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Banville & Ford

Boston College will host two award-winning authors and friends, John Banville and Richard Ford, for a writers talk on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 110. Irish writer Banville has written 17 novels, including The Sea (winner … Continue reading

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Martha C. Nussbaum

Martha C. Nussbaum, the Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, will present “Fear, Anger, Democracy: Our Need for the Liberal Arts” on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. … Continue reading

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The gender gap in computing

Linda J. Sax, a professor of higher education in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA, will present “The Gender Gap in Computing: How Some Universities are Moving the Needle” on Feb. 7 at 2:45 p.m. in … Continue reading

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A Love Story in Eighteen Songs

Peter Coviello will read from his memoir Long Players: A Love Story in Eighteen Songs (Penguin Books, 2018) on Oct. 25 at 5 p.m. in Connolly House, 300 Hammond St. Coviello, a professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the … Continue reading

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CWBC presents Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, will be the featured speaker at the Council for Women of Boston College Colloquium on Oct. 18. Girls Who Code works to inspire, educate, and equip girls for opportunities in computer … Continue reading

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Viet Thanh Nguyen

Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen will talk about his best-selling novel, The Sympathizer, on Mar. 21 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 100. In addition to the Pulitzer, The Sympathizer has been awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Edgar Award … Continue reading

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Understanding Ukraine-Russia: Anne Applebaum

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Anne Applebaum will give a talk on her new book, Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine, on Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. in the conference center at 2101 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton Campus. In Red Famine, which spans the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917 … Continue reading

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