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Wednesday night, in the Low Rotunda and around the world, people gathered to witness two of the greatest thinkers of our generation, Judith Butler and Cornel West, engage with the legacy of Edward Said –ten years after his death from lymphocytic leukemia. Said was best known for his views on the Western study of Eastern […]

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Bucket List represents the unbelievable 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. As always, feel free to mention any events we may have missed in the comments section (and/or mock our typos) and we’ll add them. Our recommendations […]

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Judith Butler’s keynote address at tomorrow’s “Thinking Feminism” conference has been moved from the Faculty House after student activists raised concerns. Butler explains that she was contacted by students supporting the Faculty House workers. The students brought up issues to Butler about the event and she suggested they reach out to the event organizers directly. After […]

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Bucket List represents the unbelievable 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. Recommended “Address by Ban Ki-Moon” Monday, April 2, 5:00 pm, Low […]

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On Wednesday night, a retired Bwogger relived his glory days of lecturehopping when he headed downtown and attempted to decipher the postmodern conundrum of a panel featuring Columbia professors Gayatri Spivak and Rosalind Morris, and soon-to-be-Columbia-professor Judith Butler. So, humanities majors, you know that first time you go back home freshman year, probably for Thanksgiving? […]

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Don’t expect to take a class in the English Department next year without the prefix “post-” in the course title. Capital New York reports that Judith Butler, uber-big-deal academic currently at UC Berkeley, is coming to Columbia in the fall next year. She’ll fit in just fine: she’s a post-structuralist scholar with a post-Zionist perspective on […]

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