Category Archives: Guest Authors

“Yeats & The Irish Revolutionary Era”

The Boston College 2015 Flatley Lecturer John Kelly will present “Yeats & The Irish Revolutionary Era, 1912-1923″ on Apr. 23 at 4:30 p.m. in the Thompson Room of Burns Library. A leading expert on W.B. Yeats, Kelly is a longtime professor of English at Oxford … 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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Coates event postponed

EVENT CHANGE: The Boston College Office of the Provost has announced that the Apr. 13 talk by Ta-Nehisi Coates has been postponed until next fall.

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What makes Gatsby great?

Art historian and author Charles Scribner III — the fourth generation of Scribners to oversee F. Scott Fitzgerald’s works at the family publishing house — will present “From Paradise to Party Lights: Fitzgerald and Gatsby” on Apr. 15 at 5:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Sheri Fink

Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink will talk about her best-selling book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Random House/Crown, 2013), at Boston College on Apr. 13 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. The culmination of six years … Continue reading

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The Case for Reparations

Writer Ta-Nehisi Coates will present “The Case for Reparations” at Boston College on Apr. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Murray Room of the Yawkey Center. Coates outlined his thesis in a 2014 cover story for The Atlantic. His piece reignited … Continue reading

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On the Front Lines with Lara Logan

The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics will present an evening with Emmy Award-winning journalist Lara Logan on Apr. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. Logan is a correspondent for “60 Minutes” and chief foreign … Continue reading

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