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Award for Young

Dr. C. Dale Young, a Boston College alumnus from the Class of 1991, will receive the 2019  Distinguished Alumni Arts Award from the BC Arts Council on Apr. 26. The award recognizes graduates who have demonstrated creativity, innovation, leadership, and … Continue reading

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Alumnus poet C. Dale Young

BC alumnus C. Dale Young, a poet and writer, will read from his work on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101.  Young is the author of four poetry collections, including Torn and The Halo,  and his novel … Continue reading

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Beyond Katrina

Award-winning poet Natasha Trethewey will discuss her nonfiction book, Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, on March 14 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. A Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate, Trethewey spent her childhood in … Continue reading

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Telling Tales: Patience Agbabi

Poet and performer Patience Agbabi will present Telling Tales, her most recent book, on Nov. 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Agbabi has presented Telling Tales, a contemporary retelling of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, to audiences throughout the world, including in Namibia, … Continue reading

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Poet Billy Collins

The Lowell Humanities Series will present former United States Poet Laureate (2001-03) Billy Collins on Oct. 4 at  7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, Room 100. Collins has published more than 10 collections of poetry, most recently The Rain in Portugal. His work has … Continue reading

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Burns Scholar lecture

Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies Louis de Paor will present: “Lethal in Two Languages: Flann O’Brien and Máirtín Ó Cadhain” on Nov. 9 at 4:30 p.m. in the Thompson Room of Burns Library. De Paor’s talk will focus on the parallels and differences between two of … Continue reading

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Poet Major Jackson

Award-winning poet Major Jackson will read from his work on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Jackson is the author of four poetry collections, Roll Deep, Holding Company and Hoops — both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary … Continue reading

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