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Tuesday, April 1, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 1, 2008 | TBA   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
A week devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to create change. This week joins us all together to stand in soli...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 1, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 1, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 1, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
The Jesuit Institute at Boston College presents the Annual Canisius Lecture. We welcome Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez, Archbishop of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, President of Caritas International who will address dimensions of the worldwide social mission of the Catholic Church in the 21st century. ...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 1, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 5th Floor Lounge
Selected Photographs from the Smithsonian exhibit which “offers a glimpse of the majestic continent of Antarctica that has captured the imagination of explorers, scientists and armchair travelers alike." Come see Joan’s work and hear her story.

Reception from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Lecture begins at 7:...

 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 1, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.    [Revised]
McGuinn 121
Featuring former BU hockey player, activist, and author Travis Roy. On October 20, 1995, only eleven seconds into the first shift of his college hockey career at Boston University, Travis' dream was cut cruelly short when he shattered his fourth and fifth cervical vertebra, severely damaging his spin...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 1, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Connolly House
Concert: Cillian Vallely and Kevin Crawford - uilleann pipes and Irish flute.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 1, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Dunya Alwan is an Iraqi-American of both Muslim and Jewish descent. Her organization, Birthright Unplugged, takes people, mainly of Jewish background, on a six day tour of Palestinian cities, villages, and refugee camps in the West Bank. The organization also introduces participants to displaced Pale...
 
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 2, 2008 | TBA   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
A week devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to create change. This week joins us all together to stand in soli...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 2, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 2, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 2, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Devlin 201
"Tempests in the sand: unearthing hurricanes from the sedimentary record," presented by Jonathan Woodruff, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 2, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 3rd Floor Lounge
Professor David Deese and Professor Tom O'Meara will discuss Donald J. Dietrich's new book, Human Rights and the Catholic Tradition.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 2, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Directed by James Kelly.

Colman Doyle photographed Ireland for over fifty years-we follow him as he returns to photograph West Kerry, reconnecting with his earliest work as a press photographer. In the process, we look back at the astonishing collection of photographs taken by Colman Doyle over the d...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 2, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Works by Mozart, Viktor Kalabis, and Dominique Gesseney-Rappo (World Premiere Performance).
 
 
Thursday, April 3, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 3, 2008 | TBA   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
A week devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to create change. This week joins us all together to stand in soli...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 3, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 3, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 3, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Road
Dr. Ole Isacson is Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience) at Harvard Medical School. He is the Director of the Center for Neuroregeneration Research/Neuroregeneration Laboratories at McLean Hospital and an NIH Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center of Excellence grant awardee.

Reservations requ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 3, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Joseph Massad, Associate Professor of Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History at Columbia University, will speak on "Semitism and the Palestinians". He is the author of Colonial Effects: The Making of National Identity in Jordan, The Persistence of the Palestinian Question: Essays on Zionism a...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 3, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Fulton 511
Professor Daniel Heller-Roazen, Princeton University, will deliver this year's Heinz Bluhm Lecture in European Studies.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 3, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Dr. Maureen Condic will give a lecture on “Faith, Reason, and the Nature of Human Embryos.” Dr. Condic is an associate professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah. She specializes in developmental neurobiology, and is also a renowned researcher in embryological...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 3, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Honors Library
What do you know about the modern state of Israel? More than what you see on the news, Israeli society is just as complex as ours in the US. And what is life like for the LGTBQ community in Israel? Find out about these issues when Israeli scholar Naomi Gale speaks about gay rights in Israel over a...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 3, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By Ellen Byron. Directed by Sarah Williams '08.

Two One Act Plays that paint a moving picture of the fragility of the American Dream. The first play, Graceland takes place in the front entrance of the late Elvis Presley’s Memphis mansion. Two ardent fans, Bev and Rootie are camped out before the ga...

 
 
 
 
Thursday April 3, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Former Democratic Congressman Charlie Wilson candidly and vividly recounts the compelling story--the subject of a best-selling book and a 2007 movie starring Tom Hanks--of his role in reshaping the region, as well as altering history. Wilson also provides insight on how the lessons learned from "his ...
 
 
Friday, April 4, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 4, 2008 | TBA   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
A week devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to create change. This week joins us all together to stand in soli...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 4, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 4, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 4, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By Ellen Byron. Directed by Sarah Williams '08.

Two One Act Plays that paint a moving picture of the fragility of the American Dream. The first play, Graceland takes place in the front entrance of the late Elvis Presley’s Memphis mansion. Two ardent fans, Bev and Rootie are camped out before the ga...

 
 
Saturday, April 5, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 5, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 5, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
McGuinn Hall, 5th Floor Lounge
Presented by James D. Davidson Jr., Professor of Sociology at Purdue University, this workshop will examine current conditions and emerging patterns in Catholic parishes. Participants will examine three major topics: trends in American society and in the church that are affecting parish life today, t...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 5, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 5, 2008 | 3:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
With Olga Bykhovsky, mezzo-soprano; Carla Paryla, soprano; William Merrill, pianist. Art songs and hymns by Caccini/Vavilov, Dvořák, Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Pergolesi, Bach, Schumann, Wagner, and Brahms....
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 5, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Boston College's Department of Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literatures will be hosting the 2008 Michael B. Kreps Memorial Reading. Mikhail Shishkin, a well-known contemporary Russian émigré author and winner of the 2000 Booker Russian Prize for the Best Novel, will read from his work. Shishkin i...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 5, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Michelle Myers and Catzie Vilayphonh are a dynamic duo of Philly-based Asian American female spoken word poets and founders of the group "Yellow Rage." Through their performance, they hope to provide an awareness that is not often heard. Exploring topics from fetishes to cultural appropriation to eth...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 5, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By Ellen Byron. Directed by Sarah Williams '08.

Two One Act Plays that paint a moving picture of the fragility of the American Dream. The first play, Graceland takes place in the front entrance of the late Elvis Presley’s Memphis mansion. Two ardent fans, Bev and Rootie are camped out before the ga...

 
 
 
 
Saturday April 5, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
After competing in the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival on the national level, BC bOp!, the select jazz band on campus, performs in its annual Robsham Theater gig.
 
 
Sunday, April 6, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 6, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 6, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
Monday, April 7, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 7, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 7, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 7, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Featuring Frederik Willem de Klerk. F. W. de Klerk was president of South Africa from 1989 to 1994. He ended the ban on the African National Congress (ANC) and other opposition groups in 1990, and he began to dismantle apartheid, South Africa’s policy of rigid racial segregation....
 
 
 
 
Monday April 7, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Carney 204
Dr. Ghada Karmi is a Palestinian doctor of medicine who grew up in Jerusalem and was forced to flee her home during the "Nakba." She wrote her memoir, "In Search of Fatima" and "Married to Another Man." In 1972, she founded the first British-Palestinian medical charity....
 
 
 
 
Monday April 7, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Fulton 511
Donatella della Porta is a Professor of Sociology of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute, where she teaches courses on political sociology, transformations in democracy, social movements and civil society as well as qualitative methods and research designs.

Prof. Don...
 
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 8, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 8, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 8, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McGuinn Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge
Donatella della Porta is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute, where she teaches courses on political sociology, transformations in democracy, social movements and civil society as well as qualitative methods and research des...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 8, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Francis Thompson Room, Burns Library
Professor Deane is the author of some twenty books, including works of poetry, fiction, essays and translations. Recent books of poetry include Manhandling the Deity (2003), The Instruments of Art (2005), and A Little Book of Hours (2008), all published by Carcanet Press. His most recent book...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 8, 2008 | 5:30 p.m.   
McGuinn Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge
There are more than a few examples of parish communities in which brilliant ministry is going on and the experience of the church as living and life-giving is unmistakable. This evening, Rev. Pat Brennan, Pastor of the Holy Family Parish in Inverness, IL, as well as the former Director of the Office ...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 8, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Carney 302
An interactive discussion with Jeremy Maissel, a resident of Kibbutz Alumim, about the experience of living in range of the c. 1000 rockets that have been shot at Israeli civilians in the past three months. He will explore various possibilities for strategizing solutions to this problem and examine t...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 8, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Irish Room, Gasson Hall
The Symphonic Band of Boston College presents an evening of wind band music. The Symphonic Band is a unique ensemble consisting of students, faculty, alumni, and community members. David P. Healey, conductor.
 
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 9, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 9, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 9, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Jenks Honors Library, Gasson Hall
A lecture presented by Allan Figueroa Deck, SJ, Executive Director of the Office for Cultural Diversity in the Church, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, DC. He co-founded and served as first president of the Academy of Catholic Hispanic Theologians of the United States (ACHTUS...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 9, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 230
"The Motel," (2005), directed by Michael Kang produced by Karin Chien.

Asian American Filmmakers Series. Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at an hourly-rate motel on a desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a sel...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 9, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Directed by Macdara Ó Curraighín.

This film examines the life and times of Liam O’Flaherty as an author who wrote both in English and in Irish. We are shown his early life in the Aran Islands, his schooling, his soldiering and his struggles as a young writer. Particular attention is paid to his att...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 9, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Edward P. Jones is the author of three distinguished works of fiction. For the first, Lost in the City (1992), a collection of short stories, he won both the Pen/Hemingway award and a Lannan Grant. For the second, The Known World (2003), a novel whose subject is slavery in ante-bellum Virginia,...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 9, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Fulton 511
This lecture by Peter Schuck, Simeon Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School, is based on a volume entitled Understanding America: The Anatomy of an Exceptional Nation (co-edited with James Q. Wilson), which brings together experts from across the social sciences to assemble an authoritative ac...
 
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 10, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 10, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 10, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Road
Grete Brochmann is a Visiting Fellow at the Boisi Center during the 2007-2008 academic year. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Oslo in 1990. She is currently Senior Researcher at the Institute for Social Research, as well as Professor of Sociology, at the University of Oslo.

...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 10, 2008 | 5:30 p.m.   
Conte Forum
Description: Black Student Forum and the AHANA Leadership Council present the ALC SHOWDOWN 2008 as part of Black Family Weekend 08! For the first time EVER, the show will be held in Conte Forum for a crowd of over 3500! The show will start at 7pm, doors will open at 5:30pm. Get there early to get a g...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 10, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 5th Floor Lounge
Please join Professor Charles V. Carnegie, Department of Anthropology at Bates College and author of Postnationalism Prefigured: Caribbean Borderlands (Rutgers University Press 2002), as he discusses issues of nationalism and transnationalism. ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 10, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By John Henry Redwood. Directed by Alessandra Brown '08.

Halifax, North Carolina is where the Cheeks family, Rawl and his wife, Mattie, and their two daughters, makes its home. The year is 1949, and the title refers to signs commonly posted in the region in that era. The Cheeks are visited by Yaveni,...

 
 
 
 
Thursday April 10, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
This new student documentary takes an inside look at the Muslim community in Boston and the surrounding area. The film highlights the recent construction of New England’s largest mosque in Roxbury, MA and relationships between the Islamic community and the greater interfaith community in and around ...
 
 
Friday, April 11, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 11, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 11, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 11, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
A panel discussion on the effects of violence and political instability on higher education in Iraq and Palestine. Guest speakers will include: Dr. Tahir al-Bakka, former Iraqi Minister of Higher Education; Dr. Sattar al-Jawad, former English Dept. Chair at the University of Baghdad; and Dr. Hala Ta...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 11, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel (Newton Campus)
A cultural celebration through gospel music
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 11, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By John Henry Redwood. Directed by Alessandra Brown '08.

Halifax, North Carolina is where the Cheeks family, Rawl and his wife, Mattie, and their two daughters, makes its home. The year is 1949, and the title refers to signs commonly posted in the region in that era. The Cheeks are visited by Yaveni,...

 
 
 
 
Friday April 11, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Annual Spring Concert. John Finney, conductor.
 
 
Saturday, April 12, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 12, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 12, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Boston Athenaeum Library, Downtown Boston
Among the featured authors at this half-day conference will be Jack Gantos, the author of the Joey Pigza books, the Rotton Ralph Rotten Readers, and many others from picture books to adult books. He is frequently spotted writing at the Boston Athenaeum. Other authors will be posted in the winter. We'...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 12, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Campion 300
Una oportunidad para compartir algunos documentos importantes y proponer modelos efectivos de pastoral en comunidades parroquiales sirviendo a hispanos catolicos.
Presented in Spanish
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 12, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
Devlin 008
Open dialogue between panelists and the BC community on furthering the connection between undergraduate students and alumni. Panelists include: Danette Thomas BC '93, Mark Duke BC '94, Will Dorcena BC '95, Chike Ibeabuchi BC '06 and Wynndell Bishop BC '06...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 12, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 12, 2008 | 1:00 p.m.   
Walsh Function Room
A social gathering of the families of the Boston College community for a day of food, fun, games, music and more!
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 12, 2008 | 3:30 p.m.   
Power Gym, Conte Forum
A friendly game of basketball between current BC students and Alumni.
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 12, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
A concert featuring socially conscious Hip Hop artist, Talib Kweli.
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 12, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Cushing 001
A night of co-ed a cappella with the Dynamics! Enjoy the music and some skits to go along with it.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 12, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Bonn Studio
By John Henry Redwood. Directed by Alessandra Brown '08.

Halifax, North Carolina is where the Cheeks family, Rawl and his wife, Mattie, and their two daughters, makes its home. The year is 1949, and the title refers to signs commonly posted in the region in that era. The Cheeks are visited by Yaveni,...

 
 
 
 
Saturday April 12, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Judy Grant, director.
 
 
Sunday, April 13, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 13, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 13, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
St. Joe's Chapel (Upper Campus)
A religious celebration bringing the community together through prayer, featuring the Voices of Imani Gospel Choir, the Multicultural Campus Fellowship and Reverend Dr. Evan Hines, BC '90
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 13, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 13, 2008 | 12:30 p.m.   
The Heights Room
Come honor the legacy of the Director of Voices of Imani, Dr. Hubert Walters, as he retires from Boston College with Keynote Speaker Dr. Robin Cook-Nobles, BC '76
 
 
Monday, April 14, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 14, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 14, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 14, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 14, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Connolly House
Presented by Prof. Maurice Bric, University College, Dublin.
 
 
 
 
Monday April 14, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Murray Conference Room, Yawkey Athletic Center
The festival features the poetic talents of some 20 area colleges and universities. One student is selected by each institution to read a short selection of his or her poetry. Poet Robert Cording, who teaches at the College of the Holy Cross, will deliver a keynote speech. ...
 
 
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 15, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 15, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 15, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
The Asian Pacific Islander Employees (APIE) of Boston College Presents: East-West Cuisine and the Asian American Experience featuring Chef Ming Tsai. This is a free, limited-seating event. Please RSVP to apie@bc.edu by 4/8/08.

Chef Ming Tsai is the chef/owner of Blue Ginger in Wellesley, MA which...

 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 15, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert Chemistry Center, Room 127
Professor Wolynes, Francis H. C. Crick Chair in Physical Sciences, holds appointment in the Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Physics at the University of California at San Diego. He has done seminal work in theoretical chemistry that includes theories of chemical reactions, quantum phenome...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 15, 2008 | 4:15 p.m.   
Devlin 101
A lecture by professors Claude Cernuschi, Art History Department, and Andrzej Herczynski, Physics Department, discussing their collaboration on the recent "Pollock Matters" exhibition at the McMullen Museum of Art.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 15, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Discussion topics will begin with an outline of Islamic history within the global context, ranging from its Golden Age in Al-Andalus (Spain) through the history of imperialism and its current status as a global religious, political, and economic power. The roots of conflict resolution in Islam will r...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 15, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Connolly House
Concert: Len Graham. Songs from the Ulster tradition.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 15, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Vanderslice Hall
Barbara McClintock taught herself to draw by going to the library and checking out books of artists she admired, then copying every drawing. She learned that her favorite artists shared "an energetic line and a very strong narrative streak," qualities reflected in her own award-winning picture books,...
 
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Library, Room 413
The Dogs of Babel by Carolyn Parkhurst

Discussion Leader: Cindy Jones, Reserves Assistant, O'Neill Library; Part-Time Faculty, Lynch School of Education


Reading for Pleasure is a relaxed and informal book discussion series sponsored by O'Neill Library. Feel free to bring your lunch to the d...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert Chemistry Center, Room 127
Peter Guy Wolynes, Francis H. C. Crick Chair in Physical Sciences, holds appointment in the Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Physics at the University of California at San Diego. He has done seminal work in theoretical chemistry that includes theories of chemical reactions, quantum phenome...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 4:15 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
The Solar Winds perform works by Irving Fine & Francine Trester. Jill Dreeben, flute; Charlyn Bethell, oboe; Mark Margolies, clarinet; Dan Shaud, horn; Neil Fairbairn, bassoon.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
The Provost's Planning Committee on Catholic Intellectual Traditions is sponsoring a panel discussion focused on interreligious dialogue. All panelists are experts in their fields of Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism, and they have contributed to a special volume of Religion and the Arts, entitl...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Dr. Norman Finkelstein is one of the foremost scholars on Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the son of Holocaust survivors. He is the author of Beyond Chutzpah, The Rise and Fall of Palestine: A personal account of the intifada years, The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish ...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Panel Discussion on the future of American foreign policy with Boston College professors Robert S. Roth, Seth Jacobs, Nasser Behnegar, and Mark Sheetz.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
The Association of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo is one of the most prominent human rights organizations in Argentina. Now in their 31st year, they have located 88 of the estimated 500 children disappeared by the dictatorship that ruled Argentina between 1976 and 1983. Guest speakers Estela C...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 16, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Directed by Traolach Ó Buachalla. Introduced by Louis de Paor, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Sean Ó Ríordáin (1916-77) is one of the greatest Irish poets in any tongue. His work stands as a testament to his genius and extraordinary ability with language. He is also a man we know very little...

 
 
Thursday, April 17, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 17, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 17, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 17, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 17, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert Chemistry Center, Room 127
Professor Wolynes, Francis H. C. Crick Chair in Physical Sciences, holds appointment in the Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Physics at the University of California at San Diego. He has done seminal work in theoretical chemistry that includes theories of chemical reactions, quantum phenome...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 17, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
John J. DiIulio, Jr. is the Frederic Fox Leadership Professor of Politics, Religion and Civil Society at the University of Pennsylvania. He majored in Economics at Penn and received his Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University. After teaching at Harvard, he spent thirteen years at Princeton Univ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 17, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Mae N. Ngai is Professor of History at Columbia University and author of Impossible Subjects: Illegal Immigrants and the Making of Modern America (Princeton University Press, 2004) which won the Frederick Jackson Turner Prize from the Organization of American Historians and the Littleton-Griswold ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 17, 2008 | 4:45 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Henry M. Levin, William H. Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College Columbia University will present a talk titled: “Expanding the Number of Alternatives for Cost-Effectiveness and Benefit-Cost Analyses in Education.”...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 17, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Historian James O’Toole, Ph.D.’87, who holds the University’s Clough Millennium Chair in History, will discuss his new book The Faithful: A History of Catholics in America (Belknap, 2008). “Makes for captivating reading. A history worth reading,” according to Kirkus Reviews. The book traces the h...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 17, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Lecture by Thomas Hibbs, Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Culture, Dean of the Honors College, Baylor University
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 17, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
O'Connell House
Naked Singularity, BC's mildly off-beat literary magazine, will be hosting a night of food and fun. Those students whose submissions will grace our Spring 2008 issue will have the opportunity to present their works of art, poetry, and fiction. All BC students are welcome to attend. Bring friends!...
 
 
Friday, April 18, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 18, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 18, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 18, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 18, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
BC's only all-female a cappella's largest spring performance!
 
 
Saturday, April 19, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 19, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 19, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
McGuinn 5th Floor
One of the best-developed and most living collections of social doctrine in the world is that of the Catholic Church. The teaching of popes and of Episcopal conferences, facing difficult social issues around the world, has been manifold. Recently, a Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church h...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 19, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 19, 2008 | 1:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
The Ukrainian Society has invited Morgan Williams, the President of the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, to come speak to the BC Community about the economic issues facing Ukraine today. Other panelists who will be attending include: Dr. George Gamota, President of Technology Management Associates, and...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 19, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Vanderslice Cabaret Room
AHANA: All Haters Are Not Allowed - Intended to provide comic relief to the Boston College community by presenting students with witty and humorous awards. AHANA Awards will be followed by an AFTER PARTY from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Vanderslice Cabaret Room. Fee: $5 at the door....
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 19, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
John Finney, conductor. Works by Vivaldi and Schubert.
 
 
Sunday, April 20, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 20, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 20, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
Monday, April 21, 2008
 
 
 
Monday April 21, 2008 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
All University Offices are closed.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 21, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 21, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Tues, Wed: Heights Room, Thurs: Walsh Function Room
Appointments are avaliable every 15 minutes, beginning at 12:00pm and ending at 5:45pm.There will be sign up tables on the first floor of McElroy on April 16,17 and 18th from 11:00-3:00pm.

You can also e-mail redcross_bc@yahoo.com with:
1) your name
2) your preferred date and time. If possible plea...

 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Gay marriage is much debated as a local and national issue today, but rarely is it given the conscientious and rigorous attention that such a hotly contests issue deserves. This panel discussion aims at a more complete engagement with the theological, political and legal complexities surrounding gay...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN, Professor, University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, presents Mixed Methods Research. Nursing knowledge development has evolved over time and has included a number of perspectives, including Fawcett's analogy of the double helix DNA design to describe the clo...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Fulton 513
Participate in an interactive session with faculty, business partners, and alumni to learn about Leadership for Change, a work-based leadership program for working professionals. Please RSVP to Theresa.Mahan.1@bc.edu.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Join a conversation with students, staff, faculty, and administrators around current success stories on campus and learn what you can do to participate. Panelists include Katherine Walsh, Ecopledge co-resident, A&S '08; Chris Denice, UGBC President-elect, A&S '09; Mike Cermak, RealfoodBC, GSA&S, '13;...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 22, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 310
BC history Professor James O'Toole will discuss his recent publication The Faithful: A History of Catholics in America
 
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 23, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 23, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 23, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 23, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Tues, Wed: Heights Room, Thurs: Walsh Function Room
Appointments are avaliable every 15 minutes, beginning at 12:00pm and ending at 5:45pm.There will be sign up tables on the first floor of McElroy on April 16,17 and 18th from 11:00-3:00pm.

You can also e-mail redcross_bc@yahoo.com with:
1) your name
2) your preferred date and time. If possible plea...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 23, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Lyons 301
Professor Avant-Mier will be giving a lecture entitled "The Latin Rock Diaspora." His research interests stem from the interesection of culture and communication and include Intercultural Communicatio, Chicana/o and Latino/a Studies, Popular Music Studies, Critical Discourse Analysis, and Critical/C...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 23, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA
James Lewkowicz, MS. President, Weston Geophysical Corporation. Reservations required, due to limited seating. 617-552-8300.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 23, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 310
"New Year Baby," (2006), directed by Socheata Poeuv. Asian American Filmmakers Series.

Born on Cambodian New Year in a Thai refugee camp, Socheata Pouev never knew how she got there. After her birth, the family left the past behind and became Americans, hiding their story of surviving the Khmer Rouge...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 23, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center Main Stage
Book by Greg Kotis. Directed by Paul Daigneault '87, producing Artistic Director of the SpeakEasy Stage Company. Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman & Greg Kotis.

One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a...

 
 
Thursday, April 24, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 24, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 24, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 24, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 24, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Plaza, Event Center
Come join the Boston College community April 24-26, 2008 for three days of the performing, visual and literary arts. Beginning at noon on Thursday, students will show off their artistic talents in a wide variety of areas. Children's activities will be held on Saturday, April 26. Special guest, Tom Mc...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 24, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Tues, Wed: Heights Room, Thurs: Walsh Function Room
Appointments are avaliable every 15 minutes, beginning at 12:00pm and ending at 5:45pm.There will be sign up tables on the first floor of McElroy on April 16,17 and 18th from 11:00-3:00pm.

You can also e-mail redcross_bc@yahoo.com with:
1) your name
2) your preferred date and time. If possible plea...

 
 
 
 
Thursday April 24, 2008 | 6:00 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Center
How sponsoring the best teams of Beantown are good for business.

Through presentations and questions from a panel of sports marketing experts, we will explore the benefits and value of sponsoring the home team.

Join us for a lively, informative, and entertaining panel discussion by Boston's bes...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 24, 2008 | 6:30 p.m.   
Fulton 511
To honor the official North Korea Freedom Week, the Korean Students Association will be hosting a series of events to raise awareness of the situation in North Korea. Since the 1990's, there has been an overwhelming famine that has triggered a flow of refugees into its neighboring countries. However,...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 24, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Cushing Hall 001
Join us for an evening with Todd DePastino, author of Bill Mauldin: A Life Up Front, the first-ever biography of the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist who created the characters of Willie and Joe, two iconic World War II soldiers, in his wildly popular cartoon Up Front. DePasti...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 24, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center Main Stage
Book by Greg Kotis. Directed by Paul Daigneault '87, producing Artistic Director of the SpeakEasy Stage Company. Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman & Greg Kotis.

One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a...

 
 
Friday, April 25, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 25, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 25, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 25, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 25, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Plaza, Event Center
Come join the Boston College community April 24-26, 2008 for three days of the performing, visual and literary arts. Beginning at noon on Thursday, students will show off their artistic talents in a wide variety of areas. Children's activities will be held on Saturday, April 26. Special guest, Tom Mc...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 25, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
Mainstage Tent, O'Neill Plaza
Bring your food to the Mainstage Tent to hear a lunchtime performance in the Arts Fest featuring BC bOp!

Sebastian Bonaiuto, Conductor
 
 
 
 
Friday April 25, 2008 | 4:00 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Lecture by Prof. John Brough, Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 25, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center Main Stage
Book by Greg Kotis. Directed by Paul Daigneault '87, producing Artistic Director of the SpeakEasy Stage Company. Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman & Greg Kotis.

One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a...

 
 
 
 
Friday April 25, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Irish Room, Gasson Hall
An Evening of Wind Band repertoire featuring the Boston College Symphonic Band and the University Wind Ensemble of Boston College. Selections will include some of Broadway’s best from Fiddler on the Roof, Phantom of the Opera, and more. You can find these hits featured on the University Wind Ensemble...
 
 
Saturday, April 26, 2008
 
 
 
Saturday April 26, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
Flynn Recreation Complex, Tennis Courts, Floor of Conte Forum
We hope that you will come back to campus to celebrate your time as an Eagle, as well as the many achievements, accomplishments, and strides that women's athletics have made at the Heights over the years. Please join former student-athletes, current coaches, and current student-athletes for this hist...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 26, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Plaza, Event Center
Come join the Boston College community April 24-26, 2008 for three days of the performing, visual and literary arts. Beginning at noon on Thursday, students will show off their artistic talents in a wide variety of areas. Children's activities will be held on Saturday, April 26. Special guest, Tom Mc...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 26, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 26, 2008 | 5:30 p.m.   
Lyons Hall
5:30 p.m. Dinner reception and cash bar; live music; and presentation of the 2008 Arts Council Alumni Award to actor and filmmaker Tom McCarthy '88, writer and director of the critically acclaimed The Station Agent.

8:00 p.m. BC bOp! and Voices of Imani Festival Concert under the main tent featurin...

 
 
 
 
Saturday April 26, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
A farewell show for the Dynamics' seniors! It is a night to honor the senior class and allow them to show off their talent.
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 26, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center Main Stage
Book by Greg Kotis. Directed by Paul Daigneault '87, producing Artistic Director of the SpeakEasy Stage Company. Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman & Greg Kotis.

One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a...

 
 
 
 
Saturday April 26, 2008 | 8:00 p.m.   
Mainstage Tent, O'Neill Plaza
Duke Ellington once said, “As I travel from place to place by car, bus, train, plane . . . taking rhythm to the dancers, harmony to the romantic, melody to the nostalgic, gratitude to the listener . . . receiving praise, applause and handshakes, and at the same time, doing the thing I like to do, I f...
 
 
Sunday, April 27, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 27, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 27, 2008 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 27, 2008 | 2:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center Main Stage
Book by Greg Kotis. Directed by Paul Daigneault '87, producing Artistic Director of the SpeakEasy Stage Company. Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman & Greg Kotis.

One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, Urinetown is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a ...

 
 
 
 
Sunday April 27, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
BC's Christian a cappella group presents its annual spring concert
 
 
Monday, April 28, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 28, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 28, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 28, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 28, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Lectura Dantis, a public reading of Dante's Divine Comedy, presents Purgatorio XXVIII with Prof. Alessandro Vettori, Rutgers 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, April 29, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 29, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 29, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 29, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2008
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 30, 2008 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library Lobby
25 Years of the Dean's List: A tribute to the man behind the list and his passion for reading.

Included here are many of the books that have graced the list over the years; six of Fr. Neenan's favorites are highlighted along with their opening passages, in hopes they may capture your imagination ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 30, 2008 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library

Presented in collaboration with the Irish Arts Center and exhibit curator James J. Houlihan, the exhibit is on view John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections through September 5.


"Fighting Irishmen" is comprised of an eclectic collection of boxing artifacts, including prints, p...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 30, 2008 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
This exhibition presents the reconstruction of an ancient mosaic floor from a synagogue in Hammam Lif, Tunisia (the ancient town of Naro, later called Aquae Persianae by the Romans). The mosaics, along with contemporary jewelry, coins, marble statues, ritual objects, and textiles from the Brooklyn Mu...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 30, 2008 | 4:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
The Inaugural Arline and Michael Magde Colloquium in Physics, with Sheldon Glashow, Nobel Laureate. The benefactor of this
colloquium series is Prof. Douglas Magde, Vice Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at University of California San Diego, a 1963 graduate of Boston College who...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 30, 2008 | 5:30 p.m.   
Connelly House
Join us for a celebration of the past, present and future with an evening of awards, speakers and appetizers!
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 30, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA
James Lewkowicz, MS. President, Weston Geophysical Corporation. Reservations required, due to limited seating. 617-552-8300.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 30, 2008 | 7:00 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Author and Boston-area native Barbara Delinsky, MA’69, will discuss writing and her literary career when she visits Boston College for a master class. Delinsky’s first novel appeared in 1981, and by the mid-1990s her books regularly made best sellers lists. She describes her work as “character-driven...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 30, 2008 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Sandra Hebert, director.
 
 
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