Author Archives: Bookworm

Ada Limón

Ada Limón will give a reading from her acclaimed poetry collection, The Carrying, on April 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. The Carrying won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and was named one of … Continue reading

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“Female Genius” in the Age of the Constitution

In her new book, Female Genius: Eliza Harriot and George Washington at the Dawn of the Constitution (University of Virginia Press, 2022), Boston College Law School Founders Professor of Law Mary Sarah Bilder recounts the life of a pioneering educator … Continue reading

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A theology of life with depression

Boston College graduate Jessica Coblentz considers the realities of life with depression from a Christian theological perspective in her new book, Dust in the Blood: A Theology of Life with Depression (Liturgical Press, 2022).  In conversation with popular Christian theologies … Continue reading

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International tax

Introduction to United States International Taxation is an ideal reference source for tax practitioners, tax professors, students, and others in the tax community. The authors—Kenealy Professor James Repetti, Interim Dean Diane Ring, and Paulus Endowment Senior Tax Fellow Stephen Shay—are … Continue reading

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After Genocide

How can any population move on from the experience of genocide? How can such events be memorialized in a way that is productive and even healing for survivors? The Center for Human Rights and International Justice will host a talk … Continue reading

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Kevin Barry

Award-winning writer Kevin Barry will give a lecture on the influence of place, dialect, and hauntedness in his fiction on April 6 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Barry is the author of the novels City of Bohane, Beatlebone, and Night … Continue reading

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A journey through bulimia, depression, and anxiety

Boston College alumna Yvonne Castañeda chronicles her journey through anxiety, depression, and an eating disorder in the new book, Pork Belly Tacos with a Side of Anxiety (Santa Monica Press, 2022). In her memoir, Castañeda reflects on her upbringing as … Continue reading

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Play ball

Atlanta was the first southern city with professional teams in the four major sports of baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. The pursuit, arrival, and response to professional sports in Georgia’s capital city is the focus of Loserville: How Professional Sports … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity risk management

Woods College of Advancing Studies adjunct faculty member Brian Haugli is co-author, with Cynthia Brumfield, of the new book, Cybersecurity Risk Management: Mastering the Fundamentals Using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (Wiley, 2021). Brumfield, a veteran technology analyst, and Haugli, a … Continue reading

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Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code 

Ruha Benjamin, professor of African American Studies and founding director of the Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab at Princeton University, investigates the social dimensions of science, medicine, and technology with a focus on the relationship between innovation and inequity, … Continue reading

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