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New poetry from Paul Mariani

Boston College Professor Emeritus Paul Mariani has published his ninth collection of poems, titled All That Will Be New (Slant Books, 2022). Written during the pandemic lockdown, the collection is a reflection on the challenges and divisions of our current … Continue reading

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Ocean Vuong

The Lowell Humanities Series will host best-selling writer Ocean Vuong on October 19 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Vuong’s latest work is Time is a Mother, deeply intimate poetry collection in which Vuong searches for life among … Continue reading

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Climate Lyricism

Boston College Professor of English Min Hyoung Song articulates a climate change-centered reading practice in his new book Climate Lyricism (Duke University Press, 2022). Song shows how contemporary poetry and fiction, especially by Black, Native American, Asian American, and Latinx … Continue reading

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Ada Limón

Ada Limón will give a reading from her acclaimed poetry collection, The Carrying, on April 20 at 7:00 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. The Carrying won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry and was named one of … Continue reading

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Claudia Rankine @ BC

During a two-day residency at Boston College, award-winning poet Claudia Rankine, one of America’s premier thinkers on race and interiority, met with students and faculty and shared an intimate look at the experience of racism. She read from her book, … Continue reading

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Poet Claudia Rankine

The Lowell Humanities Series presents award-winning poet Claudia Rankine who will give a reading from her poetry collection Citizen: An American Lyric, followed by an audience Q&A, at a webinar on Mar. 2 at 7.p.m. Citizen: An American Lyric recounts … Continue reading

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Poet Martín Espada

Poetry Days presents award-winning poet Martín Espada—whose poetry collections include The Republic of Poetry, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, and Floaters, his most recent collection—at a Lowell Humanities webinar on April 14 at 7 p.m. Floaters is a topical reflection on … Continue reading

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Virtual book event for Shrayer

Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies at Boston College Maxim D. Shrayer will read from and discuss his new book of interconnected poems, Of Politics and Pandemics: Songs of a Russian Immigrant, at a virtual book event organized by … Continue reading

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Virtual book event for Allison Adair

Boston College will host a book launch to celebrate the publication of The Clearing, a collection of poetry by Associate Professor of the Practice of English Allison Adair. The virtual event, scheduled for February 11 at 7 p.m. Eastern time, … Continue reading

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Follow the meter

Boston College Associate Professor of English Eric Weiskott challenges the divide between medieval and modern literature in his new book, Meter and Modernity in English Verse, 1350-1650 (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020). He argues that the traditional periodization of literature … Continue reading

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