Lowell Lecture

Colm Toibin

Date & Time

March 16, 2016 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.


Boston College - Gasson 100
140 Commonwealth Avenue Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Driving Directions


Colm Tóibín is the author of eight novels, including Brooklyn and Nora Webster and two collections of stories, Mothers and Sons and The Empty Family. He has been three times shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize; his play The Testament of Mary was nominated for a Tony Award in 2013. His work has been translated into more than thirty languages. He is a Contributing Editor at the London Review of Books and Irene and Sidney B. Silverman Professor of Humanities at Columbia University. Tóibín’s visit is being co-sponsored by Culture Ireland.

Presenting Organization

Boston College


Current Affairs Humanities


James Smith (smithbt@bc.edu, 617-552-2203)