The Future is Now: Urban Asia in the 21st Century

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The Future is Now: Urban Asia in the 21st Century

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2014 CONTACT: Margaret Waterman, 617-353-2240 or mhw@bu.edu   ***MEDIA ALERT***   THE FUTURE IS NOW: URBAN ASIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY   WHAT: The Future is Now: Urban Asia in the 21st Century, a one-day conference at BU that will explore how Asia’s cities are reshaping concepts of urban development […]

Isabel Wilkerson discusses “The Warmth of Other Suns” today

COM will host Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, noted author and BU Visiting Professor of Journalism Isabel Wilkerson to discuss her latest book The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration today at 4:30 PM at the Photonics Center.  The event will be moderated by John Stauffer, Chairman of the American Civilization Program […]

Harold Reddicliffe: Paintings from Three Decades

This evening, the Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is presenting Harold Reddicliffe: Paintings from Three Decades, exploring the body of work created by realist painter and Boston University College of Fine Arts Associate Professor of Painting Harold Reddicliffe. Paintings from Three Decades features over eighty still-life paintings dating back to 1981.  The opening reception starts […]

Ronan Tynan Peforms and Lectures tonight

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 […]

MLK Leadership Lecture with GA Congressman John Lewis tonight

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center is hosting  Congressman John Lewis (Fifth District, Georgia) tonight for their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Lecture.  Congressman Lewis is best known for his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960’s and work as a politician and social activist.  He will lecture on his professional experiences […]

A Celebration of African Fiction

Today the literary and cultural magazine AGNI—with cosponsors  the Center for African Studies, the African American Studies Program, and PEN New England—celebrates contemporary African fiction with an afternoon panel discussion and an evening reading and reception. These events feature four voices in African writing: the acclaimed Nigerian novelist Helon Habila; Ugandan writer Doreen Baingana; Caine […]