Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Argentina’s Dirty War Book Discussion

Assistant Professor of Sociology Gustavo Morello SJ, will discuss his new book, The Catholic Church and Argentina’s Dirty War, on Feb. 9 at noon in McGuinn 334. The book discussion is sponsored by the Center for Human Rights and International … Continue reading

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Helping English language learners

Lynch School of Education Professor Maria Estela Brisk‘s book  Engaging Students in Academic Literacies (Routledge, 2015) is drawn from her experiences helping teachers and students in the Boston Public Schools. Brisk is one of the foremost experts on bilingual education. … Continue reading

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The Dogs of Littlefield

The latest novel by Suzanne Berne, a part-time faculty member in the English Department, is a comedy of manners that explores the unease behind the manicured lawns of suburban America. In The Dogs of Littlefield (Simon & Schuster, 2016), someone … Continue reading

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Fr. Keenan talk on university ethics

Canisius Professor James Keenan, S.J., will discuss his latest book, University Ethics: How Colleges Can Build and Benefit from a Culture of Ethics, at a Feb. 2 luncheon event sponsored by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life. … Continue reading

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Sallis in China

Frederick J. Adelmann, S.J., Professor of Philosophy John Sallis traveled to Tongji University in Shanghai where he spoke about philosophical exchanges between American and Chinese philosophers. His lectures were organized in connection with the publication of a Chinese translation of his … Continue reading

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Children and AIDS

While the number of children orphaned due to the HIV/AIDS epidemic is depressingly large, the percentage of these living in Sub-Saharan Africa is downright staggering–anywhere from 85 to 90 percent. Historically, much of the research around orphans in Africa has been focused … Continue reading

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Puzzled

Puzzled?!: An Introduction to Philosophizing (Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2015) by Philosophy Assistant Professor Richard Kenneth Atkins seamlessly fuses two traditional approaches to the study of philosophy at the introductory level. It is thematic, examining fundamental issues in epistemology, metaphysics … Continue reading

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