This week we feature a reading and conversation presented by the Boston University Center for the Study of Europe, and the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies. Speaking on their new book “The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne” are author, Anna Bikont, and translator, Alissa Valles. Princeton University Research Scholar and Lecturer in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Irena Grudzinska Gross moderates.
This week we feature “A Lecture on the Easter Rising in 1916” with Roy Foster, Carroll Professor of Irish History at Oxford University. Our lecture is presented by the Boston University Center for the Humanities, the Institute for the Study of Irish Culture, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning in the College of General Studies.
Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University African American Studies Program, and is titled “All Eyes are Upon Us – Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn.” Our speaker is Jason Sokol, Associate Professor of History from the University of New Hampshire.
This week we feature a poetry reading presented by the Boston University Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning, College of General Studies, and Center for the Humanities. Our readers are Northwestern University Professor Emeritus of English, Paul Breslin; BU Creative Writing Program Director, Karl Kirchwey; and author Glyn Maxwell.
This week our lecture is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion, and is titled “Faith (and Doubt?) Among the Virtues.” Our speaker is Jennifer Herdt, Gilbert l. Stark Professor of Christian Ethics, and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Yale Divinity School.
This week our lecture is presented by Boston University’s Institute for Philosophy and Religion, titled “Religion Without God: An Indian Perspective.” Our speaker is Parimal Patil, Professor of Religion and Indian Philosophy, and Chair of the Department of South Asian Studies at Harvard University.