Author Archives: Bookworm

From novel to movie screen

The film “Call Me by Your Name” was one of the most successful films of 2017, garnering an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. The movie was based on the best-selling novel of the same name written by André Aciman, who will deliver the … Continue reading

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Marlon James

Marlon James, winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, will talk about his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. A Brief History of Seven Killings explores … Continue reading

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Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies

University of Toronto Professor Emeritus of History Paul F. Grendler will deliver the annual Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies on Oct. 2 in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. The event will begin with a 4 p.m. reception, followed by … Continue reading

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Dalsimer Lecture & Book Launch

Boston College alumnus Mark Doyle, an associate professor at Middle Tennessee State University, will present the fall Dalsimer Lecture: “Black and Brown Amidst the Orange and Green: Toward a Multiracial History of Ireland” on Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. Doyle’s … Continue reading

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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will present “Where Do We Go From Here: Leadership in Turbulent Times” on September 27 at 4:00 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons.  Leadership in Turbulent Times (Simon & Schuster, 2018), Goodwin’s most … Continue reading

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Book event for Poverty: Responding Like Jesus

Professor of Theology Ken Himes, O.F.M. and BC alumnus Conor Kelly, an assistant professor at Marquette University, will talk about poverty and Christian discipleship at an event celebrating their new book Poverty: Responding Like Jesus (Paraclete Press in cooperation with the … Continue reading

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Blacks and Irish in 19th-century Boston

Boston College alumnus Millington Bergeson-Lockwood, a historian of race, politics, and the law in U.S., will present “Politics, Power, and the Past: Black and Irish Political Alliances in 1880s Boston” on Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Burns Library. Bergeson-Lockwood is … Continue reading

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