Monthly Archives: November 2012

Significance of Empathy

A new book by Boston College alumnus Joseph Palmisano, SJ, (Class of 1997), was celebrated at a book launch event held at Boston College-Ireland earlier this fall. In the book, Beyond the Walls: Abraham Joshua Heschel and Edith Stein on the … Continue reading

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Susan Choi, Take 2

Susan Choi was originally slated to speak on Oct.  30. This is the rescheduled event: Author Susan Choi will give a reading from her forthcoming novel on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. in Higgins Hall, Room 300. Choi is the … Continue reading

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Journalist Jane Mayer

Journalist Jane Mayer, author of the bestseller The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals, will speak on Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Mayer … Continue reading

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History’s historian

Historian Anthony Grafton,  past president of the American Historical Association, will deliver a lecture on Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Grafton specializes in the study of the cultural history, scholarship and education in the West … Continue reading

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The enigma of Anselm

Anselm of Canterbury is the subject of the newest book by Professor of Philosophy Eileen C. Sweeney, who explores the link between the emotional and spiritual Anselm, present in his letters and prayers, and the intellectual Anselm, evident in his … Continue reading

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Inequality in American politics

Well-educated and affluent citizens have an advantage when it comes to participating in politics and getting their political voices heard, according to Moakley Professor of Political Science Professor Kay Lehman Schlozman, co-author of the new book  The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal … Continue reading

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