Join Core faculty for “My Favorite Boston”

Greetings from the City of Boston

As part of the Core’s ongoing initiative to engage students with the cultural resources of Boston, the department has organized a series of Friday afternoon excursions under the heading “My Favorite Boston. All groups depart Fridays at 3:00 PM from CAS 119; sign-up beforehand in the Core office as space is limited. These events are free, but bring your BU ID and a pass for the T.

  • September 10:  “Winged Deities, Boston Brahmins and Wrathful Buddhas” Professor Eckel’s favorite works at the Museum of Fine Arts.  Make sure to bring your BU ID! Enjoy coffee afterward.
  • September 17:  Explore the Boston Public Library and the murals of John Singer Sargent’s “Triumph of Religion” with Professor Lockwood.  Ice cream will follow.
  • 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.
  • October 1: Professor Eckel is on the hunt for the best cookie in Brookline.  Join the “Great Cookie Quest” to check out some of the best bakeries in Brookline.
  • October 15:  Professor Cirulli will lead students on a tour of Boston’s North End to learn the secrets of Boston’s most colorful neighborhood.  Pizza will follow.

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