Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Life on the farm

The Goats Songs (Univerity of North Texas Press, 2018) by Boston College Associate Professor of English James Najarian, has been awarded the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry. Najarian’s debut collection is inspired by his upbringing on a farm in Pennsylvania and … Continue reading

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Literary landmark’s future

As Boston’s storied Old Corner Bookstore turns 300, BC Professor of English Paul Lewis co-authors an essay with Nathaniel Hawthorne Society President Sandy Hughes in the New England Review of Books, advocating a plan for repurposing the structure, now a home to … Continue reading

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Hollywood, China and creative freedom

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences faculty member Martha Bayles writes on the rocky romance between Hollywood and Xi Jinping’s China for the Claremont Review of Books. Bayles is a film and TV critic for the Claremont Review and the author of Through … Continue reading

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Coercion in the 21st century

The nature and conduct of international politics has changed dramatically since the Cold War. Yet much of the literature on deterrence and compellence has not kept pace. In their new book, Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics (Oxford University … Continue reading

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In honor of T. Frank Kennedy, S.J.

A book of essays in memory of Canisius Professor of Humanities and Music T. Frank Kennedy, S.J. (1948-2016) will be unveiled at a special celebration of Fr. Kennedy’s legacy on March 25 in Gasson Hall. An internationally recognized scholar of the … Continue reading

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What is the future of Jews in Russia?

Monica Osborne, a scholar of Jewish literature and culture, writes for the Jewish Journal about Boston College Professor Maxim D. Shrayer’s latest book, With or Without You: The Prospect for Jews in Today’s Russia. For the book, Shrayer returned to his homeland … Continue reading

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Lubbock Electric

Anne Elezabeth Pluto, a faculty member in the Woods College of Advancing Studies, has published a book of poetry, Lubbock Electric (Nixes Mate Books, 2018). According to fellow poet Gene Barry, “Annie Pluto has an inbuilt ability to poetically emote … Continue reading

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