Bucket List: “No Place on Earth,” Andy Warhol, Science

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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. Our recommendations are below and the full list is after the jump.


  • “Character Animation: From Virtual Environments to the Real World” Monday, March 31, 10:00 AM. CS Conference Room. Stelian Coros (Disney Research)
  • “‘No Place on Earth’ Film Screening and Discussion.” Monday, March 31, 5:00-7:00 PM. Roone Arledge Auditorium. Sonia Dodyk, Susan Barnett, Chris Nicola.

  • “Can Consumption Save the World?” Wednesday, April 2, 6:30 PM. Event Oval Diana Center. Dean Cycon, Sandra Goldmark, Eleanor Sterling, Paige West.
  • “15 Minutes: Andy Warhol’s Photographic Legacy.” Friday, April 4, 4:30-8:00 PM. Urs Fischer, Neil Printz, Blake Gopnik, Larissa Harris, Tom Kalin.
  • “The Grandpierre Lecture: ‘Design and Synthesis of Multi-Component Colloidal Nanocrystals for Catalysis and Sensing'” Friday, April 4, 4:30-5:30 PM. Havemeyer 309. A Paul Alivisatos

Monday, March 31

  • “You err what you eat? Evidence that a nutrient alters translational fidelity and genome-wide protein encoding” 12:00 PM, 601 Fairchild. Allan Drummond
  • “Human Rights Essay Contest Colloquium” 12:00 PM, 1302 IAB.
  • “Firewall evasion by quantum gravity” 2:10 PM, 705 Pupin Hall. Ted Jacobson.
  • “China and the Environment: A Conversation” 3:00-4:30 PM, IAB Room 918. Isabel Hilton, Micah Muscolino, Peter Perdue.
  • “Seeing Voices: Optical Scanning Applied to Early Recorded Sound Preservation” 4:15, 428 Pupin Hall. Carl Haber.
  • “Illuminating the Brain in Health and Disease” 4:30-5:30 PM, Medical Center Alumni Auditorium. Karl Deisseroth.
  • “The Ancestors: Flesh, Genealogy, and Eschatology in the Sistine Chapel” 6:00-8:00 PM, 612 Schermerhorn. Giovanni Careri
  • “The Disciplines Series: The Idea of Development The Tyranny of Experts: An Intellectual History of Autocratic Approaches to Economic Development” 6:15-8:15 PM, Heyman Center Second Floor. William Easterly
  • “Entertainer: Lifestyle Hotels Today” 6:30 PM, Wood Auditorium. Ian Schrager.
  • “Reclaiming the Past: Debussy, Les Goncourts & the French Classical Tradition” 7 PM, Buell Hall. Caroline Weber.

Tuesday, April 1

  • “Beijing’s March Westward: Eurasian Energy Pipelines and China” All Day, IAB Room 1501.
  • “Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities.” 12:00-1:30 PM, 406 IAB. Craig Steven.
  • “Optical Deconstruction of Fully-assembled Biological Systems” 12:30 PM, Medical School Alumni Auditorium. Karl Deisseroth.
  • “Art and the Politics of Mass Incarceration: Well Contested Sites” 12:00-2:20 PM. Barnard College Held Auditorium.
  • “Functioning of grassland ecosystems: water, space and time” 4:10-5:00 PM, Schermerhorn 1015. Osvaldo Sala
  • “Music at St. Paul’s; The Solace Ensemble” 6:00-7:00 PM, St. Paul’s Chapel.
  • “Conviction, Conflict, Community: A conversation with George Rupp” 6:00-7:45 PM, 170 East 64 Street.

Wednesday, April 2

  • “Gender, Labor, Healing: Irish Immigrant Experiences in 19th Century NYC” 12:00 PM, 101 Barnard Hall. Meredith Linn.
  • “The Role of Technology and the Coast Guard in a Constrained Budget Environment” 12:15-2:00 PM, IAB Room 1302. Charles Cashin
  • “Post-Fukushima Energy Policy of Japan: Role of Nuclear Power” 12:30-2:00 PM, IAB Room 1501.
  • “Portugal’s Former Finance Minister” 2:00-3:30 PM, IAB Room 1512. Vitor Gaspar
  • “Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Standards and Metrics for Sustainability” 6:10-7:00 PM, Havemeyer Hall Room 209. Cynthia Cummis.
  • “Johann Fischart: The German Rabelais” 6:30 PM, Ella Weed Room Milbank Hall.
  • “Pianist: During Construction” 6:30 PM, Wood Auditorium. Carla Juacaba.
  • “Telling it Slant” 6:00-7:30 PM. CESPR Davis Auditorium. Susan Kinsolving.
  • “La Voce del Violoncello” 7:00-8:30 PM, Italian Academy. Elinor Frey.

Thursday, April 3

  • “The Sophie and Alex Rosner Seminar Series” 11:30-1:00 PM, Medical School Room 923. Dr. Aronowitz
  • “The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and the Politics of Attention in Cold War America” 12:00-1:45 PM, Pulitzer Hall Room 601 B. Fred Turner.
  • “The First Modern Realist: Felix Gilbert’s Machiavelli and the Making of the Realist Tradition in International Relations” 12:15-2:00 PM, 707 IAB. Nicolas Guilhot.
  • “Diffusing Through Disciplines: New Insights on Citation Audiences in Science” 12:30-2:00 PM, 509 Knox. Freda Lynn.
  • “Combining Organic Synthesis and Directed Evolution to Design HIV Vaccine Candidates” Cookies at 1:30, 4:30-5:30 PM, 209 Havemeyer. Isaac Krauss.
  • “The Surplus Girls of China and the Kindness of Strangers” 2:00-3:30 PM, Knox Hall Room 509. Lena Edlund
  • “A Vision for LGBT Health” 4:00-6:00 PM, Medical Center Alumni Auditorium. Walter Bockting.
  • “Faust Comes to Town: The ‘Creative Destruction’ of the Victorian City” 5:00-6:30 PM, 411 Fayerweather. Peter Mandler.
  • “Book Talk: Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism by Wolfgang Streeck” 6:00-8:00 PM, IAB Room 707. Wolfgan Streeck, Adam Tooze, Katharina Pistor, Bruce Kogut
  • “Why Nations Succeed: The Social, Economic and Legal Building Blocks for Success” 6:00-8:00 PM, IAB Room 1501. Daron Acemoglu, Jean Ensminger, Ulrike Malmendier, Robert Scott.
  • “Building Seagram” 6:30 PM, Wood Auditorium. Phyllis Lambert
  • “Preserving Memory from Oblivion: The Archaeology of Death and Burial in Post-medieval Britain” 6:30-8:00 PM, TBA. Zoe Crossland
  • “Buzzfeed: Delacorte Lecture” 7:30-9:00 PM, World room. Ken Lerer, Jonah Peretti

Friday, April 4

  • “The Spaces of Art” 8:30-5:00 PM, 612 Schermerhorn Hall.
  • “ICONOCLASMS: A Day in Honor of Francesco Pellizzi” 11:00-6:00 PM, Italian Academy.
  • “Robyn Veal CAM talk” 11:00-1:00 PM, 1512 IAB
  • “History and Psychoanalysis during the Postwar Period” All day through Saturday, Heyman Center second floor common room. Michael Shapira
  • “Du Moyen Age à aujourd’hui: Mille ans de famines” 12:30-2:00 PM, 411 Fayerweather. Francois Menant.
  • “LDEO Earth Science Colloquium: The Growth of the Maritime Continent as the Trigger for Recurring Ice Ages” 3:30-4:30 PM, LADEO Monell Building. Peter Molnar.
  • “Noise Archaeology: the Materiality and Immateriality of Sound” 4:15-6:00 PM, CUNY Graduate Center C415A.
  • ” Anahid Literary Award Celebration” 6:30-9:00 PM, Faculty House. Peter Balakian.

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