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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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Poet David Ferry

Award-winning poet David Ferry will give a reading on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Among Ferry’s books of poetry are Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (winner of the National Book Award for Poetry) and  On This … Continue reading

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Poet Brendan Galvin and the natural world

Award-winning poet Brendan Galvin, a Boston College alumnus, has published a book of poetry titled The Air’s Accomplices (LSU Press, 2015). The collection vividly evokes Galvin’s love for the rugged landscapes of Cape Cod and Ireland and their inhabitants. Weaving themes of … Continue reading

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Poet Peter Fallon

Award-winning  poet Peter Fallon will read from his latest collection of poems, Strong, My Love, on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Strong, My Love is a series of prayers for his daughter and son and … Continue reading

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Poetry Days with Laura Kasischke

Boston College welcomes award-winning poet and novelist Laura Kasischke to campus November 5. She will give a talk at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Kasischke’s books of poetry include Wild Brides; Fire and Flower; Gardening in the Dark; Lilies Without; Space, in Chains (a National Book … Continue reading

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