Category: Great Photograph

The Beat Generation, Allen Ginsberg & ‘Howl’

The Core encourages students to explore the arts and dip their intellectual toes in diverse fields – one such extraordinary field is that of Beat writing. A quick look into Wikipedia gives an equally quick description of this movement: The Beat Generation was a group of American post-World War II writers who came to prominence in the 1950s, […]

‘Myanmar Awakes’ by David Eckel

David Eckel, Professor and Director of the Core, has released a new piece of work based on his visit to Myanmar in January, 2012. Here is an image from his work: Here is an excerpt from his work: Myanmar lacks the elaborate tourist infrastructure of neighboring Thailand, but it is possible to experience the country […]

Picturing a Core discussion

In May 2011, a photographer visited Prof. Eckel’s CC102 seminar classroom. His pictures capture, vividly, the thrill and pleasure of deep, intellectual engagement that shows in the faces of Prof. Eckel and his students as they discuss Socrates. Photos by Kal Zabarsky (c) BU Photo Services. Click here to see the full set of photos […]

Photos from Core at Walden

Core took a trip to Walden Pond this past Saturday, April 30th. After stopping for lunch at the famous Concord Cheese Shop, the group took a walk around the pond and pondered Thoreau’s literary and philosophical legacy. It was a fine spring day for it. L-R: Nora Spalholz, Julia Sinitsky, Sarah Schneider, Cara Papakyrikos, Prof. […]

Looking with a scientific eye

Core student Nora Spalholz (CAS’14) checks out the surviving shrimp in the ecosystem she and her partners built two weeks ago in a lab session of CC106: Biodiversity. Photo by Cydney Scott, from BU Today.

Photos from Cyrano de Bergerac

There’s still time yet to see calliope’s mainstage Cyrano de Bergerac this weekend, April 1st and 2nd, at 7PM in CGS 511.  Tickets are $5, and available at the door or in advance in the core office (CAS 119).   You can see photos taken by Professor David Green on opening night on the core flickr […]

Getting an early start

Lucy McMullen is 3.5 years old, and already a Core person at heart. She is pictured here in her Core t-shirt, which she uses as an art smock. Her father Chris McMullen (Core ’94, CAS ’96) predicts: “It’s only a matter of time before Gilgamesh is on her list of bedtime story requests. “

Core Photos: Rue Durkheim in Paris

Photographer Logan Gowdey (Core ’10, CAS ’12) is at present studying in Paris. He is blogging at