Category Archives: Guest Authors

From the West Wing to the Winston Center

Communication strategist Karen Hughes, worldwide vice chair of Burson-Marsteller, former Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs and former advisor to President George W. Bush, will speak at a Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics event on Feb. … Continue reading

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Festschrift in honor of Frs. Clifford and Harrington

School of Theology and Ministry colleagues Fr. Thomas Stegman, SJ, Christopher R. Matthews and Christopher Frechette have edited Biblical Essays in Honor of Daniel J. Harrington, SJ, and Richard J. Clifford, SJ (Paulist Press), a Festschrift  in honor of the late … Continue reading

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“Genius” in the house

MacArthur “Genius Grant” winner Alison Bechdel will give a talk at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11 in Gasson Hall, room 100 under the sponsorship of the Lowell Humanities Series. Bechdel is a cartoonist best known for her comic strip “Dykes To Watch Out … Continue reading

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The Doctor, Undone

James Kyung-Jin Lee, author of Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of Multiculturalism, will speak Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in Stokes 195S. Lee is the chair of the Asian American Studies Department at the University of California-Irvine and an Episcopal priest. … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize winner 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 Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. The culmination of six … Continue reading

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Journalism—The First Draft of History?

John Horgan, the Burns Library Visiting Scholar, will give a public lecture Nov. 19 at 4:30 p.m. on “Journalism—The First Draft of History?” Typically treated by historians as a secondary source—and not necessarily a reliable one—journalism is now being studied … Continue reading

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The Birth of Korean Cool

Author Euny Hong will speak about her new book, The Birth of Korean Cool: How One Nation is Conquering the World Through Pop Culture (Picador, 2014), on November 17 at 7:15 p.m. in Stokes S461. A journalist who grew up in Chicago and Seoul, Hong delves into … Continue reading

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