Choir to perform St. Patrick's concert

The Wesley College Choir of Dublin will present a concert in honor of St. Patrick's Day tomorrow, March 16, at noon in Gasson 100. The event is free and open to the public.

Originally founded as a Methodist grammar school in 1845, the college now serves an interdenominational student population of approximately 840 boys and girls.

University to host Judge Noonan talk

United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge John T. Noonan Jr., author of books and articles on the relationship of government and religion, will present "The Lustre of Our Country: Why Religious Freedom is Foundational for Country and for Church" on Thursday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Gasson 305.

Noonan's latest book, The Lustre of Our Country: The American Experience of Religious Freedom, explores American contributions to the history of religious liberty.

The event is sponsored by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life and the John Templeton Foundation. For more information, call ext.2-1860.

Latino Studies forum is launched at BC

The Office of Affirmative Action yesterday inaugurated a Latino Studies Colloquia to feature Boston College doctoral degree candidates and recipients whose work explores Latino history, culture, art and politics.
The next colloquium will take place on Wednesday, March 21, at 4 p.m. in Devlin 101. The presenters will be Regina Van-Hell, speaking on "Hispanic College Students Adjustment: The Influence of Familism, Acculturation and Social Support," and Isabel Araiza, whose topic will be "Comparing the Health and Economic Characteristics of Retired Mexican-Americans Using Different Operational Definitions of Retirement." For more information, contact the Office of Affirmative Action at ext.2-2323.

BC Arts Festival Web site now on-line

Schedule information and other details concerning the Third Annual Boston College Arts Festival (April 26-27) are now available on-line at /bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/festival/festival2001.html.

Gaelic Roots Festival tickets are sold out

The annual Boston College "Gaelic Roots" music, song and dance summer school and festival - now in the fifth year of its expanded format - is sold out. While there are no available spaces for the instructional workshops or evening concerts, music sessions held during the week are free to the public. For more information on the festival, which takes place June 17-23, call ext.2-0490 or browse the Gaelic Roots World Wide Web site at /bc_org/avp/cas/irish/gr.html


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