Bucket List: See You In Court Edition
Bucket List brings to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for the week are below, followed by a full calendar of events. If you notice any events excluded from the list or have a correction, let us know in the comments or email email@example.com.
- “Consumer Capitalism, Racialization, and ‘Black is Beautiful’” Tuesday, March 26, 6 – 8 PM. Buell Hall, East Gallery. Professor Lynn M. Thomas of the University of Washington, Seattle gives the History Department’s annual S.T. Lee Lecture. A reception and Q&A will follow the event.
- “Let’s Talk: A conversation about identities in public spaces.” Wednesday, March 27, 4 – 5:30 PM. Lerner Hall, Broadway Room. Mentioned by VP Suzanne Goldberg during Prezbo’s Fireside Chat, this was implied to be some of the programming implemented by the University in the wake of the incident outside Butler last semester. A chance to talk with students, staff, and faculty for a facilitator-led discussion on issues of “expressing identity in an inclusive community.”
- “Medea on Trial: A Conversation with Margaret Atwood and Lisa Dwan.” Thursday, March 28, 6 – 8 PM. Lenfest Center for the Arts, The Forum. Register here (doors open @ 5:30 PM, seating first come, first serve). Author Margaret Atwood and actress Lisa Dwan will be talking about the character Medea, apparently. We can’t find anything that gives a better description than that but it’s sure to be interesting.
- “Don’t Panic, Don’t Ignore: How to Report on Hate.” Thursday, March 28, 7:30 – 9 PM. Pulitzer Hall, Joseph D. Jamail Lecture Hall, 3rd Floor. Adam Serwer, Laurie Goodstein, Jane Eisner, Rachel Glickman, moderated by Samuel G. Freedman discuss how the media should deal with and report on hate and hate crimes in a time of rising extremism. Register here.
Student Event Spotlight
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- The Columbia Women’s Business Society is hosting a MUFG Networking Workshop in Lerner 568 this Wednesday from 6 to 8 PM. There will be food, giveaways, a panel and recruiters there to talk to students!
Monday, March 25
- “FOOD JUSTICE + PUBLIC HEALTH – Conversations with Mark Bittman: A Short History of Food and Capitalism.” 6 – 7:30 PM. Lenfest Center for the Arts, The Lantern. Ricardo Salvador, Ph.D., Mark Bittman (Host). RSVP here.
- “The Death Penalty in 18th Century Russia.” 6 – 7 PM. Milbank Hall, the Ella Weed Room. Lena Marasinova.
- “Transnational Feminist Futures.” 4:15 PM. Laura Briggs, Zillah Eisenstein, Linda Oalican, Premilla Nadasen, Paige West, moderated by Selina Makana.
- “Who Wants To Be A Jewish Writer? And Other Essays.” 7 – 8 PM. Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies. Adam Kirch, Jeremy Dauber. Register here.
Tuesday, March 26
- “Fifth Annual Thailand Update 2019, Making Sense of the Elections.” 9 AM – 4 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1512. Tyrell Haberkorn, Puangthong R. Pawakapan, Kanda Naknoi, Apichai Shipper, Penchan Phoborisut, Prajak Kongkirati, Daungyewa Utarasint, Duncan McCargo,Timothy Pachirat. Register here (seating first come, first serve).
- “The Logic of Cultural Sanctions.” 12:10 – 1:45 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1302. Galia Press-Barnathan, moderated by Jack Snyder.
- “Agents of Change: A Symposium in Honor of Marcellus Blount.” 1 – 4:30 PM. Low Library Rotunda. Lloyd Knight, Principal Dancer of the Martha Graham Dance Company, will perform at the event; speakers include many members of the Columbia English Department.
- “Learning From Martin Luther King’s Poor People’s Campaign For the Human Rights Fight Today.” 4 – 5 PM. 327 Mudd. Dr. Larry Cox.
- “Too Close for Comfort: When Investigative Reporting Hits Home.” 4 – 5:30 PM. Pultizer Hall, World Room. Joe Hight.
- “Writers at Barnard: Miranda Field and Weike Wang.” 7 PM. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor.
- “”Curating The World Between Empires: Art & Identity in the Ancient Middle East at the Met Museum.” 5:30 – 7 PM. Faculty House. Michael Seymour & Blair Fowlkes-Childs.
Wednesday, March 27
- “Preventing Violence Against Women: The SASA! Approach.” 1 – 2 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 801. Leah Goldmann.
- “Women, Clothing, and Climate.” 1 – 7 PM. Barnard Campus. Workshops from 1 – 5 PM. 6 PM panel with 6 PM. Deborah Dre, Maxine Bedat, Sandra Goldmark.
- “‘When the End of the World Comes, I Want to Be in Cincinnati…’ Narrating Time, Space and Freedom in a River Town.” 4:10 – 6 PM. Schermerhorn Extension, Room 963. Dr. Aimee Cox, reception to follow.
- “Hack the Canon: Reproductive Justice and Reproductive Rights.” 6 PM. Milstein Center, Room 103.
- “Youth Migration, Education, and Mega Cities: Promise and Peril in Karachi.” 6 PM. Barnard Hall, James Room (4th Floor) Dana Burde.
- “Art in Contested Political and Cultural Terrains, Asia.” 6:30 – 8 PM. Faculty House, 2nd Floor. C Kash (Hip-hop singer from Kashmir), Tenzing Rigdol (Painter, poet, visual artist from Tibet), Maria Madeira (Painter, visual artist from Timor-Leste), and Seckon Leang (Painter, performer and visual artist from Cambodia). Register here.
- “116th Korea Forum: US Engagement with DPRK and Future Security Threats in East Asia.” 6:30 – 8:30 PM. Lerner 555. Charles Armstrong, Victor Cha, Jean H. Lee, Stephen Noerper, moderated by Jonathan Corrado.
- “An Aftertaste of Dread: Cornell Woolrich in Fiction and Film.” 7:30 – 10:30 PM. Lenfest Center for the Arts, Flexible Performance Space (4th Floor). James Naremore. Register here.
- “Being “International” at Barnard: A Panel Discussion on Teaching, Learning, and Institutional Belonging.” 6 – 7:15 PM (doors open at 5:45 PM). Diana Center, Room 203.
Thursday, March 28
- “Russia’s Place in the New World Order.” 12 – 1 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219. Dr. William Hill.
- “The Role of Investors and the Stock Exchange.” 12:30 – 1:45 PM. Uris Hall, Room 332. Ryota Kimura, Shin Furuya. Register here.
- “Film Screening: Journey from the Fall (Viet. Vượt Sóng).” 5 – 9 PM. Dodge Hall, Room 605. Ham Tran, moderated by John Phan.
- “Book Talk. Reshaping Poland’s Community after Communism: Ordinary Celebrations.” 6:15 – 7:15 PM. International Affairs Building, 6:15 – 7:15 PM. Helena Chmielewska-Szlajferin conversation with Małgorzata Mazurek and Eliza Cushman Rose.
- “Saving the Country? National Emergencies from Lincoln to Trump.” 6 – 8 PM. Butler Library, Room 203. John Fabian Witt.
- “Intersectionalities: Rethinking American Theatre.” 6 PM. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor. Hansol Jung, Jonathan McCrory, Roberta Uno, Mia Yoo
- “Explorations in the Medical Humanities: Lipstick Lobotomy: A Dramatic Reading.” 6:15 PM. Buell Hall, East Gallery.
Friday, March 29
- In case you forgot, Bacchanal is on April 6! We don’t know who’s performing yet but, be honest, will you really remember the concert anyway?