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Discovering Fr. Sweeney

John J. Burns Library Conservator Barbara Adams Hebard has created a new cover for It Will Take a Lifetime by Francis W. Sweeney, S.J., a Boston College alumnus, professor, poet and founder of the Humanities Series (now Lowell Humanities Series) who passed … Continue reading

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Gerard Manley Hopkins

In celebration of the Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJ, Boston College is hosting “The Jesuit Victorian Poet: Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) 125th Anniversary,” a special exhibition of items from its collection related to Fr. Hopkins and his family. On display now until Sept. 30 are … Continue reading

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Evangelicalism & Ulster literature

Boston College Burns Library Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Terence Brown will present “Amazing Grace: Evangelicalism & Ulster Literature” on Apr. 3 at 4:30 p.m. in the Thompson Room of Burns Library. Brown will talk about some significant conversion narratives, such as … Continue reading

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Art of the book

Books hand-decorated and sewn by Bookbuilders of Boston scholarship recipients Juliette San Fillipo ’13 and Jennifer O’Brien ’13 and Burns Library conservation lab assistants Anna Whitham ’15 and Josh Rosenfeld ’13, under the direction of Burns Conservator Barbara Hebard, are … Continue reading

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