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A night with Italian opera musicologist Philip Gossett

October 15th, 2012 in Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, Opera, Talk 0 comments

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Join Boston University’s Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, in collaboration with the School of Music and College of Fine Arts, for a memorable night with Philip Gossett, one of the world’s foremost experts on Italian opera.

The Spirit of Verdi will take place on Thursday, October 25 at 6PM in the Metcalf Ballroom of The George Sherman Union. This event is free and open to the public.

Boston radio icon Ron Della Chiesa will moderate the evening which is part of a yearlong exploration and celebration of the work of Giuseppe Verdi in anticipation of the bicentennial of the composer’s birth.

Contact the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at 617-353-3696;  archives@bu.edu.

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The Road to Washington: Election 2012 event tomorrow

January 24th, 2012 in Live Chats, Panels 0 comments

t_GingrichRomneyOn Wednesday, January 25, the Boston University Alumni Association will host BU’s Road to Washington: An Election Year Series, at the George Sherman Union Conference Auditorium. Moderated by Thomas Fiedler, Dean of the College of Communication, the panel will include Tobe Berkovitz, Dino Christenson and Graham Wilson. For more information on the event, read the preview on BU Today.

The event will run from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., and will also be streamed live on the BU Alumni Association UStream channel. Questions will be solicited on Twitter on the @bualumni account, and on the event hashtag, #buR2W. The Conference Auditorium is located on the second floor of the George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue. The event is free and open to the public; registration is required.

Images courtesy Gage Skidmore / Flickr Creative Commons.

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“Today: Reflections on Good and Evil” on Monday, November 21st

November 17th, 2011 in Lectures, Religious Services & Activities 0 comments

Elie Wiesel

The third installment of “The Fascination with Jewish Tales: Three Encounters with Elie Wiesel” will be held on Monday, November 21st at 7:00 P.M. in the George Sherman Union Metcalf Hall.  Author, activist, and Andrew W. Mellon Professor in Humanities Elie Wiesel will be introduced by Rabbi Joseph A. Polak, Director of the Hillel Foundation.  The event is free and open to the public, with doors opening at 6:00 P.M.

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Spock speaking at GSU tonight

May 9th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

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The Friends of the Libraries will host an evening with actor Leonard Nimoy tonight, best known for playing Spock on the science fiction series Star Trek. A Boston native, Nimoy will lecture on his long career in Hollywood where he was nominated for three Emmy Awards for acting, has directorial credits on numerous feature films, became a successful recording artist and authored several volumes of poetry and two autobiographies: I Am Not Spock (1977) and I Am Spock (1995). Nimoy is also an accomplished photographer and the recipient of a Master’s Degree in Education, an Honorary Master of Fine Arts and four Honorary Doctorates. The event will begin at 6:00 PM in the Metcalf Ballroom (771 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston). Admission is $25 for the general public and free to members of the Friends of the Libraries and the BU Community.

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Special Coffee & Conversation today on Obama announcement of Osama bin Laden’s death

May 2nd, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

In reaction to President Obama’s announcement late last night of the death of Osama bin Laden, the Dean of Students (DOS) office is hosting a special Coffee & Conversation today from 3-5 PM ET in the Howard Thurman Center (George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave, Lower Level). Can’t make it? DOS will be live-streaming it via UStream on their Coffee & Conversation channel.

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SED hosting Deaf Deaf World event tonight

March 7th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

It’s the flip side of the WikiLeaks story. Should the media be prosecuted for publishing classified information that might jeopardize national security?

Hosted by the College of Communication (COM), come hear from Gabriel Schoenfeld, author of the new book, Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media and the Rule of Law.

Event: Can Leaks Threaten Our Democracy?

Host: College of Communication

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Place: School of Management, 4th Floor Executive Dining Room (595 Commonwealth Ave.)

Admission: Free and open to the public

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SED hosting Deaf Deaf World event tonight

March 3rd, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

OKSED‘s Deaf Studies Program is hosting an expected 300 attendees for their Deaf Deaf World (DDW) event tonight from 5-7 in the GSU’s Metcalf Ballroom. The event will be is an opportunity for ASL, Deaf Studies and Deaf Education graduate students to step out and begin to experience and appreciate Deaf Culture and learn about the Deaf world. The DDW experience consists of visiting booths to engage in a conversation regarding specific Deaf life experience. The event will include role-playing and is free and open to the public.

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