-2:00 PM, 513 Fayerweather Hall.

Thursday, December 15th

  • “OPEC Secretary General H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo” 9:30-11:00 AM, Presidential Room 1, Faculty House. H.E. Mohammed Barkindo (RSVP).
  • “Rethinking Victorian Individualism” 5:30-8:00 PM, 411 Fayerweather Hall. Anna Clark.

Friday, December 16th

  • “How to Hold a Dead Star in Your Hand” 7:00-9:00 PM, 301 Pupin Hall. Kimberly Arcand.

Dec

4

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Come see this loser talk about how he's not really wrong when he was actually completely, 100% wrong.

Come see this loser talk about how he’s not really wrong when he was completely 100% wrong.

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Data, Polling, the Media and Democracy: A panel discussion of Election 2016” Tuesday, 5:30-7:00 PM, Rotunda, Low Library. Nate Silver, Emily Bell, Robert Shapiro (RSVP).
  • “#bringbackourgirls: A discourse in Islamist militancy in Africa” Tuesday, 6:00-7:00 PM, 607B Pulitzer Hall. Helon Habila, Brian Larkin, Shobana Shankar, Nicholas Lemann (RSVP).
  • “The Gendered Road to STEM Engagement: Psychosocial factors contributing to academic and social engagement among women in STEM fields” Wednesday, 4:10-5:10 PM, 614 Schermerhorn. Bonita London.
  • “Sanctuary: Social, Legal, and Historical Perspectives on an Activist Category” Thursday, 6:00-8:00 PM, Held Lecture Hall, Barnard College. Alexandra Délano Alonso, Eric Foner, Alyshia Gálvez, Elora Mukherjee, JC Salyer (RSVP).

Full list here->

Nov

28

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Plasmate Caeles

Plasmate Caeles

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “The Alternative Folklore of the Region – Hard Mountain Rap, Vintage Feminism and Filthy Karpaty Hip Hop” Tuesday, 12:00-1:30 PM, 1219 IAB. Lucia Nimcova.
  • “Salvaging Syria: A Talk with Ambassador Ghadbian (of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces)” Tuesday, 8:00-9:30 PM, 501 Schermerhorn Hall. Dr. Najib Ghadbian, Special Representative to the United Nations and the United States for the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces.
  • “Citizen Subject: A Conversation with Etienne Balibar” Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 PM, 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center for the Humanities. Etienne Balibar.
  • “Sounding China in the World: A Workshop on Musical Circulations to and from China from the Qing Dynasty Through the Present” Friday, 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, 701C Dodge Hall. (Speakers).
  • “Coupling of Atmospheric Regions by Transient Plasmas” Friday, 2:00-3:00 PM, 214 Mudd Hall. Dr. Caitano L. da Silva.

Full list after the jump

Nov

20

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I'll just take a Lewinsky from HamDel, just saying...

I’ll just take a Lewinsky from HamDel, just saying…

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 this week account for the truncated week. Thanks Thanksgiving! If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Women’s Summit: Ending Sexual Violence in the Workplace” Monday, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, 104 Jerome Greene Hall. Saru Jayaraman, Teresa Younger, Kimberlé Crenshaw (RSVP).
  • “Reading the Election” Monday, 6 PM, Ella Weed Room, 223 Milbank.
  • “Hofstadter at 100” Monday, 6:00-8:30 PM, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall. Eric Foner, Lizabeth Cohen, Ira Katznelson, Adrienne Petty (RSVP).
  • “SEAS Town Hall Meeting Regarding the Presidential Election and Immigration Concerns”, Tuesday, 12:00 PM, Davis Auditorium, CEPSR, Schapiro. (open to all international students at Columbia)
  • “Columbia College and Undergraduate Engineering Students Town Hall Meeting Regarding the Presidential Election and Immigration Concerns” Tuesday, 3:00 PM, Satow Room, Lerner Hall.

The Full List Here!

Nov

13

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Because what's really there is too scary for us.

The reptilian branch of the Illuminati wants you to think you can get to the Moon.

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Cosmic Navigation” Monday, 6:00-8:00 PM, 3rd Floor Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall. Jeff Kluger and Alan Stern (RSVP).
  • “Exposing Racism: The Role of the Press in Covering/Exposing or Ignoring the Race Story” Thursday, 12:00-2:00 PM, Stabile Student Center, Pulitzer Hall. Hank Klibanoff.
  • “Extreme Engineering: Expeditions in Space with Astronaut Tim Kopra” Thursday, 6:30 PM, Rennert Hall, The Kraft Center. Tim Kopra.
  • “Three-Dimensional Atom Probe Tomography: Directly Measuring the Atomic Origins of Macroscopic Function” Friday, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 214 Mudd Hall. Dr. Austin Akey.
  • “How to Stage the Moon Landings” Friday, 7:00-7:45 PM, 301 Pupin Hall. Zephyr Penoyre.

In space, nobody can hear you type…

Nov

9

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The hacker known as 4chan reacting to Donald Trump's victory.

The hacker known as 4chan reacting to Donald Trump’s victory.

Given the shortened week (thanks Fall Break/Obama), Bwog is presenting a truncated Bucketlist focusing around decompressing from the excitement and results of the 2016 presidential election. Regardless of whether you supported Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton (or Gary Johnson or Jill Stein or Harambe), these events can serve to contextualize, analyze, and fully absorb the ramifications, both good and bad, of Donald Trump’s victory. 

Recommended Events

  • “The Impact of the U.S. Elections on U.S.-Cuban Relations” Wednesday, 4:30-6:00 PM, 801 IAB. Dr. William LeoGrande.
  • “Post-Election Conversation and Reflection” Wednesday, 5:00-7:00 PM, Lerner 555.
  • “Can Historical Memory Prevent Against a Return to Mass Violence?” Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 PM, East Gallery, Buell Hall. Henry Rousso.
  • “Til Debt Do Us Part: Lessons for a Deglobalizing World from the Last 25 Centuries of Financial Crisis” Thursday, 6:00-7:00 PM, 513 Fayerweather Hall. Dr. Bob Swarup, Perry Mehrling (RSVP).
  • “Future Scenarios for Russia and the West” Friday, 8:50 AM – 5:15 PM, 601B Pulitzer Hall. Natalia Bubnova, Jessica Malbacher, Timothy Frye, Matthew Reichert.
  • “Capitalism in Crisis? Economic History and its Uses today” Friday, 6:30-8:30 PM, East Gallery, Buell Hall. Adam Tooze, Richard John.

Oct

30

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The sky's the limit

“Go forth, vote for me, and then I’ll leave for my vacation house.”

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Should the “Bern” Create a Third Party?” Tuesday, 1:00-2:00 PM, IAB. Steven Nemerovski (RSVP).
  • “Drawing the Unspeakable” Tuesday, 7:00-9:00 PM, 523 Butler Library. Kerascoët, Pénélope Bagieu and Catherine Meurisse (RSVP).
  • “Alan Turing: Computing Machinery and Intelligence” Wednesday, 6:30 PM, Davis Auditorium (CEPSR), Schapiro Hall. Dermot Turing.
  • “The Cosmic Origins of the Chemicals of Life” Friday, 7:00-9:00 PM, 301 Pupin Hall. Daniel Wolf Savin.

What else does Columbia want us to think we know? And what are they really hiding?

Oct

23

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"I whip my constituents back and forth"

“I whip my constituents back and forth”

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Feminist to the Core Goes to the Opera: Sexual Violence Onstage: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni” Monday, 4:10-6:00 PM, 203 Butler. Ellie Hisama, Bonnie Gordon, Elaine Sisman, Micaela Baranello.
  • “Media Lessons from the Madoff Scandal” Tuesday, 6:00-8:00 PM, Lecture Hall, Pulitzer Hall. Diana Henriques (email JSchoolRSVP@columbia.edu to RSVP).
  • “Turmoil, Transition and Opportunity: the United Nations in a Changing World with Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General” Wednesday, 2:00-3:00 PM, Teatro, Italian Academy. Ban Ki-moon (RSVP).
  • “Jake Sullivan, Hillary Clinton’s Senior Policy Advisor” Thursday, 6:00-7:00 PM, Teatro, Italian Academy. Jake Sullivan, Merit E. Janow (RSVP).

What really matters in life?

Oct

16

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~spooky scary skeletons~

~spooky scary skeletons~

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Roads to dark matter” Monday, 2:10 PM, 8th Floor, Pupin Hall Theory Center. Vera Gluscevic.
  • “The Galindez Case: The Kidnapping of A Columbia University Professor and Trujillo” Tuesday, 6:00-8:00 PM, 802 IAB. Stuart A. McKeever, Bernardo Vega de Boyrie, Dr. Ramona Hernández (RSVP by sending email to ilasRSVP@gmail.com).
  • “Hacking the Election? Why We won’t be able to Verify the Outcome of the 2016 Election” Wednesday, 5:00-6:00 PM, Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Hall (CEPSR). Barbara Simons.
  • “Black Hole Blues & Other Songs from Outer Space” Thursday, 6:30 PM, James Room, Barnard Hall. Janna Levin.

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Oct

9

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"Wait you're saying I have to choose between Hillary and Trump? Why did I have to get reelected..."

“Wait you’re saying I have to choose between Hillary and Trump? Why did I have to get reelected…”

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Argentina: Graduating from Populism after One Too Many Spring Breaks” Monday, 10:00-11:00 AM, 1501 IAB. Minister (of Finance) Alfonso Prat Gay, Guillermo Calvo, David Marsh (RSVP).
  • “Brian Deese, Senior Advisor to President Obama, White House” Tuesday, 9:45-11:00 AM, Faculty House. Brian Deese (RSVP).
  • “The Long Poem Conference” Thursday, 4:00-6:30 PM, Friday, 10:00 AM – 7:30 PM, 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center. Michael Golston, Craig Dworkin, Uri Cohen, Serge Gavronsky.
  • “United States Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz” Thursday, 6:45-8:00 PM, Earl Hall Auditorium. Dr. Ernest J. Moniz (RSVP).

Thanks Obama

Oct

2

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Nobody knows you're a dog on the internet.

Nobody knows you’re a dog on the internet.

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “A Conversation with Shaun King” Monday, 7:00-10:00 PM, Roone Auditorium, Lerner Hall. Shaun King (RSVP information).
  • “A First Amendment in the Digital Age” Tuesday, 6:00-7:30 PM, Pulitzer Hall Lecture Hall. Jameel Jaffer (email JSchoolRSVP@columbia.edu for RSVP). 
  • “Combat Paper NJ Veterans Papermaking Workshop” Wednesday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM for workshop in Dodge Plaza, 7:00 PM performance in LeRoy Neiman Gallery in Dodge Hall.
  • “Soviet Space Dogs” Wednesday, 12:00-1:30 PM, 1219 IAB. Olesya Turkina.
  • “Black Hole Duet: Hearing the Universe For the First Time” Friday, 8:00-10:00 PM, 301 Pupin Hall. Maria Charisi.

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Sep

25

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Dark wings, dark words.

Dark wings, dark words.

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Distinguished Lectures in Computer Science: The Future of Cybersecurity” Monday, 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM, Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Hall (CEPSR). Dan Geer, In-Q-Tel.
  • “Remember Freedom Summer” Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 PM, Low Library Rotunda. Robert Moses, Rev. Calvin Butts, Karen Narasaki, Ester Fuchs.
  • “Decision 2016: The Battle for the Latino Vote” Thursday, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Pulitzer Hall Lecture Hall. Maria Celeste Arraras, Jose Diaz-Balart, Steve Coll, Chuck Todd (RSVP).
  • “Ultraparameterization: Using large eddy simulation for global simulation of boundary layer clouds and climate” Thursday, 2:45-3:45 PM, Mudd Hall 214. Chris Bretherton.

Freedom reigns if you read more

Sep

18

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Major Lazer approves of plasma science.

Major Lazer approves of plasma science.

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • Symposium on Displaced Scholars” Monday, 6:00-8:00 PM, Low Library Rotunda. Agnès Callamard, Allan E. Goodman, Arien Mack (RSVP)
  • “Megacities ShortDocs NYC Festival” Wednesday, 7:00-9:00 PM, Buell Hall East Gallery. (RSVP)
  • “International Conference on Sustainable Development” Wednesday at 8 AM to Thursday at 8:00 PM, Lerner Hall. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica; Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway; Amina Mohammed, Minister of Environment, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja (Advance RSVP)
  • “Plasma Physics Colloquium: Relativistic Electrons and Magnetic Reconnection in ITER” Friday, 1:00-2:00 PM, 214 Mudd Hall. Allen Boozer

What’s going on this week?

Nov

8

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We are all slaves to fashion. Even in the 90s, when we didn't know better.

We are all slaves to fashion. Even in the 90s, when we didn’t know better.

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 a correction, please leave them in the comments.

Recommended

  • “Intersections, Interventions, and the Homoerotics of Orientalism” Monday, November 9th, 4:30-6:30 PM, Common Room, Second Floor of the Heyman Center. Joseph Allan Boone
  • “Why You Should Think about Fashion if You Care about Sustainability” Wednesday, November 11th, 6:00-7:30 PM, 310 Fayerweather Hall. Patrick Duffy, Scott Miller, Teel Lidow, Leo Bonnani, Ruth Hsia Isenstadt (RSVP)
  • “The Meursault Investigation” Thursday, November 12th, 6:00-7:30 PM, Buell Hall East Gallery. Kamel Daoud, Madeleine Dobie
  • “The Dark Matter of Ghost Galaxies” Friday, November 13th, 7:00-10:00 PM, Pupin Hall. Jana Grcevich

Find out what else is happening this week after the jump

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