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Bucket List: Cleanse Your Brain From Bacchanal

Tbh I felt like I was in outerspace yesterday, 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.


  • “The Current Situation and Future Prospects for Europe’s Economy” Monday, April 10, 6:00 – 7:30 IAB. IAB Room 1501. Dr. Werner Hoyer.
  • “Undergraduate Committee on Global Thought (UCGT) Faculty Forum: “Who Gets to Speak? Regulated Speech in a Global Context” Monday, April 10, 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Agnes Callamard, David Schulz, Ann Cooper.
  • “Brazilian Democracy: Challenges and Perspectives” Tuesday, April 11, 5:00 – 6:30 pm. Italian Academy. Dilma Rousseff.
  • “The Potential of Human Rights for Transformative Change: Keynote Address by Ms. Kate Gilmore” Wednesday, April 12, 12:10 – 1:10 pm. Jerome Greene Hall. Kate Gilmore.
  • “HarperCollins Panel Discussion” Wednesday, April 12, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Butler Library, Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Katherine Tegen, Josh Marwell, Hugh Van Dusen.
  • “Extreme Engineering: Tech-Stories from Space” April 12, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Teachers College Cowin Auditorium. Donald Pettit.

Monday, April 10

  • “Gen Day 2017- ATTN: First Gen Faculty and Staff” All-day. Lerner Hall. First-Gen@Columbia, FLIP.
  • “Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Making Cities Healthier, Resilient and Sustainable, with Emily Maxwell, New York City Program Director, The Nature Conservancy” 6:10 – 8:00 pm. Pupin 428. Emily Maxwell.
  • “Owen Sheers: Reading of Pink Mist and Panel Discussion” 6:15 – 8:15 pm. Jerome Greene Annex. Owen Sheers.

Tuesday, April 11

  • “Environmental Justice as Racial Justice – Racial Justice Litigation Workshop” 4:20 – 6:10 pm. Jerome Greene Hall, Case Lounge. Christine Appah-Gyamfi.
  • “Writing the Soviet South into the History of the Cold War and Decolonization” 12:15 – 2:00 pm. IAB. Artemy M. Kalinovsky.

Wednesday, April 12

  • “Sexual Respect and Practice: NYS Courts on Domestic Violence” 12:10 – 1:20 pm. Jerome Greene Hall. Honorable Deborah Kaplan.
  • “The Legacy of the Latin Poet, Ovid, in the Black Sea Region” 6:00 – 8:00 pm. IAB, Marshall Shulman Seminar Room. Adina Ciugureanu.

Thursday, April 13

  • “A Talk with Google: Using Technology to Tackle Global Healthcare’s Biggest Challenges” 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center. Olivier Rabenschlag.
  • “2017 Columbia Global Energy Summit” 1:00 – 6:00 pm. Low Rotuna. Center on Global Energy Policy.
  • “Where Are We and What Next: The Impact and the Future of the U.S. and UE Ukraine Sanctions” 6:00 – 7:30 pm. IAB, Marshall Shulman Seminar Room. Louis Skyner.
  • “Abstractionist Aesthetics” 6:15 – 8:15 pm. EC Common Room. Phillip Brian Harper.
  • “American Meteorological Society’s NYC/Long Island Chapter Seminar: Bridging the gap between weather forecasts and climate change projections” 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Schapiro Hall, Davis Auditorium. Adam Scaife.
  • “Science-on-Hudson: Neutrinos are Us!” 7:00 – 8:00 pm. Nevis Laboratories, 136 S Broadway, Irvington, NY. Georgia Karagiorgi.

Friday, April 14

  • “The Unplugged Soul: A Conference on the Podcast” All-day. EC Common Room.
  • “Leadership Seminar by Aspire and European Horizons” 3:00 – 7:00 pm. Location TBD. Alex Radu, Mihai Botarel, Octavian Costache.
  • “Mr. Amin Nasser, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco” 9:45 am – 10:30 am. IAB, Room 1501. Mr. Amin Nasser, Dr. Daniel Yergin.
  • “Dean’s Seminar Series on Infectious Disease Modeling and CII Distinguished Guest Lecture Series: The Effect of Childhood Immune Imprinting on 1918 and Other Flu Pandemics by Michael Worobey, D. Phil.” 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Allan Rosenfield Building. Dr. Michael Worobey.
  • “Feminist to the Core with Bernard Harcourt” 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Schermerhorn Extension 754. Bernard Harcourt.

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