Lectures

Join us online and in person for lectures from artists, experts, and other compelling voices on wide-ranging topics.

Upcoming Courses

Upcoming Lectures

Lecture

Old Faith in the New World

February 28, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

B. J. Novak: Art and Pranks

March 1, 2024
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
In Person
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Boston’s First Judaica Gallery

March 6, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
Looking Together

Artists Look at Artists

March 7–28, 2024
10:30 am–12:00 pm

Occurring every Thursday 

In Person
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Krista Tippett: The Future of Hope

March 7, 2024
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
In Person
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Jewish Feminism: Transforming Ritual Practice

March 13, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
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As the World Burns: Queer Photography and Nightlife in Boston

March 14, 2024
2:00 pm–3:30 pm
In Person
Lecture

Art As Evidence: Jewish Manuscripts and the Archeology of Jewish Life

March 20, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
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Craft Supernova: BU’s Program in Artisanry, 1975-85

March 21, 2024
2:00 pm–3:30 pm
In Person
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Ashes to Powerhouse: South Korea from the 1950s to the 2020s

March 27, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
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Material Intimacies: Portraiture and Photographic Experimentation

March 28, 2024
2:00 pm–3:30 pm
In Person
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The MFA’s Korean Art Collection and Hallyu!

April 3, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
Lecture

From Local to Global: The Boston Collective

April 4, 2024
2:00 pm–3:30 pm
In Person
Lecture

K-Pop and Beyond

April 10, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
Lecture

Dress Up

April 17, 2024
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Online
Lecture

Hallyu Cinema

April 24, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
Lecture

Hallyu and Korean Fashion

May 1, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
The Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Celebrity Lectures

Min Jin Lee: Writing and the Korean Wave

May 2, 2024
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
In Person
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Dreams and Aspirations in Korean Art and Popular Culture

May 8, 2024
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
In Person
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Hallyu! The Korean Wave

May 15, 2024
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Online
Lecture

Tender Loving Care

June 5, 2024
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Online