Author Archives: Bookworm

Cut Time, one of the best

Cut Time, the 2003 book by Professor of English Carlo Rotella that chronicles his immersion in the boxing world, has been cited as one of the five best sports books of all time by Gordon Marino, author of The Existentialist’s Survival Guide, for a piece in … Continue reading

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Irish Studies book awards

At the annual meeting of the American Conference for Irish Studies held this month at University College Cork, the following authors were among those honored. BC Professor of English Philip O’Leary was awarded the 2018 Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language … Continue reading

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A Church for the poor

Poverty: Responding Like Jesus is a new book from Paraclete Press and the Church in the 21st Century Center that takes a fresh look at the role of churches, and individual Christians, in relating to poverty and the poor among … Continue reading

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Legacy of Title IX

Few laws have had such far-reaching impact as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Intended to give girls and women greater access to sports programs and other courses of study in schools and colleges, the law has since … Continue reading

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The power of collaboration

Educators Andy Hargreaves, a recently retired professor from Boston College’s Lynch School of Education, and BC alumnus Michael T. O’Connor, of the Providence Alliance for Catholic Teachers (PACT) program at Providence College, have co-written a new book highlighting how collaboration can be … Continue reading

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Going viral

YouTube is the biggest pool of cultural data since the beginning of recorded communication, with 400 hours of video uploaded every minute. In his new book, Videocracy: How YouTube Is Changing the World . . . with Double Rainbows, Singing Foxes, … Continue reading

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Redefining how nonprofits solve problems

School of Social Work Associate Professor and Assistant Dean Stephanie Berzin is the co-author of Innovation from Within: Redefining How Nonprofits Solve Problems (Oxford University Press, 2018), which provides a practical framework for how leaders in the nonprofit sector can foster … Continue reading

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