Oct

14

Bucket List: Chattanooga, Fisher

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Bucket List represents the unbelievable 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. As always, feel free to mention any events we may have missed in the comments section (and/or mock our typos) and we’ll add them. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump.

Recommended

  • “Global Mayors Forum: Mayor Ron C. Littlefield of Chattanooga, Tennessee” Monday, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, J-School World Room, Ron C. Littlefield (J-School)
  • “Game Changer or Door Closer? A Roundtable on the Future of Racial Inclusion After Fisher” Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Jerome Greene Hall (Columbia Law School) 106, Theodore Shaw, Kimberle Crenshaw, Olati Johnson, Russlyn Ali, Ian Haney-Lopez

Monday, October 15

  • “Global Mayors Forum: Mayor Ron C. Littlefield of Chattanooga, Tennessee” 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, J-School World Room, Ron C. Littlefield (J-School)
  • “What Every PhD Student and Postdoc Should Know about Conflict of Interest” 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, 414 Schapiro, Joel Roselin (CEPSR)
  • “A Conversation with Acclaimed Director Yesim Ustalogu” 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, 509 Kno Hall, Yesim Ustalogu (Middle East Institute)
  • “Book Talk: Bunny Suits of Death-Tales of a CSI” 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm, 865 Schermerhorn Ext., Laura Merz
  • “Russian-Jewish Migration Across Borders, Across Time” Kraft Center, 5th Floor Auditorium, all day event
  • “Property-Induced Invisibility: When they Expropriation of Property Removes People from the Social Contract” 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Bernadette Atuahene
  • “Race, Gender and the New Biocitizen” 6:30 pm, James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall, Dorothy Roberts

Tuesday, October 16

  • “Sino-Russian Oil and Gas Cooperation: Half Full or Half Empty?” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, IAB 1219, Keun-Wook Paik, Alexander Cooley
  • “ChemE Colloquia” 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, 825 Mudd, Daniel Fletcher
  • “Game Changer or Door Closer? A Roundtable on the Future of Racial Inclusion After Fisher” 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Jerome Greene Hall (Columbia Law School) 106, Theodore Shaw, Kimberle Crenshaw, Olati Johnson, Russlyn Ali, Ian Haney-Lopez
  • “Celebration of World Food Day: Let’s Say ‘Itadakimasu’ with Table for Two” 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, IAB 6th floor, Yuka Nakamura, Fumi Tosu, Becky Straw
  • “Design with Free Hand: Political Posters from Israel” 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, Maison Francaise, Buell Hall, David Tartakover
  • “The Israeli Collective Memory of the 1948 Palestinian Exodus (1949-2008)” 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm, Rafi Nets-Zehngut, Robert Jervis

Wednesday, October 17

  • “Computer Science Distinguished Lecture Series – Symbiotic Autonomy: Robots, Humans, and the Web” 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Manuela Veloso
  • “AIDS and its Discontents in Serbia: Silencing Gay Sexuality in the Age of Illness” 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, IAB 1219, Zoran Milosaviljevic
  • “Korea-Japan-US: Trilateral Cooperation in an Uncertain Northeast Asia” 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, IAB 918, Jeong Ho Roh, Junya Nishino, Patrick Cronin, Charles Armstrong, Jin Shin, Gerald Curtis
  • “Carte Blance á Pierre Force” 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, East Gallery, Buell Hall, Pierre Force
  • “Asexual Identity and Sexual Law” Schermerhorn Ext 754, Elizabeth Emens
  • “Corruption on the Way to Progress: To Heaven Through Purgatory?” 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Kraft Center, Michael U. Klein

Thursday, October 18

  • “Foreign Policy Priorities of Today’s Ukraine” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, IAB 1219, Olexander Motysk
  • “SEAS Colloquium in Climate Science” 2:45 – 3:45, Mudd 214, Dimitris Giannakis
  • “The Aldrich Lecture – Robert Waymouth” 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Havemeyer 209, Robert Waymouth
  • “Space and Alterity in Colonial Korea: the Case of Yi Kwangsu” 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, IAB 918, Ellie Choi
  • “Love After Genocide” 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm, IAB 1219, Damir Arsenijevic
  • “Reigonal Infrastructure as a Catalyst for Sustaining Africa’s Growth and Development” 6:30 – 8:30 pm, IAB 1501, Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, Dirk Salomons, Stephen Gitonga, Amina Mohammed, Akbar Noman

Friday, October 19

  • “A New North Korea?” 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm, IAB 413, Jean Lee
  • “Plasma Physics Colloquium” 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 210 Mudd, speaker not listed
  • “Election 2012: Race, Gender, Power” 3:00 pm, Event Oval, Diana Center, Yvette Christianse, Kim Hall, Kimberley Johnson, Frances Negron Muttaner

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4 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    will there be another season of Teen Mom ??!!?!?!

  2. Anonymous  

    It is Frances Negron-Muntaner. (not Muttaner)

  3. Anonymous  

    Also this Friday, October 19th from 4:00pm-5:30pm in the Earl Hall Auditorium:
    "35th Annual Merton Lecture: Life Is a Blessing, a Biography of Jerome Lejeune, Geneticist, Doctor, Father" Presented by Clara Gaymard, President and CEO of G.E. in France

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