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Bill Clinton’s presidency

Professor of History Patrick Maney offers an in-depth perspective on the 42nd president of the United States and the transformative era over which he presided in his new book, Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President (University Press of Kansas, 2016). Maney examines Bill … Continue reading

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Jesuit authors

Books written by two Jesuit authors have recently been reviewed in leading Catholic magazines. University Ethics: How Colleges Can Build and Benefit from a Culture of Ethics by Canisius Professor James F. Keenan, SJ was reviewed in US Catholic magazine. Fr. Keenan … Continue reading

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The outlook for religious pluralism in Syria

Veteran journalist Charles Glass will present “The Outlook for Religious Pluralism in Syria” on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. The Syrian civil war has claimed in excess of 200,000 lives, with an estimated … Continue reading

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Thieves of State

Award-winning journalist and author Sarah Chayes will present “Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security” on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Chayes is a senior associate the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace where her … Continue reading

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Barrio Rising

In the mid-1950s, Venezuela’s military government razed a massive slum settlement in the heart of Carácas and replaced it with what was at the time one of Latin America’s largest public housing projects. When the dictator Marcos Pérez Jiménez was … Continue reading

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Atlantic rule

In a new book titled Global Rules: America, Britain, and a Disordered World (Yale University Press, 2014), Boston College Professor of History James Cronin charts the political relationship between the US and Britain and a new world order they created after the … Continue reading

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Two Faces of Political Islam

Boston College Professor of Political Science Ali Banuazizi will present “Politicization of Religion or Sacralization of Politics: Two Faces of Political Islam” on January 28 at 12:00 noon at the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at 24 Quincy Road. … Continue reading

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