Art History: Pastoral Views of Renaissance Venice

January 16th, 2019

The Department of History of Art and Architecture invites you to the 2018-2019 HAA Lecture Series:

 Floating Arcadia: Pastoral Views of Renaissance Venice

 Prof. Jodi Cranston, Boston University

  • When: Wednesday February 6th, 6pm
  • Where: CAS 132

Painting: Sebastiano del Piombo, Death of Adonis, c. 1511

Lectures in Criticism – 2019 Spring

January 16th, 2019

Lectures in Criticism Schedule

Holocaust Remembrance

January 11th, 2019

BU Global House + Culture Fair

December 10th, 2018

African Studies Library: Film Screening, O Hero I

December 4th, 2018

CinemAfriq@BU Presents: 

Winner of:

  • FESPACO 2005, Best Camera
  • Sundance Filmfestival Los Angeles 2005, Grand Jury Prize
  • Capetown World Cinema Festival
  • Nantes Three Continents Festival 2004, Audience Award
  • Cannes Film Festival 2007, Official Selection Tous Les Cinemas du Monde

O HERO I = THE HERO By Zeze Gamboa

2004, Angola/Portugal/France, 97 min, Portuguese with English subtitles

The Hero is a story of a city, Luanda, trying to absorb the millions of people displaced by civil strife and global economic change .A 20-year veteran of the 30-year-old Angolan civil war finds assimilation into the chaotic life of the capital city of Luanda a challenge.

The screening will take place on December 5 at 5:30 PM in Mugar Memorial Library, 3rd Floor, Estin Room (771 Commonwealth Ave.) 

Open to the BU Community!


Institute for Philosophy & Religion: Persons

November 30th, 2018

BU Classical Studies: Serpent Heart

November 20th, 2018

Archaeology: Households & Communities at Teotihuacan

November 14th, 2018

Latin American Studies Center: Rites, Rights & Rhythms

November 13th, 2018

Thursday, December 6 | Rites, Rights & Rhythms: A Genealogy of Musical Meaning in Colombia’s Black Pacific

  • Starts: Thursday, 4:00 PM
    Ends: Thursday, 6:00 PM
    Location: 121 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215

Michael Birenbaum Quintero : Associate Professor of Music, Musicology & Ethnomusicology at Boston University

Book Signing & Discussion: A reception and book-signing will follow the talk.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology


Film Screening: If Only I Were That Warrior

November 13th, 2018