Bucket List: Chocolate and Homeric Violence

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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 we’ll add them. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump.

Featured Events.

  • “Enslaved to Chocolate: Culture, Commerce, and Gender in 17th Century France.” Wednesday, February 19 6:00-7:30 PM, Buell Hall. Domna Stanton.
  • “Translating Homer’s Violence.” Wednesday, February 19 6:30 PM, 2nd floor Milbank Hall. Emily Wilson.
  • “Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in New York City.” Wednesday, February 19 6:10-7:00 PM, Havemeyer Room 209. Susanne E. DesRoches. RSVP.

Monday, February 17.

  • “Finite Momentum at string endpoints, with heavy ion applications.” 2:10 PM, 705 Pupin Hall. Steven Gubser.
  • “Mexican Mondays: Discussion of ‘I speak of the City’.” 4:00-5:30 PM, IAB Room 802. Mauricio Tenorio.
  • “What Has Congress Done?” 4:10-6:00 PM, 707 IAB. Stephen Ansolabehere.
  • “Evidence for High-Energy Astrophysical Neutrinos at the IceCube Detector.” 4:15 PM, 428 Pupin Hall. Chad Finley.
  • “Meet the media: BBC.” Monday, February 17 5:00-6:00 PM. 601B Journalism. Claudia Milne, US Editor of Washington Bureau.
  • “SIPA’s Influence on Global Governance: Can Academics be Presidents?” 6:00-8:00 PM, IAB Room 1501. Jan Svejnar, Andrs Velasco.
  • “Theory Monday: Shamus Khan on Bordiu’s ‘Masculine Domination.'” 6:00-7:30 PM, 754 Schermerhorn Extention.
  • “GSAPP Books presents an abecedary of Ink: ink or ‘V is for Vermilion as described by Vitruvius’ An A to Z of Ink in Architecture.” 6:30 PM, Wood Auditorium.
  • “Al-Intithar, inside Jordans Zaatari Refugee Camp.” 8:00-10:00 PM, IAB Room 403. Mario Rizzi.

Tuesday, February 18.

  • “Japan and the World.” 11:30-1:00 PM, IAB Room 1512. Kenichiro Sasae.
  • “E3B Seminar: Susan Alberts.” 4:10-5:00 Schermerhorn Ext. 1015.
  • “M0, n is not a Mori Dream Space.” 4:10-5:00 417 Math. Anand Deopurkar.
  • “Policy Changes in Emerging Economies in an Uncertain World.” 6:00-7:30 PM, IAB Room 1512. Dr. Mario Bergara.
  • “Reading Capitalism and Disability.” 7:00 PM, Studio-X NYC. Marta Russell and Ravi Malhotra.
  • “The Future of Judaism and Islam on American Campuses” 7:30-8:30 PM, JTS 3080 Broadway. Imam Abdulla Antepli, Rabbi Gail Swedroe, Professor Mehnaz Afridi.
  • “Mathematics of Finance Practitioners Seminar.” 7:40-8:55 207 Math. Amal Moussa.

Wednesday, February 19.

  • “East Asian Miracle at Risk: Is a Social Crisis Brewing?” 12:00-2:00 PM, IAB Room 918.
  • “A long distance for the smallest particle: Recent results from the T2K long baseline neutrino experiment.” 1:00 PM, 705 Pupin Hall. Kendall Mahn.
  • “A Grand Convergence in Health Through Universal Health Coverage.” 3:00-5:30 PM, Low Library Rotunda. Dr. Dean Jamison, Dr. Gavin Yamey, Dr. Margaret E. Kruk.
  • “Yuksel Sezgin on How Non-Muslim democracies Engage Shari’a: Lessons for democratizing Muslim nations.” 4:00-6:00 80 Claremont Ave.
  • “Franz Boas Seminar by Anna Grimshaw, Emory University.” 4:10-6:00 PM, 963 Schermerhorn Extension.
  • “Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migration and the Peddlers Who Made It Possible.” 6 PM, Sulzberger Parlor. Hasia Diner.
  • “Through the Lens of the Law: The ‘Jewish and Democratic State'” 7:00-8:15 PM, Jerome Green Hall. Hassan Jabareen.

Thursday, February 20.

  • “The Meaning of Money.” 2:00-3:30 PM, Knox Hall room 509. Kathleen Vohs.
  • “The Government’s Racial Classification Doesn’t Work–Can it be Fixed?” 4:10-6:00 PM, 1510 IAB. Kenneth Prewitt.
  • “Long Molecular Dynamics and Simulations of proteins: Progress, Promise, and Challenges.” 4:30-5:30 PM, 209 Havemeyer. David E. Shaw.
  • “Provisioning Armies in a Wartime Borderland: The Imjin war, Ming Quartermasters, and Korean SOciety 1592-1598.” 5:00-6:30 PM, IAB Room 918. Dr. Hasegawa.
  • “Number Theory Seminar: Weekly Seminar.” 5:30-7:00 PM, CUNY Grad center. Matt Baker.
  • “American Meteorological Society’s NYC Chapter Seminar.” 6:30-8:30 PM, Davis Auditorium. BD Santer.

Friday, February 21.

  • “Division of Ocean and Climate Physics: Volcanic contribution to decedal changes in tropospheric warming rate.” 11:00-12:00 PM, LDEO GeoChemistry first floor seminar room. Ben Santer
  • “The Transformative Potential of the “Flipped Classroom” 12:00-1:00 PM, Butler Library 208.
  • “Supplying the Court in the fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Low Countries: the logic of the prince.” 12:30-2:00 PM, 411 Fayerweather. Charly Coleman.
  • “LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: Earthquake Alert: Harnessing BIG data to satisfy societal needs (and facilitate new science.) 3:30-4:30 PM, LDEO Monell Building Auditorium. Richard Allen.
  • “Neutral Particle Power.” 7:00 PM, Pupin Stargazin. Jia Liu.
  • “Serbian Language and Culture Lecture Series with Author Marija Sajkas” 7:15-9:15 PM, IAB Room 1219.

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