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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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Summer book swap

The Volunteer Service Learning Center is holding its annual summer book swap where members of the BC community are invited to bring and/or take a book. The book swap will be held at McElroy 208 weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 … Continue reading

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Kidder talk postponed

Please note: The talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder at Boston College scheduled for Feb. 5 has been postponed due to weather. A new date is TBD. Sponsor: Lowell Humanities Series

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Who made the Dean’s List?

Boston College Vice President Father William B. Neenan, SJ, has released his annual “Dean’s List” of recommended reading.  The 2013-14 list has four new titles: Last Friends by Jane Gardam; The End of the Point by Professor of English Elizabeth Graver; … Continue reading

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