Monthly Archives: February 2013

The End of the Point

A new book by acclaimed novelist and Boston College English Professor Elizabeth Graver will be released next week by HarperCollins. Set in a fictional summer community on Buzzards Bay from 1942 through 1999, The End of the Point traces one … Continue reading

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Book launch: New Voices in Catholic Theology

The Church in the 21st Century Center will host a book launch event Feb. 27 for the newest title in its book series, New Voices in Catholic Theology, which celebrates the work of scholars who trained under Rev. Michael J. … Continue reading

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Meeting Jesus with Fr. Jim Martin

Popular author and speaker Rev. James Martin, SJ will be appearing at a Boston College event in New York City Feb. 28. Fr. Martin, whose new book is Together on Retreat: Meeting Jesus in Prayer, will speak at a ticket-only … Continue reading

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Technology & student engagement

Anya Kamenetz, author of Generation Debt and DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education, will be discussing “How Technology can Facilitate Faculty & Student Engagement” on Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. in O’Neill Library, Main reading … Continue reading

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Constitutionalism and coercion

The Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence, a joint initiative of the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy and the Boston College Law School, will present a lecture by noted author and scholar Frederick Schauer, the David and Mary Harrison … Continue reading

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Open City

Teju Cole, author of the novel Open City, will speak on Feb. 21 in Devlin Hall, room 101 at 7 p.m.  Open City, the story of a young Nigerian-German psychiatrist in New York City five years after 9/11, won the PEN/Hemingway Award, … Continue reading

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Catholic periodicals facing the future

The chief editors of three prominent Catholic magazines will come together Feb. 20 to discuss the opportunities and challenges they face amidst new technologies, polarizing religious discourse, and changing demographics among American Catholics. The panelists will be Matt Malone, S.J., … Continue reading

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Honors for Unheavenly Chorus

Congratulations to J. Joseph Moakley Professor of Political Science Kay Schlozman and co-authors Sidney Verba and Henry Brady who won two PROSE Awards for their book, The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy. PROSE … Continue reading

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Becoming Catholic (again)

Loyola Press has recently published a book titled Becoming Catholic, Again: Connecting the Faith We Were Taught with the Faith We Live by Boston College alumna Catherine Wiecher Brunell. Brunell, who has a master’s degree in pastoral ministry, writes about maintaining … Continue reading

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Swamplandia!

Karen Russell, author of the acclaimed debut novel and Pulitzer Prize finalist Swamplandia!, will speak on Feb. 6 at a 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Russell’s new book, Vampires in the Lemon Grove, will be published this month. … Continue reading

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