April 18 event to celebrate women and jazz

A multicultural evening of music and rhythm will be presented at "The Women of the Village," on Saturday, April 18, from 7 p.m.-midnight in the Lyons Hall Welch Dining Room.

The event, sponsored by the Sharon "Neci" Thomas-Thornton Trust Fund, will feature Valerie Stephens, Frank Wilkins and other performers portraying women's strength, love, pain, triumph and courage through song, poetry and storytelling.

Tickets are $8 for students, $15 for faculty and staff. For more information, call ext.2-3358 or -3359.

Annual Fulton Prize Debate to be held April 21

The Fulton Debating Society will hold its annual Fulton Prize Debate on Tuesday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Gasson 305, which will feature the topic "Resolved: That the United States should lift the economic embargo against Cuba."

Four members of the Fulton Debating Society will participate in the event, and the best speaker will be awarded the gold-plated Fulton Medal. His or her name also will be inscribed on the wall of the Fulton Room in Gasson Hall, a tradition dating back to 1890.

At the event, Prof. Marilyn Matelski (Communication) will be honored as Fultonian of the Year, an award presented the Boston College community member who supports the society's ideals.

Gasson Chair lecture on Frank Capra April 22

Gasson Professor Richard Blake, SJ, a noted film scholar, will present the lecture "Feeling Bad About Feeling Good: Death and Resurrection in the Films of Frank Capra" on Wednesday, April 22, at 4 p.m. in Gasson 307.

Irish Institute offers group tour to Ireland

The Irish Institute is offering a June 11-22 tour of Ireland for members and friends of the Boston College community. The tour will coincide with a three-day conference on higher education hosted by the institute's Dublin office.

Among the highlights of the tour will be visits to the Waterford Crystal factory, Cobh Heritage Museum, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, as well as excursions through Limerick, Tipperary, Kildare and Galway. The price of $1,437 includes breakfast for 10 days and dinner for seven days.

For more information, contact Joan Coffey at ext.2-4503 before May 1.

Dean's Scholars Dinner takes place April 16

The College of Arts and Sciences will honor outstanding undergraduates at its annual Dean's Scholars Dinner on Tuesday, April 16. The event, which recognizes the achievements of selected juniors and sophomores and encourages them to become campus leaders, will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the Conte Forum Shea Function Room.

For further information, call ext.2-3272.

First faculty/staff golf tournament slated for June 9

Boston College faculty and staff are invited to participate in the first annual BC Tee Off Golf Tournament on Tuesday, June 9. The tournament will take place at Sterling Country Club in Sterling.

The $75 per player registration fee includes a buffet lunch, access to driving range and putting as early as 10 a.m., hole contests and prizes, raffles and a sit-down awards dinner. All players participating will be expected to use an approved vacation day. Foursomes will be randomly assigned to people who have not indicated a preference.

For further information, contact Laurie Nahigian at ext.2-4723.

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