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Wednesday, April 1, 2009
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | TBA   
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Wednesday April 1, 2009 | TBA   
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Last date for master's and doctoral candidates to turn in signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2009 graduation.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 1, 2009 | TBA   
elements@bc.edu
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get published as an undergraduate! Elements, Boston College's Undergraduate Research Journal, is accepting submissions for Fall 2009. The deadline for this issue is Wednesday, April 8th. Elements seeks research papers (1500-5000 words) that are well-writ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 3:00 p.m.   
McElroy Conference Room
Ravi Vakil, Professor of Mathematics, Stanford University. (Intended for mathematically sophisticated audiences.)
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Peter T. Ewell, Vice President of the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) will present a talk titled: Life After Spellings: What Future for Teaching, Learning, and Accountability in American Higher Education?

The last five years has been a rough ride for American higher ...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, Room 024, Brighton Campus
Presenter: James Conn, S.J., Pontifical University, Rome, Italy

Course dates: March 11, 18, 25 and April 1

This series will examine several dimensions of ecclesial life from the perspective of canon law. Emphasis will be placed on the complementary rights and obligations of persons, groups, an...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Working with a range of media, artist Dorothy Cross has been commissioned to create several public works, the most significant being Ghost Ship, located in Dublin Bay in 1999. She is currently working on a project to commemorate the death of Charles Darwin, which will be shown at Shrewsbury Museum in...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 6:30 p.m.   
Connolly House
Concert of traditional American fiddle and banjo music featuring Ken Perlman and Alan Jabbour.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
There will be a screening of a The Education of Shelby Knox featuring a discussion with the directors of the film. The Education of Shelby Knox tells the story of a teenage girl's personal, political, and spiritual coming of age, forged through her involvement in a small town battle over sex educ...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
Pierre-Richard Prosper, Former Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues and Former Prosecutor on the International criminal tribunal for Rwanda will speak on justice after genocide. Currently, Prosper is of counsel with Arent Fox in the firm's Los Angeles office. A brief response by H.E. Ambassador ...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 008
The Heightsmen, BC's all-male A Cappella will be hosting their annual Spring Cafe concert on April 1st. They will be performing out new tunes such as "Lift Me Up", "Good Morning Beautiful" and "I Want You Back", as well as classics like "My Girl" and "Good Ole' A Cappella". Be prepared to be serenad...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Higgins 310
2009: 90 years since May 4th; 60 years since the founding of the People’s Republic of China; 20 years since the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Australian Sinologist Professor Geremie Barmé will reflect on China’s tumultuous twentieth-century and the various ways to approach Chinese history.

Professor ...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 1, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Quartets by Carter, Suk, Klein, Novak-Zemek & Haas.
 
 
Thursday, April 2, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 2, 2009 | TBA   
elements@bc.edu
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get published as an undergraduate! Elements, Boston College's Undergraduate Research Journal, is accepting submissions for Fall 2009. The deadline for this issue is Wednesday, April 8th. Elements seeks research papers (1500-5000 words) that are well-writ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 2, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 2, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
East Wing Room 120 Newton Campus
The Anti-Defamation League and BC Law have collaborated to bring Gabriela Shalev, Israeli Ambassador to the UN, law professor, and world-famous authority on contracts to give a lecture, which will be followed by a reception. ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 2, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Professor Cathy Caruth holds the Winship Distinguished Research Chair in Comparative Literature and English at Emory University and is an internationally recognized authority on trauma and literature. Her areas of research include British and German romanticism, literary theory, and psychoanalytic st...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 2, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Fulton 511
The fourth annual Canisius Lecture presented by Jean-Louis Cardinal Tauran, President, Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Vatican City.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 2, 2009 | 6:00 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
A Winston Center Collaboration featuring Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey. In collaboration with the Institute for the Liberal Arts.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 2, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
Presenter: Ken Hackett, Catholic Relief Services
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 2, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Sally Merry, director of the program on law and society and Professor in the Department of Anthropology at New York University will discuss how human rights travel from the sites where they are created to urban neighborhoods around the world....
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 2, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
French Press next to BC Green line
Come to French Press and hear live music, reflections, and receive information about Catholic Social Teaching and Genocide Awareness.
 
 
Friday, April 3, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 3, 2009 | TBA   
elements@bc.edu
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get published as an undergraduate! Elements, Boston College's Undergraduate Research Journal, is accepting submissions for Fall 2009. The deadline for this issue is Wednesday, April 8th. Elements seeks research papers (1500-5000 words) that are well-writ...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 3, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Various locations; see description
Tech for Good features three talks by remarkable humanitarians and business leaders in their respective fields:
"Solutions for Energy," presented by Bob Metcalfe, General Partner, Polaris Ventures and Inventor of Ethernet, 9:00 am to 9:50 am, Fulton 511;
"Solutions for Education," presented by Char...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 3, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 3, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
St. Ignatius Church
This annual concert is a highlight of Black Family Weekend and an opportunity for friends, families, student, faculty and prospective students to enjoy the sounds of contemporary gospel and spirituals.
 
 
 
 
Friday April 3, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Chapel of the Holy Spirit, 129 Lake Street (Brighton Campus)
Pontifical Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts (Byzantine-Ukrainian rite). Most Rev Paul Chomnycky, Bishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Stamford CT. Seminary choir of St Basil’s College Seminary (Stamford CT).
 
 
 
 
Friday April 3, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
John Finney, conductor. Featuring Copland's Appalachian Spring.
 
 
Saturday, April 4, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 4, 2009 | TBA   
elements@bc.edu
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get published as an undergraduate! Elements, Boston College's Undergraduate Research Journal, is accepting submissions for Fall 2009. The deadline for this issue is Wednesday, April 8th. Elements seeks research papers (1500-5000 words) that are well-writ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 4, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
Sunday, April 5, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 5, 2009 | TBA   
elements@bc.edu
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get published as an undergraduate! Elements, Boston College's Undergraduate Research Journal, is accepting submissions for Fall 2009. The deadline for this issue is Wednesday, April 8th. Elements seeks research papers (1500-5000 words) that are well-writ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 5, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
Monday, April 6, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 6, 2009 | TBA   
elements@bc.edu
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get published as an undergraduate! Elements, Boston College's Undergraduate Research Journal, is accepting submissions for Fall 2009. The deadline for this issue is Wednesday, April 8th. Elements seeks research papers (1500-5000 words) that are well-writ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 6, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 6, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Appointments are available every 15 minutes, beginning at 12:00pm and ending at 5:45pm. Please visit http://arc-bostoncollege.genbook.com to schedule an appointment. If there are no more appointments available, please visit http://www.givelife.org

On average, an appointment will generally take 45-60 ...

 
 
 
 
Monday April 6, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Connolly House
"Coming of Age in the 1990s: Mary Robinson and the Irish Literary Childhood," presented by Jane Elizabeth Dougherty, Southern Illinois University, English Department, for the "Childhood and Ireland" Interdisciplinary Lecture Series. ...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 6, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Ranging from 19th century paintings of catastrophic fires to contemporary movie scenes of Manhattan engulfed by a gigantic wave, Page asks what it means that Americans have repeatedly imagined New York's destruction. His answers provide a critical historical perspective on our understanding of the e...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 6, 2009 | 6:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
On February 13, 2008, the Australian Parliament apologised to the Stolen Generation, that generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who were forcibly removed from their families by successive governments and placed with white foster families. The apology was one step in a national ...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 6, 2009 | 6:30 p.m.   
Lyons 301
"Riveting testimonials from Black women rape survivors...who defy victimization." Directed by Aishah Shahidah Simmons.
 
 
 
 
Monday April 6, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
The Americans for Informed Democracy of Boston College present "The Last Lecture Series," with Prof. Paul Breines from the History Department. One lecture each semester from a distinguished BC professor answering the question: "if you had the chance to give the last lecture of your life, what would y...
 
 
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 7, 2009 | TBA   
elements@bc.edu
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get published as an undergraduate! Elements, Boston College's Undergraduate Research Journal, is accepting submissions for Fall 2009. The deadline for this issue is Wednesday, April 8th. Elements seeks research papers (1500-5000 words) that are well-writ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 7, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 7, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Appointments are available every 15 minutes, beginning at 12:00pm and ending at 5:45pm. Please visit http://arc-bostoncollege.genbook.com to schedule an appointment. If there are no more appointments available, please visit http://www.givelife.org

On average, an appointment will generally take 45-60 ...

 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 7, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
Lyons 301
David Quigley, Associate Professor, History Department and Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and The Graduate School. Part of the Works in Progress lecture series, showcasing the research and writing of AADS core and affiliate faculty. Lunch is provided....
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 7, 2009 | 5:15 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Dean Nizar Hamzeh is the chief academic officer for the College of Arts & Sciences at the American University of Kuwait, and is a Professor of Political Science and International Relations. Dean Hamzeh has become an internationally recognized authority on the culture and politics of Lebanon, with a s...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 7, 2009 | 6:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Publishing CEO, entrepreneur, and recent Emerson grad Morgan First will speak about her experience starting a business, getting to know the city, and staying real. Free copies of the infamous MAP Boston and related swag....
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 7, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Bapst Library
Opening Reception. Serena Chaudhry, MSW, MPH will speak about the exhibit. Exhibit of art work done by women from South Asia who have escaped situations of domestic violence.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 7, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
David Healey, conductor. The Symphonic Band's spring concert featuring music by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland and Eric Whitacre.
 
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 8, 2009 | TBA   
elements@bc.edu
Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get published as an undergraduate! Elements, Boston College's Undergraduate Research Journal, is accepting submissions for Fall 2009. The deadline for this issue is Wednesday, April 8th. Elements seeks research papers (1500-5000 words) that are well-writ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 8, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library
Exhibit of art work done by women from South Asia who have escaped situations of domestic violence.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 8, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 8, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Appointments are available every 15 minutes, beginning at 12:00pm and ending at 5:45pm. Please visit http://arc-bostoncollege.genbook.com to schedule an appointment. If there are no more appointments available, please visit http://www.givelife.org

On average, an appointment will generally take 45-60 ...

 
 
Thursday, April 9, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 9, 2009 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
No classes.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 9, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library
Exhibit of art work done by women from South Asia who have escaped situations of domestic violence.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 9, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
Friday, April 10, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 10, 2009 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
No classes.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 10, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library
Exhibit of art work done by women from South Asia who have escaped situations of domestic violence.
 
 
Saturday, April 11, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 11, 2009 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
No classes.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 11, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library
Exhibit of art work done by women from South Asia who have escaped situations of domestic violence.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 11, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
Sunday, April 12, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 12, 2009 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
No classes. University closed.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 12, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library
Exhibit of art work done by women from South Asia who have escaped situations of domestic violence.
 
 
Monday, April 13, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 13, 2009 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
No classes.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 13, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library
Exhibit of art work done by women from South Asia who have escaped situations of domestic violence.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 13, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 14, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library
Exhibit of art work done by women from South Asia who have escaped situations of domestic violence.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 14, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 14, 2009 | 6:30 p.m.   
Connolly House
Maeve Donnelly and Tony MacManus: Concert of fiddle and guitar music from Ireland and Scotland.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 14, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Presenters: James Carr, SJ, Gonzaga Retreat House, Ann Fowler and Gail O'Donnell, RSCJ; Richard Stanley, SJ, Gonzaga Retreat House
 
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 15, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 15, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert 127
University Lecturer, Dr. Jay D. Keasling
Hubbard Howe Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biochemical Engineering & Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley; Founding Director, Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center, UC/Berkeley; Director, Physical Biosciences Divisi...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 15, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Presenters: Maria Rosario Saavedra, Maria Clara Bingimer, Patricia Cahill, Lisa Sowle Cahill
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 15, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493
“Searching for Historical Earthquakes,” presented by Prof. John E. Ebel, Ph.D., Geophysicist, Director of Weston Observatory, Department of Geology and Geophysics.
 
 
Thursday, April 16, 2009
 
 
 
Thursday April 16, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
Dustbowl
Annual campus-wide event that celebrates the international and inter-cultural BC community. It brings everyone in the BC community together from undergrads, to graduate students, to faculty and administrators. Different culture groups display their culture through music, food, performances, arts & cr...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 16, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 16, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert 127
University Lecturer, Dr. Jay D. Keasling
Hubbard Howe Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biochemical Engineering & Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley; Founding Director, Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center, UC/Berkeley; Director, Physical Biosciences Divisi...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 16, 2009 | 4:15 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Works by Messiaen and Haydn, featuring Patrick Boyle, piano.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 16, 2009 | 5:00 p.m.   
129 Lake Street, Room 024, Brighton Campus
Book Launch Event
Editor: Colleen Griffith, the School of Theology and Ministry. Presentations also by six contributors to the volume: Susan Abraham (Harvard University), Francine Cardman (Boston College), M. Shawn Copeland (Boston College), Nancy Pinead-Madrid (Boston College), Jane Regan (Boston...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 16, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Cushing 001
A spring concert by The Madrigal Singers of Boston College that offers a beautiful Renaissance repertoire of soft and sweet songs sure to get you in the mood for chirping birds and spring breezes! Take a half-hour off from studying and bring your friends to share in this short, delightful repertoire!...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 16, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Join us for a viewing of the documentary film, FLOW (For Love Of Water), about the water crisis today. FLOW covers the spectrum of important water issues: commodification, consumption, pollution, scarcity, and the movement to make access to clean water a human right. Members of the "Think Outs...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 16, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Part of the Lowell Humanities Series. Ha Jin is an associate professor in English at Boston University. Waiting, his first full-length novel, was the winner of the 1999 National Book Award for Fiction and the 2000 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction....
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 16, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
Daniel Gostin, director. Haydn's Missa brevis Sanctis Joannis de Deo and Handel's Messiah Part the Third.
 
 
Friday, April 17, 2009
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 17, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 17, 2009 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert 127
University Lecturer, Dr. Jay D. Keasling
Hubbard Howe Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biochemical Engineering & Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley; Founding Director, Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center, UC/Berkeley; Director, Physical Biosciences Divisi...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 17, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Featuring poets James Tate, Fanny Howe, and John Ashbery. Please reserve tickets by emailing guestbookproject@gmail.com. Limit 4 tickets per name.
 
 
 
 
Friday April 17, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Come watch the Sharps' biggest show of the season! If you love a cappella at BC, you know about the Sharps, BC's only all-female a cappella group since 1990. With a repertoire including popular songs like "No Air" (Jordin Sparks/Chris Brown), "Who Knew" (Pink), and "Hide and Seek" (Imogen Heap), as w...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 17, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
The Baldwin Awards Program is a red-carpet celebration of excellence in student filmmaking at Boston College modeled on the Oscars. Named for the University’s eagle mascot, golden eagle statuettes are presented in 13 categories: Best Picture of the Year, Viewer’s Choice Award, Beginning Film and Vide...
 
 
Saturday, April 18, 2009
 
 
 
Saturday April 18, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Boston College Flynn Recreation Complex
Please join the Volunteer & Service Learning Center in association with the Boston College Hoops for Hope Student Council and the Jimmy V Foundation on Saturday, April 18th for a 3-on-3 basketball tournament in honor of Jim Valvano, former NC State basketball coach and award-winning broadcaster who p...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 18, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 18, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Featuring poets Henri Cole, Jorie Graham, and Mark Strand. Please reserve tickets by emailing guestbookproject@gmail.com. Limit 4 tickets per name.
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 18, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Fulton 511
The Heightsmen, BC's All Male A Cappella will be celebrating the graduation of the class of 2009 with its annual Senior Show. Featuring classic Heightsmen hits from over the last four years, such as Come on Eileen and Can't Take My Eyes Off of You, as well as a bonus new song for the seniors, thi...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 18, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
John Finney, conductor. Featuring Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass.
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 18, 2009 | 9:00 p.m.    [Revised]
The O'Connell House
Make care packages for those who are serving our country! If possible, please feel free to bring items for the care packages that the troops might enjoy such as used but current magazines, books, non perishable food snacks, card games etc!...
 
 
Sunday, April 19, 2009
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 19, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 19, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Featuring poets Adam Zagajewski, Lucie Brock-Broido, and Derek Walcott. Please reserve tickets by emailing guestbookproject@gmail.com. Limit 4 tickets per name.
 
 
Monday, April 20, 2009
 
 
 
Monday April 20, 2009 | 7:00 a.m.   
n/a
University closed.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 20, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
 
 
 
Tuesday April 21, 2009 | 8:00 a.m.   
C21 Online
Begins April 21, 2009, four weeks. Featuring video of Michael J. Himes, faculty, Department of Theology. Our spirituality affects our total outlook on life and every aspect of daily living. What is spirituality? What is at the heart of prayer? Do we need community? What can suffering teach us? Join o...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 21, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 21, 2009 | 3:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
To help mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on April 21, the Center for Christian-Jewish Learning invites you to a lecture by Dr. Mordecai Paldiel, former director, Department of the Righteous, Yad Vashem Lecturer, Yeshiva College and Queens College, New York....
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 21, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Book Launch Event
Author and Presenter: Thomas O'Connor, Boston College University Historian
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 21, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Mcguinn 121
Dr. James Q. Wilson has enjoyed a long storied career in the public policy arena. From 1961 to 1987, he taught political science at Harvard University, where he was the Shattuck Professor of Government. He was the James Collins Professor of Management and Public Policy at UCLA from 1985 until 1997. H...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 21, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
This dynamic duo will grace us with a slam poetry and music performance to be followed by a workshop on race, gender, and sexuality. "When nationally recognized slam poet Kit Yan approached award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Li about quitting their jobs and driving across the country in the wint...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 21, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey 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. Gail Mazur, Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at Emerson College and author of five books of poetry, will deliver a keynote s...
 
 
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 22, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 22, 2009 | 6:30 p.m.   
Merkert 127
Sponsored by the Boston College Guestbook Series, "Hosting the Stranger: Hospitality and Hostility in World Politics" features Noam Chomsky in a panel discussion moderated by Richard Kearney, Director of the Seminar, with responses by Ali Banuazzi, research professor of political science, and Stephen...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 22, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493
“Searching for Historical Earthquakes,” presented by Prof. John E. Ebel, Ph.D., Geophysicist, Director of Weston Observatory, Department of Geology and Geophysics.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 22, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Meet Charity, the girl who wants to be loved so much, that she has lost sight of who she is. Her world is the all too real world of Times Square; it's a comedy in every sense of the word. Directed by Michael Allosso. Wed – Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 22, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Selections from Book 2, presented by Peter Watchorn, harpsichord.
 
 
Thursday, April 23, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 23, 2009 | TBA   
Higgins Atrium
Geyser is a two-channel video piece fragmenting a large geyser, creating a new relationship between expectations, anticipation and reward. BC premiers this work by Georgie Friedman as a part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Artist's talk and reception on Saturday April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Higgins Hal...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 23, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 23, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
O’Neill Plaza, Event Center
Music, theater, dance, film screenings, art exhibitions and demonstrations, literary readings, children’s activities, special events and much more!
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 23, 2009 | 6:00 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Original Film Presentation
Filmed over four years, Scenes from a Parish explores personal stories from the people of Saint Patrick's, Lawrence, MA, struggling to reconcile the ideals of faith with the cultural realities of a globalized United States. Director James Rutenbeck, pastor Father Paul O'B...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 23, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Lecture by Daniel Pipes, Director of the Middle East Forum
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 23, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Meet Charity, the girl who wants to be loved so much, that she has lost sight of who she is. Her world is the all too real world of Times Square; it's a comedy in every sense of the word. Directed by Michael Allosso. Wed – Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m...
 
 
Friday, April 24, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 24, 2009 | TBA   
Higgins Atrium
Geyser is a two-channel video piece fragmenting a large geyser, creating a new relationship between expectations, anticipation and reward. BC premiers this work by Georgie Friedman as a part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Artist's talk and reception on Saturday April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Higgins Hal...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 24, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 24, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
O’Neill Plaza, Event Center
Music, theater, dance, film screenings, art exhibitions and demonstrations, literary readings, children’s activities, special events and much more!
 
 
 
 
Friday April 24, 2009 | 5:30 p.m.   
McMullen Museum, Devlin Hall
Join us to celebrate the release of Boston College's new literary magazine, Post Road, Issue 17, the first published in partnership with the English Department of Boston College. In more than a decade of publishing, Post Road has earned a reputation for its literary quality and discovery of emerg...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 24, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Meet Charity, the girl who wants to be loved so much, that she has lost sight of who she is. Her world is the all too real world of Times Square; it's a comedy in every sense of the word. Directed by Michael Allosso. Wed – Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m...
 
 
Saturday, April 25, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 25, 2009 | TBA   
Higgins Atrium
Geyser is a two-channel video piece fragmenting a large geyser, creating a new relationship between expectations, anticipation and reward. BC premiers this work by Georgie Friedman as a part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Artist's talk and reception on Saturday April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Higgins Hal...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 25, 2009 | 9:00 a.m.   
Stuart House, East Wing Room 115, Newton Campus
Prayer and discipleship go hand-in-hand. For Hispanic Catholics such a conviction is at the heart of the cultural and spiritual roots that sustain their faith. This workshop is a unique opportunity to reflect about the role of prayer in ministry with one of the best known contemporary masters of spir...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 25, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 25, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
O’Neill Plaza, Event Center
Music, theater, dance, film screenings, art exhibitions and demonstrations, literary readings, children’s activities, special events and much more!
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 25, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Meet Charity, the girl who wants to be loved so much, that she has lost sight of who she is. Her world is the all too real world of Times Square; it's a comedy in every sense of the word. Directed by Michael Allosso. Wed – Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 25, 2009 | 8:00 p.m.   
O’Neill Plaza, Main Tent
BC dance groups perform a variety of dance and cultural styles with the award-winning jazz ensemble BC bOp!. $10 admission at the door. BC students w/ID free.
 
 
Sunday, April 26, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 26, 2009 | TBA   
Higgins Atrium
Geyser is a two-channel video piece fragmenting a large geyser, creating a new relationship between expectations, anticipation and reward. BC premiers this work by Georgie Friedman as a part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Artist's talk and reception on Saturday April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Higgins Hal...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 26, 2009 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 26, 2009 | 2:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Meet Charity, the girl who wants to be loved so much, that she has lost sight of who she is. Her world is the all too real world of Times Square; it's a comedy in every sense of the word. Directed by Michael Allosso. Wed – Fri. 7:30 p.m.; Sat. 8:00 p.m.; Sun. 2:00 p.m...
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 26, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
Against The Current, Boston College's only Christian a capella group is having its annual spring concert.
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 26, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Sandra Hebert, director.
 
 
Monday, April 27, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 27, 2009 | TBA   
Higgins Atrium
Geyser is a two-channel video piece fragmenting a large geyser, creating a new relationship between expectations, anticipation and reward. BC premiers this work by Georgie Friedman as a part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Artist's talk and reception on Saturday April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Higgins Hal...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 27, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 27, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Nicole Krauss, author of The History of Love will read from her current book.
 
 
 
 
Monday April 27, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Lectura Dantis, a public reading of Dante's Divine Comedy, presents Paradiso III with Prof. Lino Pertile, Harvard University. Bilingual texts of the canto will be distributed at the door. The presentation of the text is in English, and the reading in Italian....
 
 
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 28, 2009 | TBA   
Higgins Atrium
Geyser is a two-channel video piece fragmenting a large geyser, creating a new relationship between expectations, anticipation and reward. BC premiers this work by Georgie Friedman as a part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Artist's talk and reception on Saturday April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Higgins Hal...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 28, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 28, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Presenter: Tim Muldoon, University Mission and Ministry; and others
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 28, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Dr. Schumacher is coming to speak about her experience in the organization, "Doctors Without Borders" which sends doctors, nurses and others to over 60 countries in the world to provide healthcare to the underserved.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 28, 2009 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100
Sandra Hebert, director.
 
 
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 29, 2009 | TBA   
Higgins Atrium
Geyser is a two-channel video piece fragmenting a large geyser, creating a new relationship between expectations, anticipation and reward. BC premiers this work by Georgie Friedman as a part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Artist's talk and reception on Saturday April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Higgins Hal...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 29, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 29, 2009 | 4:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Panelists:
Alan Wolfe, Boston College
Mary Sarah Bilder, Boston College
Daniel J. Mahoney, Assumption College

A compelling and deeply felt exploration and defense of liberalism: what it actually is, why it is relevant today, and how it can help our society chart a forward course....
 
 
Thursday, April 30, 2009
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 30, 2009 | TBA   
Higgins Atrium
Geyser is a two-channel video piece fragmenting a large geyser, creating a new relationship between expectations, anticipation and reward. BC premiers this work by Georgie Friedman as a part of the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Artist's talk and reception on Saturday April 25 at 4:30 p.m. in Higgins Hal...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 30, 2009 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall
The Book as Art presents four decades of artists’ books by the medium’s finest female practitioners from around the world. Although inspired by livres d’artiste—deluxe books illustrated with prints by such celebrated artists as Georges Rouault and Pablo Picasso—by the end of the twentieth century...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 30, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 026
John Storyk - Architect, and Principal of WSDG

We will explore the audio recording industry, past, present and hopefully a glimpse of the future – specifically with an eye on the environments that have been designed and engineered, specifically for the creation of audio content. Recent WSDG projects...

 
 
 
 
Thursday April 30, 2009 | 7:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
How does the person of Jesus Christ influence the call and the labor of bringing peace and unity out of violence and brokenness? Professor Padraig O'Malley, known for his role in world peace negotiations most recently in Iraq, but also in Northern Ireland and South Africa, will share some of the hea...
 
 
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