Category Archives: Guest Authors

Voices of women

Theologian Mary Catherine Hilkert, O. P. will present “The Word of God Entrusted to the Entire Church and the Voices of Women” on February 8 at 7:30 p.m. Sister Hilkert is the author of Naming Grace: Preaching and the Sacramental Imagination … Continue reading

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Working for a better world

President & CEO of Catholic Relief Services Carolyn Y. Woo will present “Working for a Better World: The Story of Catholic Relief Services and Carolyn Woo,” on Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. in Gasson 100. Woo joined Catholic Relief Services, … Continue reading

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American Jesuits and the world

John T. McGreevy, the I.A. O’Shaughnessy dean of the College of Arts and Letters and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, will present “American Jesuits and the World: Toward a More Global Religious History” on Nov. 19 at … Continue reading

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Beatlebone

Irish author Kevin Barry will read from his new novel, Beatlebone (Canongate, 2015), on Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. in Connolly House at  300 Hammond St. Beatlebone imagines a trip by former Beatle John Lennon to Ireland’s west coast in 1978. Earlier … Continue reading

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Novelists and politicians

Boston College’s Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies James H. Murphy will present “Novelists and Politicians in 19th-Century Ireland” on Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Thompson Room of Burns Library. Murphy is a leading scholar of 19th-century Ireland who has authored, or … Continue reading

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Intellectual origins of the Easter Rising

Dublin native Declan Kiberd, a leading international authority on the literature of Ireland, will present “Militarism or Modernism? Intellectual Origins of the Easter Rising, Dublin 1916,” on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. in Merkert Hall, Room 127. Kiberd is the author … Continue reading

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Power in 19th-century Britain and Ireland

Ciaran O’Neill, Ussher lecturer in history at Trinity College, Dublin, will conduct a seminar titled “Power in 19th-Century Britain and Ireland” on Nov. 12 from noon to 2 p.m. at Connolly House. O’Neill is president of the Society for the Study … Continue reading

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