Core e-bulletin for September 20, 2010

Upcoming Core Lectures
CC101: Professor Gillman on Genesis II 9/21
CC105: Professor Whitaker on Waves 9/21
CC105: Professor Whitaker on Light 9/23
CC201: MFA Curator Frederick Ilchman on Michelangelo Buonarroti 9/21
CC203: Professor Richard Tuck (Harvard University) on States of Nature and Political Order 9/23


  • For CC101 students: The MFA audio and print guide is now available for download.
  • The Core Writing Center is now open. Writing Tutors are available for half-hour appointments in CAS 129 Monday-Friday, from 10-1 and 2-4. Sign up for an appointment in CAS 119.
  • The Greek Music Ensemble presents “Echoi” – Echoes of the Hellenic Musical Heritage. Wednesday, September 22 at 8:00 PM in the Tsai Performance Center. Student tickets are only $5 and can be purchased in the Core office (CAS 119) or at the door.

My Favorite Boston!
Join Core faculty on Fridays in September and October for fun walking tours in and around Boston. This Friday, September 24, Professor Hamill will take students to the Harvard Semitic Museum to view the exhibit The Houses of Ancient Israel, led by a guide of the museum. Pizza in Harvard Square will follow. Sign up in CAS 119. There is no cost for these events, but you will need to bring your BU ID and a pass for the T.

Coming Soon
On Wednesday, September 29, the Core Film Series presents God on Trial (2008). In this BBC film, Jewish prisoners in Auschwitz put God on trial for breaking the covenant. Based on Elie Wiesel’s play, The Trial of God. CAS room 224. Dinner at 6, film at 6:15.

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