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Just because it’s a short week doesn’t mean there aren’t still cool events happening on campus! Today, Bwog brings you a combined Where Art Thou, Bucket List, and Science Fair – or, all your options for procrastinating on midterms in one handy place.

Where Art Thou?

Bucket List

  • Literary Translation at Columbia: Emily Wilson.” Wednesday, November 7, 7 PM. Doors open at 6:30 PM for Columbia Writing students and 6:45 PM for the general public. Dodge Hall, Room 501. A lecture by the first woman to translate Homer’s Odyssey into English, which replaced the old translation of the Odyssey on the Lit Hum syllabus.
  • Church & State or Church vs. State.” Thursday, 6:30 – 8 PM. Pulitzer Hall, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor. A conversation between Jonathan Woods-Executive Producer, TIME; Justine Simons-Coordinating Producer of Video, TIME; Don Struckle-Executive Producer, Meredith Video Studios; and David Matt-VP Creative Content + Strategy, The Foundry on how TIME protects their legacy while navigating the new lands of advertiser content.
  • Black Girl (La Noire de…).” Thursday, November 8. 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Buell Hall, Maison Francaise East Gallery. A film by Ousmane Sembène (1966, 65 min.). Screening followed by a conversation with Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Mamadou Diouf and Maboula Soumahoro. RSVP here.
  • Film Friday: Minding the Gap with Bing Liu.” Friday, November 9. 6 – 9 PM. Pulitzer Hall, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor. A story of three friends who bond through skateboarding in the American rust belt. Followed by a Q&A with the director; pizza will be served.


  • “Market Design in Large Worlds: The Example of Kidney Exchange” by Alvin Roth (Stanford) – 11th Annual Kenneth J. Arrow Lecture
    • Event Info: Thursday, November 8, 6-7:30pm, IAB Room 1501, click here for more info
    • Event Description: “Marketplaces are often small parts of large markets, and so potential marketplace participants may have large strategy sets, that include actions taken outside of the marketplace… This lecture will illustrate these points with some examples, drawing most heavily on the experience of kidney exchange.” Discussants include Joseph Stiglitz (Columbia) and Parag Pathak (MIT)
  • The Opioid Epidemic and the Therapeutic Community Model
    • Event Info: Friday, November 9, 1:30-6pm, The Italian Academy (1161 Amsterdam), click here to register
    • Event Description: “Medication-assisted treatment? Or short-term rehabilitation? Or a therapeutic community? On the evidence supporting dierent options for opioid use disorder around the world.”

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