Bucket List: Women’s History Month 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.
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- “Beyond the Game: Women, Sports and Competition.” Monday, March 11, 6:30 – 8 PM. Diana Center Event Oval. In celebration of Women’s History month, Olympic medalist Meghan Duggan, CU coach Caroline Nelson-Nichols, CU Hall of Famer Judie Lomax, NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts, (moderated by NBC’s Dylan Dreyer) will be talking about how sports impacts women’s lives on and off the field. Introductions by Barnard President Sian Beilock and athletic director Peter Pilling. Register for free here.
- “Women, War & Peace II: New York Launch Event.” Tuesday, March 12, 7 – 8:30 PM. The Forum at Columbia Auditorium. Executive producer Abigail E. Disney, Nobel laureate and Executive Director of the Women, Peace and Security Program Leymah Gbowee, join filmmakers Julia Bacha, Geeta Gandbhir, Eimhear O’Neill, Gini Reticker, and moderator Alicia Menendez to discuss the stories of 4 women who risked their lives for peace. Scenes from the upcoming documentary series Women, War & Peace II will also be shown.
- “Corporate Feminism and its Discontents.” Wednesday, March 13, 6 – 8 PM. Buell Hall, East Gallery. Panelists Yasmine Ergas, Melissa Fisher, and Kathy Phillips will discuss the success, limitations and backlash to policies meant to promote diversity in the US and Europe. Two other panelists seem to be in the words as well. RSVP here.
- “Delacorte Center for Magazine Journalism: Panel on True Crime.” Wednesday, March 13, 6 – 7 PM. Pulitzer Hall, World Room. Ginger Thompson (ProPublica and J-school Professor), Patrick Radden Keefe (New Yorker staff writer and author of a book on the IRA), and Casey Cep (author of a true crime book/biography of author Harper Lee) will be talking about the increasingly-popular true crime genre, moderated by Kathryn Schulz.
- “Why is the Economics of Climate Change so Difficult & Controversial? (An Economist’s Apology).” Thursday, March 14, 5 – 6:30, Buell Hall, East Gallery. Harvard professor Martin L. Weitzman, alongside discussant Geoffrey Heal and event chair Scott Barrett, talk the difficulties of the economics of climate change and why those questions are so controversial.
Student Event Spotlight
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- Barnard Well-Woman is hosting an interactive workshop from 6 to 7 PM in 119 Reid Hall on sex toy and lube safety. Whether you think you’re an expert or curious about the industry, Cristen Kennedy from Being Barnard and Peer Eds will be there to answer all your questions. You’ll also be entered into a raffle for a free vibrator!
Monday, March 11
- “Book talk on Transforming Empire in Japan and East Asia: The Taiwan Expedition and the Birth of Japanese Imperialism.” 12 – 1:30 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 918. Robert Eskildsen, moderated by Gregory Pflugfelder
- “Countering Kleptocracy in Ukraine: The Battle at Home and in the West.” 12 – 1 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219. Daria Kaleniuk.
- “Propaganda Machine: The Hidden Story of Cambridge Analytica and the Digital Influence Industry.” 12:30 – 2:30 PM. Pulitzer Hall, Room 601B. Dr. Emma L Briant. There will be lunch.
- “The Future of Human Rights: A Book Talk with Alison Brysk.” 4 – 5 PM. International Affairs, Room 1302.
- “A Note from Japan on Contemporary Tibet: The CCP’s Religious Policies and the Emergence of Religious Space in Eastern Tibet.” 4:10 – 6 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 918. Susumu Kawata, moderated by Gray Tuttle.
- “Corruption & Kleptocracy: The Scourge of Eastern Europe.” 6:15 – 8 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219. Charles Davidson, Nino Evgenidze, Daria Kaleniuk, Miranda Patrucic, moderated by Professor Jenik Radon
- “How The Digital Era is Transforming Politics in Kenya.” 6 – 8 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1501. Nanjala Nyabola.
- “Moving Mountains and Liberating Dialogues: Creating a Black Feminist Archaeology.” 6:30 PM. Barnard Hall, James Room (4th Floor). Whitney Battle-Baptiste.
Tuesday, March 12
- “Book Talk: The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan by Sarah Cameron.” 12 – 1 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219.
- “Human Rights in China | Mass Internment of Uyghurs and other Muslim Populations.” 6:40 – 8:40 PM. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106. Omer Kanat, Darren Byler, Tahir Imin, moderated by Jessica Batke
- “Book Talk: Making China Modern. From the Great Qing to Xi Jinping.” 12 – 1:30 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 918. Klaus Mühlhahn, moderated by Madeleine Zelin
- “Book Talk. Mars, by Asja Bakić with translator Jennifer Zoble.” 6:15 – 7:45 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1219.
- “Queer Atmospheres and Festive Male Travesties in XX Century Modernizing Mexico City.” 6 – 8 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 802. Gabriela Cano.
- “New Books in the Society of Fellows: Who Owns the News: A History of Copyright.” 6:15 – 8 PM. Heyman Center Second Floor Common Room. Will Slauter, Richard R. John, Kevin Lamb, discussion chaired by Rachel Nolan.
- “Paris to Pittsburgh: Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion.” 6 – 8:30 PM. International Affairs Building, Room 1501. Michael Gerrard, Patricia Culligan, Kelly Shultz, moderated by Ester R. Fuchs.
- “Delacorte Center for Magazine Journalism New York Magazine Panel.” 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Pulitzer Hall, World Room. Adam Moss, in conversation with David Haskell, introduced by Professor Keith Gessen.
Wednesday, March 13
Thursday, March 14
Friday, March 15
- Registration for the Edward Said Memorial Lecture is now open! The annual lecture will be held on April 8 at 6:15 PM in the Italian Academy and will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen giving a talk called ” Out of Place: Refugees, Immigrants, and Storytelling.”
Why is the universal symbol of “woman” still a figure in a dress via Pixabay