Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Workplace blues

The American workplace has eroded across many dimensions, leaving workers feeling untethered and insecure about their futures, according to a new book by Lynch School of Education and Human Development Professor of Counseling Psychology David Blustein, one of the nation’s … Continue reading

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The old neighborhood

In his new book, Professor of English Carlo Rotella mixes journalism and memoir to write about his hometown, Chicago, and about the greater question of what defines a neighborhood. Rotella interviewed current and former residents of the neighborhood where he … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Peacemakers

In her new book Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Pacifism, Just War, and Peacebuilding (Fortress Press, 2o19), Monan Professor of Theology Lisa Sowle Cahill offers a historical understanding of pacifism and just war theory, while advocating a newer approach to conflict … Continue reading

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When is free trade not free?

In his new book Consent and Trade: Trading Freely in a Global Market (Cambridge University Press, 2019), BC Law School Professor Frank Garcia offers an examination of trade law’s roots in consensual exchange, highlighting the central role of consent in … Continue reading

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Remembering Nabokov

Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer marked the 120th anniversary of Vladimir Nabokov’s birth on April 22 with an essay on visiting the Nabokovs’ last home, in Montreaux, Switzerland. The essay appeared in the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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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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