Conferences & Colloquiums

Women in STEM

Series Details

To support undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty in STEM fields at Boston College and beyond, this program aims to establish a new program focused on promoting and enhancing women’s successes.


Symposia Details

Each RISE3 symposium invites one scholar & one senior practitioner to interrogate the impact of the intersection of racial identity, poverty status & place on outcomes in a key area of social policy.

Celebrating M. Shawn Copeland

Event Details

This two-day event celebrates the life and work of M. Shawn Copeland, Professor of Theology and African and African Diaspora Studies at Boston College, who plans to retire at the end of this academic year.


Past Conferences & Colloquiums

Towards Transitional Justice

Conference Details

This conference brings together scholars, survivors, and activists in the international field of Transitional Justice, with a specific focus on the Irish state’s response to the nation’s history of institutional abuse. Researchers, students and the public are welcome to attend.

Metaphor, Making, and Mysticism

Conference Details

This interdisciplinary conference brings together theologians, philosophers, artists, art historians, historians, poets, musicians, literary scholars, and contemplative practitioners to examine the ways in which metaphor and artistic production have been used to express the mystical.

Reshma Saujani, Colloquium

Colloquium Details

Join us as we welcome Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and prepare young women for jobs of the future, to Boston College.

Catholic Social Thought in the Era of Pope Francis

Conference Details

This conference is part of a project that aims to make Saint Alberto Hurtado's ideas accessible to English speakers. More than 20 people from 6 different countries will deliver papers about Hurtado's work and Catholic Social Thought.


Upcoming Events


Careers in Editing & Publishing

March 22

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Fulton Hall, 115

Eric Weiskott,

An Evening of Russian Music

March 22

6:00 PM

Gasson Hall, 100


Ralf Gawlick, Composer, World Première: Best Regards Bruno ~ Letters from Stalingrad

March 30

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

First Baptist Church in Newton Center


Ben Austen: High-Risers

April 09

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Gasson Hall, 301


Rethinking Normal: Design, Disability, and Social Imagination

April 11

7:00 PM

Gasson Hall, room 100


"Hitler's Mein Kampf: Prelude to the Holocaust"

April 25 – April 26

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Corcoran Commons, The Heights Room

John Michalczyk (