Current Events

In our role as cultural presenters, the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center offers a variety of events that are open to the public and the Boston University community. Many event speakers come from our diverse holdings; past speakers have come from the fields of journalism, theater, politics, opera, dance and literature.

 

We have concluded our Events for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Please visit PAST EVENTS to see what we did, and return to this page in the future to see what will be coming up in the 2019-2020 academic year.  Thank you for your interest!

 

 


Student Discovery Seminar – Horror & Sci-Fi

Student Discovery Seminars
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 6:00 PM
HGARC Reading Room, 771 Commonwealth Avenue, Fifth Floor
Admission: Free and Open to Students with BUID

Join Graduate Writing Fellow Ryan Weberling and Archivist Jane Parr in an exploration of original manuscripts, photographs, and correspondence from history's most notorious horror and science fiction movies, shows, and books. The seminar takes place Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the main 5th floor reading room of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center.

Click HERE to download the Horror & Sci-Fi flyer.


Favorite Poem Project- Lowell Poetry Reading

Center Events
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Alan and Sherry Leventhal Center, 233 Bay State Rd, Second Floor
Admission: Free and open to the Public

Award-winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye will be reading with BU MFA alumna Katherine Hollander!

Event starts at 7:30 PM in the Alan and Sherry Leventhal Center on the 2nd floor, immediately followed by a reception and book signing in the Dahod Family Alumni Center at the Castle. It will be free and open to the public. For any questions, please contact fpp@bu.edu.

Click HERE to view official Lowell Poetry Reading event page.

Click HERE to download the Lowell Poetry Reading flyer.



Student Discovery Seminar – The Cuban Revolution: Its History and Legacy

Student Discovery Seminars
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 6:00 PM
HGARC Reading Room, 771 Commonwealth Avenue, Fifth Floor
Admission: Free and Open to Students with BUID

Join Ambassador Paul Hare, the British Ambassador to Cuba from 2001-2004, and archivist Nicolette Archambault in an exploration of the Cuban Revolution and its legacy. At this Student Discovery Seminar, students can touch, hold, and read original letters, manuscripts, journals, and photographs from noted political activists and journalists, including Laura Bergquist, Carleton Beals, Conrad Lynn, Tana De Gamez, Dan Rather, and others. The seminar takes place Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the main 5th floor reading room of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center.

Click HERE to download The Cuban Revolution flyer.