Category Archives: Lowell Humanities Series

Candlemas Lecture

Werner G. Jeanrond, a professor of systematic theology at the University of Oslo, will present the Candlemas Lecture “Hopes, Hope and Radical Hope: Christian Hope and the Praxis of Love” on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room … Continue reading

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Michael Sandel

Political philosopher and best-selling author Michael Sandel will present “Bioethics and the Common Good” on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government Theory at Harvard University. … Continue reading

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Reparations for historic institutional violence

Ruth Rubio Marín, a professor of constitutional law at University of Sevilla (Spain), director of the Gender and Governance Programme at the School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute (Italy), and a faculty member at New York University’s Hauser Global Law School … 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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Alumnus poet C. Dale Young

BC alumnus C. Dale Young, a poet and writer, will read from his work on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101.  Young is the author of four poetry collections, including Torn and The Halo,  and his novel … Continue reading

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Marlon James

Marlon James, winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, will talk about his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings, on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. A Brief History of Seven Killings explores … Continue reading

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GroundTruth Project

Award-winning journalist Charles Sennott will present “GroundTruth in the ‘Post-Truth’ Era” on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. A former Middle East Bureau Chief and Europe Bureau Chief for the Boston Globe, Sennott has reported on the … Continue reading

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