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Wednesday, February 1, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 1, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday February 1, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center
In this brilliant and powerful drama by John Patrick Shanley, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Directed by John Houchin....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 1, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Thursday, February 2, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday February 2, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 2, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
Athletics and the Academy: Towards 2020 lecture series

Charles Clotfelter is Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics and Law at Duke University. He is also a research associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research.

His research has covered the economics of edu...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday February 2, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center
In this brilliant and powerful drama by John Patrick Shanley, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Directed by John Houchin....
 
 
Friday, February 3, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday February 3, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday February 3, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center
In this brilliant and powerful drama by John Patrick Shanley, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Directed by John Houchin....
 
 
Saturday, February 4, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday February 4, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Saturday February 4, 2012 | 1:00 p.m.   
Atlanta, GA
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday February 4, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center
In this brilliant and powerful drama by John Patrick Shanley, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Directed by John Houchin....
 
 
Sunday, February 5, 2012
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday February 5, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.   
Robsham Theater Arts Center
In this brilliant and powerful drama by John Patrick Shanley, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Directed by John Houchin....
 
 
Monday, February 6, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 6, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Monday February 6, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Do you know where your coffee comes from? Or who made the clothing on your back? What about the chocolate you’ll be buying for Valentine’s Day? Most products come at the cost of human
suffering and injustices that can and should be prevented. Come join us at the kick-off event of BC’s very first Fai...
 
 
 
 
Monday February 6, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Boisi Center, 24 Quincy Road
A non-credit reading and discussion group addressing the question, is God-talk a requirement in American politics? In five sessions over the course of the spring 2012 semester, the group will read seminal speeches in American political history as well as more recent speeches. No expertise or previous...
 
 
 
 
Monday February 6, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Author of the memoir A Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah comes to BC to speak about his experiences after being drafted as a child soldier during his native Sierra Leone’s civil war in the mid-1990s, and the human rights abuses perpetrated during that war. Please RSVP to humanrights@bc.edu...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 6, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
TD BankNorth Garden, Boston, MA
BC vs. Northeastern
 
 
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday February 7, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday February 7, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
Yawkey Center, Murray Function Room
In his latest book, Rabbi James Rudin, who has made a career of writing about and participating in interreligious dialogue, demonstrates how Cardinals Richard Cushing and Francis Spellman influenced the Second Vatican Council to adopt Nostra Aetate—a statement against anti-Semitism—and how Cardinal J...
 
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 8, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 8, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Career Center 3rd Floor Conference Room
Come speak with BC Alumna Alexandra Cassis, BC Class of 2007 of Ru La La. Alexandra is currently is a Event Production Planner of Ru La La (sample sale site that offers 30-80% off a wonderful selection of brands)

Career Conversations are an informal opportunities for students to engage with BC al...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 8, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
This year’s annual Candelmas Lecture features James T. Fisher, who holds a PhD from Rutgers University and is a professor of theology at Fordham University. Fisher’s research interests include the cultural history of religion and ethnicity in the United States as well as American Catholic studies. Hi...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 8, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Thursday, February 9, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday February 9, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 9, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
411 Stuart Hall, Boston College Law School
Law, Leadership and Social Justice: The Public Interest Practitioner as an Agent of Change presents Corey Silberstein Shdaimah, LL.M., Ph.D, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Maryland. In this lecture she will explore how professionals and “clients” work around pol...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 9, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Fr. Richard Erikson, Boston Archdiocese and USAF Reserves; Jonathan Ebel, University of Illinois.
Moderator: Erik Owens, Boston College
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 9, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Cushing 001
With filmmaker Kevin McKiernan.

Documentary about young American teacher's process of adapting and introducing Martin Luther King Jr.'s philosophy of peaceful struggle for rights and justice to the Chinese context. Please RSVP to humanrights@bc.edu...

 
 
 
 
Thursday February 9, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Music by Thomas Oboe Lee, Ralf Yusuf Gawlick, and Christopher Willcock, S.J.
 
 
Friday, February 10, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday February 10, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Friday February 10, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Murray Funtion Room and Robsham Theater
All members of the Boston College community including students, alumni, parents, and friends are invited to join us in celebrating the thirtieth annual Martin Luther King, Jr., scholarship ceremony. Throughout the afternoon, we will explore Dr. King's dream: the path towards economic justice.

We b...
 
 
 
 
Friday February 10, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Burlington, VT
 
 
Saturday, February 11, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday February 11, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday February 11, 2012 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
Sunday, February 12, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday February 12, 2012 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Sunday February 12, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Lyons 423
The Nightingale adapted from a Hans Christian Andersen tale. Performed with audience participation.
 
 
 
 
Sunday February 12, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Blacksburg, VA
 
 
 
 
Sunday February 12, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Rooftop Comedy and TBS are on a nationwide search for the funniest students. The National College Comedy Competition pits comedy teams from 32 universities in the ultimate stand-up battle. Support your BC student comedians and vote for your funniest 8 performers to advance to the next round against B...
 
 
Monday, February 13, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 13, 2012 | TBA   
TD BankNorth Garden, Boston, MA
BC vs. Harvard/Boston University
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 13, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 13, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Monday February 13, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
Join the McMullen Museum for a special evening viewing of the latest exhibition, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story.
 
 
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday February 14, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday February 14, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday February 14, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Junot Díaz was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and is the author of Drown and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao which won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the 2008 Puli...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday February 14, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Jonathan Laurence, associate professor of Political Science at Boston College, specializes in European politics, transatlantic relations and Islam in the West and is the author of The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims: The State's Role in Minority Integration (Princeton University Press 2012) and th...
 
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 4:45 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Abdullahi A. An-Na'im is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University in Atlanta, where he has taught since 1995. He holds an LLB (Honours) University of Khartoum, Sudan (1970) and PhD in Law, University of Edinburgh, Scotland (1976) and an Honorary Doctorate from the Universite cathol...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Career Center 3rd Floor Conference Room
This week's Career Conversation will be hosted by David Oberhauser an Environmental Scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Come learn about a career in the field of environmental science while networking with a BC Alum. ...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Newton Campus, East Wing 120
Part of Center's Migration film Series, a documentary film following young men who, as small children, fled to the US from Cambodia to escape civil strife but are deported back to an unfamiliar Cambodia after run-ins with the law in the US....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Junot Díaz was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and is the author of Drown and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao which won the John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the 2008 Puli...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Gasson Commons
An unusual conversation on marriage, love, intimacy, and commitment. Come listen and ask questions to our panel speakers, Kelly Sardon-Garrity, Tammy Liddell, and Dan Leahy along with their wonderful spouses. And enjoy free pizza, refreshments and desserts....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
381 Concord Road, Weston, MA 02493
Melanie Head, Ph.D., Manager, Renewable Energy Design, EnergySmart Alternatives, LLC
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 15, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Music by Beethoven, Ravel, and Mendelssohn.
 
 
Thursday, February 16, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday February 16, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday February 16, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 16, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 227
Speaker: Puneet Batra

Abstract: "Thousands of organizations now have the means to collect extreme amounts of data per year, from petabyes to exabytes. This explosion of 'Big Data' has led to a number of new insights, from Facebook's 'People You May Know' to algorithms that optimize drug choice ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 16, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100, Main Campus
For Catholics, God is present to humankind and we respond to this presence in the everyday moments and ordinary activities that make up our lives. With the eyes of faith we see in visible realities the signs of the invisible presence of God. Fr. Himes will talk about the great sacraments of the Chu...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 16, 2012 | 9:00 p.m.   
College Park, MD
 
 
Friday, February 17, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday February 17, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday February 17, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Friday February 17, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Saturday, February 18, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday February 18, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday February 18, 2012 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Saturday February 18, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
North Andover, MA
 
 
 
 
Saturday February 18, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
The University Wind Ensemble explores "symphonies" written for wind bands. Included are works by Hindemith and Ticheli.
 
 
Sunday, February 19, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday February 19, 2012 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday February 19, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
Join the McMullen Museum for a free docent-led tour of Rural Ireland: The Inside Story each Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Sunday February 19, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
Monday, February 20, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 20, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library
In April of 1911, in an article in The Catholic Book Bulletin: A Monthly Review of Catholic Literature entitled, “A Domestic Library and Other Things,” Mrs. Coleman offers advice to Mr. O’Doherty of Donegal and other persons seeking to set up a family library.

Mrs. Coleman’s recommendations are one...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 20, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 20, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Monday February 20, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Higgins 225
Joseph Joyce, Wellesley College

This interdisciplinary seminar series focuses on topics of relevance for current economic policymaking, including analysis of political and strategic dimensions. The series features speakers from the academic world with experience in policymaking and/or a record of pol...

 
 
 
 
Monday February 20, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
BC bOp! will be performing their festival repertoire prior to departing for the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, ID.
 
 
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday February 21, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday February 21, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday February 21, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
9 Lake Street, Room 135, Brighton Campus
Please join us for a time of encounter, reflection, prayer, and conversation with:

Mrs. Janet Connors, Survivor of homicide victim and Restorative Justice Practitioner and Trainer
Prof. Ernesto Valiente, BC School of Theology and Ministry

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
7:00-8:30 p.m. in Room 135...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday February 21, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Murray Function Room, Yawkey Center
Come hear BC students, faculty and staff share their stories of immigration!

Featured Panelists:

Mirela Agaj, Lead Food Service Worker, Catering; Elena Lapitsky, Lecturer, Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literatures; Carmela Merolla, Lecturer, Romance Languages and Literatures; Jinah Kim, Pre...
 
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 22, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 22, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
Thursday, February 23, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday February 23, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday February 23, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 23, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 005
Speaker: Prof. Lei Zhang

In this talk, I will discuss two topics. First, considering a symmetric pairs (Sp_{4n}(F), Sp_2n(E)), we will discuss the automorphic period over this symmetric pair and local analogues of this global period integral. Second, I will discuss the construction of automorphic ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 23, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Explore why the sacrament of Baptism in the Catholic Church is so much more than just a cleansing from sin.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday February 23, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
By Aristophanes
Translated by Sarah Ruden
Directed by Alex Lucci ‘12

Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favors with their husbands until...
 
 
 
 
Thursday February 23, 2012 | 8:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
DÜNYA Ensemble. Folk, classical, religious, and popular music of the Turkish, Sufi and Turkish-Jewish traditions.
 
 
Friday, February 24, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday February 24, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday February 24, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Friday February 24, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Providence, RI
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday February 24, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
By Aristophanes
Translated by Sarah Ruden
Directed by Alex Lucci ‘12

Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favors with their husbands until...
 
 
Saturday, February 25, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday February 25, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday February 25, 2012 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Saturday February 25, 2012 | 1:00 p.m.   
Winston Salem, NC
 
 
 
 
Saturday February 25, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.   
St. Ignatius Church
Music from Mozart’s “Coronation” Mass, and American folk hymns and spirituals. John Finney, conductor.
 
 
 
 
Saturday February 25, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday February 25, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Robsham Theater
By Aristophanes
Translated by Sarah Ruden
Directed by Alex Lucci ‘12

Aristophanes' comic masterpiece of war and sex remains one of the greatest plays ever written. Led by the title character, the women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favors with their husbands until...
 
 
Sunday, February 26, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday February 26, 2012 | 12:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday February 26, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.   
McMullen Museum
Join the McMullen Museum for a free docent-led tour of Rural Ireland: The Inside Story each Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Sunday February 26, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Featuring Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Schubert's Unfinished Symphony, and Grieg's Holberg Suite. Performance by Boston College Symphony Orchestra. John Finney, conductor.
 
 
Monday, February 27, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 27, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday February 27, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level Three Gallery, O'Neill Library, Level 3 (entrance level)
New Deal Utopias examines three planned communities conceived and constructed by the federal government during the Great Depression. Greenbelt, Maryland; Greenhills, Ohio, and Greendale, Wisconsin – collectively known as "Greenbelt Towns" – were built to embody the hope that American citizens would...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday February 27, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Monday February 27, 2012 | 3:30 p.m.   
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
Are you an experienced or aspiring teacher, school counselor or administrator? Take advantage of this great opportunity to speak with representatives from over 50 organizations, including public school districts, public charter schools, Catholic schools and independent schools.

REGISTRATION and m...
 
 
 
 
Monday February 27, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Higgins 225
This interdisciplinary seminar series focuses on topics of relevance for current economic policymaking, including analysis of political and strategic dimensions. The series features speakers from the academic world with experience in policymaking and/or a record of policy-relevant research as well as...
 
 
 
 
Monday February 27, 2012 | 6:30 p.m.   
Gasson 100
Dean Vincent Rougeau, Boston College Law School

One of the emerging realities of our current economic crisis is that the places that have fared best have been large metropolitan centers. Areas with diverse economies and populations have continued to draw in new residents and new jobs. Nevertheless,...

 
 
 
 
Monday February 27, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Lectura Dantis, a public reading of Dante's Divine Comedy, presents Paradiso 23 with Prof. Rachel Jacoff, Wellesley College. Bilingual texts of the canto will be distributed at the door. The presentation of the text is in English, and the reading in Italian....
 
 
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday February 28, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level Three Gallery, O'Neill Library, Level 3 (entrance level)
New Deal Utopias examines three planned communities conceived and constructed by the federal government during the Great Depression. Greenbelt, Maryland; Greenhills, Ohio, and Greendale, Wisconsin – collectively known as "Greenbelt Towns" – were built to embody the hope that American citizens would...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday February 28, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday February 28, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Performances by BC students. Sandra Hebert, director.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday February 28, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Fulton 511
Kyle Westaway, Social Entrepreneur, lawyer, blogger

Kyle Westaway, founder of Biographe, founding partner of Westaway Law and author of Socentlaw, the first social entrepreneurship blog will be coming to campus this Tuesday. Westaway will be speaking about his entrepreneurial experience working with ...

 
 
 
 
Tuesday February 28, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Sandra Hebert, director.
 
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level Three Gallery, O'Neill Library, Level 3 (entrance level)
New Deal Utopias examines three planned communities conceived and constructed by the federal government during the Great Depression. Greenbelt, Maryland; Greenhills, Ohio, and Greendale, Wisconsin – collectively known as "Greenbelt Towns" – were built to embody the hope that American citizens would...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Corridor Cases and Irish Room
In April of 1911, in an article in The Catholic Book Bulletin: A Monthly Review of Catholic Literature entitled, “A Domestic Library and Other Things,” Mrs. Coleman offers advice to Mr. O’Doherty of Donegal and other persons seeking to set up a family library.

Mrs. Coleman’s recommendations are one...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
OPENING RECEPTION: February 29, 5:30-7pm

An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Burns Library O'Brien Fine Print Room
The passion for Irish visual art cannot be contained in oil and canvas. The book has also been a site where Irish painters have honed their craft as illustrators, designers and writers. This intersection of Irish literature and book arts is seen in the Burns Library exhibit Painter, Illustrator, Aut...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
McMullen Museum
In depicting how Irish country people worshiped, mourned, conducted business, arranged their homes, and educated and entertained themselves, Rural Ireland: The Inside Story offers new visual evidence about the varied lives of a politically marginalized population. Although the works on display reve...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Justin Vaïsse is a Senior Fellow and Director of Research for the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution and an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall, Room 100, Main Campus
Paul Wilkes will speak about the Catholic sacrament of penance and the human need of renewing oneself through the practice of honesty.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Career Center 3rd Floor Conference Room
Career Conversation this week will be hosted by BC Alumna Lorraine Ng. Lorraine Ng is currently employed as the Director of Human Resources and Staff Development at MIT.

This is an informal opportunity for students to network and learn about the career field of Human Resources....
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 6:00 p.m.   
Career Center 3rd Floor Conference Room
Career Conversations are an opportunity for students' to network with BC Alumni in career fields in which they have interest in pursuing.

On March 14, BC Alum Joseph Thornton, a Certified Legal Investigator will speak with students about his career field and all that it entails. ...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday February 29, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Conte Forum
 
 
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