Author Archives: Bookworm

A love story of social action

The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics will present a lecture by Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner Odede, an inspiring story of love and social action that has transformed the lives of vulnerable girls and the poor in the slums … Continue reading

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Questions for Terrible People

BC alumnus Wes Hazard, a noted comedian, poet, and storyteller, has released his first book, Questions For Terrible People (Adams Media, 2016). The humor book features a series of questions designed to elicit fun and revealing responses–perfect for long car rides … Continue reading

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Humans and the planet

Jeffrey Sachs, one of the world’s leading thinkers on economic development, will speak on “Economics and Ethics for the Anthropocene” on Mar. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 008. Sachs is the author of several books, including The … Continue reading

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Essays by Frederick G. Lawrence

The Fragility of Consciousness: Faith, Reason, and the Human Good (University of Toronto Press, 2017) is the first published collection of essays by Professor of Theology Frederick G. Lawrence, considered the authoritative interpreter of the work of Bernard Lonergan and an … Continue reading

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The roots of Trumpism

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Alan Wolfe, the founding director of the Boisi Center on Religion and American Public Life and professor of political science, will give an address on “The Roots of Trumpism” on Mar. 22 at 7:00 pm in Fulton Hall, … Continue reading

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Poet Connie Roberts

The 2017 Irish Writers Series at Boston College presents award-winning poet Connie Roberts on Mar. 21 at 4:30 p.m. in Connolly House (300 Hammond St.). Roberts will read from poetry collection, Little Witness (Arlen House, 2015), which was shortlisted for the Shine/Strong … Continue reading

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Cancer fighter

Novelist Andrew McAleer gets personal in his newly published book, Positive Results: True Stories of Inspiration and Hope for Cancer Fighters and Caretakers, which chronicles his 15-year connection with cancer, first as a caretaker and then as a patient. Less than two … Continue reading

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