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« Wednesday, April 18, 2012 » All Events
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 18, 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...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 18, 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 | Wednesday April 18, 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 | Wednesday April 18, 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 | Wednesday April 18, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 18, 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 April 18, 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 | Wednesday April 18, 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...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 18, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Speaker: Prof. Robert Ghrist, UPENN

Abstract: Mathematics merely begins with the study of numbers; it advances to motions and machines; computations and colorings; the strings and arrows of life. A singular expression of the beauty and power of Mathematics is revealed in its ability to quantify an...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 18, 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
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 18, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater, Lower Campus
John Allen will moderate a discussion on the theological, legal, and political foundations of religious liberty in American society, especially as it applies to faith-based charitable, educational, health and social service ministries.

Moderated by John L. Allen, Jr., Sr. Correspondent, National Cath...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 18, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
John Perkins, Chief Economist and New York Times Bestseller

This interdisciplinary seminar series focuses on topics of relevance for current economic policymaking, including analysis of political and strategic dimensions. The series features speakers from the academic world with experience in policym...

 
 
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