Bucket List represents the 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 for this week are below and the full list is after the jump. If you notice any events that have been left off the list, or a correction, please leave them in the comments.
- “Columbia Voting Week: Running for Public Office” Lerner Hall Satow Room, Monday 6:00-7:30 PM. David N. Dinkins, Nily Rozic, Mark Levine, Jamal Nelson, Lincoln Restler.
- “We Are What We Remember: The Biology of Memory & Age-Related Memory Disorders featuring Dr. Eric R. Kandel” Miller Theater, Tuesday 6:30-8:00 PM. Eric R. Kandel.
- “Dilemmas of Campaigning and Governing in the United States: A Conversation with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee” Italian Academy Teatro, Wednesday 4:00 PM. Lincoln D. Chafee.
- “The Writing Lives Series: Karen Russell” 501 Dodge Hall, Wednesday 7:00 PM. Karen Russell.
Monday, October 6
- “Economic and Policy Outlook: What’s Ahead and Why Does It Matter?” IAB 15th floor, 6:00-7:30 PM. Beth Bovino, Ethan Harris, Bruce Kasman, Vincent Reinhart.
- “FIERCE: The Work and Life of Manuel Ramos Otero” Butler 523, 6:30 PM. Magali García Ramis, Luis Negrón, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé.
- “Columbia Voting Week: Running for Public Office” Lerner Hall Satow Room, 6:00-7:30 PM. David N. Dinkins, Nily Rozic, Mark Levine, Jamal Nelson, Lincoln Restler.
Tuesday, October 7
- “Black Feminist Futures and the Practice of Fugitivity” Barnard Hall James Room, 6:30 PM. Tina Campt.
- “In Their Own Hands: How Savings Groups are Revolutionizing Development” 404 IAB, 1:00 PM. Jeffrey Ashe.
- “Columbia Voting Week: Political Consulting and Running Elections” Lerner Hall 569, 4:00-5:30 PM. Jef Pollock, Alexis Grenell, Basil Smikle, Lincoln Mitchell.
- “Columbia Voting Week: Political Engagement, Advocacy, and Public Policy” Lerner Hall Party Space, 7:00-8:30 PM. Dick Dadey, Marcia Bystryn, Paul Steely White, Sayu Bhojwani.
- “We Are What We Remember: The Biology of Memory & Age-Related Memory Disorders featuring Dr. Eric R. Kandel” Miller Theater, 6:30-8:00 PM. Eric R. Kandel.
Wednesday, October 8
- “Dilemmas of Campaigning and Governing in the United States: A Conversation with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee” Italian Academy Teatro, 4:00 PM. Lincoln D. Chafee. A World Leaders Forum event.
- “The Writing Lives Series: Karen Russell” 501 Dodge Hall, 7:00 PM. Karen Russell.
- “Rethinking Knowledge: Global Governance” Heyman Center Common Room, 1:45 PM. Mark Mazower, Partha Chatterjee, Katherina Pistor.
- “Havana: Past, Present, and Future” IAB 802, 12:00-1:30 PM. Miguel Coyula.
- “Around 1948: Human Rights and Global Transformation” Pulitzer Hall Lecture Hall, 3:00-5:00 PM. Rashid Khalidi, Lydia H. Liu, Samuel Moyn, Deborah Nelson.
- “Reading and Discussion with Sylva Fischerova” 709 Hamilton, 7:30-9:00 PM. Sylva Fischerova.
Thursday, October 9
- “Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa” Miller Theater, 5:30 PM. Albie Sachs. A World Leaders Forum event.
- “The New Kings of Crude: China, Oil, and Civil War in Sudan and South Sudan” 918 IAB, 12:00-1:30 PM. Luke Patey.
- “Renewed Trouble in China’s Peripheries: Xinjiang, Tibet, Hong Kong & Taiwan” IAB 918, 5:00-6:30 PM. Nicholas Bequelin.
- “Can the Post-2015 Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals Help Spur Africa’s Transformation?” IAB 1501, 6:00-8:00 PM. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki.
- “The Future of Media through Japanese Popular Culture: Crowd-Sourcing, Exploitation, and the New Economies of Work” 403 Kent, 6:00-7:30 PM.
Friday, October 10
- “Development and Underdevelopment in Postwar Europe” IAB 802, 9:00-6:00 PM. Conference.
- “The Economic Outlook for Asia” Uris 330, 12:30-2:00 PM. Shang-Jin Wei, Lawrence Lau.
- “Contemporary Dance in Europe” Barnard Hall Julius S. Held Lecture Hall, 3:30-5:00 PM.
- “Columbia Voting Week: Perspectives from Iraq: Building a Democracy in a Multicultural Society” Lerner Hall Cinema, 5:00-7:00 PM. Barham Salih.
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@CGT The “Rethinking Knowledge: Global Governance” event begins at 1:30pm on Oct. 8 not 1:45pm. Thank you!
@An omission Friday, October 10 – Hans A. von Spakovsky (Heritage Foundation) speaking on conservative perspectives on civil rights, civil justice, the First Amendment, immigration, the rule of law and government reform
NoCo 501 from 2:30-4pm
@anon That’s a Voting Week talk – CUCR is hosting it.