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.

Third Annual Boston University Workshop on Late Modern Philosophy

Starts: 10:00 am on Friday, October 11, 2013
Ends: 6:15 pm on Friday, October 11, 2013
Location: School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 325

The Boston University Workshop on Late Modern Philosophy is an annual forum for presenting new work on late-eighteenth through early-twentieth-century philosophy. Friday's speakers will include Charles Griswold of Boston University, Kristin Gjesdal of Temple University, Allen Speight of Boston University, and Fred Baiser of Syracuse University. There will be a reception after the final speaker. This event is supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities and the Boston University Department of Philosophy.