Core e-bulletin for November 8, 2010

Upcoming Core Lectures

CC101: Professor Samons on fifth-century Greece and Euripides’ Hecuba 11/9
CC105: Professor Marscher on “Stars: Death” 11/9
CC105: Professor Hudon on the Formation of the Solar System 11/11
CC201: Professor Carroll on Shakespeare’s Hamlet 11/9
CC203: Professor Kalberg on “Social Forces: Culture & the Origins of Modern Capitalism” 11/11


  • This evening, 11/8, Tyler E. Boudreau will speak about his book, Packing Inferno: The Unmaking of a Marine, as well as his experience in the Iraq war. This talk is part of The Core Curriculum’s Lecture Series on The Insight & Inspiration of Core Texts. A light reception will follow. 6:00 PM in the Castle (225 Bay State Road).
  • CC101 MFA Tours this week! All CC101 classes have a museum component to see the Ancient World galleries at the Museum of Fines Arts Boston. Check out the MFA tour webpage for the guide and full schedule. Make sure to bring your BU ID to all tours. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR A TOUR IN CAS 119.

Coming Up

  • The Core has purchased a limited number of tickets to Henry IV Part I by William Shakespeare at the Actor’s Shakespeare Project on Saturday, November 13 at 3PM. Tickets are available on a first-come first serve basis for only $5.00 in CAS 119.
  • Enjoy a concert version of Mozart’s Magic Flute at the Emerson Majestic Theatre on Friday, November 19 at 8 PM. Tickets are available on a first-come first serve basis for only $5.00 in CAS 119. The Theatre is on the Boylston stop on the Green T line.

Core Stuff

  • Do you want to get a better grade on your papers? Writing Tutors are available in the Writing Center in CAS 129 M-F 10-1 & 2-4. Sign up for an appointment in CAS 119.
  • CC105 walk-in tutoring occurs every Monday, 3-5 PM in the Core office (CAS 119) with ERC tutor John McCargar

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