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Tonight: Theater of War pre-show talk, after-show reception

From Erin McDonagh (Core ’08, CAS ’10), member of the EnCore Steering Committee: As Core alums, we all know that no one understood war or tragedy like the ancient Greeks. In Theater of War, actors read excerpts from Sophocles’ tragedies Ajax and Philoctetes, with the aim of drawing attention to the challenges faced by veterans […]

Theater of War: Ancient Words, Modern Wounds

Theater of War participants and Columbia student veterans discuss a performance on the Columbia campus. Theater of War is an innovative project that presents readings of ancient Greek plays as a catalyst for town-hall discussions about the challenges faced by our soldiers and veterans. This unique stage production and panel discussion is designed to raise […]

Tomorrow, a lunchbox talk with Christopher Ricks

Students and alumni are invited to join a lunchtime discussion tomorrow afternoon (Thursday, October 20th), from 11:30-12:30PM in the School of Theology basement, room B-24. Professor Christopher Ricks of the BU Editorial Institute will be talking about John Donne and Bob Dylan. Professor Ricks has written extensively about English poetry, and in 2005 published a […]

This Friday: Calliope Scene Festival

Come and enjoy various scenes from famous plays and works of literature performed and directed by the Core student and Core alumni members of Calliope Project theater troupe. The pieces at this Friday”s show are drawn from sources including Hamlet, Eurydice, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, and the poetry […]

BPL trip rescheduled

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Core in the City trip to the Boston Public Library, meant to take place tomorrow afternoon (Friday) has been postponed tor Tuesday, October 4th, from 5-7 PM. If you’d like to attend, please RSVP directly to Prof. Lockwood at  tlock@bu.edu. The tour will meet in the Core office, CAS 119, […]