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« January 2008 » All Events
 
Tuesday, January 1, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday January 1, 2008 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
All University Offices are closed.
 
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2008
 
 
 
Wednesday January 2, 2008 | 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.
 
 
Saturday, January 5, 2008
 
 
 
Saturday January 5, 2008 | 12:00 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, January 6, 2008
 
 
 
Sunday January 6, 2008 | 1:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
The Boston College women's basketball team will begin its third season in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
 
 
Monday, January 7, 2008
 
 
 
Monday January 7, 2008 | 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.
 
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
 
 
 
Wednesday January 9, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Thursday, January 10, 2008
 
 
 
Thursday January 10, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
The Boston College women's basketball team will begin its third season in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
 
 
Friday, January 11, 2008
 
 
 
Friday January 11, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Saturday, January 12, 2008
 
 
 
Saturday January 12, 2008 | 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.
 
 
Sunday, January 13, 2008
 
 
 
Sunday January 13, 2008 | 2:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
The Boston College women's basketball team will begin its third season in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
 
 
Monday, January 14, 2008
 
 
 
Monday January 14, 2008 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
Classes begin
 
 
Tuesday, January 15, 2008
 
 
 
Tuesday January 15, 2008 | 7:30 a.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Please join the Black Faculty, Staff and Administrators Association of Boston College for the annual Unity Breakfast in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday. Please RSVP to Sheyron Banks at bankssh@bc.edu.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday January 15, 2008 | 9:00 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.
 
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2008
 
 
 
Wednesday January 16, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Irish Room
Directed by Meghan Allen, T.C.R.G. Live dance music by Séamus Connolly (Sullivan Artist-in-Residence), Larry Reynolds, and friends. Gasson Hall, Irish Room.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday January 16, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA
Yvette Kuiper, Ph.D., Geologist, Assistant Professor of Geology, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College.
Reservations required, due to limited seating. 617-552-8300.
 
 
Thursday, January 17, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday January 17, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By Marsha Norman
Directed by Jeff Augustin '08
Written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Marsha Norman, this eloquent, moving and exceptionally well-written play probes into the past and present of Arlene Holsclaw's life. Recently released from prison, Arlene returns to a rundown apartment in ...
 
 
Friday, January 18, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday January 18, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By Marsha Norman
Directed by Jeff Augustin '08
Written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Marsha Norman, this eloquent, moving and exceptionally well-written play probes into the past and present of Arlene Holsclaw's life. Recently released from prison, Arlene returns to a rundown apartment in ...
 
 
Saturday, January 19, 2008
 
 
 
Saturday January 19, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday January 19, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By Marsha Norman
Directed by Jeff Augustin '08
Written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Marsha Norman, this eloquent, moving and exceptionally well-written play probes into the past and present of Arlene Holsclaw's life. Recently released from prison, Arlene returns to a rundown apartment in ...
 
 
Sunday, January 20, 2008
 
 
 
Sunday January 20, 2008 | 2:00 a.m.   
Conte Forum
The Boston College women's basketball team will begin its third season in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
 
 
Monday, January 21, 2008
 
 
 
Monday January 21, 2008 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
All University Offices are closed.
 
 
 
 
Monday January 21, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Professor Donald Maletz of the University of Oklahoma will be giving a Bradley Lecture. The lecture will be held in McGuinn 121, at 4:00 p.m.

A buffet supper and discussion will follow the the lecture in McElroy
Faculty Dining Room. Respondent: Professor Jonathan Laurence, Political Science Dep...
 
 
 
 
Monday January 21, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Campus Ministry will host the Annual Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial Gathering. This ecumenical worship experience will include a Homily by Ambassador Charles Stith, former Ambassador to Tanzania and current director of Boston University’s African Presidential Archives & Research Center, and will in...
 
 
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
 
 
 
Tuesday January 22, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
In light of increasing faculty shortages in nursing and other disciplines of higher education, the need for strong academic leaders is essential. Today’s scholars will undoubtedly be called upon to mentor future students and accept leadership roles within their given specialties and in academic ...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday January 22, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Randy Testa, Vice President of Education for Walden Media, travels the country talking with educators and audiences about such films as Hoot; The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; Because of Winn-Dixie; How to Eat Fried Worms; Charlotte's Web; and Bridge to Terabithia. W...
 
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday January 23, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA
Yvette Kuiper, Ph.D., Geologist, Assistant Professor of Geology, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boston College.
Reservations required, due to limited seating. 617-552-8300.
 
 
Thursday, January 24, 2008
 
 
 
Thursday January 24, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Hillside Café
Chelsea Clinton will speak at Boston College as part of her College Lecture Series.
 
 
 
 
Thursday January 24, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 218
"Left Behind: The African Imagination of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade," presented by Laura Murphy
 
 
 
 
Thursday January 24, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Guess Who's Gay has traditionally been a Lambda event for years now, and it is back again with its faculty installment. It starts with the audience asking a panel of professors, administrators, and staff various questions to try to reveal their sexuality. Note: no obvious questions like "do you like ...
 
 
Saturday, January 26, 2008
 
 
 
Saturday January 26, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
McElroy Conference Room, McElroy Commons
Growth toward excellence in parish life is fueled in part by enhanced fundraising. How is it done, and by whom? This skills-oriented workshop will provide the tools for development efforts in the parish. With Mary Lou DeLong, Vice President of Boston College, and Lisa Hastings, Executive Director ...
 
 
 
 
Saturday January 26, 2008 | 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 January 26, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater (performance); O'Connell House (semi-formal)
The Ukrainian Society, a newly formed club, will be hosting a performance by Syzokryli, a renowed Ukrainian Folk Dance Ensemble from New York City. This performance will give attendees a taste of unique Ukrainian culture, as well as an opportunity to have an enjoyable night.

Following the perfo...
 
 
Monday, January 28, 2008
 
 
 
Monday January 28, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Participate in a dynamic evening of conversation on citizen participation, politics and social justice. Engage in dialogues of shared visions and best practices with international and local leaders.

Panelists: Tim Murray, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts; Dario Franceschini, Deputy Secretary o...
 
 
 
 
Monday January 28, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Lectura Dantis, a public reading of Dante's Divine Comedy, presents Purgatorio XXV with Prof. Dennis Costa, Boston 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, January 29, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday January 29, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
Photographic exhibition presented by visiting professor Lisa DiCaprio (History Department), featuring photographs by Paula Allen. The exhibit comprises photographs of Srebrenica, Srebrenica survivors, and the July 11, 2005 commemoration of Srebrenica attended by over 30,000 survivors and their suppor...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday January 29, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
Michelle Lyden '92, CSON, '97, CGSON, Founder and CEO, Global Action

Michelle Lyden will speak about her experiences since graduation. She received a master's degree in international relations and global health from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She founded her own "Globa...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday January 29, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
"Darfur Diaspora Politics," presented by Rogaia Abusharaf, visiting scholar.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday January 29, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Boston College-Ireland
The New Irish and Europe

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 January 29, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Absolutely Safe takes an open-minded, personal approach to the controversy over breast implant safety. Ultimately, Absolutely Safe is the story of everyday women who find themselves and their breasts in the tangled and confusing intersection of health, money, science, and beauty. Come join us for...
 
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday January 30, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
The Ellerton J. Brehaut Bostonia Collection of books, pamphlets, guidebooks, newspapers, maps, documents, periodicals and images of Boston and Boston history.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday January 30, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
Photographic exhibition presented by visiting professor Lisa DiCaprio (History Department), featuring photographs by Paula Allen. The exhibit comprises photographs of Srebrenica, Srebrenica survivors, and the July 11, 2005 commemoration of Srebrenica attended by over 30,000 survivors and their suppor...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday January 30, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Road
Peter Skerry is Professor of Political Science at Boston College and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, where his research focuses on social policy, racial and ethnic politics, and immigration. His current project is a study of the social, cultural, and political integration of M...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday January 30, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Bill McKibben’s first book, The End of Nature (1989), was also the first book about climate change written for general readership. It has never gone out of print. His other subjects include the perils of growth economy, the vanishing world of nature, and the radical message of the Gospels. Figh...
 
 
Thursday, January 31, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday January 31, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
The Ellerton J. Brehaut Bostonia Collection of books, pamphlets, guidebooks, newspapers, maps, documents, periodicals and images of Boston and Boston history.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday January 31, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
Photographic exhibition presented by visiting professor Lisa DiCaprio (History Department), featuring photographs by Paula Allen. The exhibit comprises photographs of Srebrenica, Srebrenica survivors, and the July 11, 2005 commemoration of Srebrenica attended by over 30,000 survivors and their suppor...
 
 
 
 
Thursday January 31, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 218
"CLR James's Misplaced Affections," presented by Nadia Ellis.
 
 
 
 
Thursday January 31, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 112 (Honors Library)
This is the third talk of "Catholicism and Sexuality: Conversation and Conflict," a lecture series co-sponsored by the Theology Department and the GLBTQ Leadership Council (GLC). Professor Stephen Pope will be speaking on the natural law in the Catholic tradition and its implications on sexual ethics...
 
 
 
 
Thursday January 31, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
The Rat
BC bands rock the Rat for a chance to play at ArtsFest and Modstock. Audience vote is a huge component in deciding the winning band, so come support your friends and enjoy some great music!
 
 
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