Humanities Series hosts Ron Hansen

Ron Hansen, the Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJ, Professor in Arts and Humanities at Santa Clara University, will discuss "Hotly in Pursuit of the Real: The Catholic Writer" today at 7:30 p.m. in Gasson 100, as part of the Lowell Lecture Humanities Series.

Hansen is the author of Desperadoes, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Mariette in Ecstasy, Atticus and Hitler's Niece, and a recent collection of essays, A Stay Against Confusion: Essays on Faith and Fiction.

Saturday's game to honor '41 champs

Boston College will celebrate the 60th anniversary of its national football championship at Saturday's game against Pittsburgh in Alumni Stadium.
The University will retire the jersey of Gene Goodreault, an end on the 1940 team that followed up an undefeated regular season with a memorable win over Tennessee in the 1941 Sugar Bowl, staking a claim to the national championship.

AHANA sponsoring forums next week

The Office of AHANA Student Programs will sponsor a Community Forum series next week to discuss the quality of life for AHANA students at Boston College.

Administrators, faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the forums, which will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 22-25. The first three events will take place in the Walsh Function Room, and the final forum in the Heights Room of the Lower Campus Dining Hall.

For more information, contact the Office of AHANA Student Programs at ext.2-3358.

WGBH to air Michalczyk film

The documentary "South Africa: Beyond a Miracle," co-produced by Prof. John Michalczyk (Fine Arts), will be broadcast by WGBH-TV at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.

Shot on location in Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria, Capetown, Port Elizabeth, and Durban, the one-hour documentary features interviews from witnesses - representing various geographical areas and professions - to the rebirth of South Africa.
"Beyond a Miracle," which had its premiere last April at the Museum of Fine Arts, is the third installment of a conflict resolution documentary series for PBS television produced by Boston College and the Boston Theological Institute.


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