Category: Faculty

2017 Orientation Programs

March 30th, 2017 in Events, Events Fall 2017, Events Summer 2017, Faculty, Graduate Students

Orientation Date Location Contact Information Additional Information
2017 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences International Teaching Fellow Orientation August 21-29, 2017 Varies Casey Dziuba
(grsgs@bu.edu)
  • N/A
2017 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences New Teaching Fellow Orientation August 30, 2017

12:00pm-5:00pm

Room 522, College of Arts & Sciences, 725 Commonwealth Avenue Casey Dziuba
(grsgs@bu.edu)
  • First-time Teaching Fellows, who matriculated in Fall 2016, are required to attend
2017 Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Incoming PhD Student Orientation August 31, 2017

12:00pm-5:00pm

Metcalf Trustee Ballroom, 1 Silber Way, 9th floor Casey Dziuba
(grsgs@bu.edu)
  • PhD Students matriculating in Fall 2017 are required to attend
2017 Department of Romance Studies Orientation Tentatively August 31, 2017 and September 1, 2017 Katie McNamara (kmcnamar@bu.edu)
  • All students are required to attend
2017 Department of Romance Studies Orientation Tentatively August 31, 2017 and September 1, 2017 French section –
Kate Lakin-Schultz (klakin@bu.edu)
  • All Teaching Fellows are required to attend
Fall 2017 ISSO International Graduate Student Orientation TBD ISSO (isso@bu.edu)
  • International PhD Students matriculating in Fall 2017 are required to attend
  • Registration is required

Undergraduate Linguistics Open House (Spring 2017)

March 21st, 2017 in BU Linguistics Program, Events, Events Spring 2017, Faculty, Undergraduate Students

LinguisticsUG-s17

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Tres episodios y un incendio De Pilar González España y Alan Smith Soto

March 15th, 2017 in BU Center for the Humanities, Events, Events Spring 2017, Faculty

anuncioTres episodios y un incendio

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POSTPONED: Chacal: Forbidden to Write Poetry

March 14th, 2017 in Events, Events Spring 2017, Faculty, Latin American Studies Program, Pardee School of Global Studies

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

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The Dangerous Liaisons: pre-show lecture with Professor Jeffrey Mehlman

March 9th, 2017 in Events Off-Campus, Events Off-Campus Spring 2017, Faculty

What’s this opera all about? We’ll tell you!
Join us for coffee, pastry and a pre-show lecture on

The Dangerous Liaisons

on Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm
(before the 3 pm performance).

BU Professor Jeffrey Mehlman will offer thoughts on The Contemporaneity of ‘The Dangerous Liaisons,’ the before-the-deluge novel that is the opera’s source and its relevance in an age of whistle-blowing, cyber-bullying, love-not-war, and last but perhaps also least, feminism.

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Commencement 2017

March 1st, 2017 in Events, Events Spring 2017, Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Information about Commencement 2017 can be found under News & Events.

Madness and/or Civilization: A conversation on Brazilian literature, art and with Jacques Fux and Rodrigo Lopes de Barros

January 31st, 2017 in Events Off-Campus, Events Off-Campus Spring 2017, Faculty

Professor Rodrigo Lopes de Barros will be giving an invited talk at Cornell University on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 5:00pm.

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Professor Adela Pineda wins the Premio Bellas Artes de Ensayo Literario Malcolm Lowry

December 1st, 2016 in Faculty, News, News Fall 2016

Congratulations to Professor Adela Pineda on winning the Premio Bellas Artes de Ensayo Literario Malcolm Lowry!

Please visit the BU Latin American Studies News, found here, for more information.

Professor Alicia Borinsky newly publishes book, My Husband’s Woman

November 16th, 2016 in Books, Faculty, News, News Fall 2016

Professor Alicia Borinsky just published new book, My Husband’s Woman.  You can read more about this at Literal Magazine.

Source: Literal Magazine

Source: Literal Magazine

Professor Adela Pineda wins Literary National Prize

November 4th, 2016 in Faculty, Latin American Studies Program, News, News Fall 2016

Congratulations to Professor Adela Pineda on winning a national prize in Mexico for her manuscript on Steinbeck and Mexico!

This prize is given at a national level, by the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes (the equivalent of Mexico’s National Endowment for the Arts).  Very prominent writers, including Jose Emilio Pacheco and Ignacio Padilla, have received the prize in the past.

Results information can be found here.

More information on the prize can be found here.