In our role as cultural presenters, the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center offers a variety of events that are open to the public and the Boston University community. Many of the videos on this page are recordings on these lectures and talks. Also featured are interviews with some of our notable collectees.
The HGARC Student Advisory Council Presents, “Archives: There And Back Again.”
A student in need of primary sources. A distant archive, shrouded in mystery. Two classmates embark on an epic journey to discover the secrets of the Gotlieb Center… before their projects are due!
Poet Sonia Sanchez reads a selection of her poetry and pays tribute to arts educator Della Hardman for the 2011 Della Hardman Day on Martha’s Vineyard. Running Time: 22:23.
HGARC student employees talk about their time and experiences working at the Gotlieb Center. Running Time: 6:09.
Only once since its inception in 1839 has Boston University failed to hold a commencement for a graduating class of baccalaureates, that was the spring of 1970. These are the reflections of some members of "Class that Didn't Graduate" at their 40th reunion. Running Time: 19:21.
A look back at Martin Luther King, Jr’s time in Boston and at Boston University through the stories of his classmates and friends. Running Time: 28:11.
Pulitzer prize-winning poet Franz Wright reads a selection of his poetry. Running Time: 1:06:18.
A Celebration of the Life HGARC founder Dr. Howard B. Gotlieb featuring tribute remarks from news anchor Jack Williams, actress Angela Lansbury, close friend William Adams, Boston University president John Silber, and HGARC Director Vita Paladino. Running Time: 1:17:10.