More than one hundred friends, students, alumni, and faculty gathered to honor Professor Patricia Hills at a symposium held at the George Sherman Union on April 26, 2014. Entitled “American Visual Culture in Context: A Symposium in Honor of Professor Patricia Hills,” this event featured academic papers by prominent scholars from across the country who were Hills’ former students. Sponsored by the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, alumni and current students, the Boston University Center for the Humanities, the Department of the History of Art & Architecture, the American & New England Studies Program, and the African American Studies Program, the symposium celebrated the career of Professor Hills, a specialist in American art who has taught at Boston University since 1978. Dr. Hills is retiring at the end of this academic year.

IPR Lecture Series: The Contemporary Face of Suffering: Ann Jurecic, "Susan Sontag and the Representation of Suffering"

Starts: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Ends: 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Location: 745 Commonwealth Avenue, STH 325

Ann Jurecic, from the Department of English at Rutgers University, will present "Susan Sontag and the Representation of Suffering" as a part of the Institute for Philosophy and Religion's "Suffering: Contemporary Perspectives" series. Sponsored by the BU Center for the Humanities.