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Bucket List: Marxism, Muslims, Millennia and More

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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. Have a gander, who knows what you’ll find!

Sept 13

  • “Activities Fair,” Low and Butler Plaza/Lawns, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm,  *Almost every publication, singing, and theater group on campus is hosting auditions, taking submissions, looking for new members. Stop by and say hello to all of them! Including Bwog!
  • “Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay: India and China,”  2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center, 6:15 pm – 8:45 pm, Pranab Bardhan

Sept 14

  • “Taking Stock of (Analytical) Marxism,” 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center, 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm, Pranab Bardhan, Jon Elster, John Roemer
  • “Journalism School Address: Dean Baquet, Washington, D.C., Bureau Chief for The New York Times,” Main Lecture Hall, Journalism, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Dean Baquet

Sept 15

  • “Hispanic New York and the Latinoization of the United States,” Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Paul Berman, Gabriel Haslip Viera, Fances Negron-Muntaner, Milagros Ricourt, Virginia Sanchez Korrol, and Ray Suarez
  • “Tea Demonstration and Lecture,” Casa Italiana, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Genshitsu Sen (Grandmaster Soshitsu Sen XV)

Sept 16

  • “The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Can We Keep the Promise?” 1501 IAB, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Kandeh K. Yumkella, Nafis Sadik, Jomo Sundaram, Rebeca Grynspan, Robert Orr, and Elisabeth Lindenmayer
  • “Muslim Students Association’s Fast-A-Thon 2010,” Roone Auditorium, Lerner Hall, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, Ambassador H.E. Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

Sept 17

  • “Millennium Campus Conference 2010,” Roone Auditorium, Lerner Hall, 6:00 pm – Sept 19, 5:00 pm, Various
  • “Public Lecture on Black Holes and Stargazing Session,” Pupin Hall, Pupin, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Janna Levi

Full List After the Jump!

Mon, Sept 13

  • “Activities Fair,” Low and Butler Plaza/Lawns, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm * Almost every publication, singing, and theater group on campus is hosting auditions, taking submissions, looking for new members. Stop by and say hello to all of them! Including Bwog!
  • “Rethinking Cold War Culture,” 918 IAB, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Heonik Kwon
  • “Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay: India and China,”  2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center, 6:15 pm – 8:45 pm, Pranab Bardhan
  • “Translating The Second Sex: A Discussion with the Translators of the New English Edition of Simone de Beauvoir’s Classic Feminist Work,”    Buell Hall, Maison Francaise, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier

Tues, Sept 14

  • “Game-changing Triad: Fast Algorithms, Many-core Hardware, Open Software—A Case Study with Biomolecular Electrostatics,” 210 Mudd, 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm, Lorena Barba
  • “Cities and Climate,” Altschul Auditorium, 4th Floor IAB, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Cynthia Rosenweig
  • “Inwood Skies: Imaginary Landscapes—Art Exhibition,” Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion and Lasker Biomedical Research Building, Medical School Campus, 5:30 pm – 7 pm, Andrea Cukier
  • “Forum on Migration: Better Fortunes?: School Enrollment and Living Arrangements of Migrant Youth in Six Western Countries,” Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Marta Tienda
  • “Taking Stock of (Analytical) Marxism,” 2nd Floor Common Room, Heyman Center, 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm, Pranab Bardhan, Jon Elster, John Roemer
  • “Journalism School Address: Dean Baquet, Washington, D.C., Bureau Chief for The New York Times,” Main Lecture Hall, Journalism, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Dean Baquet
  • “Free Screening of 2010 Oscar-Nominated Film: Ajami,” Roone Arledge Cinema, Lerner Hall, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm, Uri Cohen

Wed, Sept 15

  • “Christian Democracy in Post-Communist Europe?” Lindsay Rogers Room, 7th Floor IAB, 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Anna Grzymala-Busse
  • “The Formation and Function of Disclosure Rules in China,” 101 Warren (WJW) Hall, Law School, 12:10 pm – 1:20 pm, Jane Fu
  • “Energy Technology Perspectives 2010,” Kellogg Conference Center, 15th Floor IAB, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Nobuo Tanaka
  • “The Decline and Fall of Richmond Hill: Commodification and Place Change in Late 18th to Early 19th-Century New York,” 963 Schermerhorn Extension, 4:10 pm – 6:00 pm, Nancy D. Munn
  • “Hispanic New York and the Latinoization of the United States,” Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Paul Berman, Gabriel Haslip Viera, Fances Negron-Muntaner, Milagros Ricourt, Virginia Sanchez Korrol, and Ray Suarez
  • “Tea Demonstration and Lecture,” Casa Italiana, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Genshitsu Sen (Grandmaster Soshitsu Sen XV)
  • “Philosophy Forum: Intersections of the Philosophy of Language and Linguistics,” 720 Philosophy Hall, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Student Discussion

Thurs, Sept 16

  • “Colloquium in Climate Science,” 214 Mudd, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Jim Benedict
  • “Accuracy and Inaccuracy in Teachers’ Perceptions of Young Children’s Cognitive Abilities,” 503 Hamilton, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Douglas Ready
  • “The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Can We Keep the Promise?” 1501 IAB, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Kandeh K. Yumkella, Nafis Sadik, Jomo Sundaram, Rebeca Grynspan, Robert Orr, and Elisabeth Lindenmayer
  • “Muslim Students Association’s Fast-A-Thon 2010,” Roone Auditorium, Lerner Hall, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm, Ambassador H.E. Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin
  • “The Interrogative Mood: A Novel?” 413 Dodge Hall, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Padgett Powell

Fri, Sept 17

  • “Has Drake Passage Been Open Since the Paleocene?” Monell Building Auditorium, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, David Barbeau, Jr.
  • “Millennium Campus Conference 2010,” Roone Auditorium, Lerner Hall, 6:00 pm – Sept 19, 5:00 pm, Various
  • “Dialogues: Jacqueline Rose and Mohammed Fairouz in Discussion,” 301 Philosophy, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Jacqueline Rose, Mohammed Fairouz, Gayatri Chakvorty Spivak, Nicholas Kitchen, and Yeesun Kim
  • “Public Lecture on Black Holes and Stargazing Session,” Pupin Hall, Pupin, 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Janna Levin

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3 Comments

  1. 2012  

    This is an awesome feature. Keep it up, Bwog.

  2. BC '11  

    "Translating the Second Sex" is in the Event Oval of the Diana Center, not the Maison Francaise.

  3. More Marxism!  

    Tuesday, September 14, 2010
    Michael Rosen (Harvard University)
    "Marxism, Justice, and Morality"
    In Memory and Appreciation of the Late Professor G.A. Cohen
    4:10 PM- 6:00 PM, Room 716 Philosophy Hall

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