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Thursday, November 1, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 1, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 1, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 1, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
The Clough Colloquium Series presented by the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics recognizes individuals who have made important contributions as ethical leaders in their fields and calls upon them to share what they have learned on their journey to becoming leaders through symposia, conferences...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 1, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin Hall 101
Charles M. Payne joins the University of Chicago this fall as the Frank P. Hixon Professor in the School of Social Service Administration. His interests include urban education and school reform, social inequality, social change, and modern African American history. He previously taught at Duke and N...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 1, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Connolly House
Colum McCann whose novel Zoli was released earlier this year, is the author of four novels (Dancer, This Side of Brightness and Songdogs) and two collections of short stories (Everything in this Country Must and Fishing the Sloe-Black River). McCann was named Esquire magazine's "Writer of t...
 
 
Friday, November 2, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 2, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 2, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 2, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Friday November 2, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Cabaret Room, Vanderslice Hall
Bringing together two of the most culturally significant forces campus has to offer, we bring you an evening of sweet jazz and decadent confectionary delights.
 
 
 
 
Friday November 2, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Beethoven - Symphony No. 7 in A Major
Smetana - "The Moldau"
John Finney, conductor
 
 
Saturday, November 3, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 3, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 3, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 3, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Alumni Stadium
The Florida State Seminoles return to Alumni Stadium on November 3. The Eagles defeated the Seminoles last season by a score of 24-19.

The Eagles will enter the 2007 season in the hunt for an unprecedented ninth consecutive bowl game and eighth consecutive bowl win. The 2006 Eagles finished with...
 
 
Sunday, November 4, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday November 4, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 4, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
Monday, November 5, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 5, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 5, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 5, 2007 | 2:00 p.m.   
Fulton 135
Marc Smith, author of a highly innovative docu-drama discusses his account of the Kreisau Circle, a resistance group during the Third Reich, as well as the significance of the group for European integration in the 21st century....
 
 
 
 
Monday November 5, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Moderator: Michael J. James, Director, Boston College Center for Catholic Education

Presenter: Joseph M. O'Keefe, SJ, Dean, Boston College Lynch School of Education

Respondents: Gerald Grace, Co-Editor, International Handbook of Catholic Education: Challenges for School Systems in the 21st ...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 5, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Nadje Al-Ali is senior lecturer in social anthropology at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter in Britain and a Lecturer at the Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, London. She specializes in women and gender issues in the Middle East, especially women's movements and act...
 
 
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 6, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 6, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 6, 2007 | 1:30 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
Presenter: James Mongelluzzo
This six-week workshop introduces the fundamentals of leading public prayer by lay people. The first class meeting is an overview of basics of ritual expression and the essentials of liturgical presiding. The remaining class meetings are devoted to exploring selected lit...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 6, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.   
Fulton 117
Fr. Rene Javellana, SJ, the Thomas Gasson Professor of Ine Arts presents "Philippine Cinema, Striving to be Global."

Beginning in 1897, when the first movie projector was brought to Manila, Philippine cinema has gone through periods of growth and decline, developing according to its own dynamics. ...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 6, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Connolly House
Paddy Keenan – Irish Uilleann pipes.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 6, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Vanderslice Hall
Sy Montgomery is an author, naturalist, newspaper columnist, documentary scriptwriter, and radio commentator who writes for adults, as well as children. Her children's books offer fascinating glimpses into the lives of little-known creatures and the seldom-explored regions that they call home. Her aw...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 6, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Irish Room, Gasson Hall
David Healey and his enchanting ensemble will delight the audience with selections of early dance music from the Renaissance to the 18th Century.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 6, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
"Cuando Muere el Sol." Villancicos and art songs in the music archives of the Bogota Cathedral (17th century). Musica Ficta, Carlos Serrano, director.
 
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday November 7, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 7, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 7, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.   
Burns Library Reading Room
John Mahoney, Thomas F. Rattigan Professor Emeritus in English Literature, will read a selection of poems from his recently released 2-CD set “Poetry of Ireland” which includes poems from 19 Irish poets, including William Butler Yeats, Patrick Kavanagh, Samuel Beckett, Louis MacNeice, John Monatague,...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 7, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend will be the featured speaker at the Seventh Annual Prophetic Voices in the Church Lecture.

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend has been appointed Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Public Policy and is a Visiting Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Har...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 7, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
The Multi-Faith Center at 66 Commonwealth Ave.
An ecumenical Christian service will be held to celebrate the re-opening of the Multi-Faith Center at 66 Commonwealth Ave, formerly known as the 66 Chapel. The event will include participants (both faculty and students) from several Christian groups on campus, including the Vice-President of Univers...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 7, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Thomas F. O'Meara, O.P., Warren Professor Emeritus, University of Notre Dame and Joseph Visiting Professor 2007-08, Boston College.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 7, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
A two-part event on two nights. November 7 features a 3-member panel with David Hollenbach, SJ, Boston College Theology Department; Rodney L. Petersen, Executive Director, Boston Theological Institute; and Rabbi Or Rose, Associate Dean, Rabbinical School of Hebrew College. ...
 
 
Thursday, November 8, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 8, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 8, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 8, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin Hall 101
Espada is a professor in the Department of English at the Mass-Amherst, where he teaches creative writing and the work of Pablo Neruda (Sandra Cisneros has called him "the Neruda of North American authors.") His six books of poetry, mostly deriving from his Puerto Rican heritage and work experiences—...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 8, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Ignatius Church
Jacek Sykulski, director. From Poznan, Poland
 
 
Friday, November 9, 2007
 
 
 
Friday November 9, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Presenters: Tom Groome and Colleen Griffith

The experience of parish life continues to be foundational for most Catholics in the expression and nourishment of their faith. The foundations underlying parish life and ministry themselves are being reconstructed in our day. What are the building block...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 9, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 9, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 9, 2007 | 1:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
The Boston College women's basketball team will begin its third season in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
 
 
 
 
Friday November 9, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.   
Devlin 307
Lecture by Dr. Stephen Marshak of the University of Illinois. Part of the Fall 2007 Geosciences Research Seminar series.
 
 
 
 
Friday November 9, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
John Finney, conductor.
John Rutter's Gloria, and music of Daniel Pinkham.
 
 
 
 
Friday November 9, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Friday November 9, 2007 | 9:00 p.m.   
The Chocolate Bar
The Music Guild and Nights on the Heights are proud to announce a new unplugged concert series featuring BC musicians and bands! Called Acoustic Chocolate, it will be a monthly feature in the Chocolate Bar (which will of course be open and serving chocolately deliciousness). The first half of the sho...
 
 
Saturday, November 10, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 10, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 10, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 10, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
In addition to 16 challenging league games, the Boston College men's basketball team will host Kansas, play at Michigan in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and face Providence in Boston's TD Banknorth Garden.
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 10, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
St. Ignatius Lower Church
Rock & Roll dance party with The Time Flies at St. Ignatius Lower Church to raise money for the Boston Liturgical Dance Ensemble. Light refreshments included.
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 10, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
College Park, Maryland
Boston College visits College Park to take on the Maryland Terrapins on November 10. The Terps defeated Purdue in the Champs Sports Bowl by a score of 24-7. The Eagles defeated the Terps in regular season play 38-16, in Chestnut Hill last season. Maryland returns nine starters on offense but will nee...
 
 
Sunday, November 11, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday November 11, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 11, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 11, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
An opera for and by children. Performed in English by students of the Dalcroze School for Music and Movement, Barbara S. Gawlick, director.
 
 
Monday, November 12, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 12, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 12, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 12, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.   
Connolly House
Dr. Fionnghuala Sweeney, Director of Comparative American Studies at the University of Liverpool. Part of the Atlantic World in Black and White Lecture Series.
 
 
 
 
Monday November 12, 2007 | 4:15 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Cecilia Farrell, piano. Music of Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninoff.
 
 
 
 
Monday November 12, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
The scope and complexity of today’s scientific research, particularly dealing with human phenomenon, demands that scholars move beyond the boundaries of their individual disciplines. The NIH roadmap calls for an initiative to explore new models for “team science”. Building interdisc...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 12, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.   
Fulton 245
Michael Puett, Professor of Chinese History, Chair of Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University presents a lecture on East Asian cultures.
 
 
 
 
Monday November 12, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
In addition to 16 challenging league games, the Boston College men's basketball team will host Kansas, play at Michigan in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and face Providence in Boston's TD Banknorth Garden.
 
 
 
 
Monday November 12, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Clare Dunsford, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, reads from her literary memoir, Spelling Love with an X (Beacon Press, 2007), about her experiences raising her now 21-year old son, John Patrick (“J.P.”), who has “fragile X syndrome,” an inherited mental disability. An English pr...
 
 
Tuesday, November 13, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 13, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 13, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 13, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
Lyons Hall 301
Laura Murphy, recipient of the 2007 Aluka Award for Innovative Teaching received a B.A. in English from Louisiana State University (1996) and an M.A. in English from Syracuse University (1998). She is interested in West-African literature, nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American literatur...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 13, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Presented by Denise Zinn, Ed.D., Executive Dean, University of Fort Hare, Faculty of Education.

Followed by "Honoring Teachers"
Sharon Leighton, Somers High School, Somers, New York
Denise Marcella, Holy Cross High School, Waterbury, Connecticut

Part of the Lynch School of Education Symposium...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 13, 2007 | 5:30 p.m.   
Fulton 513
Attend an evening interactive session with faculty, business partners and alumni to learn about participating in Leadership for Change in September 2008.

RSVP by November 9th to Theresa.Mahan.1@bc.edu or 617-552-2044. Refreshments will be served....
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 13, 2007 | 6:30 p.m.   
Higgins 310
In keeping with the Jesuit vision of men and women for others, this program seeks to give Native Americans the opportunity to educate the Boston College community about Native American issues from a Native American perspective.

The speaker is Janice Falcone and she represents the North American I...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 13, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Giovanni Arrighi is Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. Professor Arrighi will be speaking at BC as part of the Robert & Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Distinguished Visiting Scholars Series hosted by the Sociology Department. The theme for this year is Social Justice and The New Globalization...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 13, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Irish Room, Gasson Hall
Vive La France. With works by Milhaud, Satie, Ellerby. A night of music with that certain something.
 
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday November 14, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 14, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 14, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
A joyful celebration of our diverse roots and shared values. A special offering to benefit the Greater Boston Jewish food pantry and the food pantry and soup kitchen at the Brighton Allston Congregational Church will be received. The celebration will be followed by a light buffet lunch....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 14, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Giovanni Arrighi is Professor of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University. Professor Arrighi will be speaking at BC as part of The Robert & Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Distinguished Visiting Scholars Series hosted by the Sociology Department. The theme for this year is Social Justice and The New Globalization...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 14, 2007 | 6:00 p.m.   
McElroy Conference Room
Kip Tiernan, founder of Rosie's Place, a founder of the Boston Food Bank, the Boston Women's Fund, Community Works, and known as the "conscience of Boston," along with coauthor and cofounder of the Poor People's United Fund, Fran Froelich, will read from their book of prophetic and provocative Urban...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 14, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA
Chris Hepburn, Ph.D., Geologist, Professor of Geology, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 14, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Part 2-Responding to International Conflict: Challenges for Christian-Jewish Dialogue

"The Church's Witness on Issues in the Arab-Israeli Conflict," presented by Sr. Ruth Lautt, O.P., Esq., Founder and National Director, Christians for Fair Witness on the Middle East. Respondent: Ruth Langer, Bost...
 
 
Thursday, November 15, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 15, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 15, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 15, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Kalamu Ya Salaam, Renowned author and playwright
Students from the Schools of New Orleans
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 15, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Presented by Fr. Donal Godfrey, S.J, Executive Director of University Ministry at the University of San Francisco.
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 15, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin Hall 101
David Rieff is the author of eight books and numerous articles and opinion pieces. He is a Senior Fellow at the World Policy Institute at the New School for Social Research, a Fellow at the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a board member ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 15, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Main Stage
By Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman
Directed by John Houchin

A group of young girls have come to New York to study acting and find jobs. The scene is Mrs. Orcutt's boarding house, where the hopes and ambitions of sixteen young women are revealed in scenes of entertaining comedy. Contrasted with ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 15, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
O'Connell House
A night of literary readings and an art exhibit.
 
 
Friday, November 16, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 16, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 16, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 16, 2007 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson 305
New Orleans poet, filmmaker, and educator Kalamu ya Salaam will perform and read his poems about the Katrina diaspora and life in the post-Katrina city. Salaam's latest books are the anthology 360-degrees A Revolution of Black Poets (Black Words Press) and The Magic of Juju: An Appreciation of the...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 16, 2007 | 3:30 p.m.   
Fulton 117
Reception 3:30-4:00 p.m.; lecture at 4:00 p.m.
Dr. Charles M. Falco presents quantitative and visual evidence showing that optical tools (lenses and concave mirrors to project images) came into use by European artists nearly 200 years earlier than previously believed possible, providing an explanati...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 16, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Main Stage
By Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman
Directed by John Houchin

A group of young girls have come to New York to study acting and find jobs. The scene is Mrs. Orcutt's boarding house, where the hopes and ambitions of sixteen young women are revealed in scenes of entertaining comedy. Contrasted with ...
 
 
Saturday, November 17, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 17, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 17, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 17, 2007 | 12:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theatre
The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities’ fourth annual fall symposium will explore the relationship between the media and democracy. Three consecutive panels sessions will discuss War Reporting, Political Reporting, and The News Business and the Business of News. Hosted by Boston College....
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 17, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 17, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Main Stage
By Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman
Directed by John Houchin

A group of young girls have come to New York to study acting and find jobs. The scene is Mrs. Orcutt's boarding house, where the hopes and ambitions of sixteen young women are revealed in scenes of entertaining comedy. Contrasted with ...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 17, 2007 | 7:45 p.m.   
Clemson, South Carolina
The Eagles will travel to South Carolina to take on the Clemson Tigers. The Tigers finished the season at 8-5 after suffering a loss to Kentucky in the Music City Bowl. Boston College has defeated Clemson in overtime each of the last two years.

The Eagles will enter the 2007 season in the hunt fo...
 
 
Sunday, November 18, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday November 18, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 18, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 18, 2007 | 2:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Main Stage
By Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman
Directed by John Houchin

A group of young girls have come to New York to study acting and find jobs. The scene is Mrs. Orcutt's boarding house, where the hopes and ambitions of sixteen young women are revealed in scenes of entertaining comedy. Contrasted with ...
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 18, 2007 | 2:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
In addition to 16 challenging league games, the Boston College men's basketball team will host Kansas, play at Michigan in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and face Providence in Boston's TD Banknorth Garden.
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 18, 2007 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Judy Grant, Director.
 
 
Monday, November 19, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 19, 2007 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Art Gallery

Sacred Space - Sacred Form, an exhibition by Benjamin S. Cariens, is on display in the Bapst Library Art Gallery through Monday, November 19, 2007.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 19, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 19, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Lectura Dantis, a public reading of Dante's Divine Comedy, presents Purgatorio XXIV with Prof. Lino Pertile, Harvard University. Bilingual texts of the canto will be distributed at the door. The presentation of the text is in English, and the reading in Italian....
 
 
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 20, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
 
 
 
Wednesday November 21, 2007 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 21, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 21, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
In addition to 16 challenging league games, the Boston College men's basketball team will host Kansas, play at Michigan in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge and face Providence in Boston's TD Banknorth Garden.
 
 
Thursday, November 22, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 22, 2007 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
All University Offices are closed.
 
 
Friday, November 23, 2007
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 23, 2007 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
All University Offices are closed.
 
 
 
 
Friday November 23, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Saturday, November 24, 2007
 
 
 
Saturday November 24, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
Alumni Stadium
BC returns home for the season finale on November 24, when new head coach Randy Shannon and the Miami Hurricanes visit the Heights. This will be Miami's first trip to Boston College as members of the ACC. Last season, Miami defeated BC 17-14 in the Orange Bowl in the season finale to gain a bowl bert...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 24, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
Sunday, November 25, 2007
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 25, 2007 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
Monday, November 26, 2007
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 26, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 26, 2007 | 6:30 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Tessa Rajak, currently the Horace W. Goldsmith Visiting Professor in Judaic Studies and Classics at Yale, will visit on November 26.
 
 
Tuesday, November 27, 2007
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 27, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 27, 2007 | 6:00 p.m.   
Boston College-Ireland
Cultural Impact

Boston College New Irish Series
Part of the 2007-08 lecture series presented jointly by the Center for Irish Programs and Irish Studies.
Lectures will alternate between Boston and Dublin.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 27, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
The Boston College women's basketball team will begin its third season in the Atlantic Coast Conference
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 27, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Currently a regular columnist for Travel + Leisure Golf, Lupica's journalistic accomplishments are as numerous as they are diverse. He began covering sports at BC as a staff writer for The Heights. After graduating from BC, Lupica went on to write for Esquire magazine, Golf Digest, Parade, ESPN ...
 
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 28, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 28, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA
Chris Hepburn, Ph.D., Geologist, Professor of Geology, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College.
Reservations required, due to limited seating. 617-552-8300.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 28, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Marti Jewell, Director, Emerging Models of Parish Leadership Project

The realities of 21st century parish life carry myriad hopes and challenges. The Emerging Models of Parish Leadership Project has seen these realities first-hand in conversation with many parish leaders across the USA. What has b...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 28, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin Hall 101
Join us for an evening with Maxim D. Shrayer, as he reads from his new book, Waiting For America: A Story of Emigration (2007). In this memoir, Shrayer relates the adventures of a young Jewish man leaving the Soviet Union with his family and waiting, in Austria and Italy, for a refugee visa to the...
 
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 29, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 29, 2007 | 4:15 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Boston College Chamber Music Society, Sandra Hebert, Director.
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 29, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Debby Applegate, recipient of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for her book The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, will speak on campus on November 29.

Debby Applegate discovered Henry Ward Beecher, the scandalous 19th-century preacher, in the archives at Amherst College wh...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 29, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
A Lonergan Workshop Contribution to C21-sponsored Catholic Intellectual Tradition Series
Paul Kolbet, Assistant Professor in BC's Theology Department, will address the current clergy crisis theologically, seeking a broader and deeper perspective. Dr. Kolbet came to BC in 2003. He had previously t...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 29, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
The Boston College Dance Ensemble presents...'FUSION', an evening of exciting dance performances of styles ranging from ballet, tap, modern, african, hip-hop, and jazz. Come see the best dance performance of the year!
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 29, 2007 | 7:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Paul Bew is the second speaker in the Initiative for the Study of Constitutional Democracy lecture series. Dr. Bew is professor of Politics, Queens University, Belfast. He is widely recognized as a leading authority on the politics and history of Ireland and Northern Ireland. He was a close adviso...
 
 
Friday, November 30, 2007
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 30, 2007 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Comprising over one hundred paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, this exhibition explores the personal and artistic relationship between famed American Abstract Expressionist painter Jackson Pollock and noted Swiss-born photographer and graphic designer Herbert Matter. Featuring compelli...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 30, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
The first lecture in the Albert J. Fitzgibbons Lecture Series: "Post-Secular Faith: Toward a Religion of Service," presented by Professor Fred R. Dallmayr, University of Notre Dame.
 
 
 
 
Friday November 30, 2007 | 7:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
The Boston College Dance Ensemble presents..."FUSION", an evening of exciting dance performances of styles ranging from ballet, tap, modern, african, hip-hop, and jazz. Come see the best dance performance of the year!
 
 
 
 
Friday November 30, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 30, 2007 | 8:00 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
University Chorale of Boston College and Boston College Symphony Orchestra, John Finney, Director.
 
 
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