Tag Archives: France

A guide to Paris

Jayne Boisvert, who received a master’s degree in French from Boston College, has published a guidebook to Paris that includes travel tips as well as biographies and addresses associated with famous Americans, from the 18th century to present day, who lived … Continue reading

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Gasson Prof: “What the Islamic Veil Reveals”

Gasson Professor of Political Science Pierre de Charentenay, S.J., will present “What the Islamic Veil Reveals” on Feb. 25 at noon at the Boisi Center  at noon. RSVP required. Fr. de Charentenay, who was born in France, has been a member of … Continue reading

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Kristeva on Saint Teresa of Avila

Julia Kristeva, professor emeritus at the University of Paris VII Diderot, will give a talk on her book, Therese, My Love, on Oct. 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the Heights Room in Corcoran Commons. Kristeva, whose writings on semiotics and psychoanalysis … Continue reading

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Gustave Courbet

Visitors to the exclusive exhibition, “Courbet: Mapping Realism” which opens this weekend at BC’s McMullen Museum of Art, can gain additional insights into its subject–realist movement leader Gustave Courbet, one of France’s most prolific and innovative painters–via an accompanying volume … Continue reading

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