It’s Monday morning, Thanksgiving is close but not close enough, and we’re guessing that probably don’t feel like doing much. Columbia offers a slew of somewhat obscure events to make you feel like you’re taking advantage of where you go to school today, which we have assembled for you after the jump. 


A conference on Six Hundred Years of Religious Conflict and Accommodation in India from 10 AM-1 PM in 707 SIPA. With MEALAC’s Sudipta Kaviraj and University of Delhi’s Rajeev Bhargava. 

Find out how not to get caught for downloading songs illegally: Ray Beckerman on RIAA, Copyright Law & File Sharing. Law School room 102 from 12 PM-1 PM.

Another day, another Jeffrey Sachs lecture. Registration is currently full, but there’s a waiting list. Global Cooperation and Sustainable Development: SIPA room 1501 from 6 PM-7 PM. 

Find out how to Mend a Broken Heart…One Stem Cell At A Time (lol) with Columbia cardiologist Warren Sherman at Picnic Cafe on Broadway between 101st and 102nd. $10 cover includes a drink. From 6 PM-7 PM.

Talk about Tintin in French! Or just listen to other people talk about Tintin in French. Book Club meeting on the 2nd floor of the Maison Francaise on Tintin au Congo, moderated by Vincent Debaene. 7 PM- 9PM.