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Thursday, April 1, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 1, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 1, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 1, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 1, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 1, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 1, 2010 | 6:30 p.m.   
South End Athletic Company, Boston, MA
 
 
Friday, April 2, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 2, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 2, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 2, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 2, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 2, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
Saturday, April 3, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 3, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 3, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 3, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 3, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
Sunday, April 4, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 4, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 4, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
Social Work Library (McGuinn Hall, Basement)
As part of this year's GSSW Diversity Series Initiative: "Refugees and Immigrants", we invite you to an exhibition at the Social Work Library entitled “Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times”. On display are photographs of refugees and refugee camps taken by Penny Alexander, GSSW Director of Internat...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 4, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
Monday, April 5, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 5, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 5, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 5, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 5, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 5, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
Lyons 301
As part of the Works In Progress Lecture Series presented by the African & African Studies Department, which features Boston College scholars and professors, this presentation will be conducted by visiting Boston College Professor, Masse Ndyiaye. His work will "examine the multiplicity of non-state a...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Main Campus
Dinner for all BC Connection mentors and mentees.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson 301
Event will feature a film screening showing the interviews of Rihanna and Chris Brown from NBC News 20/20 about the domestic abuse scandal that occurred last year. After the film, Prof. Angela Amar will lead a discussion on dating violence and interpersonal violence....
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 6, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Dr. Michael Kerr, the Director of the Centre for the Study of Divided Societies and Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at King's College London, will be lecturing about power-sharing in Lebanon and Northern Ireland. He will also conduct a book signing of one of his relevant works, Imposing Power-Sha...
 
 
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Dustbowl
Please help us make a statement about Sexual Assault Awareness Month! Help us spread awareness at BC. Each year 350 women are sexually assaulted on a college campus. We are putting on a demonstration using one shoe to represent one of these 350 women. The demonstration is to help create a visual for ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
CARE (Concerned About Rape Education) Week is a series of programs devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to cre...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Ever since their initial seizure, objects taken from the Summer Palace (Beijing) by French and British forces in 1860 have appeared at auction houses in Paris, London, and Hong Kong. Recently, the government of the People's Republic of China logged formal protests against the sale of these objects an...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 5:00 p.m.   
Carney 302
Prof. Amir Aczel (Visiting Assistant Professor at Boston College) will give a lecture co-sponsored by the BCMS and the Mathematics Department

"Mathematics, Physics, and the LHC: the Largest Machine Ever Built"

Abstract: In late February this year, the Large Hadron Collider at the international ...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 7, 2010 | 5:00 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Gasson Chair lecture presented by Andrea Vicini, SJ, MD, PhD, Professor of Moral Theology and Bioethics, Faculty of Theology of Southern Italy: S. Luigi, Naples, Italy. Respondent: Prof. Lisa Sowle Cahill.

Today's many ethical issues invite us to reflect on a cross-cultural approach able to strengthe...

 
 
Thursday, April 8, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 8, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 8, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 8, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 8, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 8, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 8, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
CARE (Concerned About Rape Education) Week is a series of programs devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to cre...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 8, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
McElroy 141
As a part of C.A.R.E. Week, join the Women’s Resource Center for a discussion about relationships at BC and dating violence, featuring a speaker from the Renewal House in Boston.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 8, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
Carney Hall 309
Prof. Andre Reznikov (Bar Ilan University/IAS) will speak on "Gelfand pairs and identities for automorphic periods".

Abstract: I will discuss how the notion of Gelfand pairs from the representation theory leads to various identities for automorphic periods. These include the classical Rankin-Selbe...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 8, 2010 | 6:00 p.m.   
Beijing, China
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 8, 2010 | 6:30 p.m.   
Connolly House
Concert by Paddy O’Brien,button accordian; Pat Egan, guitar/vocals; and guest fiddle player Dale Russ.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 8, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
The College Democrats host a lecture by Mike Bonanno of The Yes Men and star of the award-winning documentary, The Yes Men Fix the World.

Mike Bonanno has gained international acclaim and notoriety for exposing dehumanizing business practices and helping to keep critical issues in the international...

 
 
 
 
Thursday April 8, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
2101 Commonwealth Ave. (Former Cardinal's residence), Brighton Campus
As a young theologian, Joseph Ratzinger played an important role in advising the German bishops during the Second Vatican Council. Father Robert Imbelli, of Boston College’s Department of Theology, will examine the Pope’s theological and pastoral vision. He maintains that Pope Benedict’s aim is to pr...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 8, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater, Bonn Studio
Sarah Ruhl reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine.
 
 
Friday, April 9, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 9, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 9, 2010 | 8:30 a.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
The conference will focus on the Obama administration's approach to combating terrorism and will explore the interconnected problems of safeguarding national security and protecting civil liberties. The first panel will offer an overview of the Obama administration's strategy and tactics for combatin...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 9, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 9, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 9, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 9, 2010 | 9:30 a.m.   
Cushing Hall 411/412
A conversation with AARP president and School of Nursing alumna Jennie Chin Hansen, RN, M.S., FAAN, '70, H '08. Efforts in Washington, DC to provide affordable health care coverage to all Americans.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 9, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
CARE (Concerned About Rape Education) Week is a series of programs devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to cre...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 9, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 9, 2010 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson 302
Professor David Lummus, Yale University, will speak on contemporary Italian poetry.
 
 
 
 
Friday April 9, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
"The Virtues and Vices of Vengeance," presented by Prof. Charles Griswold, Boston University. Part of the Albert J. Fitzgibbons Lecture Series in Philosophy.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 9, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater, Bonn Studio
Sarah Ruhl reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine.
 
 
Saturday, April 10, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 10, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 10, 2010 | 8:30 a.m.   
Lower Campus
The Boston College Alumni Association and its partners cordially invite you to join us for a day-long conference, Living the Journey: Spirituality for the Second Half of Life, featuring Jennie Chin Hansen '70, H’08, president of AARP. ...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 10, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Conte Forum
As the babyboomer generation reaches retirement age, a greater portion of the US population is nearing retirement than ever before. At the same time, Americans are living longer than ever. What does aging mean to us in terms of spirituality? What opportunities for new growth are revealed as the ye...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 10, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Ford Tower, John J. Burns Library
The John J. Burns Library of Rare Books and Special Collections was founded in 1986 and is housed in the beautiful Bapst building on the Boston College campus. The Burns Library is home to more than two hundred fifty thousand volumes, sixteen million manuscripts, and important collections of architec...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 10, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 10, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 10, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
CARE (Concerned About Rape Education) Week is a series of programs devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to cre...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 10, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
St. Ignatius
By Ralf Yusuf Gawlick. A cantata on texts by Bertolt Brecht commemorating the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of WWII.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 10, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater, Bonn Studio
Sarah Ruhl reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine.
 
 
Sunday, April 11, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 11, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 11, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
CARE (Concerned About Rape Education) Week is a series of programs devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to cre...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 11, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 11, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
Social Work Library (McGuinn Hall, Basement)
As part of this year's GSSW Diversity Series Initiative: "Refugees and Immigrants", we invite you to an exhibition at the Social Work Library entitled “Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times”. On display are photographs of refugees and refugee camps taken by Penny Alexander, GSSW Director of Internat...
 
 
Monday, April 12, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 12, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 12, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 12, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 12, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
CARE (Concerned About Rape Education) Week is a series of programs devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to cre...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 12, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 12, 2010 | 5:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Susannah Heschel, Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, will address the theme of her 2008 book: The Aryan Jesus: Christian Theologians and the Bible in Nazi Germany.
 
 
 
 
Monday April 12, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
“The Ethics of Health Care Reform: Defending Human Dignity", the
annual LaBrecque Medical Ethics lecture by Richard Doerflinger,
Associate Director, Pro-Life Activities, U.S. Conference of Catholic
Bishops.
 
 
 
 
Monday April 12, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Connolly House
In April, Conor O’Callaghan arrives at Boston College from Wake Forest University, where he serves as poet-in-residence when not teaching at Sheffield Hallam University in England. Winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Award, the Rooney Prize Special Award, and the Times Educational Fellowship, O’Callagh...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 12, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Lectura Dantis, a public reading of Dante's Divine Comedy, presents Paradiso 11 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 13, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
CARE (Concerned About Rape Education) Week is a series of programs devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to cre...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 008
BC is Green! Executive Vice President Pat Keating and key representatives of the many green initiatives across campus will be present to discuss ongoing efforts - and sustainable snacks will be provided. Presentations will also be made by RealFoodBC, Ecopledge and UGBC. Some topics include green clea...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
BC - McElroy Conference room
Ching-Li Chai (University of Pennsylvania): "CM lifting of abelian varieties"

Abstract: Let A be an abelian variety over a finite field k of characteristic p. Classical CM theory asserts that there exists a finite extension field F of K, an abelian variety B isogenous to A over F, and a CM lifting...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Yong Zhao, University Distinguished Professor, The College of Education, Michigan State University, will present a talk titled "From Innovation to Appliance: Rethinking the Relationship between Technology and Education."

The Internet and associated technologies have become ubiquitous. They have tran...

 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 5:00 p.m.   
Murray Room in the Yawkey Athletic Center
Please join us for BC Law's 22nd Annual Public Interest Law Foundation Auction, and the presentation of the Mary Daly Curtin and John J. Curtin, Jr. Award for Public Service to Michael Mone Sr. and Michael Mone Jr.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 5:15 p.m.   
Higgins 310
Panel discussion with Melissa Rogers, Wake Forest University; Rev. J. Bryan Hehir, Harvard University; and Michael Greene, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 7:15 p.m.   
McGuinn Hall, Room 121
In 1955, only four percent of Americans had switched religious affiliations in their lifetimes. By 2008, it was 44 percent and rising. This sea change in religious mobility has produced a market-driven church, where “customers” increasingly demand what’s entertaining and therapeutic, but seldom get c...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Boston College Bookstore at McElroy Commons
Author Maureen Foley will discuss and sign her debut novel The Book of Illumination: A Novel from the Ghost Files. The criminal underworld meets the spiritual otherworld in this thrilling debut by the inspiration for television's The Ghost Whisperer and an award winning writer/director. Follow An...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 8:00 p.m.   
Lyons Dining Hall (The Rat)
Two of Conan O'Brien's long-time writers (Late Night and The Tonight Show), and BC graduates, Brian Kiley and Brian McCann, will be coming back to BC for a night of stand-up comedy and a discussion of life in the late night television business....
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 13, 2010 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
David Healey, conductor.
 
 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 8:30 a.m.   
McElroy Conference Room
The Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy (CSTEEP) will present a symposium entitled "The Role of Educational Technology in Helping Schools Meet the Challenges of the Next Decade." Two panels, one composed of educational leaders, Cathy Higgins, Tom Plati and Deb Scotia w...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Women's Resource Center, McElroy 141
CARE (Concerned About Rape Education) Week is a series of programs devoted to promoting awareness and education about the issues of rape and sexual assault. The week-long series unites individuals from across BC in acknowledging not only that the issues exist, but that it's up to our community to cre...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
Vanderslice Cabaret Room
Featured speakers: Marijk van der Wende, Dean of Amsterdam University College; Mark O'Connor BC/University of Warsaw; Lisa Anderson, Provost, American University of Cairo; Henry Rosovsky, Harvard University.

Liberal arts education, long considered a distinctly American tradition is emerging in many c...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 2:00 p.m.   
Newton Campus, Stuart House, Room 315
In a series of panels, twelve Jewish and Christian scholars together explore historical periods which might be considered "Golden Ages" during which Jews and Christians living together harmoniously.

Keynote Address by Most Rev. Richard J. Sklba, Bishop of Milwaukee...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
Fulton 220
The Chinatown Film Project tackles Chinatown's elusiveness and its stereotyped representations by constructing new images. It consists of ten original short films by some of New York's most exciting filmmakers, including Jem Cohen, Cary Fukunaga, and Wayne Wang.

Karin Chien is an independent film pro...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 14, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
A talk by Khaled Abu Toameh, a veteran, award-winning journalist and filmmaker. Abu Toameh has been the Palestinian affairs correspondent for The Jerusalem Post since 2002, as well as a producer and consultant for NBC News since 1989. His articles have appeared in numerous newspapers around the wor...
 
 
Thursday, April 15, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 15, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 15, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 15, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 15, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Athletic Center, 4th Fl
In a series of panels, twelve Jewish and Christian scholars together explore historical periods which might be considered "Golden Ages" during which Jews and Christians lived together harmoniously.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 15, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 15, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
McGuinn Hall 521
Professor Yeap Ban Har (National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore" will speak on "Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Singapore Schools"

Abstract: The lecture focuses on selected aspects of mathematics education in Singapore that have significant impact on high...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 15, 2010 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Prof. Jens Funke (University of Durham) will speak on "Spectacle cycles and modular forms of half-integral weight"

Abstract: The classical Shintani lift is the adjoint of the Shimura correspondence. It realizes periods of even weight cusp forms as Fourier coefficients of a half-integral modular fo...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 15, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
The New Directions in African Diaspora Studies Lecture Series features some of the most acclaimed and accomplished academics from prestigious colleges and universities across the country. Sponsored by the African & African Diaspora Studies Department, this lecture will "untangle the mess of meaning a...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 15, 2010 | 5:00 p.m.   
Thompson Room, Burns Library
Third Annual Fr. Robert F. Drinan Award Presentation - Lt. Gov. Tim Murray & The First Annual Democratic Rising Star Award Presentation - Mayor Setti Warren

The College Democrats of Boston College are pleased to announce that this year's Fr. Robert F. Drinan Award will be presented to Massachusett...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 15, 2010 | 5:30 p.m.   
The Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
In her essay Attention and Will, Simone Weil calls attentiveness the highest form of generosity, linked to prayer. Annie Dillard in "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek" finds metaphysical insights in paying close attention to the physical world. And the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., once noted that what...
 
 
Friday, April 16, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 16, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 16, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 16, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 16, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 16, 2010 | 3:00 p.m.   
McElroy Conference Room
Boston College and the United States Military have a long and complex relationship, and many Boston College students have answered the call to service. What prompted them? How did their relationship with Boston College affect their military service, and vice versa? How has Boston College traditionall...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 16, 2010 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
 
 
 
 
Friday April 16, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Anne Carson in Performance with Robert Curie and Peter Cole.

A Guestbook Project: Inspired by photographs of strangers renowned classicist and contemporary poet Anne Carson will use spoken text, video projections, and live performance to engage the audience in a meditation on the emotions of strangen...

 
 
 
 
Friday April 16, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
Contemporary gospel music as well as Negro spirituals, incorporating the history of African-Americans through songs of faith.
 
 
 
 
Friday April 16, 2010 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Featuring the winner of the 2009-2010 Boston College Concerto Competition.
 
 
 
 
Friday April 16, 2010 | 8:30 p.m.   
Alumni House,825 Centre St., Newton Campus
A student-driven tradition for over 30 years, Black Family Weekend, which began as a singular moment during the academic year for black students on campus to promote their culture and talents to the rest of the campus, has blossomed into a campus-wide celebration where students, alumni, family and fr...
 
 
Saturday, April 17, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 17, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 17, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Various Chapters & Locations
Saturday, April 17, will mark the Alumni Association's fifth annual National Day of Service. In 2009, more than 450 people in 31 regions participated in 38 projects. We hope you will be able to join us again this year. This is an exciting opportunity and tradition for all Boston College alumni, paren...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 17, 2010 | 9:30 a.m.   
Connolly House, 300 Hammond St.
A Forum for the Exchange of Ideas
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 17, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 17, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 17, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
O'Connell House
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 17, 2010 | 3:00 p.m.   
Powers Gym
Alumni vs Student Basketball game
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 17, 2010 | 6:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
Metamorphosis: Unity Through Fashion
Tickets sold at Robsham Theatre
 
 
Sunday, April 18, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 18, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 18, 2010 | 11:00 a.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
A Catholic liturgy in the French language
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 18, 2010 | 11:00 a.m.   
66 Commonwealth Avenue Chapel
Sunday Service
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 18, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
Alumni House, Newton, MA
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 18, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 18, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
Social Work Library (McGuinn Hall, Basement)
As part of this year's GSSW Diversity Series Initiative: "Refugees and Immigrants", we invite you to an exhibition at the Social Work Library entitled “Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times”. On display are photographs of refugees and refugee camps taken by Penny Alexander, GSSW Director of Internat...
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 18, 2010 | 2:00 p.m.   
Connolly House, 300 Hammond St.
A celebration in drama, song, and in workshops of James Joyce and the events documented in Ulysses.
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 18, 2010 | 3:00 p.m.   
Chevy Chase, MD
Please join Newton College alumnae for a Spring Tea, Wine & Cheese at the Home of a NC alumnus. Sugarloaf Mountains Vineyards will give a wine tasting presentation. $22
 
 
Monday, April 19, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 19, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 19, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 19, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 19, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
Walsh Function Room
Black Family Weekend Brunch and Award Ceremony
 
 
 
 
Monday April 19, 2010 | 5:00 p.m.   
7 East 36th St. (Between 5th Avenue and Madison), New York, NY
Let's get together and remember one of the biggest days of our undergraduate lives—MARATHON MONDAY. To celebrate that and our upcoming 10th year reunion. Spread the word to everyone you know in the NY, CT, and NJ areas! The Galway Hooker is extending their typical happy hour prices to 9:00 p.m. for u...
 
 
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 20, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 20, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 20, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 20, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 20, 2010 | 4:15 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Sandra Hebert, director. A Celebration of Chopin.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 20, 2010 | 5:30 p.m.   
O'Connell House
Join us for an evening with Karen Meneses, PhD, RN, FAAN, MS '80, PhD '92. Associate Dean for Research and Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.

Karen Meneses received her doctorate and master's degree in nursing from Boston College and her baccalaureate degree from George...

 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 20, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Cushing 001
Sarah Junkin Woodard of the non-profit, faith-based organization the Jubilee House, will talk about her work with the Center for Development in Central America. The CDCA works to help Nicaraguan communities become more self-sufficient, sustainable, and democratic, focusing its efforts on health care...
 
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 5:30 p.m.   
Yawkey Athletics Center, Murray Room
L@BC and BC Athletics Department are proud to present The Legacy of 21 documentary. This documentary film is about the life and legacy of Roberto Clemente. He was more than just a professional baseball player; he was a humanitarian and a civil rights activist. Reception at 5:30, film at 6:00....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Room 100, 9 Lake Street, Brighton Campus
James Carroll, author, columnist, and commentator will read and speak from his newly published book, Practicing Catholic. Carroll has previously published ten novels and five works of non-fiction. He received the National Book Award for his American Requiem. He writes regularly for the Boston Gl...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Kevin Young is widely regarded as one of the leading poets of his generation, one who finds meaning and inspiration in African American music, particularly the blues, and in the bittersweet history of Black America.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.    [Revised]
Devlin 008
* EVENT CANCELLED * The panel "Genocide: The Aftermath" is a part of AID's Genocide Awareness Series. This series seeks to highlight conflicts that have been determined genocide in a noncontroversial manner. It is of the utmost importance that a first-class university, especially a Jesuit one concern...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 21, 2010 | 8:00 p.m.   
St. Mary's Chapel
The Madrigal Singers of Boston College's second annual spring concert featuring a variety of four-part a cappella music, with a focus on Medieval and Renaissance works (replete with Renaissance costumes!). The repertoire includes a complementary mix of the sacred and the secular, including such works...
 
 
Thursday, April 22, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 22, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 22, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 22, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 22, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 22, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Samuel Weber is Avalon Foundation Professor of Humanities at Northwestern University. His work spans the disciplines of comparative literature, literary theory, philosophy and psychoanalysis. He has published books on Balzac, Lacan, and Freud as well as on the relation of institutions and media to in...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 22, 2010 | 5:00 p.m.   
Fulton Honors Library
Conversation Series for Graduate/Professional Students.

Our guest this month is Professor Mary Walsh of the Lynch School of Education. Mary E. Walsh, Ph.D., is the Kearns Professor of Urban Education and Innovative Leadership at the Lynch School. She also directs the Boston College Center for Child...

 
 
 
 
Thursday April 22, 2010 | 6:30 p.m.   
Waldorf=Astoria, New York, Grandballroom
22nd annual Wall Street Council Tribute Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Reception, 7:30 p.m. Dinner, Honoree: Francis C. Rooney, Jr.
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 22, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Lonergan scholar and theology department Professor Fred Lawrence will give a lecture on Jesuit theologian and philosopher Bernard Lonergan. Professor Lawrence will discuss how the C21 Center's yearlong theme of "Growing in Faith" resonates with Lonergan's notion of faith as being in love with God....
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 22, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Go to bc.edu/poetryfestival for a live Webcast of this event. The festival features the poetic talents of some two dozen area colleges and universities. One student is selected by each institution to read a short selection of his or her poetry. Kevin Young, whom Publishers Weekly called “the most p...
 
 
Friday, April 23, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 23, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 23, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 23, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 23, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 23, 2010 | 6:00 p.m.   
Gasson 305
A lecture by Professor Tomis Kapitan, Northern Illinois University, Philosophy Department and specialist in the international ethics of terrorism.
 
 
Saturday, April 24, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday April 24, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 24, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
NYC's parks, gardens, or community centers
Please join NYC area BC alum as we participate in BC's National Day of Service. We will be volunteering as a part of Hands-On New York Day on Saturday, April 24th to clean and brighten up one of NYC's parks, gardens, or community centers. Any questions please contact: ccarman21@gmail.com...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 24, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
BC Law School, Stuart House Room 120, 885 Centre St., Newton Centre, MA
The saints themselves grew in faith over their lifetimes. Come and hear the faith story of a prominent member of the Carmelites: Saint Therese of Lisieux. Author Fr. Marc Foley, O.C.D., will speak about his book, The Context of Holiness: Psychological and Spiritual Reflections on the Life of St. Ther...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 24, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday April 24, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 24, 2010 | 11:00 a.m.   
Flynn Recreational Complex and Alumni Stadium
Family Fun Day--food, music, and games. Flynn Rec Plex.

Spring Game--kickoff at 1:00 at Alumni Stadium. Post game autograph session.

 
 
 
 
Saturday April 24, 2010 | 2:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Plaza
SNAP would like to present The Wolf Cry Singers, an all-female hand drum group from Massachusetts! They were founded in in 2003 by Tanya Martinez with the intention of bringing women together with the hand drum. The songs and chants they sing include traditional and contemporary Mi'kMaq, Cherokee, Na...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 24, 2010 | 5:00 p.m.   
Baseball Tavern, Boston
Join the BC Alumni Association for Boston College Day at Fenway Park! The event will kick off at 5:00 p.m. with a reception at the Baseball Tavern - just a fly ball away from Fenway. http://www.thebaseballtavern.com/
Reception is 5:00 p.m. Game time is 7:10 p.m. with reserved Outfield Grandstand sea...
 
 
 
 
Saturday April 24, 2010 | 8:00 p.m.   
Trinity Chapel, Newton Campus
Mozart's Vesperae Solennes de Confessore.
 
 
Sunday, April 25, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday April 25, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 25, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
Home of a NC Alumnus, New Canaan, CT
Please join Newton College alumnae of Fairfield County and Westchester County Spring Brunch at the home of a Newton Colege Alumnus
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 25, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
Social Work Library (McGuinn Hall, Basement)
As part of this year's GSSW Diversity Series Initiative: "Refugees and Immigrants", we invite you to an exhibition at the Social Work Library entitled “Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times”. On display are photographs of refugees and refugee camps taken by Penny Alexander, GSSW Director of Internat...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday April 25, 2010 | 1:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Sunday April 25, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
St. Ignatius Church
Deo Niyizonkiza, who founded a small non-profit called Village Health Works (http://villagehealthworks.org) which does work in Burundi, will be giving a talk at St. Ignatius about his work and experiences. Village Health Works is working with community members in the rural village of Kigutu (located...
 
 
Monday, April 26, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 26, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 26, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 26, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday April 26, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday April 26, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
Vanderslice Cabaret Room
Hello everyone! It’s time for another blood drive from the American Red Cross of Boston College. Everyone who has donated before is highly encouraged to donate again, and we always welcome new donors! Your one hour time donation can potentially save up to THREE lives.

If you meet the eligibility...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 26, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
Glen Echo Country Club, 3401 Lucas Hunt Rd., Normandy, MO 63121
Includes lunch at the clubhouse, greens fees (with a cart), beverages on the course, and prizes. Contact Peter at pmaher@moser.com or 314-849-4211 to register:Peter Maher '72, JD'76
 
 
 
 
Monday April 26, 2010 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
In the early centuries of the Common Era, Buddhists in India suddenly began personifying the Buddha in sculpture as well as painting and writing texts extolling the value of seeing him. Before this time, bodhi trees and dharma wheels represented him, and many texts featured the Buddha dismissing the ...
 
 
 
 
Monday April 26, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Alumni House, 825 Centre St., Newton Campus
Newton College Book Club, Alumni House. Moderator is Judith Wilt and the book is “The Help” by Kathryn Stockett
 
 
 
 
Monday April 26, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Barat House, First Floor, Newton Campus
Michael Mack's Award-Winning Solo Show about Love and Schizophrenia
 
 
 
 
Monday April 26, 2010 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Adam Birnbaum '01, piano.
 
 
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 27, 2010 | TBA   
Dustbowl
Refugee Camp(us) is an inter-collegiate event where participants will displace themselves for an entire week in a portrayal of a refugee camp. While in the camp, students and faculty will gain awareness and experience elements of the daily struggles facing the millions of our world’s refugees. The c...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
McGuinn Hall 521
Professor Sybilla Beckmann (University of Georgia) will speak on "What Is Worth Focusing on in Math Courses for Elementary Teachers, and Why?"

Abstract: We want elementary school teachers to develop a deep and coherent understanding of the mathematics they will teach. But what does this deep and c...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
Vanderslice Cabaret Room
Hello everyone! It’s time for another blood drive from the American Red Cross of Boston College. Everyone who has donated before is highly encouraged to donate again, and we always welcome new donors! Your one hour time donation can potentially save up to THREE lives.

If you meet the eligibility...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
Merkert 127
Professor Sir Kroto is the 1996 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, and a faculty member at Florida State University.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Prof. Cameron Gordon (University of Texas at Austin) will speak on "The unknotting number of a knot".

Abstract: The unknotting number u(K) of a knot K is the minimal number of times you must allow K to pass through itself in order to unknot it. Although this is one of the oldest and most natural k...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 6:00 p.m.   
Sheraton Hotel, Needham, MA
featuring David P. Vieau, President and Chief Executive Officer of A123Systems. Registration & Pre-Reception 6:00pm; Program & Dinner 7:00pm
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 6:00 p.m.   
Sheraton Needham
Annual Spring Dinner featuring David P. Vieau, President and Chief Executive Officer of A123Systems,. Registration & Pre-Reception 6:00pm; Program & Dinner 7:00pm; Cost $50
...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday April 27, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Alumni House, 825 Centre St., Newton Campus
Young Alumni Book Club - Book: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. It is being moderated by BC English Professor, Amy Boesky.
 
 
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
 
 
 
Wednesday April 28, 2010 | TBA   
Dustbowl
Refugee Camp(us) is a portrayal of an actual refugee camp. Students and faculty can walk through the camp designed after refugee camps located in the Darfur region of Sudan. While in the camp, students and faculty will gain awareness and experience elements of the daily struggles facing the millions ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 28, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 28, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 28, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday April 28, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 28, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
Vanderslice Cabaret Room
Hello everyone! It’s time for another blood drive from the American Red Cross of Boston College. Everyone who has donated before is highly encouraged to donate again, and we always welcome new donors! Your one hour time donation can potentially save up to THREE lives.

If you meet the eligibility...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 28, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
This panel will feature members from our community discussing how genocide has affected their lives. These panelists will not be undergraduate students, but rather other individuals (faculty, affiliates, grad students) telling their personal stories. Cecelia MacDonald will moderate the panel, which ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday April 28, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Music by Kurt Weill. Brecht’s first and greatest commercial success and it remains one of his best-loved and most performed plays.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday April 28, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Higgins 310
UGBC's Women's Issues Council will be showing this documentary discussing the definition of beauty, where it comes from, and the impact on the lives of people worldwide. Following the film, there will be a panel discussion....
 
 
Thursday, April 29, 2010
 
 
 
Thursday April 29, 2010 | TBA   
Dustbowl
Refugee Camp(us) is a portrayal of an actual refugee camp. Students and faculty can walk through the camp designed after refugee camps located in the Darfur region of Sudan. While in the camp, students and faculty will gain awareness and experience elements of the daily struggles facing the millions ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 29, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 29, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 29, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday April 29, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 29, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Plaza, Events Center
Music, theater, dance, film screenings, art exhibitions, and demonstrations, literary readings, children’s activities, special events, and much more!
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 29, 2010 | 2:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Prof. Walter Neumann (Barnard College/Columbia University) will speak on "Quasi-isometric classification of 3-manifold groups".
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 29, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Stuart Hecht: "What Threepenny Gets You Today". Ralf Yusuf Gawlick: “Brecht's Kinderkreuzzug: A Composer's Reflection". John J. Michalczyk: “The Horror, the Horror! German Expressionist Film in Weimar”. Judith Bookbinder: "Crying and Laughing at the World: Brecht, the Weimar Artists, and a Respons...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 29, 2010 | 5:30 p.m.   
The Heights Room, Corcoran Commons, Lower Campus
The Emerging Call conference features Marti R. Jewell, Assistant Professor of Theology in the School of Ministry at the University of Dallas and Edward P. Hahnenberg, Associate Professor of theology at Xavier University and author of the noted volume, "Ministries: A Relational Approach," together to ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday April 29, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Music by Kurt Weill. Brecht’s first and greatest commercial success and it remains one of his best-loved and most performed plays.
 
 
Friday, April 30, 2010
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 30, 2010 | 8:00 a.m.   
O'Neill Library
Explore the new C21 Center library exhibit featuring University Historian Thomas O'Connor's book: "Two Centuries of Faith: The Influence of Catholicism on Boston--1808-2008." Boston offers a rich history of the Catholic tradition. Visit O'Neill library to uncover the images, publications, and artifac...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 30, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons, Lower Campus
The Emerging Call conference features Marti R. Jewell, Assistant Professor of Theology in the School of Ministry at the University of Dallas and Edward P. Hahnenberg, Associate Professor of theology at Xavier University and author of the noted volume, "Ministries: A Relational Approach," together to ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 30, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Brien Fine Print Room, John J. Burns Library
This exhibit uses the extensive manuscripts Brendan Galvin donated to the John J. Burns Library to illustrate his ways of making poems. Clippings of articles on a subject, often an aspect of natural history, are followed by research notes, sketches, drafts, and the gradual emergence of versions leadi...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 30, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Make it Better: Focus on Forensic Evaluation

Proper evaluation of forensic evidence plays a critical role in the successful prosecution of criminals. But when evidence is not properly documented and analyzed, fair outcomes are compromised.

Make it Better: Focus on Forensic Evaluation is the second an...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 30, 2010 | 9:00 a.m.   
Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, Boston College Law Library, Newton Campus
This exhibit of items in the law library’s Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room collection focuses not on the intellectual content of the books, but rather on what they look like. One often thinks of law books in utilitarian terms, but this exhibit proves they can be objects of delight and desire as ...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 30, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
Cape Cod, MA
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday April 30, 2010 | 10:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum of Art
Asian Journeys explores the sociopolitical context for American collecting of Asian art in the post- World War II period with focus on the collecting practice of John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992). Founder of Asia Society and son of collectors J...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 30, 2010 | 12:00 p.m.   
O'Neill Plaza, Events Center
Music, theater, dance, film screenings, art exhibitions, and demonstrations, literary readings, children’s activities, special events, and much more!
 
 
 
 
Friday April 30, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Symposium with such distinguished philosophers and theologians as David Tracy, University of Chicago, Merold Westphal, Fordham University, and Jens Zimmermann, University of Vancouver. Chaired by Catherine Cornille, Theology Department. Respondent: Richard Kearney, the Charles B. Seelig Chair of Phil...
 
 
 
 
Friday April 30, 2010 | 4:00 p.m.   
Fulton Honors Commons
Join members of the Post Road family during BC's Arts Festival for an afternoon of readings selected from our current issue. Free food and refreshments will be provided, so be sure to get there early!
 
 
 
 
Friday April 30, 2010 | 7:00 p.m.   
Boston College Club, 100 Federal Street, Boston MA, 36th Floor.
We cannot accept walk-ins at the door. Please RSVP by April 23.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday April 30, 2010 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
Music by Kurt Weill. Brecht’s first and greatest commercial success and it remains one of his best-loved and most performed plays.
 
 
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