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Bucket List: Learn Weirdly Specific New Things

Sounds weirdly specific but ok.

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.

Recommended

  • “Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Procurement as a Sustainability Strategy, with John Cheetham, Director of Procurement, Ingredients, Chobani” Monday, February 20, 6:10 – 8:00 pm. Pupin Hall. John Cheetham.
  • “What Middletown Read: Rediscovering Late Nineteenth-Century American Reading Habits” Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 – 8:30 pm. Butler Library. Frank Felsenstein.
  • World Leaders Forum: “Fostering a Better Conversation and Understanding of Islam: The Vital Role of Media” Tuesday, February 21, 6:00 – 7:15 pm. Low Rotunda. Vuslat Dogan Sabanci.
  • “Moving Forward: A Discussion of the 2016 Election and What’s Next” Wednesday, February 22, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Miller Theater. Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jelani Cobb, Nikole Hannah Jones, Samuel Kelton Roberts, Patricia J. Williams.

Monday, February 20

  • “Killing Memory: Ethnic Cleansing, Genocide, and the Targeting of Cultural Heritage in the Balkan Wars of the 1990s” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB. András Riedlmayer.
  • “An Evening with the Monochord: Global Perspectives in Music, Math, and History” 6:15 – 8:15 pm. EC Common Room. Guangming Li, Joon Park, David E. Cohen.

Tuesday, February 21

  • “Careers in Human Rights: Insights from the Field” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB 707.
  • “The End of International Cooperation?” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB 1501. Richard Gowan, Suzanne Nossel, Somini Sengupta.
  • “Still the People of the Book? Jewish Publishing Today” 8:00 – 9:00 pm. Kent Hall.
  • “Location, Location, Location: Barnard’s Belated Embrace of Its Urban Identity” 6:00 pm. Sulzberger Parlor. Robert McCaughey.

Wednesday, February 22

  • “The UN, EU, and NATO in Kosovo: The New Geopolitics of the Western Balkans – Conversation with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB. Zahir Tanin.
  • “Burning Issues in African Philosophy” 7:00 – 9:00. EC Common Room. Olufemi Taiwo.

Thursday, February 23

  • “How Does Technology Enrich Urban Policy?” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Faculty House. Rohit Aggarwala, Noelle Francois, Miguel Gami, Maria Gotsch, Andrew Rasiej.
  • “New Books in the Arts & Sciences Celebrating Recent Work by Josef Sorett” 6:15 pm. EC Common Room. Josef Sorett.

Friday, February 24

  • FILM FRIDAYS: “The Eagle Huntress” 6:30 – 9:30 pm. Pulitzer Hall Student Center. Stacey Reiss.
  • “An Evening with Brenda Patterson ’00: A heteronormative to homoextraordinary recital” 8:00 pm. Sulzberger Parlor. Brenda Patterson.

Saturday, February 25

  • “Stile Antico: The Voice of Melody” 8:00 – 10:00 pm. 150 W 83rd St. Stile Antico.

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