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Sunday, November 1, 2009
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 1, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 1, 2009 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Family opera, directed by Barbara S. Gawlick. Performed by children from the Dalcroze Music Center and Boston College students.
 
 
Monday, November 2, 2009
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 2, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 2, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
You are invited take a peek into the world of Edward Gorey. The library of English author, playwright, and literary critic Graham Greene, owned by the Burns Library, contains fifteen of Gorey's works, including the pop-up book The Dwindling Party. These books are always available to researchers, bu...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 2, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 2, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 2, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
Music composed by Du Fay, Binchois, Ockeghem, Busnoys, Frye and others. Blue Heron, Scott Metcalfe, director.
 
 
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 3, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 3, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
You are invited take a peek into the world of Edward Gorey. The library of English author, playwright, and literary critic Graham Greene, owned by the Burns Library, contains fifteen of Gorey's works, including the pop-up book The Dwindling Party. These books are always available to researchers, bu...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 3, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 3, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 3, 2009 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Professor Sonal Jain, New York University, will be speaking on "The minimum canonical height on an elliptic surface."
 
 
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
You are invited take a peek into the world of Edward Gorey. The library of English author, playwright, and literary critic Graham Greene, owned by the Burns Library, contains fifteen of Gorey's works, including the pop-up book The Dwindling Party. These books are always available to researchers, bu...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
A panel discussion of a new report from the Brookings-Duke Immigration Policy Roundtable that reflects the efforts of a group of individuals of divergent perspectives to establish some common ground across the policy and ideological divides that have stymied immigration reform.

Moderator: Prof. Da...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
There is an old adage that says “Dead men tell no tales,” but Forensic Anthropologist Ann Marie Mires would beg to differ. Dr. Mires has made a career out of examining human remains and interpreting the information they hold about how a person lived and died. Over the course of her career Mires has w...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 5:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 521
Professor Rebecca Nedostup, of the BC History department, will speak about her experiences in China, discussing different perspectives on China that students might not get from US media.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.   
McElroy Commons, Faculty Dining Room
Dr. De Geest is professor of nursing and director of the Institute of Nursing Science of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Basel, Switzerland. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the Royal College of Nursing. Dinner will be served.

Registration required. To register, cli...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
The Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice and the Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for Mental Health and Human Rights present: Living Legacies: 20th Anniversary Commemoration of the Martyrs of El Salvador

Commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the murders of six Jesuit priest...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 4, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
A documentary film by John J. Michalczyk and Ronald A. Marsh for the 20th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
 
 
Thursday, November 5, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 5, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 5, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 5, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
You are invited take a peek into the world of Edward Gorey. The library of English author, playwright, and literary critic Graham Greene, owned by the Burns Library, contains fifteen of Gorey's works, including the pop-up book The Dwindling Party. These books are always available to researchers, bu...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 5, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 5, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 5, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Adam Levine, Columbia University, will speak on "Sliceness of Whitehead and Bing doubles"

Abstract: Links obtained using the operations of Whitehead and Bing doubling (and combinations thereof) are of great interest in the study of concordance, since they play a fundamental role in the work of Fre...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 5, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
STM Chapel, 9 Lake St., Brighton Campus
Thursdays: October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 2:00-4:00 p.m.


Robert Gilroy, S.J., Christine Kowalcky, Rev. James A.
Mongelluzzo, Mary Sweeney, S.C., and Ann McNeil, C.S.J.

Each session in this series will include and experience of prayer and group reflection with a different prayer style: ri...

 
 
 
 
Thursday November 5, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.   
2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton Campus
Liturgy forms us in faith. Bruce Morrill, S.J. of Boston College's Theology Department will explore how the Church's celebration of Sunday is meant to reveal anew the vision of God's reign in Jesus so as to shape our lives in the faith, hope, and love Jesus lived unto death, the Spirit's writing the...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 5, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Boston College’s graduation rates rank among the national leaders, and the university is home to one of the most competitive athletics programs in the Atlantic Coast Conference. How do the Eagles do it? What are the challenges of upholding such a standard? The Boisi Center hosts a conversation with D...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 5, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
An evening of stories by the men and women on staff who make our Boston College community flourish and an opportunity to recognize the many stories that surround us that will “stop our hearts.” With music by Rick Sanger's band, "Tsunami of Sound."...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 5, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Lecture by Robert Wistrich, Director of the Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is author of Socialism and the Jews; The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph; Hitler and the Holocaust; and the documentary Antisemitism: the...
 
 
Friday, November 6, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 6, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 6, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 6, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 6, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 6, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
What is the experience of going from academia to the military, and what is the relationship between the university and the armed services? Panelists Andrew Bacevich of Boston University, Vietnam veteran Paul Delaney ’66, Second Lieutenant Maura Leo ’08, and Paul Rieckhoff, director of Iraq and Afgha...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 6, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Devlin 201
Dr. J. Taylor Perron, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Pattern Formation in Soil-Mantled Landscapes"
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 6, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
An evening of stories by the men and women on staff who make our Boston College community flourish and an opportunity to recognize the many stories that surround us that will “stop our hearts.” With music by Rick Sanger's band, "Tsunami of Sound."...
 
 
Saturday, November 7, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 7, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 7, 2009 | 8:30 a.m.   
Vanderslice Hall
This annual half-day autumn workshop highlights the seasons best new literary releases. Renowned authors and illustrators present their work. Children's literature specialists present book selections and resource listings. It's a great opportunity for participants to network and exchange ideas and op...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 7, 2009 | 10:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 7, 2009 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 7, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 7, 2009 | 12:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center
The sixth annual symposium of Mass Humanities explores the widening and worrisome gap between the values and beliefs of the military and those of civil society at large. In the course of the afternoon there will be three panels, composed of scholars, military and political leaders, and journalists:
...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 7, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 7, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Annual fall concert. John Finney, conductor. The orchestra will perform Mendelssohn "Fingal's Cave" Overture and
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5.
 
 
Sunday, November 8, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday November 8, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 8, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
The Boston College Alumni Association cordially invites you to attend the Annual Alumni Memorial Mass to honor the memory of all deceased alumni, family, and friends. William McInnes, S.J., presiding, Chaplain Emeritus of the Boston Colllege Alumni Association.

A complimentary light lunch reception w...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 8, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 8, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Monday, November 9, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 9, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 9, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 9, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 9, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Aurelian Craiutu, Harvey Mansfield, Cheryl Welch, and R. Shep Melnick: "Book roundtable discussing Craiutu’s Tocqueville's Views on America after 1840: Letters and Other Writings" (Cambridge University Press, 2009)(with Jeremy Jennings)....
 
 
 
 
Monday November 9, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Vanderslice Cabaret Room
Professor James Bernauer, SJ, of Boston College's Philosophy Department, and Professor Nicholas Jose, of Harvard University's Australian Studies program and former cultural counselor at the Australian Embassy in Beijing from 1987-1990 will discuss the history and memory of the Tiananmen Square incide...
 
 
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Fulton 130
Join colleagues for the Computer Science Distinguished Speaker Series presentation, "What Art Can Tell Us About the Brain" by Margaret Livingstone, Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
The Eucharist is an invitation to live the ideas of the Gospel, to be Jesus' witnesses in the midst of our world. Formation of the heart is essential for a life of discipleship and service. In the closeness to the Lord that we experience at the celebration of the Eucharist, like the disciples on the ...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Boston College's Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies Student Association (MEISSA) will be screening The Syrian Bride, a 2004 Israeli drama in Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles directed by Eran Riklis. This critically-acclaimed drama looks at the Syrian-Israeli conflict through the story of a fa...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Room 211
In celebration of Native American History Month, the Libraries present a four-part film series We Shall Remain.

Showing Tuesday, November 10, 7-10pm After the Mayflower & Tecumseh’s Vision.

Showing Tuesday, November 17, 7-10pm Trail of Tears & Wounded Knee....
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 10, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Music for large and small brass ensemble.
 
 
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 9:30 a.m.   
Mass—St. Ignatius Church; Dedication Ceremony—Burns Library Lawn; Reception—Irish Room, Gasson Hall
On Veterans Day, Boston College will dedicate a permanent memorial to its alumni who died in the line of duty during military conflicts. Located on the Burns Library Lawn, the new memorial is a 70-foot serpentine wall, capped with polished granite on which are inscribed names of the 209 who perished—...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 12:30 p.m.   
Devlin Hall 425
Bring your lunch and hear about how contemporary artists Matthew Nash and Jason Dean have been exploring the American Civil War through their collaborative web project, “A House Re-divided”. Nash, publisher of the online arts journal, bigredandshiney.com will discuss AHouseRedivided.blogspot.com, ...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 3:00 p.m.   
Vanderslice Cabaret Room
New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer will discuss and sign his new book Eating Animals from 3:00 - 5:00 on Wednesday, November 11 in the Vanderslice Cabaret Room. Brilliantly synthesizing philosophy, literature, science, memoir and his own detective work, Eating Animals explor...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Gasson Chair Lecture
Andrea Vicini, SJ, MD, PhD
Professor of Moral Theology and Bioethics Faculty of Theology of Southern Italy: S. Luigi, Naples, Italy
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Three Boston College alumni talk about the impact of studying and living in El Salvador, through the Casa de la Solidaridad foreign study program, on their faith commitments and vocational discernment. The panel is part of the university's commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 1989 assassinati...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 11, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Please join us for an evening with Maxim D. Shrayer, as he reads from and discusses his new collection of short stories, Yom Kippur in Amsterdam (2009). Whether set in Shrayer’s native Russia or in North America and Western Europe, these stories explore emotionally intricate relationships that cros...
 
 
Thursday, November 12, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 12, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 12, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 12, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 12, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 12, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 12, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
STM Chapel, 9 Lake St., Brighton Campus
Thursdays: October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 2:00-4:00 p.m.


Robert Gilroy, S.J., Christine Kowalcky, Rev. James A.
Mongelluzzo, Mary Sweeney, S.C., and Ann McNeil, C.S.J.

Each session in this series will include and experience of prayer and group reflection with a different prayer style: ri...

 
 
 
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
The Chambers Lecture Series featuring Father Greg Boyle, S.J., Founder and Executive Director of Homeboy Industries, Los Angeles, CA.
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.   
McGuinn Hall 121
Alasdair MacIntyre, O'Brien Senior Research Professor of Philosophy at Notre Dame University, and author of the recently published God, Philosophy, Universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition, will lecture on Philosophical Education Against Contemporary Culture. This ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 12, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
9 Lake St., Rm. 100, Brighton Campus
Fr. Uwem Akpan, S.J., author of the New York Times bestseller Say You're One of Them, will discuss his book, the intersection of spirituality and art, and his life as a Jesuit priest and author.
 
 
Friday, November 13, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 13, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 13, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 13, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 13, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Friday November 13, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Gasson 100
Jane E. Regan, STM Associate Professor of Theology and Religious Education and John J. Shea, O.S.A., STM Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling
What does it mean to “grow up” as Christians, and how can we minister to effectively foster spiritual maturity? At this presentation, consider t...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 13, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 13, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
The Philosophy Department at Boston College and Church in the 21st Century Center present a book panel on Alasdair MacIntyre's book, God, Philosophy, Universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition.Panel members include Prof. Jeff Bloechl, Philosophy Department, Prof. Cand...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 13, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Fulton Honors Linbrary
Conversation Series for Graduate/Professional Students Presenter: Nora Wylie, Associate Dean for Students, Law School Student Services
 
 
 
 
Friday November 13, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Friday November 13, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
Annual fall concert. John Finney, conductor.
 
 
Saturday, November 14, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 14, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 14, 2009 | 10:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 14, 2009 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 14, 2009 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 14, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 14, 2009 | 12:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Boston College celebrates the 125th anniversary of John McCormack, the great Irish tenor.

This event includes a symposium with Hankus Netsky and Mick Moloney addressing McCormack’s influence on American music, a lecture with Paul Brock discussing his legacy, an exhibition of McCormack archival materi...

 
 
 
 
Saturday November 14, 2009 | 3:30 p.m.   
Charlottesville, VA
The Boston College Eagles travel to Scott Stadium for their first appearance in Charlottesville on November 14. It is just the second match-up between the Cavaliers and Eagles since BC joined the ACC in 2005.
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 14, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Sunday, November 15, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday November 15, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 15, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
A Catholic liturgy in the French language
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 15, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 15, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Sunday November 15, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Harvard University Sanders Theater
Bands from the 4 "Beanpot" schools - BC, BU, Northeastern, and Harvard - perform together.
 
 
Monday, November 16, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 16, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 16, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 16, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 16, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 16, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons, Lower Campus
Alex Counts is President and CEO of Grameen Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on enabling the poor to escape poverty using microfinance and technology. He founded Grameen Foundation and became its CEO in 1997, after working in microfinance and poverty reduction for 10 years. As a Fulbright...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 16, 2009 | 5:00 p.m.   
Carney 106
Professor Hosea Hirata, Tufts University, will deliver a presentation on poet Araki Yasusada.
 
 
 
 
Monday November 16, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Lyons Dining Hall
From Saturday, Nov. 14th until Wednesday, Nov. 18th, a team of Boston College students will be hosting a group of high school seniors from the Jemez and Zia Pueblos Native American Reservations in New Mexico. Over the course of those five days, our guests will shadow their hosts to classes, share in ...
 
 
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Prof. Jonathan Bloom, Columbia University will speak on "Link surgery, monopole Floer homology, and odd Khovanov homology".

Abstract: I'll describe new invariants of a framed link in a 3-manifold, which arise as the pages of a spectral sequence generalizing the surgery exact triangle in monopole F...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 5:30 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. Gain collaborative leadership skills that affect your work and community; develop responsible leadership practices throug...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Room 211
In celebration of Native American History Month, the Libraries present a four-part film series We Shall Remain.

Showing Tuesday, November 10, 7-10pm After the Mayflower & Tecumseh’s Vision.

Showing Tuesday, November 17, 7-10pm Trail of Tears & Wounded Knee....
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Tuesday November 17, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Symphonic Band's first Fall performance.
 
 
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
The Artsbridge Institute is a Boston-based coexistence education program for Palestinian and Israeli teenagers, which took place on the Boston College campus last summer. Exec. Dir. Deborah Nathan will give a presentation about Artsbridge and discuss with students and other members of the BC communit...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493
Charles J. Lada, PhD. , Associate Director, Radio and Geoastronomy Division, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Samantha André, cultural attachée from the Consulate of France in Boston, will talk about the different options for those who want to study and/or work in France.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
By William Shakespeare, Directed by Dr. Scott T. Cummings. This beguiling comedy follows the romantic adventures of Viola and her identical twin.

Sebastian, both shipwrecked in the enchanted dukedom of Illyria. This one of Shakespeare's time-honored stories of cross-dressing and mistaken identity, al...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday November 18, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Music of Haydn, Martinu, Zemek and Kalabis.
 
 
Thursday, November 19, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 19, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 19, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 19, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 19, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 19, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 19, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Prof. Jonathan Bloom, Columbia University will speak on "Link surgery, monopole Floer homology, and odd Khovanov homology".

Abstract: I'll describe new invariants of a framed link in a 3-manifold, which arise as the pages of a spectral sequence generalizing the surgery exact triangle in monopole F...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday November 19, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
STM Chapel, 9 Lake St., Brighton Campus
Thursdays: October 15, 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, 2:00-4:00 p.m.


Robert Gilroy, S.J., Christine Kowalcky, Rev. James A.
Mongelluzzo, Mary Sweeney, S.C., and Ann McNeil, C.S.J.

Each session in this series will include and experience of prayer and group reflection with a different prayer style: ri...

 
 
 
 
Thursday November 19, 2009 | 6:30 p.m.   
Higgins 225
Learn about Fair Trade, how it can stimulate trade in developing countries, and how it promotes sustainability. Peter Buck will also share the story of one of the small cooperative farming communities that trades with Equal Exchange.

More information about Equal Exchange available at:
www.equale...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 19, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.    [Revised]
Fulton 511
Larry Cox, the executive director of Amnesty International USA, will be speaking about the importance of defending economic, social, and cultural rights in the 21st century. In addition, he will discuss the importance of human rights activism, the current work of Amnesty, and how to relate the concep...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 19, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Vanderslice Cabaret Room
Every year, Asian Caucus hosts the "From Mind to Mic" fall concert to celebrate the success of Asian American Artists and musicians. Although Asian Americans have become increasingly prominent in many high profile public positions in society, a lot of that success has eluded Asian American artists an...
 
 
 
 
Thursday November 19, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Joseph Chair Lecture
Margaret Jennings, Professor of Medievel Studies, St. Joseph's College, New York
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 19, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
By William Shakespeare, Directed by Dr. Scott T. Cummings. This beguiling comedy follows the romantic adventures of Viola and her identical twin.

Sebastian, both shipwrecked in the enchanted dukedom of Illyria. This one of Shakespeare's time-honored stories of cross-dressing and mistaken identity, al...

 
 
Friday, November 20, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 20, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 20, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 20, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 20, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday November 20, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 20, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Newton Campus Soccer Field
Cheer on BC's Women's Soccer team as they take on Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16! Student tickets are $4 with BCID (non-student tickets are $8) and can be purchased at the gate or the Conte Forum Ticket Office. ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 20, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
By William Shakespeare, Directed by Dr. Scott T. Cummings. This beguiling comedy follows the romantic adventures of Viola and her identical twin.

Sebastian, both shipwrecked in the enchanted dukedom of Illyria. This one of Shakespeare's time-honored stories of cross-dressing and mistaken identity, al...

 
 
 
 
Friday November 20, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
A night of jazz in the Irish Room.
 
 
Saturday, November 21, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 21, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 21, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Flynn Recreation Complex
Boston College vs. North Carolina
It's nearly game time and FanFest will get the excitement started! Free to enter for all those with game tickets, FanFest offers an array of tailgate treats for purchase, such as hot dogs, hamburgers, New England clam chowder, beer, wine, and soda. While you're fea...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 21, 2009 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 21, 2009 | 10:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 21, 2009 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 21, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
Hillside Bookstore at 21 Campanella Way
Alumni Author Michael Shoule will be available to sign his new board book, My Daddy Loves Boston College Football, before the big game on Saturday. Michael's book is the perfect Holiday gift for BC Eagles football fans of all ages. ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 21, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Saturday November 21, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
Alumni Stadium
The Boston College Eagles will host the North Carolina Tar Heels on November 21 at Alumni Stadium. This marks only the second time that North Carolina has played at Boston College. It will be the final home game of the season for Boston College....
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 21, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
By William Shakespeare, Directed by Dr. Scott T. Cummings. This beguiling comedy follows the romantic adventures of Viola and her identical twin.

Sebastian, both shipwrecked in the enchanted dukedom of Illyria. This one of Shakespeare's time-honored stories of cross-dressing and mistaken identity, al...

 
 
Sunday, November 22, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday November 22, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 22, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday November 22, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
By William Shakespeare, Directed by Dr. Scott T. Cummings. This beguiling comedy follows the romantic adventures of Viola and her identical twin.

Sebastian, both shipwrecked in the enchanted dukedom of Illyria. This one of Shakespeare's time-honored stories of cross-dressing and mistaken identity, al...

 
 
 
 
Sunday November 22, 2009 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Judy Grant, director.
 
 
Monday, November 23, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 23, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 23, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 23, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 23, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 23, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 23, 2009 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Prof. Ruifeng Qiu (East China Normal University, visiting UC Santa Barbara) will give a talk titled "The amalgamation and self-amalgamation of high distance Heegaard splittings are always efficient".

Abstract: Let M be a compact orientable 3-manifold which contains a closed incompressible surface ...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 23, 2009 | 4:15 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Sandra Herbert, director.
 
 
 
 
Monday November 23, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Walsh Function Room
Come join an exclusive screening of “The Calling” hosted by Fr. Jack Butler, S.J. Hear a behind the scenes narrative from producer/director David Ranghelli as he invites you into the tale of a young man, Orlando Castillo, who is struggling to answer the vocational question of “Who am I?”

A panel fea...

 
 
 
 
Monday November 23, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Lectura Dantis, a public reading of Dante's Divine Comedy, presents Paradiso IV with Prof. Myriam Ruthenberg, Florida Atlantic 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....
 
 
 
 
Monday November 23, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Students and staff will perform different French or French-inspired pieces, including Fauré, Saint Saëns, Offenbach and Weill.
 
 
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 24, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 24, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
Boston College has a proud tradition of faculty and alumni in service “For God and Country.” Records in the University Archives at the John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections reveal one hundred and twenty-nine names of its chaplains, but many more are unknown. The Burns Library ho...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday November 24, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 24, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday November 24, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
Wednesday, November 25, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday November 25, 2009 | TBA   
n/a
Classes cancelled. Offices will be open.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday November 25, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 25, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 25, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday November 25, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
Thursday, November 26, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 26, 2009 | TBA   
n/a
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday November 26, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
Friday, November 27, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 27, 2009 | TBA   
n/a
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday November 27, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Friday November 27, 2009 | 5:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Saturday, November 28, 2009
 
 
 
Saturday November 28, 2009 | TBA   
College Park, MD
The Boston College Eagles will travel to College Park to face the University of Maryland Terrapins in their final regular season game.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday November 28, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday November 28, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
Sunday, November 29, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday November 29, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday November 29, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
Monday, November 30, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 30, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Bobbie Hanvey is an award-winning photographer, living and working in Northern Ireland. The Burns Library is the only institution to hold any of Hanvey's unpublished works, and we have over 19,000 of his photographs which document the people and life in the North of Ireland since the 1970s. The colle...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 30, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
During El Salvador’s civil war through the 1980s and into the early 1990s, more than 70,000 people were killed: most were civilians killed by the Salvadoran government’s armed forces and paramilitary death squads.

On Nov. 16, 1989 six Jesuits and two women were murdered in the Jesuit residence at the...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday November 30, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library
Posters, programs, music, and memorabilia celebrating the career of legendary Irish singer and harpist Mary O'Hara.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 30, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
An exhibit of original letters, manuscripts, posters, sheet music, and artifacts commemorating the 125th anniversary of the birth of Irish-born tenor John McCormack.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday November 30, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Becker Archive contains approximately 650 hitherto unexhibited and undocumented drawings by Joseph Becker and his colleagues, nineteenth-century artists who worked as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly observing, drawing, and sending back for publication images of the Civil Wa...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 30, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center
Noam Chomsky, Jon Sobrino, S.J. and J. Donald Monan, S.J. will reconsider from each of their perspectives the assassination of the six Jesuit priests and their two staff members at the University of Central America (UCA) on the 20th anniversary of their martyrdom. ...
 
 
 
 
Monday November 30, 2009 | 6:30 p.m.   
Lyons 301
As part of the African & African Studies Department's annual Film Series presentation, this year's theme is Francophone African Films and will be under the guidance of Professor Regine Michelle Jean-Charles. Bamako depicts a trial in the capital city (of the same name) of Mali. The trial adresses w...
 
 
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