Author Archives: Bookworm

The Power of Sports

A former reporter, Associate Professor of Communication Michael Serazio turns his journalistic eye on sports in America in his new book, The Power of Sports: Media and Spectacle in American Culture (NYU Press, April 2019). After conducting more than 50 … Continue reading

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Mayan women

The Center for Human Rights and International Justice will host an event Apr. 25 to mark the publication of a new book co-authored by BC Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor M. Brinton Lykes and Alison Crosby of … Continue reading

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Translating Homer’s Odyssey

Composed over 2,700 years ago, Homer’s Odyssey is the second oldest extant text of Western literature and has been widely translated by prominent men of letters. In 2017, University of Pennsylvania Professor of Classical Studies Emily Wilson published the first … Continue reading

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Key to digital transformation

Organizations need to understand that best way to respond to digital disruptions is not through technology, but through people and processes. Being digital in today’s world means having an organizational culture that is agile, risk tolerant, and experimental. That’s the … Continue reading

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Hollywood is calling

Boston College alumna Juliette Fay transports readers back to 1920s Hollywood in her new historical novel, City of Flickering Light (Simon & Schuster, 2019). City of Flickering Light tells the story of Irene Van Beck, Millie Martin, and Henry Weiss, … Continue reading

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Refusenik literature

On April 16, Boston College will hold a symposium to mark the English-language publication of Doctor Levitin, a novel by David Shrayer-Petrov, edited and co-translated by BC Professor Maxim D. Shrayer. The event will feature an academic panel, a reading, … Continue reading

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Intercollegiate poetry festival

Students representing 24 Boston-area colleges and universities will read from their original poetry at the 2019 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival being held at Boston College April 16. Meg Kearney, founding director of the Solstice MFA in Creative Writing … Continue reading

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