Coffee and Conversation Series

The Coffee and Conversation Series is being rescheduled from this spring to the fall semester. Please check back for the updated schedule.

Please join us as BC Beyond Lifelong Learning launches our Coffee and Conversation series!
The purpose of this series is to provide lifelong learning opportunities with university faculty and administrators on a wide variety of topics, including local history, science, technology, athletics, and more. We are pleased to offer a series of eight lectures and conversations to Boston College alumni and local community members from March through June 2020.

Register Today

The fee for the series is $125.

Parking is free of charge, and coffee and snacks are included in your registration fee.

All sales are final; no refunds. Registrations may not be transferred to another person or to another course, workshop, or program.


Spring 2020 Coffee and Conversation Schedule


Programs will take place from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.


Bill Evans

Memoir of former Boston Police Chief, and Public Safety Today


Nancy Netzer

Discussion of the history of McMullen Museum and tour of the exhibition, Indian Ocean Current, with Professors Netzer and Parthasarathi*


Francis Parker, SJ

Discussion of author John Voelker and clips from his famed film, Anatomy of a Murder


Scott Olivieri

Safety on the Internet and Other Helpful Computer Hints as You Browse the Web


Clare O'Connor

Ancestry Kits: Reading History in Your Chromosomes, How Variation Arises in DNA, and How it is Used to Trace Relationships


James O'Toole

Boston College History Professor presents “Ten Things You Don't Know about Boston College”


Tom Wall

Boston College University Librarian presents "Resources of Libraries Today” and a tour of the O'Neill Library


David Northrup

From his book, Seven Myths of Africa in World History: Ethiopia's relations with Jews, Christians and Muslims before 1500

* No refreshments will be offered on 3/25/2020 as food and beverages are not allowed in the Museum.

Additional event, free of charge: Join us for a game during the 2020 Boston College Softball/Baseball season at Harrington Athletics Village on the BC Brighton Campus. Date: TBD.

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