Bucket List: No Valentine? No Problem! Edition
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.
- “African Diasporic Countervisualities.” Monday, February 11, 6:30 PM. Diana Event Oval. Multi-media artist La Vaughn Belle, Dixa Ramírez of Brown University, and Vanessa K. Valdés of CUNY.
- “Social Media and Populism.” Tuesday, February 12, 1 -2 PM. Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall. Bruno Patino in discussion with Emmanuel Kattan. RSVP here.
- “Political Literary Action and the Self-Strengthening Literary Movement.” Thursday, February 14, 2:10 – 4 PM. Mudd Hall, Room 337. Martina Nguyen, moderated by John Phan.
- “Speech or Silence?: Citizenship and Childhood in Contemporary Schooling.” Tuesday, February 12, 6 PM. James Room, Barnard Hall. Professor Ariana Mangual Figueroa.
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- This Saturday from 7 to 9 PM, Columbia University Bhangra is hosting its 12th annual Bhangra in the Heights showcase! For just $5 with your CU/BC ID, you can see some great Bhangra teams perform, as well as showcase performance by Columbia’s hip-hop group Raw Elementz.
Monday, February 11
- “Conference: Conservatism and Reaction in Contemporary Politics, Day 1.” 9:15 AM – 4:15 AM. International Affairs, Room 1512. Find a full conference schedule here.
- “Religion and Menstruation.” 11:30 – 12:30 PM. Hammer Health Science Building (CUMC Campus), Room 401. Amina Darwish, Ilana Choen
- “Breaking through the State Border as an Art Project.” 12 – 1 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219. Nazar Kozak.
- “Protecting Privacy in the Golden Age of Surveillance.” 12:10 – 1:10 PM. Jerome Green Hall, Room 101. Joan Feigenbaum, Bob Litt, moderated by Alex Abdo.
- “New Generations in Central Asia: Opportunities and Challenges of Transformation.” 6:10 – 7:10 PM. International Affairs, Room 1219. Marlene Laruelle. Register here.
- “Tankers, Tycoons, and the Making of Modern Regimes of Law, Labour, and Finance.” 6 PM. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor. Laleh Khalili.
Tuesday, February 12
- “Book Talk. Dark Shadows: Inside the Secret World of Kazakhstan.” 12 – 1 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219. Joanna Lilis.
- “Neoliberalism, the Commercialization of Journalism and the Rise of Right-Wing Populism in post-1989 Bulgaria.” 6:15 – 7:15 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219. Martin Marinos.
- “What They Had.” 6:30 PM. Lenfest Center for the Arts, Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room. Screening followed by a conversation with writer and director Elizabeth Chomko, producer Albert Berger, and Hilary Brougher.
- “Celebrating New Work in the Arts and Sciences: The Shahnameh: The Persian Epic as World Literature.” 6:15 – 8 PM. Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room. Hamid Dabashi, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Brian Edwards, Ahmad Sadri.
- “Spanish Galician Immigration in the U.S. and Latin America in Comparative Perspective.” 6 PM. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor. Xosé M. Núñez Seixas, Ana VarelaLago, José Moya.
Wednesday, February 13
Thursday, February 14
- “The Ukrainian Question in the Russian Empire Revisited.” 12 – 1 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219. Johannes Remy.
- “Closing the Gender Gap in Japan: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects.” 12:30 – 1:45 PM. Uris Hall, Room 303. Asako Osaki, moderated by Dr. Yumiko Shimabukuro. Register here.
- “Blockchain: A Solutions Perspective.” 4 – 6 PM. Pulitzer Hall, The Brown Institue. Yi-Min Chee.
- “Sophisticated Giant: The Life and Legacy of Dexter Gordon.” 7 – 9:30 PM. Prentis Hall, Room 101. Maxine Gordon, George Cables with Dwight Andrews, Farah Jasmine Griffin, Robert G. O’Meally & Salim Washington.
- “Wellness Days – Night @ Butler.” 7 – 9 PM. Comedy Show featuring Fruit Paunch, Sarah Hennessy, and Leighann Lord (Room 203), Movie Screening (Room 208B), Pizza and Board Games (Room 212). Registration recommended but not required. Bring your CU/BC ID.
- “CCA Lunchtime Seminar: Archaeology, Identity & Ancient DNA.” 12 – 1:30 PM. Schermerhorn Extension, Room 437. Scott MacEachern.
- “Toward a Geolinguistic Imagination | Global Language Justice Seminar.” 6:15 – 8 PM. Heyman Center for the Humanities. Mary Louise Pratt.
Friday, February 15
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