Category Archives: Boston College Authors

My Journey to the Heights

My Journey to the Heights: A Memoir of Boston College (1951-2015) is a new book that captures the story of James P. McIntyre ’57, M.Ed.’61, D.Ed.’67, H’11, from his humble beginnings in Malden to a student in BC’s Evening College in the 1950s … Continue reading

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Edgar & Brigitte

When Hitler became chancellor of Germany on Janu­ary 30, 1933, there were 525,000 Jews living in Germany. By the end of that year 37,000 had left the country—including Edgar Bodenheimer and Brigitte Levy. Using an extraordinary archive of their personal journals, … Continue reading

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The Other Air Force

As it seeks to win the hearts and minds of citizens in the Muslim world, the United States has poured millions of dollars into local television and radio programming, hoping to generate pro-American currents on Middle Eastern airwaves. In his … Continue reading

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Christianity and the Culture Machine

Vincent F. Rocchio, a faculty member in the Communication Department, incorporates theories of media and cultural studies in his new book to examine why both Hollywood and the institutional Church have such difficulty speaking about, and promoting, egalitarianism, non-materialism, and pacifism in compelling ways. In … Continue reading

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Democrats and Republicans

In their new book, Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats (Oxford University Press, 2016), authors Matt Grossmann and David A. Hopkins reveal how Democrats and Republicans think differently about politics, rely on distinct sources of information, argue past one another, … Continue reading

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“Citizen Kane” at 75

In America magazine, Fr. Richard A. Blake, S.J., writes about the relevance and timelessness of the film “Citizen Kane,” which had its general release to American audiences 75 years ago. Fr. Blake is a professor of film studies at BC … Continue reading

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Small Wars Journal

Small Wars Journal has published an article by alumnus Craig Noyes titled “Pragmatic Takfiris: Organizational Prioritization Along Islamic State’s Ideological Threshold.” Noyes, who earned a BA in history and an MA in political science, was a research assistant who contributed to The Project on … Continue reading

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