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Bucket List: Native Journalism, Food and Sex, The New Republic

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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

  • “Who’s Got Reservations? Journalism in Indian Country: A Discussion of Media and Its Role in Native America” Monday, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, World Room, Pulitzer Hall, Chaske Spencer, Wab Kinew, Ray Cook, Adrienne Keene, Bill Grueskin
  • “Food, Sex, and Smell: The Neurogenetics of Innate Behavior” Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, 202 Altschul, Leslie Vosshall
  • “Delacorte Lecture Series: Chris Hughes, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, The New Republic” Thursday, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, World Room, Pulitzer Hall, Chris Hughes

Monday, April 1

  • “Molecular Assembly of Pilus Protein Polymers on the Cell Surface of Gram-positive Bacteria” 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, 700 Fairchild, Julio Fernandez
  • “Haiti: Post-Earthquake Challenges and Achievements” 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm, 1302 IAB, Jessica Faieta
  • “Kill Chain, Nuclear Weapons, or Regime Change? South Korean Discourses on Dealing with a Nuclear North Korea” 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, 918 IAB, Chung-in Moon
  • “Rescued from the Nation: Anagarika Dharmapala and the United Buddhist World” 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, 208 Knox, Steve E. Kemper
  • “In Pursuit of New Physics with LHCb” 4:10 pm – 5:30 pm, 428 Pupin, Sheldon Stone
  • “Policing Citizenship: America’s Antidemocratic Institutions and the Creation of the New Civic Underclass” 4:10 pm – 5:30 pm, 707 IAB, Vesla Weaver
  • “Religion and Nationalism in the Modern Middle East” 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm, Komoda Room, Heyman Center, Kamal Soleimani
  • “Gay Marriage Debates in France and the U.S.” 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, East Gallery, Buell HallEric Fassin
  • “Boom: The Future of the Museum in Modern China” 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall, Jeffrey Johnson, Steven Holl, Michelle Kuo, John Rajchman, Mark Wigley, Pei Zhu
  • “Who’s Got Reservations? Journalism in Indian Country: A Discussion of Media and Its Role in Native America” 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, World Room, Pulitzer Hall, Chaske Spencer, Wab Kinew, Ray Cook, Adrienne Keene, Bill Grueskin

Tuesday, April 2

  • “Go West, Young Women! The Rise of Early Hollywood” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, 406 IAB, Hillary Hallett
  • “Wrongfully Convicted: The Story of Hernando Bermudez”12:10 pm – 1:10 pm, 940 Jerome Greene, Fernando Bermudez
  • “The Other Front In Afghanistan” 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm, 1302 IAB, Carlos Terrones
  • “World and North American Energy and the TMK Group” 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm, 1512 IAB, Piotr Galitzine
  • “Power, Intimacy, and Contestation in the Domestic Workers’ Rights Movement” 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm, 504 Diana, Premilla Nadasen
  • “India: Issues for 2013” 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, 1501 IAB, Nirupama Rao
  • “Food, Sex, and Smell: The Neurogenetics of Innate Behavior” 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, 202 Altschul, Leslie Vosshall
  • “Strange Fruit: Augustine, Liberalism,and the Good Samaritan” 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, 101 80 Claremont, Eric Gregory
  • “The Latest Developments in Mali: Assistance to Protect?” 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm, Faculty House, Martin Briens

Wednesday, April 3

  • “Global Post Senior Correspondent Tracey Shelton” 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, 607B Pulitzer, Tracey Shelton
  • “Hannah Arendt and the Struggle for Jewish Rights” 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, 513 Fayerweather, Natan Sznaider
  • “Contemporary Russian Culture and the Web: Mapping the Open Space” 4:10 pm – 6:00 pm, 1219 IAB, Maria Stepanova, Gleb Morev
  • “Lina & Serge: The Love and Wars of Lina Prokofiev” 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, 523 Butler, Simon Morrison
  • “ReMaking a Richardson & Olmsted Icon” 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, 114 Avery, Barbara Campagna

Thursday, April 4

  • “Is the Foreign Policy of Brazil Keeping Up with Its Role on the Global Stage?” 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, 1501 IAB, Paulo Sotero, Luiz Felipe de Seixas Correra, Marcos Troyjo, Luiz Felipe Lampreia, Thomas J. Trebat
  • “Living from the Nerves: Deportability, Fear, and Thrill in Migrant Moscow” 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, 1219 IAB, Madeleine Reeves
  • “The Challenge of Communicating Computational Research” 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Presidential Rooms 2&3, Faculty House, Neil Chue Hong, Matthew Jockers, Daniel P.W. Ellis
  • “Taiwan’s Nuclear Weapons Program in the 1970s: A Comparative Perspective on Cold War Nuclear Negotiations” 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, 918 IAB, Eugene B. Kogan
  • “The Moral Case for U.S. Labor Unions: Organizing in the Catholic Hospital and Beyond” 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, 509 Knox, Adam Reich
  • “Islamized Armenians as ‘Survivors’ of Genocide?” 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, 509 Knox, Ayse Gul Altinay
  • “Building Peace in Cote D’Ivoire: Challenges and Opportunities” 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, 15th Floor, IAB, Albert Gerard Koenders
  • “The Millenium Village Project: Designing Complex Systems in Poor Rural Communities” 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Faculty House, Jeffrey Sachs, Vijay Modi, Prabhjot Singh
  • “Extranuclear and Extracellular Effects of Ionizing Radiation” 4:10 pm – 5:10 pm, 214 S.W. Mudd, Tom K. Hei
  • “The Shrine of St. Sebaldus: Structuring Salvation in the Early Northern Renaissance” 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm, 832 Schermerhorn, Sofia Gans
  • “Converse: Memory and Reality” 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall, Wang Shu, Mark Wigley
  • “Delacorte Lecture Series: Chris Hughes, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, The New Republic” 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm, World Room, Pulitzer Hall, Chris Hughes

Friday, April 5

  • “Shifting Grounds: People, Animals, and Mobility in India’s Ecological Pasts” 10:30 am – 12:00 pm, 411 Fayerweather, Mahesh Rangarajan
  • “Free Trade and the Developing Countries” 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 1501 IAB, Arvind Panagariya
  • “Feminist Pedagogy” 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm, 754 Schermerhorn Extension, Roderick Ferguson
  • “Glass Temples: Taiwanese, Pilgrimage, Remediated” 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, 918 IAB, DJ Hatfield
  • “‘The Grand Hotel’: Anxiety in Postwar America” 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm, 411 Fayerweather, Simon Taylor
  • “An Effective Potential Theory for Transport Coefficients Across Coupling Regimes” 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 210 Mudd, Scott Balrud
  • “Surprises and Discoveries with Natural Products of Human Origin” 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, 209 Havemeyer, Erick Carreira
  • “1968 in Latin America” 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, 1512 IAB, Susana Draper, Vania Markarian, Eric Zolov
  • “Eyes in the Sky: Highlights from Current Space Telescopes” 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Pupin Hall, Ximena Fernandez

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1 Comment

  1. A guy  

    I'd recommend the Nirupama Rao lecture, personally. I'd be going to it if I didn't have a prior engagement. There're like a dozen things going on that night.

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