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Dinner with Stalin and Other Stories: A Symposium

David Shrayer-Petrov with translators Arna Bronstein, Aleksandra Fleszar, Molly Godwin-Jones, Leon Kogan, Margarit T. Ordukhanyan, Emilia Shrayer, and Maxim D. Shrayer

Join us for a symposium and reading celebrating the translation and publication of Dinner with Stalin (2014) by David Shrayer-Petrov. The new collection of stories by the acclaimed master of Russian-American fiction was edited by the author’s son Maxim D. Shrayer, professor at Boston College.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
7:00pm | Devlin Hall, Room 101
Free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Institute for the Liberal Arts, the Jewish Studies Program, the Department of Slavic & Eastern Languages, and the English Department.

The anatomy of religious cleansing: Non-Muslims in the Ottoman Empire (1914–1918)

Taner Akçam

The first in a series of lectures examining the status of Christians in the Middle East

Wednesday, 22 October 2014
7:00pm | 117 Lake Street (STM Library), Room 113
Boston College, Brighton, MA
Free and open to the public


Missa gentis humanæ

Mass for 8-voice a cappella choir by Ralf Yusuf Gawlick
Performed by Choir of Trinity Wall Street
Julian Wachner, Conductor

Monday, 17 February 2014
8:00pm | Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, 28 Commonwealth Ave. Chestnut Hill, MA
For more information:    617-552-2514