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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 if you have a correction, please let us know in the comments.


  • Book Launch: “Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair & Sustainable” Wednesday, January 18, 2017 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Low Library Rotunda. Jeffrey D. Sachs. (RSVP)
  • ” New York Polyphony: Palestrina’s Marcellus Mass” Saturday, January 21, 2017 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 145 W. 46 St. New York Polyphony. 
  • “Sound Arts MFA Winter Weekend Exhibition” Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22, 2017. Reception both evenings: 6:30 pm. Fridman Gallery, 287 Spring Street. Dani Dobkin, Ashley Grier, Geronimo Mercado, Elyse Blennerhassett, Ethan Edwards, and Lemon Guo.

Wednesday, January 18

  • “The Trump-Putin Connection: What Does it Mean for Journalists and Global Security?” 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. International Affairs Building. Alexander Cooley, Masha Gessen, Kimberly Marten, Paul Sonne. (RSVP)
  • “Russia in Global Affairs” 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. International Affairs Building. Harriman Institute’s Program on U.S.-Russia Relations and Russian Studies & Policy. 
  • “The Business Potential of Engineering Biology: Panel of Experts” Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Medidata Solutions 350 Hudson Street. Nancy J. Kelley, Virginia Cornish, PhD, Helena Rubinstein, 
    Andras Forgacs, Spencer Adler, Jef Boeke, PhD. 

Thursday, January 19

  • U.S. Presidential Election: The View from Japan — The Impact on Japanese Politics” Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM. International Affairs Building. Satoshi Machidori, Takako Hikotani. 
  • “Russia in Global Affairs” 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. International Affairs Building. Harriman Institute’s Program on U.S.-Russia Relations and Russian Studies & Policy. 
  • “Seminar in Neurobiology by Thilo Womelsdorf” 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Neurological Institute of New York, 710 W. 168 St., New York, NY 10032 Auditorium. Thilo Womelsdorf, PhD. 
  • “Ephemera” Opening reception 5:00 PM. The Leroy Neiman Gallery, Dodge Hall. Michal Alpern, Scott Benzel, Colby Bird, Becket Flannery, Dasha Irincheeva, Hailey Loman, Molly Smith, Nate Page, JJ PEET, Margo Victor and Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA).
  • “Nietzsche 13/13: Frantz Fanon and Critical Race Theory” 6:15 PM – 8:45 PM. Jerome Greene Annex. Emily Apter, Homi Bhabha, and Brandon Terry. (RSVP)