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Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion, and the Boston University Center for the Humanities.  Our speaker is Charles Kimball, Presidential Professor and Director of Religious Studies at the University of Oklahoma.  Professor Kimball’s lecture is titled “Faith, Doubt, and the Future of Islam.”

 
Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 9:00 pm

This week we have a reading presented by the Poetry Reading Series at the College of General Studies, and co-sponsored by the BU Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning and the BU Center for the Humanities.  Our speakers are Irish poet, Moya Cannon, and American poet, David Ferry.

 
Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 9:00 pm

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.

 
Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 9:00 pm

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.

 
Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy and Religion, and titled “Spiritual Achievement and Faith in Contemporary Buddhist Thought”.  Our speaker is Dale Wright, the Gamble Professor of Religion at Occidental College.

 
Sunday, January 3, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Boston University students explore the topic of “What Makes You Nervous?

 
Sunday, December 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

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.

 
Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 9:00 pm

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.

 
Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University African American Studies Program, with support from the Boston University Center for the Humanities, and the Latin American Studies Program. Our speaker is Dr. Kia Caldwell, Associate Professor of African, African American, and Diaspora studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Dr. Caldwell’s lecture is titled “The Alyne Case: An Intersectional Analysis of Gender, Race, and the Human Right to Health in Brazil.”

 
Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 9:00 pm

This week we have a reading presented by the Poetry Reading Series at the College of General Studies, and co-sponsored by the BU Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning and the BU Center for the Humanities.  Our speakers are Irish poet, Moya Cannon, and American poet, David Ferry.