Bucket List represents the intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. Check out interesting guest lecturers and special events before fall break is upon us! 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.
- “India Beyond Technology and Yoga: The Power of Literature in a Globalizing World” Miller Theatre, Monday 7:00-8:30 PM. Pankaj Mishra, Urvashi Butalia, Vikas Swarup, Suketu Mehta.
- “The Ebola Crisis: What It Means for West Africa and the World” Monday 1:00-5:00 PM. Faculty House Presidential Ballroom. Conference. RSVP here.
- “A Fireside Chat with Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google” IAB 1501, Thursday 12:00-1:00 PM. Eric Schmidt. Register here.
Monday, October 27
- “India Beyond Technology and Yoga: The Power of Literature in a Globalizing World” Miller Theatre, 7:00-8:30 PM. Pankaj Mishra, Urvashi Butalia, Vikas Swarup, Suketu Mehta.
- “Life in War and Peace” IAB 1219, 12:00-1:15 PM. Istvan Deak. Light lunch served.
- “The Ebola Crisis: What It Means for West Africa and the World” 1:00-5:00 PM. Faculty House Presidential Ballroom. Conference. RSVP here.
- “Note-by-note Cooking: The Future of Food” Buell Hall East Gallery, 6:00-7:30 PM. Herve This, Michael Laiskonis, Adam Gopnik.
Tuesday, October 28
- “Is Health a Human Right?: The European Perspective” Heyman Center 2nd Floor Common Room, 6:15 PM. Panayotis Yatagantzidis, Geraldine Downey.
- “Ten Theses: Lessons from the American War for the Greater Middle East” IAB 1501, 6:00-7:00 PM. Andrew Bacevich.
Wednesday, October 29
- “India & History’s Ghosts: Raqs Media Collective” Diana Center Event Oval, 6:30 PM. Raqs Media Collective.
- “The Cultural War on Terror: Race, Art, and American Public Diplomacy” IAB 1501, 12:15-2:00 PM. Hisham Aidi.
- “Art Exhibit: Human Observations – Grand Central Station, Continued” Italian Academy Teatro, 6:00-8:00 PM. Maria Antonietta Mameli, Renato Miracco.
Thursday, October 30
- “The Changing World of Contemporary International Art Today” 304 Barnard Hall, 6:30 PM. Alistair Hicks.
- “A Fireside Chat with Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google” IAB 1501, 12:00-1:00 PM. Eric Schmidt. Register here.
- “International Development: At A Turning Point” Jerome Greene Hall 304, 12:10-1:10 PM. David Malone.
- “Why American Restraint Makes Sense in a World Going to Hell” IAB 1512, 6:00-8:00 PM. Barry Posen.
Friday, October 31
- “Discussion with Ana Gomes, Member of the European Parliament and Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee: The EU Response to Deadly Conflict” IAB 1219, 12:30-2:00 PM. Ana Gomes.
@sociologist Sociology Colloquium Series, October 29th at Noon, Dr. Jennifer Lee, UC-Irvine (co-sponsored with CSER), 509 Knox Hall