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Novelists and politicians

Boston College’s Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies James H. Murphy will present “Novelists and Politicians in 19th-Century Ireland” on Nov. 18 at 4:30 p.m. in the Thompson Room of Burns Library. Murphy is a leading scholar of 19th-century Ireland who has authored, or … Continue reading

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#WeWereBC

A new exhibition on display this fall in Stokes Hall chronicles the first 100 years of Boston College’s history, a period during which a small, urban, day school for boys developed into a sprawling, suburban university serving a largely residential and coeducational … Continue reading

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Dubliners Bookshelf

Department of English doctoral student Andrew Kuhn has edited Dubliners Bookshelf, a digital exploration into the books of James Joyce’s Dubliners.  The website collects and organizes texts cited in Joyce’s short story collection, including Walter Scott’s The Abbot, Lord Byron’s Poems, and the Maynooth … Continue reading

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BC Libraries features faculty authors

Boston College Libraries has recently featured three professors who published books last year in the fields of art, management and Irish politics. In Text and Image in Medieval Persian Art (Edinburgh University Press), Calderwood Professor of Islamic and Asian Art Sheila Blair presents … Continue reading

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A look at trade

Boston College Professor of Political Science David Deese is the editor of Handbook of the International Political Economy of Trade, which brings together leading researchers and writers from different countries to highlight the most important and promising research and policy questions regarding … Continue reading

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Journalism—The First Draft of History?

John Horgan, the Burns Library Visiting Scholar, will give a public lecture Nov. 19 at 4:30 p.m. on “Journalism—The First Draft of History?” Typically treated by historians as a secondary source—and not necessarily a reliable one—journalism is now being studied … Continue reading

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Talk of the town: Richardson’s book on the GOP

To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party (Basic Books, 2014) by Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson (cited in BC Bookmarks on 9/17) has received a lot of attention this election season. Here is a sampling of some of the … Continue reading

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