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29

Bucket List: Lady Gaga and Fantastic Phallicism, Oh My!

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One of the greatest perks of an Ivy League education is having all sorts of guest lecturers and talks hosted right on campus. Yet many of these great talks are not publicized enough. Enter Bucket List, a weekly feature that aggregates these events in a single location that will hopefully make you realize, like Bwog has, how special our campus is. Our recommendations for this week are below; the full list is after the jump. Dig around, who knows what you’ll find!

  • March 29: “President Sarkozy Keynote Address,” “Lower to the Ground: Mexican Migrants, Race, and the Naturalization of Social Suffering,” Iraq’s Transition to Democracy”
  • March 30: “The UN and Development Challenges in a Time of Multiple Crises,” “College Democrats vs College Republicans: Citizens United Debate,” “The Politics of Lady Gaga,” “Culinary Society Tasting Competition”
  • March 31: “Media in Iraq,” “Global Thought: Beyond Marx and Keynes,” “How Do Communities Organize on Campus?”
  • April 1: “Global Thought: Neo-Liberalism, Secularism, and the Future of the Left in India,” “The Marriage-Go-Round: Partnership Turnover and Its Consequences for Parents and Children,” “Fantastic Phallicism,” “Religion, Peace, and International Law: A Genealogy,” “The Leap of Ersatz! A Visual Poem”
  • April 2: “The Challenges of Integration – Muslim Immigrants and Their Children in the United States and France”
  • April 3: “Live from Death Row: Mumia at the Crossroads in the Age of Obama,” “Fiddler on the Roof”

Monday, March 29

  • “President Sarkozy Keynote Address,” Buell Hall, Maison Francaise, 10 am – 12 pm
  • “What Direction the Republican Party Needs to Move In Order to Capture a Majority,” 101 Greene Hall, 12:10 pm – 2 pm, Ed Cox and Kevin Williamson
  • “Dining with al-Qaeda,” 1302 IAB, 12:15 pm – 2 pm, Hugh Pope
  • “Iraq’s Transition to Democracy,” 1512 IAB, 12:30 pm – 2 pm, Ambassador Al Bayati
  • “Georgian Economic Strategy During the Economic Crisis,” 1510 IAB, 1 pm – 2:30 pm, Kakha Bendukidze
  • “Thai Democracy at the Crossroads – Thai and Western Perspectives,” 918 IAB, 3 pm – 5 pm, Duchit Boonbongkarn and Stephen B. Young
  • “Two Weddings and a Funderal: What is Islamic about the ‘Muslim’ Princely State of Bhopal?,” 509 Knox, 4 pm – 5:30 pm, Barbara D. Metcalf
  • “Lower to the Ground: Mexican Migrants, Race, and the Naturalization of Social Suffering,” 457 Schermerhorn Extension, Seth M. Holmes
  • “A Conversation on Maryse Conde’s ‘Victoire, My Mother’s Mother’,” Buell Hall, Maison Francaise, 6 pm – 8 pm, Maryse Conde and Edwidge Danticat
  • “Global Financial markets and Central Banks – Lessons from Past Crises for China,” 707 IAB, 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm, Michael Cheah

Tuesday, March 30

Wednesday, March 31

  • “Understanding the Initiation of Failure Through Nanomechanical Testing,” CEPSR, 7th floor Schapiro Bldg, 9 am – 10 am, Corinne Packard
  • “Superstar! A Tribute to Mario Montez,” Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Hall, 10 am – 5 pm, various
  • “Parliaments of Caliphs: Reconstructing Islamic Law in Alaam Iqbal’s League of Muslim Nations,” 801 IAB, 12 pm – 2 pm, Haroon Moghul
  • “Measuring Racial Attitudes: Rethinking the Measurement of Racial Resentment: Conceptualization and Content,” 270 IAB, 12 pm – 2 pm, David C. Wilson
  • “Media in Iraq,” 1302 IAB, 12:15 pm – 2 pm, Jackie Frank
  • “Improving Access to Essential Patent Rights: Patent Pool Innovation and Future Directions,” Satow Room, 5th Floor Lerner Hall, 4 pm – 5 pm, panel
  • “Social Scaffolding for Language Genesis: Why Nicaraguan Sign Language Emerged When, Where and How It Did,” 707 IAB, 6 pm – 8 pm, Ann Senghas
  • “Global Thought: Beyond Marx and Keynes,” Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Hall, 6:15 pm – 8 pm, Duncan Foley, David Harvey, Perry Mehrling, Prabhat Patniak, and Sanjay Reddy
  • “How Do Communities Organize on Campus?,” Satow Room, Lerner Hall, 8 pm – 10 pm, ROOTEd Discussion
  • “Tchaikovsky’s Piano Trio – Chamber Music from the Julliard School,” Faculty House 3rd Floor, 12:15 pm – 1 pm
  • “10 Rules for Dealing with Police: The Movie,” Roone Cinema, Lerner Hall, 7 pm – 8:30 pm, discussion on drug policy to follow
  • “The Art of Healing,” Low Memorial Library Rotunda, 8 pm – 10 pm, La Bruja, Queen Godis, Blitz the Ambassador, and others

Thursday, April 1

  • “Divining the Message, Mediating the Divine,” Buell Hall, Maison Francaise, 9 am – Apr 3 5 pm, panels
  • “The Indonesian Throughflow of the Past 50 Years,” First Floor Seminar Room, Gary C. Comer Geochemistry Bldg, Lamont-Doherty Campus, 10 am – 11 am, Debra Tillinger
  • “Global Thought: Neo-Liberalism, Secularism, and the Future of the Left in India,” Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Hall, 10 am – 7:30 pm, Javeed Alam, C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jayati Ghosh, Prabhat Patnaik, and Sitaram Yechury
  • “Use of GRACE Satellite and Subsurface Tracers to Assess Groundwater Resources in Semiarid Regions,” 924 Mudd, 12 pm – 1 pm, Bridget Scanlon and Laurent Longuevergne
  • “The Marriage-Go-Round: Partnership Turnover and Its Consequences for Parents and Children,” 1109 School of Social Work, 12 pm – 1:30 pm, Andrew Cherlin, RSVP [email protected]
  • “Migrant Remittances and Exchange Rate Regimes in the Developing World,” 707 IAB, 12:15 pm – 2 pm, David Singer
  • “Cool Stuff in Cold Fluids,” 214 Mudd, 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm, K.R. Sreenivasan
  • “From Improved Short Term Intensity Change to the Forensic Search for Unknown pre-Satellite TCs,” 214 Mudd, 3 pm – 4 pm, Robert Hart
  • “Conflict of Interest and Academic Medicine Symposium: Current Trends and Expectations for the Future,” College of Physicians and Surgeons Alumni Auditorium, Medical Center, 3 pm – 5 pm, panel
  • “Fantastic Phallicism,” 754 Schermerhorn Extension, 4 pm – 6 pm, Ken Corbett
  • “G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the American Century,” 801 IAB, 4 pm – 6 pm, Beverly Gage
  • “Tumor Sub-Region Imaging: Experience with Small Animal Imaging,” 214 Mudd, 4:10 pm – 5:15 pm, Pat Zanzonico
  • “Religion, Peace, and International Law: A Genealogy,” 801 IAB, 4:15 pm – 6 pm, Nathaniel Berman
  • “Transitional Objects and Systematic Infidelity,” Buell Hall, Maison Francaise, 6 pm – 8 pm, Bernard Stiegler
  • “What Do Groups on Campus Do for Themselves vs. What Do They DO For the CU Community?,” DIA 203 Diana Center, 6 pm – 8 pm, ROOTEd Discussion
  • “The Leap of Ersatz! A Visual Poem,” Runs Apr 1 – Apr 3 8 pm – 10:30 pm, Diana Black Box Theater

Friday, April 2

  • “Indian Business Conference,” Roone Auditorium, Lerner Hall, All Day, Panels
  • “The Challenges of Integration – Muslim Immigrants and Their Children in the United States and France,” 1501 IAB, 8:30 am – 7:30 pm, Ousmane Kane, Khadija Mohsen Finan, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Malika Zeghal, Rosmary Hicks, Mohamed Nimeir, Solenne Jouaneau, Ahmet Kuru, Louise Cainkar, Valerie Amiraux, Simona Tersigni, Aminah Mohammed Arif, Misham Aidi, Robert Lieberman, Muchahit Bilici, Mahamet Timera, and Samim Akgonul
  • “Fire,” 465 Schermerhorn Extension, 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm, Thomas Blom Hansen
  • “Metal-Organic Frameworks and the ‘Gene’ for Carbon Dioxide Capture,” Monell Building Auditorium, Lamont Doherty Campus, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Omar Yaghi
  • “Amjad Ali Khan: Master of Sarod,” Miller Theater, 6 pm – 7 pm, Ustad Amjad Ali Kham
  • “Kayte Grace at Postcrypt Coffeehouse,” St. Paul’s Chapel Basement, 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • “Hip Hop for Haiti,” Broadway Room, Lerner Hall, 9 pm – 1 am, featuring The Lucky Kids

Saturday, April 3

  • “Live from Death Row: Mumia at the Crossroads in the Age of Obama,” Event Oval at the Diana Center, Workshops 1-5 pm, Speaker 7-9 pm, Cornel West, Vijay Prashad, and Jamal Joseph
  • “Khmer Dance Workshop,” 477 Lerner Hall, 1 pm – 2 pm
  • “Fiddler on the Roof,” Roone Auditorium, Lerner Hall, Runs Apr 3 9 pm and Apr 4 8 pm, CMTS

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4 Comments

  1. Bwog

    please send someone to report on "The Politics of Lady Gaga"

  2. ooh  

    i like this feature. there are a ridiculous number of events going on that no one ever knows about!

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