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Reoccurring | Thursday April 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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...

Reoccurring | Thursday April 19, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
Ongoing | Thursday April 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.   
Campion 139
Speaker: Prof. William McCallum (University of Arizona)

Title: Illustrative Mathematics: Building a discerning community of mathematics educators.

Abstract: Illustrative Mathematics ( provides guidance to states, assessment consortia, testing companies, and curriculu...
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 3:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Sam Tanenhaus, editor of the New York Times Book Review, will address the public role of the contemporary intellectual, exploring ways in which serious thinkers engage with a range of audiences and interests. As editor at the New York Times Book Review, Tanenhaus enjoys a particularly rich perspect...
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert 127
Professor Charles M. Lieber, Mark Hyman Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Cushing 209
Speaker: Prof. Robert Ghrist, UPENN

Abstract: This colloquium surveys a surprisingly beautiful integral calculus based on Euler characteristic, with a focus on computations and applications to problems of network data aggregation....
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Lecture commemorating Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

Katharina von Kellenbach is Professor of Religious Studies and former Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at St. Mary's College of Maryland, the Honors College of the State of Maryland. Her current research project

Thursday April 19, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
120 East Wing, Newton Campus
An international panel of scholars in legal and politcal thought on citizenship claims comes to BC to discuss the issue of citizenship and its interpretation across the globe. Three people who have navigated the bureaucracy claims will also present on their experiences....
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 6:15 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Book signing and lecture by Marc Lynch, associate professor of political science at George Washington University, and director of the Institute for Middle East Studies and the Project on Middle East Political Science. He is the author of The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middl...
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
"The Philosophical and Theological Roots of Institutional Conscience," presented by Professor Christopher Tollefsen, University of South Carolina, Visiting Fellow (2011-2012), James Madison Program, Princeton University.
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Yawkey Center, Murray Function Room
Students selected by their professors at more than 20 Boston-area colleges and universities will read from their own poetry at the annual intercollegiate poetry event. Poet Fred Marchant, professor of English and director of Creative Writing and The Poetry Center at Suffolk University, is the keynote...
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