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Book launch: God in the Qur’an

The Center for Christian-Jewish Learning at Boston College is hosting a book launch event on Nov. 28 at noon for God in the Qur’an (Knopf, 2018) by Pulitzer Prize winner Jack Miles, who holds the 2018-19 Corcoran Visiting Professorship in Christian-Jewish Relations … Continue reading

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Samantha Power

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will present “America’s Foreign Policy and the State of the World” at Boston College on March 22 at 4 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. One of TIME’s “100 Most Influential … 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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Sheri Fink

Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink will talk about her best-selling book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Random House/Crown, 2013), at Boston College on Apr. 13 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. The culmination of six years … Continue reading

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Positive peer pressure

Pulitzer Prize winner Tina Rosenberg will present “Harnessing Peer Pressure for Behavior Change” on Mar. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100.  A veteran journalist, Rosenberg is one of the founders of the Solutions Journalism Network, which is committed … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink

Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink will talk about her best-selling book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Random House/Crown, 2013), at Boston College on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. The culmination of six … Continue reading

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Tracy Kidder, new date

*This event was originally scheduled for Feb. 5, but had to be postponed due to weather. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder will present “Another Set of Eyes” at Boston College on Mar. 12  at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Kidder … Continue reading

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The Shadow of War

The Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy will present “The Shadow of War” with Mark Mazzetti, a national security correspondent for The New York Times, on Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in Stokes Hall, Room 195S. Mazzetti is the author The Way … Continue reading

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Poetry Days: Tracy K. Smith

In honor of Poetry Days, Boston College will host an appearance by poet Tracy K. Smith on Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Smith’s most recent collection of poetry, Life on Mars, won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and … Continue reading

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