Category Archives: Faculty posts

Uncovering Irish Attitudes to Shakespeare

This week we feature a guest post by our current Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies, Patrick Lonergan, Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway On 23 April 1916, the British academic Israel Gollancz … Continue reading

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Historical Monuments, Monumental Histories

The idea of the historical monument began during the Renaissance, with the search for Europe’s origins in the Classical.  Examples of large-scale architecture from the past were sought out not only for aesthetic concerns, but also as monumenta, “reminders” of … Continue reading

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Traditional Cape Breton and Irish Music in Boston: the Muise Family Collection

The Muise Family collection includes recordings of impromptu house sessions of Cape Breton and Irish music, performed by a variety of musicians in the Boston area. The collection also includes some concerts and other gatherings. Continue reading

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#WeWereBC

At 4:30 p.m. on September 17, an exhibit curated by the students of “Making History Public: Boston College” opens in the History department on the 3rd floor of Stokes South. The exhibit—#WeWereBC—uses archival material from Burns Library to chronicle the … Continue reading

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