E-bulletin for week of 11/13/11

CC101: David Roochnik on The Republic, Part I (11/15)
CC105, Tuesday: Daniel Hudon on the origin of the solar system (11/15)
CC105, Thursday: Ulrich Faul on the origin and early history of earth (11/7)
CC201: Michael Zell on the art of Rembrandt (11/15)
CC203: David Swartz on Durkheim and the Individual and Society (11/17)

TONIGHT, 11/14: Prof. Elie Wiesel will deliver a lecture titled “In the Talmud: The Greatness of Rabbi Eliezer ben Hyrcanus.” 7-9pm in the GSU Metcalf Hall. Free and open to the public. Tickets not required. For security purposes, all bags are subject to inspection on entry. Sign language interpreters will be available. No seating in the Ballroom once the program begins. Seating is limited; please arrive early. Overflow seating is available in the Conference Auditorium.


Wednesday, 11/16: Prof. Kyna Hamill will lead a tour for CC101 students at the MFA. The group will meet in the Core office, CAS 119, for a 4 PM departure time.


Friday, 11/18: Prof. Jay Samons, as part of the Core-sponsored Lunch Box Talks series, will consider the question, “What’s wrong with Democracy?” 2-3pm in the School of Theology basement, 745 Comm Ave. All interested students and alumni are welcome to enjoy discussion and a free lunch. RSVP at the Core’s Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=166664313419860


Friday, 11/18: Prof. Stefan Kalt will lead a tour for CC101 students at the MFA, with art historian Keith Doherty. The group will meet in the Core office, CAS 119, for a 4 PM departure time.


Ongoing: The 2011-2012 issue of The Journal of the Core Curriculum is now accepting submissions. Authors and artists are welcome to submit any kind of Core-related essays, artwork, photography, short stories, creative pieces, and/or poetry. Accepted submissions will be featured in Issue XXI alongside works by faculty and alumni. Back issues can be viewed online at http://bu.edu/core/journal. The editors are especially interested in essays and artwork which explore the themes and topics of the Core Natural Sciences. Submissions can be emailed as attachments to corejournal@gmail.com; questions can be emailed to editor Megan Ilnitzki, milnit@bu.edu.

If you have any suggestions for or comments about Core activities, please contact Zachary Bos at core@bu.edu.

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