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Call for Proposals
ILA Major Grants are available for the 2015-16 academic year. Apply for a grant or learn more »


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


Journalism Trends
Alumna Janelle Nanos, senior editor at Boston Magazine and visiting lecturer in American Studies and journalism, and Maura Johnston, founding editor of Maura Magazine and inaugural Institute for the Liberal Arts’ journalism fellow, shared insights on trends in modern journalism during a BC Social Google+ hangout. (via the Office of News & Public Affairs)


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Science is Power: Politics and Knowledge in the Thought of Francis Bacon »
Friday, September 12
8:00 a.m. – 6:45 p.m.
McGuinn Hall, Room 521
Registration Required.


Drones in Focus: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Remote Warfare
Friday, November 14 - Saturday, November 15
Stokes Hall, Room 195S

Raidin' the Wake
BC's Finnegans Wake reading group
Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
10 Stone Ave, Room 104

Lowell Humanities Series
Various Speakers
Fall Schedule Starts Wednesday, October 1
More about the Lowell Humanities Series »