News & Notes
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all of the Fall BCARF events will be online via ZOOM. Please see the schedule in our "Upcoming Events" section. We hope to begin meeting face-to-face again in the Spring. Stay safe and healthy.
September 10th Seminar
"Representations of Land and Mayans in Guatemala 1930s-1960s"
by Deborah Levenson-Estrada (History)
September 17th Program Meeting
"A Killer By Design"
by Professor Ann Wolpert Burgess (CSON)
September 24th Book Club
"Salem Witch Judge: The Life and Repentance of Samuel Seawall"
by Eve LaPlante
October 8th Seminar
"A Nurse Becomes a Patient - Perspectives on COVID-19"
by Rachel Spector (CSON)
October 15th Program Meeting
"Traders, Cops and Robbers"
by Professor James Anderson (Economics)
October 22nd Book Club Meeting
"The Splendid and the Vile"
November 5th Seminar Meeting
"Research and Teaching about Neurogenerative Diseases"
by Dan Kirschner (Biology)
November 12th Program Meeting
"From 'Doing' to 'Being' Digital in a Post-Covid World"
by Professor Gerald Kane (CSOM)
November 19th Book Club Meeting
"The Giver of Stars"
December 3rd Seminar Meeting
"Cretan Renaissance Literature to Brighten a Winter Day"
by Dia Philippides (Classics)
December 17th Book Club Meeting
The Mirror and the Light"
RESOURCES FOR RETIRED FACULTY
The Association for Retired Faculty has offices at 300 Hammond Pond Parkway in Newton.
Retired faculty are welcome to use the resources there. They include two iMacs, two PCs, a printer/scanner/copier, a coffemaker, and a microwave.
The office is located immediately on your left after you enter the main entrance.
Entrance is gained to the room via a keypad. To find out the keypad code, please contact one of the members of the Executive Committee (see the "Contact" section on this website).
To view a video review of the 2029-2020 BCARF activities, select the following link to go to where the BCARF video files are stored off site. (The video will open in a new tab in your browser.)
The following list contains links to the Research Seminar and program Meeting videos that have been recorded in 2019-2020. Clicking on a link will open up a new tab in your browser.
"Dating Matters: Stories from the Chestnut Hill Campus.
"Coming of Age: The Instructio, Separate Incorporation and Jesuit Higher Education (November 7, 2019)
"Costs, Rankings, and Enrollment Management at BC" (January 23rd, 2020)
"Challenges and Rewards of Remotely Conducting Research in a Third World Country" (February 13th, 2020)
Each semester BCARF schedules a docent-led tour of the current exhibition at BC's McMullen Museum of Art. Contact Judith Wilt (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
The McMullen Museum of Art is located at 2101 Commonwealth Avenue on the Brighton Campus of Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts.
Starting in 2011, the Retired Faculty Newsletter is published once each year. If you have information you would like to appear in the Newsletter, please contact the editor, Paul Spagnoli.
The Retired Faculty Association is indebted to those who founded, and edited the Newsletters and worked so hard to make them a success.