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Reoccurring | Thursday March 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
Reoccurring | Thursday March 29, 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 29, 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...
Reoccurring | Thursday March 29, 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...
Ongoing | Thursday March 29, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
The Spring Student Show is a chance for students to share the artwork they have created over the year. It is a bringing together of the collective artistic efforts that we may appreciate and celebrate the wonderful young artists on campus....
Reoccurring | Thursday March 29, 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 29, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Bruce Cumings, Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College from University of Chicago, visits to speak.
Thursday March 29, 2012 | 5:45 p.m.   
McGuinn 521
Speaker: Prof. Steven J. Miller, Williams College

Abstract: Let RS (resp., RA) denote the average number of runs scored (resp., allowed) in a baseball game by a team. It was numerically observed years ago that a good predictor of a team's won-loss percentage is RS^2 /(RS^2 + RA^2), though no one ...
Thursday March 29, 2012 | 6:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall Irish Room
With live music by Séamus Connolly and friends.
Thursday March 29, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton Honors Library
The lecture is by Fr. Paul McNellis, S.J., of the Boston College Philosophy Department.
Thursday March 29, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson 309
C.A.R.E. Week (Concerned About Rape Education Week) is a week to raise awareness about sexual assault, support survivors in solidarity and educate the community about issues surrounding sexual assault.
Thursday March 29, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
Blue Heron is a professional vocal ensemble that combines a commitment to vivid live performance with the study of original source materials and historical performance practice. Featuring musical works by Josquin, Isaac, Senfl and others....
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