James Carroll to inaugurate the Rosalie Warren Lectures in History and Literature at Suffolk University

4/1/2003

The College of Arts and Sciences at Suffolk University is pleased to announce the inauguration of the Rosalie Warren Lecture Series in History and Literature.

Rosalie Warren received her Bachelor of Arts from the College at age 81. She then went on to earn a Masters Degree, and continued to take courses until she was nearly one hundred years old. To honor the memory of this extraordinary and beloved member of the Suffolk University community, the History and English Departments will sponsor an annual lecture by a distinguished writer and scholar.

The inaugural lecture in the series will be delivered by James Carroll, noted columnist for The Boston Globe, and winner of the National Book Award for An American Requiem, a memoir of the Vietnam era. Mr. Carroll's most recent book is the highly acclaimed Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews: A History. The title of Mr. Carroll's lecture is "Mystery Dates: History, Literature, and the Calendar of Peace." The lecture is free and open to the public.

Mr. Carroll's lecture will be presented on Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at noon. It will be on the Suffolk campus in the Donahue Building, Room 403. The Donahue Building is located on Temple Street, behind the Massachusetts State House on Boston's Beacon Hill and near the Park Street T Station. It is wheelchair accessible. For more information concerning this event, call Ms. Sharon Lenzie at 617-973-5372.

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