Tagged: Metcalf Hall

Celebrated writer Walter Mosley at GSU tonight

April 20th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

mosleyThe Friends of the Libraries will host celebrated writer Walter Mosley tonight at 5:30 PM in Metcalf Hall (2nd Floor of George Sherman Union, 775 Comm Ave). Mosley is the author of more than 34 critically acclaimed books, including the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins and Devil in the Blue Dress, which was adapted as a film starring Denzel Washington. Mosley has been the recipient of the O. Henry Award, a Grammy and PEN America’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Prizes for the prestigious Lawrence G. Blackmon Student Book Collecting Contest will be awarded before the lecture. The event is free to Friends of the Libraries members and BU students, $25 per person for the public.

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Acclaimed Novelist Sue Miller Lecturing tonight

September 29th, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

<p style=”text-align: center”><img src=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2010/09/Photo-214×300.jpg” alt=”Photo” width=”214″ height=”300″ /></p>

Tonight at 5:30 PM, the <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/dbin/archives/”>Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center</a> and <a href=”http://www.masslib.net/mfol/index.htm”>Friends of the Library</a> will host celebrated  novelist <a href=”http://www.randomhouse.com/author/results.pperl?authorid=20735″>Sue Miller </a>for a reception and lecture in Metcalf Hall (2nd floor of the George Sherman Union).  Miller houses her archives at the Gotlieb Center, and is speaking on her work and reflecting on her written accounts of contemporary family life. Immediately following the lecture, Miller will be signing copies of her most recent novel, <span style=”text-decoration: underline”><a href=”http://www.amazon.com/Lake-Shore-Limited-Sue-Miller/dp/0307264211″>The Lake Shore Limited</a> </span>(April 2010). <strong>The event is free to BU students and Friends of the Libraries, and $25 per person for the general public. </strong>

Tagged , , , ,

Ed Harris at BU on Monday

May 6th, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

<img src=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2010/05/Ed-Harris.jpg” alt=”Ed Harris” width=”98″ height=”135″ />We just <a href=”http://www.boston.com/ae/celebrity/articles/2010/05/06/they_know_and_love_jack/”>confirmed</a> that <a href=”http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000438/”>Ed Harris</a> will be at the<a href=”http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/news/releases/display.php?id=2071“> Gotlieb event</a> scheduled for Monday night (5/10) at 5:30 PM in<a href=”http://www.bu.edu/evcon/non-univ/campus-facilities/metcalf-trustee-center/“> Metcalf Hall</a>, honoring noted author <a href=”http://www.robertbparker.net/”>Robert Parker</a>.  The event is free and open to the public…

Tagged , , ,