Core bulletin for January 31, 2011

Core Lectures this week:
CC102: Professor Denecke on Confucius 2/1
CC106: Professor Hudon on “How has biodiversity changed over the ages?” 2/1
CC106: Professor Finnerty on “What is a gene and how are genes organized in genomes?” 2/3
CC202: Professor Wates on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 2/1
CC202: Professor Lockwood on African American Inequality – The Legacy of Slavery 2/3

Are you looking for a place to live next year? Come to the Core House Open House tonight, Monday, Jan. 31 from 5-7 PM. There will be refreshments and rooms will be open for viewing. 141 Carleton Street.

Thursday, February 3. Obie Award-winning director Sarah Benson will speak about directing Sophocles’ Ajax, which Core will go to see in Cambridge on February 12 or 13. 6 PM in The Castle, 225 Bay State Road, refreshments to follow.

“My Favorite Boston” has returned! On Friday, February 4, two trips are planned:
– 3 PM: Professor Eckel will bring students to the MFA to view the Fresh Ink exhibit and the new American Wing. Sign up in CAS 119 and make sure to bring your BU ID.
– 4 PM: Professors Hamill and Formichelli will take students to the Frog Pond at Boston Common to go skating. Dress warm, and bring $5 if you need skate rentals. Meet at 4:00 PM in CAS 119, please sign up in advance. Hot chocolate to follow!


  • Monday, February 7. Join the Core Journal! The first meeting for students interested in being contributors or staff of the 2011 Core Journal will be at 5 PM in CAS 119.
  • Tuesday, February 8. Film Series screening of the Buddhist film: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…Spring. Dinner at 6 PM, film at 6:15 PM. CAS 224.
  • Saturday, February 12 or Sunday, February 13. Core goes to the American Repertory Theater to see Sophocles’ Ajax. Choose a night and sign up for a ticket in CAS 119. $5. Show begins at 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, February 13. Excerpts from Mozart’s Don Giovanni at Jordan Hall (priority to CC202 students) 3 PM. $5. Tickets in CAS 119.

Stay tuned to find out about the Core Film Series line-up next week.

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