BC Beyond Lifelong Learning Coffee and Conversation Series
Please join us for our Spring Coffee and Conversation Series, which will be
offered online via Zoom.
We are pleased to offer a series of eight lectures and conversations to Boston College alumni, friends, and community members from January through April 2021.
The purpose of this series is to provide lifelong learning opportunities with University faculty and administrators on a wide variety of topics, including local and world history, science, technology, social issues, the arts, and more.The fee for the series is $100.
Spring 2021 Series
All lectures will be offered on Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. ET.
- January 20: Preview of Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World, 1950s–1980s – Nancy Netzer, Director, McMullen Museum of Art and Professor of Art History, and Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, Visiting Professor
- February 3: You, The Effective Knowledge Professional: Innovation and the Hunt for Ideas – Andy Boynton, Dean, Carroll School of Management
- February 17: Racial Justice, Antiracism, and the Boston College Forum for Racial Justice in America – Vincent Rougeau, Dean, Law School
- March 10: ‘Terrible things were done’: Sean Lemass and the Violence of the Irish Revolution – Robert Savage, Director, Irish Studies Program and Professor of History
- March 24: Falling Short: The Coming Retirement Challenge and What to Do About It – Andrew Eschtruth, Associate Director, Center for Retirement Research
- March 31: Rediscovering the Treasures of Golden Age Spanish Cathedral Music – Michael Noone, Professor and Chair, Music Department
- April 14: Working for the Common Good: The Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society – Laura Steinberg, Executive Director, Schiller Institute
- April 28: What Can Literature Teach Us About Pandemics? – Amy Boesky, Professor and Chair, English Department
|This series has a maximum capacity to allow for participant engagement and to ensure the best possible experience.Register early to avoid disappointment!Please Note:|
Online participants will need a computer with video, microphone, and speakers. Participants must create a Zoom account in advance according to Boston College security requirements; more information will be provided upon registration.