On Thursday, November 10th, the Rubin-Frankel Gallery will host an academic symposium, “Revival in Art and Culture After World War II.” The event features a panel of experts who will discuss the “revival of Jewish Soviet art after the trauma of war.” The panel will be moderated by Dr. Katherine O’Connor, professor of Russian in the Modern Languages and Comparative Literature program at the College of Arts and Sciences.
The symposium begins at 6:00 p.m. in the Rubin-Frankel Gallery, located in the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at 213 Bay State Road. The event is free and open to the public, with light refreshments following the discussion. RSVPs can be directed to Giang Luc at RubinFrankelGallery@gmail.com or 617-353-7634. For more details on the event, including a full schedule of speakers, please visit the Rubin-Frankel Gallery website.
BU’s Alumni Association is kicking off its brand new learning program BU Alumni College this summer. Alumni College is a stand-alone program designed to empower alumni through immersive educational experiences.
The inaugural Alumni College is called Sustainability in the City, which involves learning experiences where expert faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences will address critical and practical sustainability questions by way of lectures, field trips, lab experiences and classroom discussions. Other events include a trip to the New England Aquarium and a Sunset Harbor Cruise.
Registration for on-campus housing ends TODAY, May 27, and regular registration ends June 3.
Graduating seniors Molly Byrd (CAS), Emily Drevets (CAS) and Emily Bell (CAS, COM) gave BU Today and inside look into what their lives were like while studying at BU the past four years and how they came to give away “free stew and friendship” on Wednesdays:
See more be BU Today’s Point of Departure series daily on their homepage.
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<p style=”text-align: center”>The life and work of legendary film director <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Altman”>Robert Altman</a> will be celebrated at a symposium tonight at 5:30 PM, marking the publication of a new Altman biography and the 40th anniversary of his seminal film, “M*A*S*H.” Favorite Altman actors <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliott_Gould”>Elliott Gould</a>, <a href=”http://www.sallykellerman.com/”>Sally Kellerman</a>, and <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Murphy_(actor)”>Michael Murphy</a> will be joined in a panel discussion by his widow, Kathryn Altman, <em>Boston Globe</em> film critic <a href=”http://www.boston.com/ae/movies/burr/”>Ty Burr</a>, and BU Prof essor <a href=”http://www.zuckoff.com/”>Mitchell Zuckoff</a>, author of “Robert Altman: The Oral Biography” (Knopf) followed by a screening of “M*A*S*H.” <strong>Open to the public </strong>($10 for adults, $5 for children), the evening is sponsored by the <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/com/”>BU College of Communication</a> in concert with the <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/alumni/interests/events/winterfest/”>BU Alumni Association’s Winterfest Weekend</a> and co-sponsored by the <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/cas/”>College of Arts and Sciences Core Humanities</a>. It is taking place at the Tsai Performance Center (685 Commonwealth Avenue).</p>