Category Archives: Boston College Authors

The Power of Sports

A former reporter, Associate Professor of Communication Michael Serazio turns his journalistic eye on sports in America in his new book, The Power of Sports: Media and Spectacle in American Culture (NYU Press, April 2019). After conducting more than 50 … Continue reading

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Mayan women

The Center for Human Rights and International Justice will host an event Apr. 25 to mark the publication of a new book co-authored by BC Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor M. Brinton Lykes and Alison Crosby of … Continue reading

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Key to digital transformation

Organizations need to understand that best way to respond to digital disruptions is not through technology, but through people and processes. Being digital in today’s world means having an organizational culture that is agile, risk tolerant, and experimental. That’s the … Continue reading

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Refusenik literature

On April 16, Boston College will hold a symposium to mark the English-language publication of Doctor Levitin, a novel by David Shrayer-Petrov, edited and co-translated by BC Professor Maxim D. Shrayer. The event will feature an academic panel, a reading, … Continue reading

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Translating Aristotle

For more than two thousand years, Aristotle’s Art of Rhetoric has shaped thought on the theory and practice of the art of persuasive speech. Aristotle defends rhetoric as an art and a crucial tool for deliberative politics while also recognizing … Continue reading

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The Dead

The BC German Studies Program will present a reading from The Dead by Swiss author Christian Kracht on April 10 at 5:30 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. The reading will be followed by a conversation with his translator Assistant … Continue reading

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A Prisoner’s Tears 

Professor Emeritus of Theology Harvey D. Egan, S.J., has played an instrumental role in the publication of two works by a man who has been incarcerated for more than 40 years. Fr. Egan copyedited and helped to get published two books written by … Continue reading

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