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ILA Announces Major Grant Recipients
The 2015-2016 ILA Major Grants have been awarded. View the list of 2015-16 Grant Recipients »


Exploring Medical Humanities
Boston College Chronicle recently profiled the new student journal funded through a grant by the ILA. Read the article about the Medical Humanities Journal of Boston College »


Conversation on Meaning of 'Diaspora' Extends Across Campus
Sponsored by the Institute for the Liberal Arts, this onogoing seminar brings together BC faculty from many disciplines. Read more about the meaning of Diaspora in the BC Chronicle »


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An Introduction: The Arts and Crafts Movement; Making It Irish »
February 9, 2016 • 4:00–5:15 pm
Devlin Hall 101

Culture and Society in Ireland, 1916: Contexts for the Arts and Crafts Movement »
February 27, 2016 • 2:00–4:00 pm
Devlin Hall 101 and McMullen Museum

Blacks in Boston: Black...and Immigrant »
April 2, 2015 • All Day
Gasson Hall 100


Lowell Humanities Series

Mary Catherine Hilkert »
February 8, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Gasson Hall, Room 305

Leslie Jamison »
March 2, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Gasson Hall, Room 100

Colm Toibin »

March 16, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Gasson Hall, Room 100

Linda Colley »
March 30, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Gasson Hall, Room 100

More about the Lowell Humanities Series »