Tag Archives: India

Journalist Elizabeth Flock

Journalist Elizabeth Flock, a BC alumna, will talk about her career and her book, The Heart is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai (Harper Perennial), on Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. in Devlin Hall, Room 026. The Heart … Continue reading

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Love and marriage in today’s India

In India today, tradition is colliding with Western culture, creating an uneasy fusion whose impact is most evident in the institution of marriage. In her new book, The Heart Is a Shifting Sea: Love and Marriage in Mumbai (Harper, 2018), journalist … Continue reading

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Writing Out of Place

Over the summer, eight undergraduates joined Professor of English Suzanne Matson for “Writing Out of Place,” a three-week creative writing experience at the foothills of the Himalayas. The three-credit course required participants to express their experience of a new location … Continue reading

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Higher ed in India

A Half-Century of Indian Higher Education, a collection of essays written by Lynch School of Education Research Professor Philip G. Altbach, director of the Center for International Higher Education, is the subject of a book review in The Hindu. The reviewer calls Altbach’s scholarship “highly … Continue reading

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, author of the bestseller Behind the Beautiful Forevers, will speak on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Behind the Beautiful Forevers is considered a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells … Continue reading

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