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.


  • “Challenges Facing the World Trade System” Tuesday, IAB 1501, 8:45-5:30 PM. Conference.
  • “Author Event – Nixon’s Secrets by Roger Stone” Columbia University Bookstore, 6:00-7:30 PM. Roger Stone.

Monday, September 29

  • “South Asia Institute: The Army and Democracy in Pakistan” 208 Knox Hall, 4:00-5:30 PM. Aqil Shah.
  • “Sexes, Genders, and Brains: Four Scientists, Four Perspectives” Diana Center Event Oval, 6:30 PM. Natalie Angier, Art Arnold, Daphne Joel, Rebecca Jordan-Young, Rae Silver.

Tuesday, September 30

  • “Challenges Facing the World Trade System” IAB 1501, 8:45-5:30 PM. Conference.
  • “Earth Institute Practicum; Science-based Solutions for Sustainability: Sustainable Urban Development” UTS 207, 4:10-6:00 PM. Elliot Sclar.
  • “All-Class Lecture: The New Global Journalism” Pulitzer Hall World Room, 6:00-7:30 PM. Ahmed Al Omran, Burcu Baykurt, Jessie Graham, Kelly Golnoush Niknejad, Sheila Corone.

Everything else