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Calendar 2013-2014

Schedule of General Meetings for all Retired Faculty

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In 2013-2014 all BCARF General Meetings will be held on Thursdays from Noon to 1.45 P.M.in the first floor conference room at 3 Lake St. on the Brighton campus.

A light luncheon of sandwiches, accompaniments and beverages will be served. 
The John Donovan Suite for Retired Faculty is on the third floor.

SEPTEMBER

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th.

The next luncheon meeting of the Faculty Research Seminar program will be Wednesday, Sept 25, 12-1:45 PM, at 3 Lake Street.  Lunch will be provided.  Joe Appleyard will be presenting his work, “Student Formation in Catholic Colleges and Universities.”  

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th

The next General Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 26th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at 2101 Commonweallth Avenue (Cardinal's Residence) on the Brighton Campus in Room 204.  Fr. Rich McGowan will be speaking:  "A Tale of Two Sins: Gambling and Tobacco".

Please RSVP to jean.oneil@bc.edu by September 23rd.

OCTOBER

• Thursday, October 10, 10:30 –11:45 a.m.  Book Club
• Thursday, October 10, Noon–1:45 p.m.  Executive Committee Meeting
• Wednesday, October 23, Noon–1:45 p.m.  Research Seminar

    Alan Lawson will present "Longwood Covered Courts and the Rise of  American Tennis".

• Thursday, October 24, Noon–1:45 p.m.

"Facing the End of Life: Recovering Our Catholic Traditions"
                Myles N. Sheehan, S.J.
                Provincial, New England Province of the Society of Jesus

NOVEMBER

• Thursday, November 7, 10:30–11:45 a.m.  Book Club
• Thursday, November 7, Noon–1:45 p.m.  Executive Committee Meeting
• Wednesday, November 20, Noon–1:45 p.m.  Research Seminar

    WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 12 - 1:45 PM

Rachel Spector will present her work, “Amulets, Remedies, and Shrines.”  All invited.  Come support your colleagues.

• Thursday, November 21, Noon–1:45 p.m.  Program Meeting

"Using Hydroponic Gardening to Teach Multiple Concepts to Urban Students"
                G. Michael Barnett
                Associate Professor, LSOE
                2012 Massachusetts Professor of the Year

BCARF Grant Applications Final Due Date November 15

DECEMBER

• No meetings
• BCARF Grant Winners Announced by December 6

JANUARY

• Thursday, January 16, 10:30–11:45 a.m. Book Club
• Thursday, January 16, Noon–1:45 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting
• Wednesday, January 29, Noon–1:45 p.m. Research Seminar
• Thursday, January 30, Noon–1:45 p.m. Program Meeting

FEBRUARY

• Thursday, February 13, 10:30–11:45 a.m. Book Club
• Thursday, February 13, Noon–1:45 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting
• Wednesday, February 26, Noon–1:45 p.m. Research Seminar

The next luncheon meeting of the Faculty Research Seminar program will be Wednesday, February 26, 12-1:45 PM, at 3 Lake Street.  Lunch will be provided.  John Dacey will be presenting his work, “Being More Imaginative at Any Age:  How Creative Paople Think.” 


• Thursday, February 27, Noon–1:45 p.m. Program Meeting

MARCH

• Thursday, March 13, 10:30–11:45 a.m. Book Club
• Thursday, March 13, Noon–1:45 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting
• Wednesday, March 26, Noon–1:45 p.m. Research Seminar

The next luncheon meeting of the Faculty Research Seminar will be Wed Mar. 26, 12-1:45 PM, at 3 Lake Street.  Carol Hurd Green will present her work, “Dorothy Day and American Women's History.”


• Thursday, March 27, Noon–1:45 p.m. Program Meeting

2101 Commonwealth Ave (Cardinal's Residence), Brighton Campus
Room 109

"The Global Perspective of a Boston College Undergraduate Student"
with Brooke Loughrin, BC'14

Presidential Scholar and First U.S. Youth Observer/Delegate at the United Nations,
Editor-in-Chief of Al-Noor: The BC Middle East and Islamic Studies Journal,
Vice President of the Boston College Iranian Culture Club,
Undergraduate Research Fellow for Professor Ali Banuazizi

APRIL

• Thursday, April 10, 10:30–11:45 a.m. Book Club
• Thursday, April 10, Noon–1:45 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting

For the next luncheon meeting of the Faculty Research Seminar, Wed April 23, 12-1:45 PM,  3 Lake Street, Dennis Taylor will present his work, “Shakespeare and the Recent Turn to Catholicism.”


• Thursday, April 24, Noon–1:45 p.m. Program Meeting

The program "Demystifying the Current Real Estate and Lending Markets"  will be held Thursday, April 24 with buffet lunch at 11.30, meeting at Noon. 

MAY

• Thursday, May 1, 10:30–11:45 a.m. Book Club
• Thursday, May 1, Noon–1:45 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting
• Thursday, May 15, Noon–1:45 p.m. Annual and Program Meeting
• Wednesday, May 21 Annual Banquet

 

Guided Museum Tours

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 Honorary member and McMullen Art Museum docent Peg Dwyer leads members on informative tours of each new exhibit at the University’s McMullen Art Museum.  Contact : Peg Dwyer




Annual Year-end Banquet

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 SAVE THE DATE.  

The annual year-end Retired Faculty Banquet is usually held in late May.

 Come for a fabulous dinner, awards, welcoming of newly retired faculty and an all around great time.

5:30 PM Cocktails, 6:30 PM Dinner

Murray Conference Room on the 4th Floor of the Yawkey Athletic Center.