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Cold War espionage

Alumnus Bill Plunkert, a former CIA agent featured in the book The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal (Penguin Random House,  2015) by Pulitzer Prize winner David E. Hoffman, will give a talk Apr. 20 … Continue reading

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Fr. Keenan talk on university ethics

Canisius Professor James Keenan, S.J., will discuss his latest book, University Ethics: How Colleges Can Build and Benefit from a Culture of Ethics, at a Feb. 2 luncheon event sponsored by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life. … Continue reading

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School of Social Work magazine

The fall 2015 issue of the Boston College School of Social Work magazine features the work of junior faculty members Rocio Calvo, Jessica Black, Summer Hawkins and Erika Sabbath as well as the contributions of James Lubben to the Grand Challenges … Continue reading

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No Such Thing as a Free Gift

At a book launch Nov. 11 for Linsey McGoey’s No Such Thing as a Free Gift,  BC Law School Professor Ray Madoff will engage in conversation with the author, as well as Alicia Yamin of Harvard University and Nicole Aschoff  Jacobin magazine. The book … Continue reading

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Fink appearance postponed

Due to the weather, the talk by Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink scheduled for Jan. 28 has been postponed. Stay tuned to BC Humanities Series website for updates.

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Bill Neenan’s final Dean’s List

Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson. One Summer – America, 1927 by Bill Bryson. Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. Someone by Alice McDermott. These are the new titles on the 2014 Dean’s List of Recommended Reading, compiled by William B. Neenan, SJ shortly before his … Continue reading

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The return of Edgar Allan Poe

The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston—chaired by Boston College Professor of English Paul Lewis–will dedicate and unveil sculptor Stefanie Rocknak’s statue, “Poe Returning to Boston,” on Sunday, October 5 at 2 p.m. in Edgar Allan Poe Square, at the … Continue reading

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