Bucket List: Bedazzling The Stars 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.
- “Rethinking the Closet: New York Queer Life before Stonewall.” Tuesday, April 16, 4 – 5:30 PM. Buell Hall, East Gallery. George Chaucey.
- “Terrorism Trials in the UK and the US: A Comparative View from Two Judges.” Wednesday, April 17, 12:10 – 1:10 PM. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104. HH Michael Topolski, Lewis Kaplan Michael Ferrara, Daniel Richman. Boxed lunches will be served.
- “Translating Ovid’s Sexual Violence.” Thursday, April 18, 4:30 PM. Deutsches Haus. Stephanie McCarter and Jia Tolentino.
- ” …But the Nazis Love(d) Music, Too.” Friday, April 19, 4 – 6 PM. 620 Dodge Hall. William Cheng.
Student Event Spotlight
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- Columbia’s undergrad astronomy club, Blueshift, is hosting “an evening celebrating the intersections of astronomy and creativity!” Head to the 14th floor of Pupin on April 19 from 3 to 6 PM for snacks, visual and multimedia art, music and performances, research talks and more!
Tuesday, April 16
Wednesday, April 17
- “China’s and Russia’s Sharp Power: How Big a Threat?” 12 – 1:30 PM. IAB 1219. Speaker: Christopher Walker; Discussants: Andrew Nathan, Alexander Cooley.
- “Cut the Clutter and Get Organized.” 12 – 1 PM. Lerner Broadway Room. Wendy Samuel, Gail Furgal, Donna Goldberg.
- “11th Annual Isidore I. Benrubi Lecture and Reception: Hate Speech on Campus and the First Amendment: An American Dilemma.” 4 – 6 PM. Roy And Diana Vagelos Education Center (med school campus), Room 201. Aryeh Neier, Jeremy Waldron.
- “China Under Xi Jinping: The First Term and the Future.” 4 – 5:30 PM. IAB 918. Li Weidong, moderated by Andrew Nathan.
- “Citizen-Leaders: A Conversation with the Obama Foundation Scholars.” 4:30 – 6 PM. Low Library, Faculty Room. Moderator: Prof. Suzanne Goldberg; Panelists: Alice Barbe, Ana Maria Gonzalez-Forero, Hong Hoang, Trisha Shetty
- “Latin America and the United States: Back to the Future or Ahead to the Past?” 6 – 7 PM. IAB 1501. Ambassador Juan Gabriel Valdés.
- “Re-Present the Other: A Roundtable Discussion about Diversity in the Publishing Industry.” 6 – 8 PM. Lenfest Center of the Arts, KOB Screening Room. Victory Matsui, Monica Odom, Nicole Counts, Deborah Paredez, Erroll McDonald.
- “Hunger for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story.” 7 – 8 PM. Deutsches Haus. Director Andrew Tkach, Professor Yuri Shevchuk.
- “Nonfiction Dialogues: Terese Marie Mailhot.” 7 – 8 PM. Dodge 501.
Thursday, April 18
- “Spring Blood Drive at Columbia.” 9 AM – 3 PM. Lerner Auditorium.
- “Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Understanding the Columbia Landscape, Moving Toward Change.” 12 – 1:30 PM. Lerner Hall Broadway Room. Featured speakers include: Jennifer Hirsch, Claude Ann Mellins, Shamus Khan as well as campus experts La’Shawn Rivera, Scott Wright, Marjory Fisher.
- “Time and Kinship: Rebirth and being in Burmese Buddhist cosmology.” 12 – 1:30 PM. IAB 918. Speaker: Naoko Kumada, Moderated by: Zhaohua Yang.
- “Leading After a Nuclear Disaster.” 12:30 – 3 PM. Faculty House, 2nd Floor. Naomi Hirose.
- “Locke on Knowledge and the Grounds of Probability.” 4:10 – 6 PM. 716 Philosophy Hall. Jennifer Marusic. Reception to follow.
- “Book History Colloquium presents: Who Made This Book? Bookwork in the Global Supply Chain.” 6 – 9 PM. Butler 522. Matt Kirschenbaum.
- “Facing the Abyss: American Literature and Culture in the 1940s.” 6 PM. Heyman Center Second Floor Common Room. George Hutchinson, Paula Rabinowitz, Casey Nelson Blake.
- “Reading in French Now.” 6 – 8 PM. Buell Hall, East Gallery. Selma Hellal, Chokri Mabkhout, Thierry Grillet, Alex Gil, moderated by Madeleine Dobie. RSVP here.
- “Kashmir 101: A Teach-in.” 6 – 8 PM. Jerome Greene Hall, Room 105. Manan Ahmed, Suchitra Vijayan, Hafsa Kanjwal.
- “Ceremonies: Weddings in the Sikh and Coptic Traditions.” 7 – 8 PM. Earl Hall, Dodge Room. Father Gregory Saroufeem, a Coptic Orthodox Priest, and Guldeep Sethi, from the Sikh tradition.
- “Students of Creative Writing Share Their Work.” 7 PM. Barnard Hall, Sulzberger Parlor.
- “Lynette Wallworth.” 6:30 PM. The Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, Lenfest Center for the Arts. Response by Katherine Dieckmann, Film. Register here (does not guarantee seating)
Friday, April 19
wow so starry via Blueshift