Is this the landscape of the future?

Is this the landscape of a better world?

Bucket List represents the immense academic privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. This week, learn about what your professors were like in the sixties as political activists, and hopefully get them to tell a good story in class. Our recommendations are below, and the full list can be found after the jump. As always, if we’ve made a mistake or left anything noteworthy off the list, please let us know in the comments. 


  • “Applied Geography for a Better World.” Monday 2:00-4:00 pm, Buell Hall East Gallery. Jack Dangermond. Register (Photo ID required at check-in).
  • “What is a Moral University in the 21st Century?” Monday 6:15-7:30 pm, 517 Hamilton. Jeffrey Sachs. Register.
  • “The Faculty’s Sixties: Professors and Politics, 1960-1975.” Wednesday 4:30-6:30 pm, Faculty House. Ellen Schrecker.
  • “‘Islamic Art’: Disrupting Unity and Discerning Ruptures.” Thursday 6:00-8:00 pm, 612 Schermerhorn. Nada Shabout, Zainab Bahrani.
  • “A+RT Show.” 6:00-10:00 pm, Groundfloor Gallery (343 5th St., Brooklyn). Frances Cocksedge, Ira Dae Young Kim, Matthew Lafferty, Ava Ravich, Oscar Russakis.

A week of intriguing events awaits you below