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The beauty of Maine

For hundreds of years, photographers, like other artists, have made their way to Maine to capture the natural beauty and human culture of the state. Maine Photography: A History, 1840-2015 (Down East Books, 2016), co-authored by BC alumna Libby Bischof, is the … Continue reading

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Madison’s Hand named a “book of the year”

The Legal Theory Blog, by Georgetown Law Professor Lawrence Solum, has named Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention by BC Law Professor Mary Sarah Bilder one of its “books of the year,” calling it one of the ten most interesting books … Continue reading

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Remembering the Irish Revolution

Irish historian Diarmaid Ferriter will present: “‘Scrambling for the bones of the patriot dead’: Remembering the Irish Revolution, 1913-23” on March 18 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. His publications include The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000, Judging Dev: A Reassessment of … Continue reading

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New book on Eagles Hockey

The new book Tales from the Boston College Hockey Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Eagles Hockey Stories Ever Told (Sports Publishing, 2014) details the long and highly successful history of men’s ice hockey at Boston College, from the informal “ice polo” … Continue reading

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The Heights: An Illustrated History

Boston College’s first 150 years are captured in a glorious new book, The Heights: An Illustrated History of Boston College, 1863–2013 (Linden Lane Press, 2014) written by Ben Birnbaum and Seth Meehan with photography by Gary Wayne Gilbert. Through a treasure trove … Continue reading

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Oscar winner Oliver Stone

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick, authors of the book The Untold History of the United States, will speak on “Bush and Obama: The Age of Terror” at Boston College’s Robsham Theater on April 5. Stone and Kuznick have a companion TV … Continue reading

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The American stage

An expert in the history of American theater, Heather S. Nathans will present “Seeing Ourselves Through Others’ Eyes: Struggling with Stereotypes on the Nineteenth-Century American Stage” on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Nathans is the … Continue reading

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