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« Thursday, April 12, 2012 » All Events
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 12, 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 April 12, 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 April 12, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O’Neill Library, level 1
Emerging out of a need to advertise the Theatre Department’s production: Rising UP: A Dance Showcase, and celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Robsham Theater Arts Center, came the idea of photographing Boston College student dancers in locations all around campus. Inspired by The Ballerina Pro...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 12, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 12, 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 April 12, 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...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 12, 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 April 12, 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 April 12, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Jill Lepore, Harvard University, The New Yorker
Rebecca Traister, Salon, The New York Times
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Moderated by Erik Owens, Boston College
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 12, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Fulton 511
Aram Hamparian, head of the Armenian National Committee of America will speak on the topic of genocide recognition in the United States.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 12, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 205
John Marshall Lectures in Political Philosophy

Christopher Nadon is associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College. He was educated at the University of Chicago (B.A. 1985, M.A. 1989, Ph. D. 1993) and has taught at the University of Kiev-Mohyla Academy and Trinity College in Hartfor...

 
 
 
 
Thursday April 12, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Former BC Alumni House, Newton Campus
For more than 29 years, Fr. Neenan has prepared what has come to be called the "Dean's List" of 27 books that are "recommendations for an evening of good reading." Some books have remained on the list since its inception, others remain for a year or two or three.

Fr. Neenan will discuss his lates...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 12, 2012 | 6:30 p.m.   
Walsh Hall Function Room
Concert by Cathie Ryan.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 12, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Two time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof discusses his experiences on the front lines of the fight against human trafficking. His lecture will be followed by a signing of his book, Half the Sky.
 
 
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