Category Archives: Boston College Authors

“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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A Bully Nation

In his new book Bully Nation: How the American Establishment Creates a Bullying Society (University Press of Kansas, 2016), author Charles Derber, a sociologist at Boston College, argues that bullying is not limited to a personal, psychological issue but is a structural … Continue reading

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More honors for Bilder, ‘Madison’s Hand’

Founders Professor of Law and Lee Distinguished Scholar Mary Sarah Bilder has been awarded the James Bradford Biography Prize from the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic for her book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention. This is the latest honor … Continue reading

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Book review of Charles Corm

The summer issue of the Middle East Quarterly has a review of Charles Corm: An Intellectual Biography of a Twentieth-Century Lebanese “Young Phoenician” by Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies Franck Salameh. The journal called it “an eloquent and profound biography” of Corm, … Continue reading

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Machine Feelings

Phil Temples, a Computer Science systems administrator, has published a new short story anthology, Machine Feelings and Other Stories (Big Table Publishing, 2016). The volume features some 50 science fiction/fantasy stories from Temples, representing 15 years of writing. Temples is also … Continue reading

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Karl Rahner

Fr. Robert Imbelli, associate professor of theology emeritus, offers an appreciation and critique of Jesuit Karl Rahner, one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the 20th century, in an article for First Things. Fr. Imbelli is the author of the … Continue reading

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