Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Literature & science

In her book Losing Touch with Nature: Literature and the New Science in Sixteenth-Century England (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014), Rattigan Professor of English Mary Crane looks at the works of English writers such as Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Poetry Festival

Boston College will once again host the Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival, an annual showcase of student verse. The event features original work by students from some 20 area colleges and universities.  Boston College will be represented by Carroll School of Management … Continue reading

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Scanlan named an author of the month

Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Martin Scanlan, who works out of the Roche Center for Catholic Education, and his co-editor have been named “Authors of the Month” for April by Routledge publishing for their book Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools. The … Continue reading

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New stories from Michael Keith

Prolific author Michael Keith, an associate professor of the practice in BC’s Communication Department, has published a collection of 51 new stories titled, The Near Enough (Cold River Press, 2015).  Keith is the author of more than 20 books, including Voices … Continue reading

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Book review: Golinkin’s memoir

A Commonweal magazine review of A Backpack, A Bear and Eight Crates of Vodka (Doubleday, 2014) by Boston College alumnus Lev Golinkin draws comparisons to another memoir about a Jewish family fleeing the Soviet Union —Waiting for America by Boston College … Continue reading

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Growing up in Detroit

Professor of English Min Hyoung Song contributed a story to the new volume Asian Americans in Michigan: Voices from the Midwest (Wayne State University Press, 2015). The 41 contributors, who trace their heritage to East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia, explore their experiences, … Continue reading

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The wisdom of Aquinas

In his new book, Practical Theology: Spiritual Direction from Saint Thomas Aquinas (Ignatius Press, 2014), Boston College Professor of Philosophy Peter Kreeft brings together more than 350 useful, everyday insights from Aquinas’ masterpiece the Summa Theologiae and pairs them with his own commentary in order to … Continue reading

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