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“Female Genius” in the Age of the Constitution

In her new book, Female Genius: Eliza Harriot and George Washington at the Dawn of the Constitution (University of Virginia Press, 2022), Boston College Law School Founders Professor of Law Mary Sarah Bilder recounts the life of a pioneering educator … Continue reading

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Challenging patriarchy in Pakistan

Urwa Hameed, who was accepted to Boston College at age 14 and will graduate this month with a degree in political science and international studies, has published Steering Towards Change: Women Politicians Challenging Patriarchy, Class and Power in Pakistan. Hameed … Continue reading

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Interracial dialoguing & female storytelling

Emily Bernard, author of the acclaimed book Black is the Body: Stories From my Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine, will give a webinar on fostering interracial understanding and the importance of female storytelling on September 22 beginning at … Continue reading

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Dorothy Macardle

Dorothy Macardle (1889– 1958) is perhaps best known as the author of The Irish Republic, an account of the revolutionary period from an anti-Treaty perspective. A new biography of Macardle, written by BC graduate Leeann Lane, reveals a deeper portrait … Continue reading

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Morgan Jerkins

Morgan Jerkins, who explores black girlhood and womanhood in America in her best-selling essay collection This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America (Harper Perennial 2018), will speak at BC Sept. … Continue reading

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Lessons from “SVU”

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (SVU)” is a popular American police procedural television series, watched by fans in more than 30 countries. Boston College Communication Professor Lisa Cuklanz and co-author Sujata Moorti have written the first dedicated study of “SVU” … Continue reading

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Kristeva on Saint Teresa of Avila

Julia Kristeva, professor emeritus at the University of Paris VII Diderot, will give a talk on her book, Therese, My Love, on Oct. 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the Heights Room in Corcoran Commons. Kristeva, whose writings on semiotics and psychoanalysis … Continue reading

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