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« Wednesday, March 14, 2012 » All Events
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 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 | Wednesday March 14, 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 | Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday March 14, 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.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 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 | Wednesday March 14, 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 | Wednesday March 14, 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 | Wednesday March 14, 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...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 12:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 213
Are you a caregiver for an aging relative? Feeling overwhelmed?
Looking for service to help you as a caregiver? Or just need information?

Join a staff support group and learn of valuable resources and best practices for caring for your loved ones. The one-hour format will include 20 minutes of pr...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Speaker: Martin Moeller, Frankfurt

Title: Fuchsian differential equations and derivatives of theta functions

Abstract: Usually the power series expansion of solutions to a Fuchsian differential equation with integral coefficients has huge denominators. One instance when the solution is actuall...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
9 Lake St., Room 035, Brighton Campus
Seminar Series presented by Msgr. James A. Mongelluzzo

This four-part series explores the basic elements of the steps and periods of the catechumenate process. Using the 1986 English version of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as the primary resource, the series will address the rit...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Guitar/accordion duo performs jazz, classical and folk. Works by Piazzolla, Debussy, Barrios, Cassan and others.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room, Chestnut Hill Campus
Presenter: Peter Machinist

The word “myth” has been used in many different ways, sometimes positively, but more often, and especially recently, negatively. Many would argue that it has no relevance for the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, indeed would be expressly rejected by the biblical writers. But i...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
Reception: March 14, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
The 11th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School, and the founding Director for the Yale Center for Faith and Culture.

 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Athletic Center
Patrick Kuhse became an expert on ethics the hard way—by taking part in his own criminal acts and suffering the consequences.

Kuhse originally worked as a successful stockbroker, but he kept his clients in the dark about a number of important issues. The situation got worse when a friend offered Kuh...

 
 
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