Internet training sessions available at O'Neill Library

Members of the Boston College community interested in learning about the Internet and O'Neill Library Internet resources may arrange for individual or group sessions by contacting the O'Neill Reference Department at ext. 2-4472.

University to host ancient philosophy colloquium

The 21st annual Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy will take place on campus Oct. 1-2, with featured speaker University of Toronto Classics Professor Brad Inwood.

Inwood will present a public lecture, "God and Human Knowledge in Seneca's Natural Questions ," on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Gasson 305. He also will hold two seminars, "The Will and the Self in Seneca" on Oct. 1, and "Natural Law in Seneca the Younger" on Oct. 2; both will take place at 3 p.m. in McGuinn Third Floor Lounge. In addition, Inwood will visit a philosophy class and be available to faculty and students for informal discussions.

For more information, contact Margarita Fenn at ext. 2-3869, or Assoc. Prof. Gary Gurtler, SJ (Philosophy), by e-mail at

Fr. Sobrino to offer lectures

University of Central America Professor of Theology Jon Sobrino, SJ, will deliver the Ignacio Ellacuria Lectures on "Christology from the Perspective of the Crucified Peoples" at Boston College during Oct. 26-28.

Fr. Sobrino's first lecture, "A Christology of the Reign of God for the Poor," will be presented on Oct. 26 in Devlin 008. The following day, Fr. Sobrino will present "The Martyr Jesus, the Crucified God, and the Martyred Peoples" in McGuinn 121. His final lecture, "The Resurrection of Jesus and the Hope of the Victims," will be in Devlin 008 on Oct. 28. All lectures will start at 7:30 p.m.

The lectures, all free and open to the public, are named in honor of University of Central American Rector Ignacio Ellacuria, SJ, who was slain with five other Jesuits and two women in November of 1989. For more information, call ext. 2-2474.

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