We could write a book about our hookups, too.

We could write a book about our hookups, too.

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.


  • “American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus” Tuesday, February 7, 4:30 pm. Butler 203. Lisa Wade.
  • “Tom Hardin, Former FBI Informant, at CFIG” Tuesday, February 7, 8:00 pm. Hamilton 702. Tom Hardin.
  • “Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster” Thursday, February 9, 10:00 – 11:00 am. IAB. H.R. McMaster.
  • “Refusing Exile from Kinship? Married Homosexual Men (“Bats”) and the Queering of the South Korean Family” Thursday, February 9, 4:00 – 5:00 pm. IAB. John Song Pae Cho.
  • “Refugees and Gender Violence: Vulnerability and Resistance” Thursday, February 9, 4:10 – 6:00 pm. Butler 523. Wendy Vogt, Chloe Howe Haralambous, Isin Onol, Diana Taylor.

Monday, February 6

  • “Institution-building, Governance and Compliance in Brazil: Politics, Policy and Business” 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Low Rotunda. (RSVP)
  • “Economic Policy and Performance in India Under Prime Minister Modi” 5:30 – 8:00 pm. Casa Italiana. Arvind Panagariya, NITI Aayog, Jagdish Bhagwati.

Tuesday, February 7

  • “Subnational Protest in Russia Post-2012: Identifying Patterns of Street Contention in the Five Years Since Russia’s Winter of Protest” 12:00 – 1:30 pm. IAB. Katerina Tertytchnaya, Yana Gorokhovskaia.
  • “Negotiating Who Owns Penobscot Culture” 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Faculty House. Jane Anderson, James Eric Francis.

Wednesday, February 8

  • “Challenges Facing the Judiciary in Georgia” 12:00 – 1:00 pm. IAB. Nazibrola Janezashvili.
  • “Symposium: Looted Art, Nazism, and Fascism” 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Italian Academy. Monica Dugot, Jasmin Hartmann, Ilaria Pavan.
  • Film Screening & Discussion: “Finding Babel” 6:30 – 9:00 pm. IAB. David Novak.

Thursday, February 9

  • “Precision Medicine: Ethics, Politics, and Culture” 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Schermerhorn Extension 754. Dr. Jacqueline Joon-Lin Chin.
  • “Ethics in Action NYC Series: Ethics and Wall Street” 6:30 – 8:00 pm. New York Society for Ethical Culture 2 West 64th St. Jeffrey Sachs, Judge Jed Rakoff, Sheelah Kolhatkar, Ari Melber, Bob Ivry.