Off Campus

2016 Nov 11

Boston Byzantine Music Festival

(All day)

Location: 

First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden Street

A two-day celebration of Christian and Jewish sacred music, featuring lectures, workshops, and performances by Cappella Clausura, the Holy Cross St. Romanos the Melodist Byzantine Choir, and Kol Arev. Presented by the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture and the New York Life Center for the Study of Hellenism in Pontus and Asian Minor. For tickets and a complete schedule, visit the...

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2017 Apr 24

Boston College Dante Lecture Series

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Devlin Hall 101, Boston Colllege main campus

Giovanni Braico (New York University), Re-constructing Demonic Anatomies: The Demons of Chantilly, MS 597.

2017 Mar 20

Boston College Dante Lecture Series

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Devlin Hall 101, Boston Colllege main campus

Matthew Collins (Harvard University), Readership In and Through Commedia Illustrations.

2017 Feb 20

Boston College Dante Lecture Series

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Devlin Hall 101, Boston Colllege main campus

Francesco Ciabattoni (Georgetown University), From Unholy Racket to Heavenly Polyphony: The Musical Journey of Dante's Commedia.

2016 Nov 21

Boston College Dante Lecture Series

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Devlin Hall 101, Boston Colllege main campus

Todd Boli (Independent Scholar), Dante’s Comedy: How to End It?

2016 Oct 24

Boston College Dante Lecture Series

7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Devlin Hall 101, Boston Colllege main campus

Christina Purdy Moudarres (Yale University), The Face that Most Resembles Christ: The Matter of Motherhood for Dante's Holy Family.

2016 Sep 24

Beyond Words Lecture

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Anne-Marie Eze (Curator, Beyond Words exhibition), A Choice of Books: Isabella Stewart Gardner's Library. Advance registration required; for more information, click here.

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2016 Sep 18

Beyond Words Lecture

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Boston College McMullen Museum of Art

Roger Wieck, Medieval Bestseller: The Book of Hours. 

The book of hours, an illustrated prayer book, was popular with lay men and women of the late medieval/early Renaissance period for over 300 years. Why? Wieck’s lecture, illustrated with slides, will answer this question by exploring the texts and images to be found within their pages. The discussion will also explore this era’s veneration of the Virgin Mary and obsession with death. 
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