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Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 8:00 a.m.   
Atrium Gallery, Theology and Ministry Library, Brighton Campus
This exhibition, featuring artwork created by men imprisoned in American jails and penitentiaries, is a joint effort between the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry Prison Ministry Initiative and Do-Right Ministries, a non-profit organization that raises awareness about the American justic...
Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Neill Library, Level Three Reading Room
The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Librar...

Ongoing | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
The women of The Laughing Medusa Council proudly present their first full exhibit of Boston College’s Women’s Literature and Arts Journal: “The Best of The Laughing Medusa”. After a ten-year hiatus, The Laughing Medusa reappeared on The Heights in the spring of 2006 and publishes annually. The na...
Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Corridor Cases and Irish Room
In April of 1911, in an article in The Catholic Book Bulletin: A Monthly Review of Catholic Literature entitled, “A Domestic Library and Other Things,” Mrs. Coleman offers advice to Mr. O’Doherty of Donegal and other persons seeking to set up a family library.

Mrs. Coleman’s recommendations are one...

Ongoing | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.
Ongoing | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level Three Gallery, O'Neill Library, Level 3 (entrance level)
New Deal Utopias examines three planned communities conceived and constructed by the federal government during the Great Depression. Greenbelt, Maryland; Greenhills, Ohio, and Greendale, Wisconsin – collectively known as "Greenbelt Towns" – were built to embody the hope that American citizens would...
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.   
Connolly House
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Irish Cabinet Minister for Children and Youth will speak about the new protocol she, together with her Northern Ireland counterpart, Health Minister Edwin Poots, have launched for cross border cooperation in child protection. Minister Fitzgerald's interests, and those of the Bo...
Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 005
Speaker: Nir Avni, Harvard University

Title: Groups in positive characteristic and groups in characteristic zero

I will talk about several connections between the representation theories of algebraic groups over rings, when you vary the ring. ...
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Featuring Gary Jacobsohn, Author, H. Malcolm MacDonald Professor in Constitutional & Comparative Law, Department of Government, The University of Texas at Austin; Miguel Schor, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School; Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School;...
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Lecture by Dr. Joshua Walker, University of Richmond.
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Earl Lovelace, a renown novelist, playwright and short-story writer will be reading excerpts from his award winning novel, Is Just A Movie. Earl Lovelace's books include While Gods Are Falling, winner of the BP Independence Award; the Caribbean classic The Dragon Can't Dance; and Salt, which...
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 6:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Book reading and signing with Steve Pemberton ’89.

About the book: A memoir of loss, pain, hope, and resilience, A Chance in the World tells the story of how a mixed-race, mistreated orphan living in foster care sought and found identity, family, and success.

About Steve Pemberton: Pemberton is...

Thursday March 15, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
"Pimps Up, Ho's Down" pulls at the threads of the intricately knotted issues surrounding young black women and hip hop culture. What unravels for Tracy D. Sharpley-Whiting is a new, and problematic, politics of gender. In this fascinating and forceful lecture, Sharpley-Whiting, a feminist writer who ...
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