Tagged: Tsai Performance Center
On Tuesday, November 15 from 6:30-8:30 pm, journalism professor Robert Zelnick, will moderate the Great Debate at the Tsai Performance Center. The debate, the 29th in the series, is modeled after the Cambridge and Oxford University Union Societies’ public discussions. This year’s event will bring together students, faculty and scholars to discuss who’s to blame for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The panelists arguing that Israeli leadership is responsible include Hussein Ibish, Ph.D, a senior research fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine, Geoffrey Aronson from the Foundation for Middle East Peace, and BU student Justin Bourke (COM ’13). They will face off against Robert J. Lieber, Professor of Government and International Affairs at Georgetown University, Joshua Muravchik, Ph.D, a Foreign Policy Institute Fellow at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and BU student Phillip Kisubika (COM ’13).
The two teams will go head-to-head for about an hour, followed by 20 minutes of audience discussion and rebuttals. The Great Debate is a free event open to the Boston University community and general public. Please contact Lauren Glaser with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center is hosting an evening with Irish Tenor Ronan Tynan tonight at the Tsai Performance Center. Tynan is an accomplished athlete, winning multiple medals while competing at the Paralympics, a physician in his home country of Ireland and most known for his accomplishments as an opera singer. The event will include a performance, lecture and reception. The event is free and open to the public; doors open at 6:30 and the event will start at 7:00 PM.