Category Archives: Guest Authors

A Love Story in Eighteen Songs

Peter Coviello will read from his memoir Long Players: A Love Story in Eighteen Songs (Penguin Books, 2018) on Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. in Connolly House, 300 Hammond St. Coviello, a professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the … Continue reading

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The other Wilde trial

Eibhear Walshe, director of creative writing and senior lecturer at University College Cork, will present “The Other Wilde Trial – The Mary Travers Scandal” on Oct. 23 in Connolly House. In his novel, The Diary of Mary Travers, Walshe imagines … Continue reading

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Rebecca Solnit

Author and activist Rebecca Solnit will discuss her collection of essays titled, The Mother of All Questions, on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Solnit is the author of 20 books on feminism, western and indigenous history, … Continue reading

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Invisible

Croatian playwright and screenwriter Tena Štivičić will present “Invisible: A Conversation about Migration” on Oct. 18 at 4 p.m. in Robsham Theater in advance of the U.S. premiere of her play “Invisible” that evening at BC. “Invisible,” which explores the many … Continue reading

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CWBC presents Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, will be the featured speaker at the Council for Women of Boston College Colloquium on Oct. 18. Girls Who Code works to inspire, educate, and equip girls for opportunities in computer … Continue reading

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Divorce in the time of Joyce

Was divorce a realistic possibility for Leopold and Molly Bloom? Peter Kuch, the Eamon Cleary Professor of Irish Studies at the University of Otago in New Zealand, will give a talk Oct. 16 on his groundbreaking book, Irish Divorce/Joyce’s Ulysses … Continue reading

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John Paul II Lecture

Amy-Jill Levine will present “Christian Privilege, Christian Fragility, and the Gospel of John: How American Race Relations Inform Jewish-Christian Dialogue” on Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. in Stokes Hall South Auditorium S195. Levine is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish … Continue reading

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