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Wednesday, October 1, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 1, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday October 1, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 1, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 1, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Career Center - Southwell Hall
Sonicbids Internship Information Session this Wednesday, October 1st from 6-7 pm in the Internship Alcove, at the Career Center
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 1, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Cabaret Room
Sebastian Bonaiuto, conductor.
 
 
Thursday, October 2, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 2, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday October 2, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 2, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Thursday October 2, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
"A Field In Transition: Creating New Futures For Gerontologic Nursing," presented by Lois K. Evans, PhD, FAAN, RN
van Ameringen Professor in Nursing Excellence; Chair Family and Community Health Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing....
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 2, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
Boston Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson will present the keynote address on university collaboration with local schools at this year's 9th Annual Lynch School Symposium Series. The event also features presentations from Lynch School faculty and staff and an "Honoring Teachers" awards s...
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 2, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Fulton Honors Library
In 2002, at the age of 23, Kelly Flatley and Brendan Synnott co-founded Bear Naked, Inc. based on their belief in developing great-tasting products made from all-natural ingredients that fuel active lifestyles. Just five years later, Bear Naked has nationwide distribution and is the #1 and #2 granola...
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 2, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Connolly House
Traditional fiddle music from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 2, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, Room 024
Like the earliest Christians, we meet Jesus Christ on the way, in the world, through the relationships and communities that are the contexts of our lives. These experiences are immediate and particular but are also part of larger contexts and communities that extend across cultures and across centuri...
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 2, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
A play on sexual violence during the war presented by Yuyachkani, a visiting theater group from Peru.
 
 
Friday, October 3, 2008
 
 
 
Friday October 3, 2008 | 8:30 a.m.   
129 Lake Street, 024
Presenters: Members of the School of Theology and Ministry faculty
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 3, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Friday October 3, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Are you interested in applying palliative care practices across health care settings? Designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals, we are bringing together the perspectives of practitioners, educators and researchers into a day-long regional conference.

Keynote Speaker: Joan M. Teno, M...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday October 3, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 3, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Friday October 3, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Fulton Debating Room, Gasson 335
Poetry Reading with Live Music, Peter Rogen and two Sufi musicians present & interpret the divine poetry of Rumi. Rumi, the great 13th century poet, has been America's best selling poet for the last five years. His books have sold more than one million copies in the U.S. alone. Coffee and tea and de...
 
 
Saturday, October 4, 2008
 
 
 
Saturday October 4, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Jesuit Collaborative Center, Watertown, MA
This experiential workshop will take the structure of a retreat, introducing methods of meditation based upon the spiritual tradition of St. Ignatius and simple art exercises. Within an open studio environment there will be relaxation and guided imagination exercises. Time will be given throughout ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday October 4, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Saturday October 4, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Raleigh, North Carolina
Boston College will travel to Raleigh to take on NC State on October 4.

The Eagles will enter the 2008 season as the defending ACC Atlantic Division champions and will be looking for an opportunity to extend the nation's longest active bowl game winning streak to nine. The 2007 team roared to an 8-0 ...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday October 4, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
Sunday, October 5, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday October 5, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday October 5, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Sunday October 5, 2008 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Cecilia Farrell, piano.
 
 
Monday, October 6, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday October 6, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday October 6, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday October 6, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Monday October 6, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
The Provost's Planning Committee on Catholic Intellectual Traditions is sponsoring a lecture with speaker Sue E. Houchins, Associate Professor in the African American Studies Program and Women and Gender Studies Program at Bates College. Reception to follow....
 
 
 
 
Monday October 6, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Wassim Khazmo, a Communications Adviser in the Negotiations Support Unit (NSU), will speak on the status of the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, the challenges facing the Palestinian/ Israeli peace and discuss what is needed from the current and future US administration.

The Negotia...

 
 
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday October 7, 2008 | 8:30 a.m.   
Corcoran Commons
Paul Schervish and John Havens of the Center on Wealth and Philanthropy will discuss the donor and charity sides of philanthropy in the context of the $41 trillion intergenerational transfer of wealth. They will explore the idea that donors desire, not resist, greater charitable involvement as they ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 7, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday October 7, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 7, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 7, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
The Business of Being Born takes an in-depth look at the historical, social, and political aspects surrounding birth. Producer Ricky Lake and Director Abby Epstein enthusiastically educate about birthing practices focusing on natural home birth; in addition to their personal narratives, interviews...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 7, 2008 | 8:45 p.m.   
Gason 305
Come join the Political Science Association to watch and then discuss the Presidential Debate. All are welcome.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 7, 2008 | 9:00 p.m.   
Murray Function Room
The 2008 Presidential Election will be an election of many "firsts." It will be the first election since 1928 where neither an incumbent President nor an incumbent Vice President sought the nomination for President from their party. It will be the first time that two sitting senators will run agains...
 
 
Wednesday, October 8, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 8:30 a.m.   
Corcoran Commons
Paul Schervish and John Havens of the Center on Wealth and Philanthropy will discuss the donor and charity sides of philanthropy in the context of the $41 trillion intergenerational transfer of wealth. They will explore the idea that donors desire, not resist, greater charitable involvement as they ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, 024
This six-week workshop introduces the fundamentals of leading public prayer and provides opportunities for in-class practice. The initial meeting is an overview of the basics of ritual expression and the essentials of liturgical presiding. The remaining meetings are devoted to exploring selected litu...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Part of the New Directions Lecture Series and the Lowell Humanities Series.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493
ďSpace Weather: What is the Sun-Earth Connection
and Why Do We Care! Ē Presented by Patricia H. Doherty, Ph.D., Director and Senior Scientist, Institute for Scientific Research, Boston College. Repeats on October 22. Reservations required due to limited seating....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Lyons Dining Hall
Come watch a mock debate between students who represent John McCain and Barack Obama. Enjoy free food and heated debate!
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday October 8, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Directed by John Houchin and Luke Jorgensen. A witty play about one wife, two husbands, a bungling friend, five chatty daughters, a saucy maid. and Henri's shy nephew all ending up coincidentally at the same hotel on the same night, the Hotel Paradiso. ...
 
 
Thursday, October 9, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 9, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday October 9, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
A display of student art featuring photographs on summer adventuring among other creative works. Created by the Boston College Art Club.
Museum Hours: M-Th 10:00-6:00p.m.; F-Sa 10:00-5:00p.m.; Su 1:00-6:00p.m.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 9, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 9, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, 024
This six-week workshop introduces the fundamentals of leading public prayer and provides opportunities for in-class practice. The initial meeting is an overview of the basics of ritual expression and the essentials of liturgical presiding. The remaining meetings are devoted to exploring selected litu...
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 9, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Panel discussion with Michael Sean Winters, TIME Magazine, Amy Sullivan, America and Catholic World Magazines. Moderated by Alan Wolfe.
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 9, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Connolly House
Concert, multimedia presentation, and demonstration of the Irish uilleann pipes, presented by Na PŪobairŪ Uilleann from Dublin, Ireland.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday October 9, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Directed by John Houchin and Luke Jorgensen. A witty play about one wife, two husbands, a bungling friend, five chatty daughters, a saucy maid. and Henri's shy nephew all ending up coincidentally at the same hotel on the same night, the Hotel Paradiso. ...
 
 
Friday, October 10, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 10, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 10, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 10, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, 024
This six-week workshop introduces the fundamentals of leading public prayer and provides opportunities for in-class practice. The initial meeting is an overview of the basics of ritual expression and the essentials of liturgical presiding. The remaining meetings are devoted to exploring selected litu...
 
 
 
 
Friday October 10, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
The Oct. 10 home contest against Wisconsin will mark the team's season-opening game. BC will unveil its national-championship banner that same night as a final salute to last year's title team.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday October 10, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Directed by John Houchin and Luke Jorgensen. A witty play about one wife, two husbands, a bungling friend, five chatty daughters, a saucy maid. and Henri's shy nephew all ending up coincidentally at the same hotel on the same night, the Hotel Paradiso. ...
 
 
Saturday, October 11, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday October 11, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday October 11, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Directed by John Houchin and Luke Jorgensen. A witty play about one wife, two husbands, a bungling friend, five chatty daughters, a saucy maid. and Henri's shy nephew all ending up coincidentally at the same hotel on the same night, the Hotel Paradiso. ...
 
 
Sunday, October 12, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday October 12, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Sunday October 12, 2008 | 2:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Directed by John Houchin and Luke Jorgensen. A witty play about one wife, two husbands, a bungling friend, five chatty daughters, a saucy maid. and Henri's shy nephew all ending up coincidentally at the same hotel on the same night, the Hotel Paradiso....
 
 
Monday, October 13, 2008
 
 
 
Monday October 13, 2008 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
No classes. All university offices closed.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday October 13, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday October 13, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, 024
This six-week workshop introduces the fundamentals of leading public prayer and provides opportunities for in-class practice. The initial meeting is an overview of the basics of ritual expression and the essentials of liturgical presiding. The remaining meetings are devoted to exploring selected litu...
 
 
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
 
 
 
Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
C21 Online
Begins October 14, 2008, six weeks. Featuring video with Fr. Michael Himes, Boston College Professor of Theology, and articles by Philip A. Cunningham, former Executive Director, Boston College's Center for Christian-Jewish Learning. Let the Scriptures enrich your spiritual life! In this course, you ...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
C21 Online
Begins October 14, 2008, four weeks. Course designed by Jane E. Ayer, Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry part-time Faculty and Director of Religious Education for the Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Schools' Office. Video features Thomas Groome and master teachers; a...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, 024
This six-week workshop introduces the fundamentals of leading public prayer and provides opportunities for in-class practice. The initial meeting is an overview of the basics of ritual expression and the essentials of liturgical presiding. The remaining meetings are devoted to exploring selected litu...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Career Center - 3rd floor
Interested in Public Health? Want to apply your blogging skills to the ďreal world?Ē Wondering what you can do with your English Major? Then come chat with Marie Connelly Ď07 and hear about her experiences working for the online health community WEGO Health.

Marie Connelly is the Community Produce...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 026
Discussion of the product definition process and engineering issues involved in the creation of the wireless accelerometer controller. Bob will also discuss details of the DSP effects algorithms and give audio examples played on a guitar in real time. ...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Vanderslice Hall
An informal dialogue with Diane deGroat, the award-winning illustrator of over 120 books. deGroat has also written and illustrated the best-selling holiday series about Gilbert the Opossum. When she was nine, she visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art on a school field trip and bought a book on the h...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 14, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Thomas Oboe Lee and Alex Brown Trio.
 
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
O'Neill 413
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver

Discussion Leader: Cindy Jones, Reserves Services Supervisor, OíNeill Library

Reading for Pleasure is a relaxed and informal book discussion series sponsored by O'Neill Library. Feel free to bring your lunch to the discus...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Lyons 301
Dr. Min Hyoung Song, Boston College. Part of the Works in Progress Lecture Series.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Vineyard Vines was started by two brothers Shep and Ian Murray in 1998. They quit their corporate jobs in New York to start a company inspired by their love of Martha's Vineyard. With no money and little experience, they set out to make ties that represent the finer places and things life has to offe...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, 024
This six-week workshop introduces the fundamentals of leading public prayer and provides opportunities for in-class practice. The initial meeting is an overview of the basics of ritual expression and the essentials of liturgical presiding. The remaining meetings are devoted to exploring selected litu...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, 4th Floor, Yawkey Athletics Center
Presenter: Eileen Daily, Loyola University Chicago
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Featuring Jody Blake, McNay Museum of Art. This lecture is part of the programming for Mystic Masque, the Rouauly exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 8:45 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Come join the Political Science Association to watch and then discuss the Presidential Debate. All are welcome.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 15, 2008 | 9:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
The 2008 Presidential Election will be an election of many "firsts." It will be the first election since 1928 where neither an incumbent President nor an incumbent Vice President sought the nomination for President from their party. It will be the first time that two sitting senators will run agains...
 
 
Thursday, October 16, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 16, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 16, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Thursday October 16, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Connolly House
"The Public Child and the Reluctant State?" presented by Robbie Gilligan, Trinity College Dublin, Social Work and Social Policy Department, for the "Childhood and Ireland" Interdisciplinary Lecture Series.
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 16, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Dr. David Menashri is Professor of Middle Eastern and African History and the Incumbent of the Parviz and Pouran Nazarian Chair for Modern Iranian History at Tel Aviv University as well as pre-eminent authority on the history and politics of modern Iran, the Persian Gulf and Central Asia. Part of the...
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 16, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Susan Gubar, author of the forthcoming Judas: A Biography
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 16, 2008 | 8:30 p.m.   
Hillside Cafe
Presenter: Kenneth Himes, OFM, Boston College Theology Department
 
 
Friday, October 17, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 17, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 17, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Friday October 17, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
James H. Nichols, Claremont McKenna College presents "Alexandre KojŤve on Empire, with some Tacitean Reflections."

Respondent: To be announced. Dinner and Discussion to follow the Bradley lecture in McElroy Faculty Dining Room.

Part of the Bradley Lecture Series....

 
 
 
 
Friday October 17, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
The Department of Geology and Geophysics is hosting the second annual William Morris Davis Lecture. This lecture series brings together geomorphologists from around New England. This year's speaker is Prof. Dorothy Merritts from the Department of Earth and Environment at Franklin and Marshall College...
 
 
 
 
Friday October 17, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
BC welcomes non-conference opponent Bowling Green.
 
 
 
 
Friday October 17, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Cabaret Room
Selections from BC bOps 2008-2009 jazz repertoire. Sebastian Bonaiuto, conductor.
 
 
Saturday, October 18, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday October 18, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Saturday October 18, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Alumni Stadium
ACC rival Virginia Tech will face the Eagles in Alumni Stadium on Oct. 18.

The Eagles will enter the 2008 season as the defending ACC Atlantic Division champions and will be looking for an opportunity to extend the nation's longest active bowl game winning streak to nine. The 2007 team roared to an 8...

 
 
Sunday, October 19, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday October 19, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
Monday, October 20, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday October 20, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday October 20, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Monday October 20, 2008 | 4:15 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Giorgio Carducci, countertenor; Giuseppe Schinaia, harpsichord.
 
 
 
 
Monday October 20, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
The World Health Organization & Research Led Health Care Initiatives

Culberto Garza, MD, PhD, Provost and Dean of Faculties, Boston College

Bridging the gap between international agencies and academic communities requires the leadership and guidance of an organizing body. The World Health Org...
 
 
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 21, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 21, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 21, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Shea Room, Conte Forum
Please join us for all or part of a day-long celebration welcoming Susan Gennaro, RN, DSN, FAAN as dean of the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College. Please register here...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 21, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Inaugural event for the School of Theology and Ministry, presented by Richard Clifford, S.J., Dean of the School of Theology and Ministry. Respondents: Cutberto Garza, Boston College Provost, and Jill Ker Conway, Massachusetts Institute of Technology....
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 21, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Heights Room (Corcoran Commons)
Where will you be next fall? Find out at the Post Graduate Volunteer Fair.
Over 50 organizations with full-time international and/or domestic volunteer opportunities will be present.
No resume or business attire needed.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 21, 2008 | 5:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center
Please join us for all or part of a day-long celebration welcoming Susan Gennaro, RN, DSN, FAAN as dean of the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College. Round table discussion with panelists Claire Fagin, RN, PhD, FAAN, FRSN (Moderator), Dean Emerita, University of Pennsylvania; Joyce C...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 21, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Career Center - 3rd floor
Interested in Real Estate Development? Wondering how BC alumni have applied their Economics degrees? Then come chat with Paul Ognibene Ď93 (Economics) and hear about his experience as President of Urban Spaces LLP
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 21, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Vanderslice Hall
An informal dialogue with Diane deGroat, the award-winning illustrator of over 120 books. deGroat has also written and illustrated the best-selling holiday series about Gilbert the Opossum. When she was nine, she visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art on a school field trip and bought a book on the h...
 
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, Room 024
Remaining meetings for Fall semester 2008: Reoccurring Wednesdays October 22nd, 29th November 5th, & 12th 2008
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Pheme Perkins, Theology Department
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
The Chambers Lecture Series will feature Col. Art Athens, Director, Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership, U.S. Naval Academy.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Higgins Atrium
Letters from Eden is a naturalist's journal, telling the countless small stories of the woods and meadows in flowing prose and lively watercolors. Copperheads strike; starlings battle and become prey; bullfrogs snap up hummingbirds in Julie Zickefoose's essays. Though firmly rooted in southern Ohio...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Connolly House
By Ted McGraw. Lecture, music, and historical photographs of legendary Irish-American stage entertainers Annie ďMaĒ McNulty, Peter McNulty, and Eileen McNulty Grogan, 1920s-1950s.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
With the election almost coming to an end and women's issues such an integral part of the elective process, we will be discussing women's issues and their role in the primary and race itself.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493
ďSpace Weather: What is the Sun-Earth Connection
and Why Do We Care! Ē Presented by Patricia H. Doherty, Ph.D., Director and Senior Scientist, Institute for Scientific Research, Boston College. Repeats on October 22. Reservations required due to limited seating....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Associate Director of the Teacher Education Program at the University of Chicago will be discussing his work "You Wonít Remember Me": The Schoolboys of Barbiana Speak to Today
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 22, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 008
A panel of BC students will discuss the presidential candidates and their positions on economic, foreign, and domestic policy. Come hear what your peers have to say about the candidates and who they are supporting, and have your voice heard....
 
 
Thursday, October 23, 2008
 
 
 
Thursday October 23, 2008 | TBA   
John J. Burns Library
Refreshments provided.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 23, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Sixty Years of the Cuala Press: A Collaboration of the Yeats Family and Mollie Gill
The focus of the exhibit is the Mollie Gill Cuala Press Printed Materials Collection, but also features letters from W. B. Yeats to his sisters as well as items from the Leeming Collection....
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 23, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 23, 2008 | 10:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Plaza
Learn about the candidates in this year's general election and the various important issues.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 23, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Thursday October 23, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Fulton 135
Initiative for the Study of Constitutional Democracy Lecture by Prof. Robert A. Kagan, University of California, Berkeley.
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 23, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Gigi Durham's critically acclaimed book The Lolita Effect references in its title the flirty, 12 year old protagonist of Vladamir Nabokov's novel Lolita, a young girl whose sexually precocious behavior has become a cultural norm for pre-teen girls of today. Durham argues that the media, from T.V...
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 23, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
French Press Cafe (next to the BC T-Stop), 2201 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Join Naked Singularity Magazine for a night of literary readings and music at the French Press coffee shop, located next to the Boston College T-stop. If you are interested in performing, contact NakedSingularity@gmail.com or sign-up at the French Press....
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 23, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Discuss our nation's financial crisis with BC professors Peter Ireland, Kay Schlozman, Robert Murphy, and Philip Strahan. Moderated by Dean Quigley of A&S.
 
 
Friday, October 24, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 24, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 24, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Sixty Years of the Cuala Press: A Collaboration of the Yeats Family and Mollie Gill
The focus of the exhibit is the Mollie Gill Cuala Press Printed Materials Collection, but also features letters from W. B. Yeats to his sisters as well as items from the Leeming Collection....
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 24, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Friday October 24, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Come witness the enticing fusion of two of BC's best a cappella groups: BC's only all-female group, the Sharps, and only all-male group, the Heightsmen.
 
 
 
 
Friday October 24, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Conte Forum
Boston College Eagles welcome Hockey East rival Vermont.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday October 24, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
A Jesuit opera, written in Paris in 1702 by Charpentier is a retelling of the Biblical story of the wisdom of Solomon. Judicium Salomonis will be performed by local Early music group ensemble Abendmusik under the direction of John Finney....
 
 
Saturday, October 25, 2008
 
 
 
Saturday October 25, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Vanderslice Hall
The conference includes an exhibit of new books, a book sale, and signing.
 
 
 
 
Saturday October 25, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Check-in at Gasson Hall, Room 100
Please join the Red Bandanna Runners, the Volunteer & Service Learning Center, and the Crowther Family for the 4th Annual Welles R. Crowther Red Bandanna 5k run in honor of Welles, a '99 BC graduate and 9/11 hero.

Learn more about Welles, his story, and race information at the website provided....
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday October 25, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Saturday October 25, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
BC will travel to North Carolina to take on the Tar Heels on October 25.

The Eagles will enter the 2008 season as the defending ACC Atlantic Division champions and will be looking for an opportunity to extend the nation's longest active bowl game winning streak to nine. The 2007 team roared to an 8-...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday October 25, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
A Jesuit opera, written in Paris in 1702 by Charpentier is a retelling of the Biblical story of the wisdom of Solomon. Judicium Salomonis will be performed by local Early music group ensemble Abendmusik under the direction of John Finney....
 
 
 
 
Saturday October 25, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
This performance will feature southern cajun, folk, and hymnsongs.
 
 
Sunday, October 26, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday October 26, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Sunday October 26, 2008 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Sonatas for violin and for cello by Debussy and Ravel's piano trio.
 
 
Monday, October 27, 2008
 
 
 
Monday October 27, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
C21 Online
Begins October 27, 2008, four weeks. Featuring articles by Dr. Kenneth Himes O.F.M., faculty, Department of Theology. This course examines a fundamental element of moral experience, the formation of a person's character, and how the Christian theological tradition reflects upon this reality. After cl...
 
 
 
 
Monday October 27, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
C21 Online
Begins October 27, 2008, four weeks. Featuring articles by Dr. Jennifer Bader and clips of feature films. Explore the sacramental life of the Church with this overview of sacramentality and the seven sacraments.
 
 
 
 
Monday October 27, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
C21 Online
Begins October 27, 2008, four weeks. Featuring videos with Thomas H. Groome, faculty, IREPM. This course is a guided discussion of the first half of Boston College Professor Dr. Thomas H. Groome's critically acclaimed book What Makes Us Catholic. In each of the four chapters considered, Groome pose...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday October 27, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday October 27, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Monday October 27, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Francis Thompson Room, Burns Library
2008-09 Burns Library Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Diarmaid Ferriter will present a lecture entitled, "Unfulfilled Promise? Irish Politics and
the Quest for the Just Society, 1967-2007."

A modest reception will follow the presentation. The lecture is sponsored jointly by the Burns Library a...
 
 
 
 
Monday October 27, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Lectura Dantis, a public reading of Dante's Divine Comedy, presents Purgatorio XXXI with Prof. Brian O'Connor, Boston College. 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, October 28, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 28, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 28, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Sixty Years of the Cuala Press: A Collaboration of the Yeats Family and Mollie Gill
The focus of the exhibit is the Mollie Gill Cuala Press Printed Materials Collection, but also features letters from W. B. Yeats to his sisters as well as items from the Leeming Collection....
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday October 28, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 28, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Newton Room, Corcoran Commons
A presentation by two of the delegates to the Congregation, Fr. Brad Schaeffer, S.J. (Rector of the Weston Jesuit Community) and Fr. Michael Boughton, S.J. (Director of the Center for Ignatian Spirituality).
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 28, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Career Center - 3rd floor
Interested in a career in Marketing? Want to work for Disney? Then come chat with A&S alum Jason Moore and hear about his experiences working in marketing at Disney.

Jason graduated from Boston College in 2003 with a bachelor's degree in management and a concentration in Marketing. After leaving t...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 28, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
A Trans-Atlantic Dialogue. Participate in a dynamic evening of conversation on sustainability and energy. Engage in dialogues of shared visions and best practices with international and local leaders.

Panelists include: Richard W. Pearl, State Street Corporation; Giampaolo Russo, Edison Spa; Charles ...

 
 
 
 
Tuesday October 28, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Prof. Philip Sheldrake
University of Durham, UK
 
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 29, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 29, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Sixty Years of the Cuala Press: A Collaboration of the Yeats Family and Mollie Gill
The focus of the exhibit is the Mollie Gill Cuala Press Printed Materials Collection, but also features letters from W. B. Yeats to his sisters as well as items from the Leeming Collection....
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 29, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday October 29, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, Room 024
Remaining meetings for Fall semester 2008: Reoccurring Wednesdays October 22nd, 29th November 5th, & 12th 2008
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 29, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Fulton 511
The leading Jesuit intellectual in Europe, Paul Valadier, is coming from Paris to speak at Boston College. He will engage the question "Is Catholicism anti-secular?" He has written on secularity, conscience, conformism, Nietzsche, and political life....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 29, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, 024
The General Directory for Catechesis states that the primary purpose of catechesis is "to put people in communion and intimacy with Jesus Christ." Of course, the primordial catechetical means of such encounter is through the Gospels. But how does one teach the Scriptures in such a way that students...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday October 29, 2008 | 5:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
"Poussin's Reflections on Man, Nature and Art," presented by Keith Christiansen, Jayne Wrightsman Curator, European Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Please RSVP to 617-552-4295 by October 15.
 
 
Thursday, October 30, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 30, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 30, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Sixty Years of the Cuala Press: A Collaboration of the Yeats Family and Mollie Gill
The focus of the exhibit is the Mollie Gill Cuala Press Printed Materials Collection, but also features letters from W. B. Yeats to his sisters as well as items from the Leeming Collection....
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday October 30, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Thursday October 30, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Author of The Hunger of Memory and Brown: The Last Discovery of America.
This talk is part of the public programming for the Rouault exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art.
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 30, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Binaifer Nowrojee, professor at Harvard Law School and the director of the Open Society Initiative for East Africa, will deliver a lecture on the prosecution of gender-based violence at the international tribunals. Reception in the McGuinn 5th floor lounge to follow....
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 30, 2008 | 5:00 p.m.   
Bapst Student Art Gallery
Enjoy the fine artwork of BC's very own faculty and staff! Refreshments provided.
 
 
 
 
Thursday October 30, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
Boston College Eagles welcome Hockey East rival Merrimack
 
 
Friday, October 31, 2008
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 31, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Pirate Treasures is an exhibit of historical and fictional works whose theme is piracy, consisting primarily of maps and books from the Nicholas M. Williams Ethnological Collection and supplemented with works from other collections including Fine Print, Jesuitana, and Irish Music Center, as well as...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 31, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Sixty Years of the Cuala Press: A Collaboration of the Yeats Family and Mollie Gill
The focus of the exhibit is the Mollie Gill Cuala Press Printed Materials Collection, but also features letters from W. B. Yeats to his sisters as well as items from the Leeming Collection....
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday October 31, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
This exhibition of more than 200 of Rouaultís finest paintings, works on paper and stained glass, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Georges Rouaultís death.

Museum Hours: M-F: 11:00 am -4:00 p.m.; Sa-Su: 12:00 p.m -5:00 p.m. Closed September 1, October 13, November 27-28. Information: 617-552-8100....

 
 
 
 
Friday October 31, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Gasson 305
"Human Person as Agent of Truth," presented by Prof. Robert Sokolowski, Catholic University. Part of the Fitzgibbons Lecture Series.
 
 
 
 
Friday October 31, 2008 | 4:15 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Lavazza Chamber Ensemble: Kristina Nilsson and Paula Oakes, violin; Frances Rios, viola; Jan Pfeiffer, cello; James Chubet, piano.
 
 
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