Category Archives: Guest Authors

Dybek: Ecstatic Cahoots

Award-winning writer Stuart Dybek will give a talk at Boston College on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Dybek’s most recent books are Ecstatic Cahoots and Paper Lantern. He has been honored with many literary awards, including … Continue reading

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Why Football Matters

Acclaimed writer Mark Edmundson will present “Why Football Matters: What’s Gained (and Lost) from a Gridiron Education” on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Edmundson, author of the new book Why Football Matter: My Education in the Game (Penguin … Continue reading

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Ottoman Facebook

Award-winning literary translator and editor Peter Constantine will present a lecture on “Ottoman Facebook: The Private and Public Personas of the Last Ottoman Sultans” on Oct. 9 in Higgins Hall, room 300 at 5 p.m. His recent translations include Sophocles’s Theban … Continue reading

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Conversation with Sister Helen Prejean

A free campus event featuring advocate and prison minister Sister Helen Prejean, author of the national bestseller Dead Man Walking, will be held in Robsham Theater from 6-9 p.m on October 9 . The evening will begin with a screening of the film “Dead Man Walking” … Continue reading

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Wealth gap & the justice system

Best-selling author Matt Taibbi will give a presentation based on his book The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap (Spiegel & Grau, 2014) on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. In his book, Taibbi shines a … Continue reading

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“Constitutional Surprises: What James Madison Got Wrong”

Author William A. Galston, an expert on domestic policy, political campaigns, will give the Jack Miller Center Constitution Day Initiative Lecture on “Constitutional Surprises: What James Madison Got Wrong” on Sept. 30 at 4:30 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium. Galston holds the Ezra … Continue reading

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A Jesuit guide to making decisions

Rev. Kevin F. O’Brien, S.J., vice president of mission and ministry at Georgetown University, will talk about how the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola offer some very practical advice about how to make decisions about one’s life. Fr. O’Brien is … Continue reading

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