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Reoccurring | Tuesday March 20, 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 | Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
Reoccurring | Tuesday March 20, 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 | Tuesday March 20, 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 | Tuesday March 20, 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 | Tuesday March 20, 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 | Tuesday March 20, 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 | Tuesday March 20, 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 | Tuesday March 20, 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...
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 521
Speaker: Prof. Kannan Soundararajan, Stanford University

Title: Moments and the distribution of values of L-functions

Abstract: I will discuss work on the value distribution and moments of families of L functions. We will start with values to the right of the critical line, where the problem ca...
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 4:15 p.m.   
Fulton 511
Part of Green Week 2012: Save the Humans!

Representatives from IT, Dining, Procurement, Transportation & Parking, Facilities and Athletics will be discussing recent sustainability efforts and initiatives. Refreshments available....

Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 521
Speaker: Prof. Samit Dasgupta (UC Santa Cruz)

Title: On the p-adic L-functions of totally real fields.

Abstract: We present a new construction of the p-adic L-functions associated to ray class characters of totally real fields. We define a certain measure-valued cohomology class on GL_n(Z) tha...
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room, Chestnut Hill Campus
Presentation by Rev. Dr. Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan, professor of theology and women's studies at Shaw University Divinity School, Raleigh, NC.

This presentation provides an overview of African American Spirituals, their connection with Scripture, and how the living and performance of these “chants of ...
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Lyons Hall (The Rat)
Part of Green Week 2012: Save the Humans!
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Athletic Center
Nearly seventy years after it ended, the Second World War remains a contested issue in history and memory in many countries around the world. In her forthcoming book Past Obsessions: World War Two in History and Memory, Carol Gluck considers examples from Europe, Asia, and North America that help u...
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Richard White, Stanford University
Tuesday March 20, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Bradford Gleim, baritone, and Lindsay Albert, piano.
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