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« Week of March 11, 2012 » All Events
 
Sunday, March 11, 2012
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday March 11, 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...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday March 11, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
The women of The Laughing Medusa Council proudly present their first full exhibit of Boston College’s Women’s Literature and Arts Journal: “The Best of The Laughing Medusa”. After a ten-year hiatus, The Laughing Medusa reappeared on The Heights in the spring of 2006 and publishes annually. The na...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday March 11, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Neill Library, Level Three Reading Room
The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Librar...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Sunday March 11, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday March 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...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Sunday March 11, 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.
 
 
Monday, March 12, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday March 12, 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 March 12, 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...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday March 12, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday March 12, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Neill Library, Level Three Reading Room
The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Librar...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Monday March 12, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
The women of The Laughing Medusa Council proudly present their first full exhibit of Boston College’s Women’s Literature and Arts Journal: “The Best of The Laughing Medusa”. After a ten-year hiatus, The Laughing Medusa reappeared on The Heights in the spring of 2006 and publishes annually. The na...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday March 12, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday March 12, 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...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Monday March 12, 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 March 12, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Professor Angela Bourke will present, in conjunction with the exhibition, Rural Ireland: the Inside Story, a lecture titled: "Visiting the Claddagh: Artists and Others, 1840-1914." She will discuss cultural encounters in the Claddagh in the period between the Great Famine and the Great War. The McM...
 
 
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday March 13, 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 March 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...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Tuesday March 13, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
The women of The Laughing Medusa Council proudly present their first full exhibit of Boston College’s Women’s Literature and Arts Journal: “The Best of The Laughing Medusa”. After a ten-year hiatus, The Laughing Medusa reappeared on The Heights in the spring of 2006 and publishes annually. The na...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday March 13, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Neill Library, Level Three Reading Room
The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Librar...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday March 13, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday March 13, 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 | Tuesday March 13, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Tuesday March 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...
 
 
 
 
Tuesday March 13, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
Gasson 207
Abraham Landau, a planning manager at TJX who spent two years in Düsseldorf, Germany while opening a branch office, will talk about German business culture and career opportunities in Germany.
 
 
 
 
Tuesday March 13, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Alumni Center, Boston College, Brighton Campus, 2121 Commonwealth Avenue
"Are Mormons the New Catholics and Jews? Mitt Romney and the Political State of the Union."

American voters have only once selected a non-Protestant to serve in the nation’s highest office. In a year in which a Mormon may for the first time become a major-party presidential candidate, this panel di...

 
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Neill Library, Level Three Reading Room
The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Librar...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
The women of The Laughing Medusa Council proudly present their first full exhibit of Boston College’s Women’s Literature and Arts Journal: “The Best of The Laughing Medusa”. After a ten-year hiatus, The Laughing Medusa reappeared on The Heights in the spring of 2006 and publishes annually. The na...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 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 March 14, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Wednesday March 14, 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 March 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 | Wednesday March 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...
 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 309
Speaker: Martin Moeller, Frankfurt

Title: Fuchsian differential equations and derivatives of theta functions

Abstract: Usually the power series expansion of solutions to a Fuchsian differential equation with integral coefficients has huge denominators. One instance when the solution is actuall...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
9 Lake St., Room 035, Brighton Campus
Seminar Series presented by Msgr. James A. Mongelluzzo

This four-part series explores the basic elements of the steps and periods of the catechumenate process. Using the 1986 English version of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) as the primary resource, the series will address the rit...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Gasson Hall 100
Guitar/accordion duo performs jazz, classical and folk. Works by Piazzolla, Debussy, Barrios, Cassan and others.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Corcoran Commons, Heights Room, Chestnut Hill Campus
Presenter: Peter Machinist

The word “myth” has been used in many different ways, sometimes positively, but more often, and especially recently, negatively. Many would argue that it has no relevance for the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, indeed would be expressly rejected by the biblical writers. But i...

 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
Reception: March 14, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
The 11th Annual Prophetic Voices Lecture

Miroslav Volf is the Henry B. Wright Professor of Systematic Theology at Yale Divinity School, and the founding Director for the Yale Center for Faith and Culture.

 
 
 
 
Wednesday March 14, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.   
Murray Room, Yawkey Athletic Center
Patrick Kuhse became an expert on ethics the hard way—by taking part in his own criminal acts and suffering the consequences.

Kuhse originally worked as a successful stockbroker, but he kept his clients in the dark about a number of important issues. The situation got worse when a friend offered Kuh...

 
 
Thursday, March 15, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 8:00 a.m.   
Atrium Gallery, Theology and Ministry Library, Brighton Campus
This exhibition, featuring artwork created by men imprisoned in American jails and penitentiaries, is a joint effort between the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry Prison Ministry Initiative and Do-Right Ministries, a non-profit organization that raises awareness about the American justic...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday March 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 | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Neill Library, Level Three Reading Room
The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Librar...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
The women of The Laughing Medusa Council proudly present their first full exhibit of Boston College’s Women’s Literature and Arts Journal: “The Best of The Laughing Medusa”. After a ten-year hiatus, The Laughing Medusa reappeared on The Heights in the spring of 2006 and publishes annually. The na...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday March 15, 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 | Thursday March 15, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Thursday March 15, 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...
 
 
 
 
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.   
Connolly House
Frances Fitzgerald TD, Irish Cabinet Minister for Children and Youth will speak about the new protocol she, together with her Northern Ireland counterpart, Health Minister Edwin Poots, have launched for cross border cooperation in child protection. Minister Fitzgerald's interests, and those of the Bo...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Thursday March 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...
 
 
 
 
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.   
Carney 005
Speaker: Nir Avni, Harvard University

Title: Groups in positive characteristic and groups in characteristic zero

Abstract:
I will talk about several connections between the representation theories of algebraic groups over rings, when you vary the ring. ...
 
 
 
 
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Featuring Gary Jacobsohn, Author, H. Malcolm MacDonald Professor in Constitutional & Comparative Law, Department of Government, The University of Texas at Austin; Miguel Schor, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School; Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School;...
 
 
 
 
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 4:30 p.m.   
Devlin 008
Lecture by Dr. Joshua Walker, University of Richmond.
 
 
 
 
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Higgins 300
Earl Lovelace, a renown novelist, playwright and short-story writer will be reading excerpts from his award winning novel, Is Just A Movie. Earl Lovelace's books include While Gods Are Falling, winner of the BP Independence Award; the Caribbean classic The Dragon Can't Dance; and Salt, which...
 
 
 
 
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 6:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Book reading and signing with Steve Pemberton ’89.

About the book: A memoir of loss, pain, hope, and resilience, A Chance in the World tells the story of how a mixed-race, mistreated orphan living in foster care sought and found identity, family, and success.

About Steve Pemberton: Pemberton is...

 
 
 
 
Thursday March 15, 2012 | 7:30 p.m.   
McGuinn 121
"Pimps Up, Ho's Down" pulls at the threads of the intricately knotted issues surrounding young black women and hip hop culture. What unravels for Tracy D. Sharpley-Whiting is a new, and problematic, politics of gender. In this fascinating and forceful lecture, Sharpley-Whiting, a feminist writer who ...
 
 
Friday, March 16, 2012
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday March 16, 2012 | 8:00 a.m.   
Atrium Gallery, Theology and Ministry Library, Brighton Campus
This exhibition, featuring artwork created by men imprisoned in American jails and penitentiaries, is a joint effort between the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry Prison Ministry Initiative and Do-Right Ministries, a non-profit organization that raises awareness about the American justic...
 
 
 
 
Friday March 16, 2012 | 8:30 a.m.   
Gasson 112
An all-day conference co-sponsored by the Islamic Civilizations and Societies program, the Peace Islands Institute, the Turkish Culural Center, and the Kokkalis Program on Southeastern and East-Central Europe at Harvard Kennedy School....
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday March 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 | Friday March 16, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Neill Library, Level Three Reading Room
The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Librar...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday March 16, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
The women of The Laughing Medusa Council proudly present their first full exhibit of Boston College’s Women’s Literature and Arts Journal: “The Best of The Laughing Medusa”. After a ten-year hiatus, The Laughing Medusa reappeared on The Heights in the spring of 2006 and publishes annually. The na...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Friday March 16, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday March 16, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday March 16, 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 | Friday March 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...
 
 
 
 
Friday March 16, 2012 | 11:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library Irish Room
Fionnuala Gerrity, a graduate of the North Bennet Street School Bookbinding Program, will give a presentation about her artist books, as well as her conservation internship at the Burns Library. The presentation is free of charge and open to the public. Space for the event is limited; please RSVP by ...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Friday March 16, 2012 | 5:00 p.m.   
Gasson 305
Rebirth, Regeneration and Re-Emergence: The XXth Annual Graduate Conference in Romance Studies hosted by the Boston College Romance Language Graduate Student Association (RLGSA) will be held on March 16-17, 2012. Dr. Mary Baine Campbell, University Professor of Comparative Literature at Brandeis Univ...
 
 
Saturday, March 17, 2012
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday March 17, 2012 | 8:00 a.m.   
Gasson 305
Rebirth, Regeneration and Re-Emergence: The XXth Annual Graduate Conference in Romance Studies hosted by the Boston College Romance Language Graduate Student Association (RLGSA) will be held on March 16-17, 2012. Dr. Mary Baine Campbell, University Professor of Comparative Literature at Brandeis Univ...
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday March 17, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
O’Neill Library, Level Three Reading Room
The Traffic Street Press Irish Poetry series, a collaborative project with the Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, celebrates poetry by well-known Irish poets. The books were made by Paulette Myers-Rich at The Traffic Street Press.

The John J. Burns Librar...

 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday March 17, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Level One Gallery, O'Neill Library
The women of The Laughing Medusa Council proudly present their first full exhibit of Boston College’s Women’s Literature and Arts Journal: “The Best of The Laughing Medusa”. After a ten-year hiatus, The Laughing Medusa reappeared on The Heights in the spring of 2006 and publishes annually. The na...
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday March 17, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.   
Bapst Library Gallery
An exhibition of historical images and contemporary photographs of Bethlehem / An exhibition of ordinary life in Jerusalem.
 
 
 
 
Ongoing | Saturday March 17, 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 | Saturday March 17, 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 March 17, 2012 | 10:00 a.m.   
John J. Burns Library, Ford Tower
Executed: Tom Williams and the IRA.
 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday March 17, 2012 | 10:00 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...

 
 
 
 
Reoccurring | Saturday March 17, 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 | Saturday March 17, 2012 | 1:00 p.m.   
Atrium Gallery, Theology and Ministry Library, Brighton Campus
This exhibition, featuring artwork created by men imprisoned in American jails and penitentiaries, is a joint effort between the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry Prison Ministry Initiative and Do-Right Ministries, a non-profit organization that raises awareness about the American justic...
 
 
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