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Sunday, May 24, 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 Boston University Center for the Humanities.  Our speakers are Irish poets, Sinead Morrisey and Mary O’Donoghue.

 
Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 9:00 pm

This week we bring you stories written and produced by students from the Narrative Radio class in the College of Communication at Boston University.  Our student contributors are (in order of appearance): Kateri Donahoe, Rebecca Sananes, Jessica Authrey, Yizi Wang, Judith Lavelle, Dave Tarantino, Nichole Jaques, Karen Zusi, Elizabeth Deatrick, Julia Sklar, Hanae Armitage, and Grace Raver.

 

 
Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the American and New England Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Our speaker is New York University history professor, Greg Grandin.  Professor Grandin’s lecture is titled “The Empire of Necessity: Herman Melville and the Problem of New World Slavery.”

 
Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University History Department, and is titled “Development and the Global History of Distributive Justice.”  Our speaker is Jeremy Adelman, Professor of History at Princeton University.

 
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9:00 pm

This week we have a reading and conversation presented by the Poetry Reading Series at the College of General Studies.  Our speaker is American poet, David Ferry.

 
Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University African American Studies Program, and is titled “Slavery, Conquest and the Rise of the American College.”  Our speaker is Craig Wilder, Professor of History at MIT.

 
Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs.  Our speaker is Marion Katz, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University.  Professor Katz’s lecture is titled “Crones, Slaves and the Caliph’s Daughter: The Complexities of Gender in Pre-Modern Legal Texts.”

 
Sunday, April 5, 2015 at 9:00 pm

 

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University History Department, and titled “Empire, Federation, Union, Globe: Power Beyond the Nation in the 20th Century.”  Our speaker is Frederick Cooper, Professor of History at New York University.

 

 
Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University History Department, titled “The Advent of the Anthropocene: Was That the Big Story of the 20th Century?”  Our speaker is John McNeill, University Professor of History at Georgetown University.

 
Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Our lecture this week is presented by the Boston University Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies, titled “My Personal Theological Journey: Believing and its Tensions”.  Our speaker is Dr. Neil Gillman, Professor Emeritus of Jewish philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York.