Category Archives: Boston College Authors

The farming life

They started out as professor and student. Six years later, Associate Professor of Sociology and International Studies Brian Gareau and alumnus Connor Fitzmaurice are friends and co-authors of the new book Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm (Yale … Continue reading

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A new kind of propaganda war

The U.S. is fighting a new kind of propaganda war – one for the airwaves of the Middle East, according to The Other Air Force: U.S. Efforts to Reshape Middle Eastern Media Since 9/11 by Assistant Professor of Communication and International … Continue reading

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Picking mushrooms in America

Writing in Tablet magazine, Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer reflects on mushroom-picking as a Jewish immigrant tradition. He cites his own experiences of foraging for mushrooms with his daughters on Cape Cod. An author, editor, and translator, Shrayer’s … Continue reading

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The Jews of Lebanon

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies Franck Salameh has published an article in the Journal of the Middle East and Africa that mines an early history of modern Lebanon by placing a special focus on the country’s Jewish community and … Continue reading

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Book award for Wortham

Lynch School of Education’s Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean Stanton Wortham has been awarded the 2016 Edward Sapir Book Prize for Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event (Routledge, 2014) (co-authored with Angela Reyes of Hunter College). The book draws from theories and methods … Continue reading

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Watch

“Watch,” a poignant poem by Professor of English Suzanne Matson, appears in the latest issue of The Cortland Review. A novelist and poet, Matson’s poetry has been published in several journals, including American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Harvard Review, Indiana Review, Poetry, and Salamander. … Continue reading

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The Francis pontificate

Richard Gaillardetz, Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology, will present “The Francis Pontificate: Historical Anomaly or the Beginning of a Postmodern Papacy?” on Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. He will talk about whether or not the first Jesuit … Continue reading

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