Author Archives: Bookworm

Hart: Reconsider what you think you know about drugs

Columbia University’s Ziff Professor of Psychology Carl Hart, whose expertise is in neuropsychopharmacology and behavioral neuroscience, will speak on “Drug Use for Grownups: A Human Rights Perspective” on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Hart is … Continue reading

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Ricco Siasoco returns

Writer and educator Ricco Villanueva Siasoco will read from his short story collection, The Foley Artist, on Nov. 13 at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Siasoco is a member of the board of trustees at Kundiman, a national … Continue reading

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World Drawing God Day

In the new book, Drawing God (Paraclete Press), Emma decides to draw something beyond spectacular. She chooses to draw God. Drawing God author Karen Kiefer, who directs the Church in the 21st Century Center at Boston College, invites everyone to … Continue reading

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Civic Shakespeare

Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, will give a talk on Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Witmore is a scholar of Shakespeare and early modern literature as well as a pioneer in the … Continue reading

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Chocolate chip sea stars

Boston College alumna Jenna Grodzicki introduces readers to some of “wackiest creatures under the sea” in her new children’s book, I See Sea Food: Sea Creatures That Look Like Food (Millbrook Press, 2019). The egg yolk jellyfish, the lettuce sea … Continue reading

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The FBI, cybersecurity, and American higher ed

The synergy between academy, industry, and government that led to the successful M.S. in Cybersecurity Policy & Governance Program at Boston College’s Woods College of Advancing Studies is outlined in a chapter of the new┬áRoutledge International Handbook of Universities, Security, … Continue reading

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Book launch Oct. 30 for A Russian Immigrant

Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer will launch his new book, A Russian Immigrant: Three Novellas, at a campus event on Oct. 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Devlin 101. The event will include a … Continue reading

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