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Kidder on “Another Set of Eyes”

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Kidder will present “Another Set of Eyes” at Boston College on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Kidder is the author of House, Among Schoolchildren, Old Friends, Home Town, My Detachment, Strength in What Remains, Mountains Beyond … Continue reading

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, author of the bestseller Behind the Beautiful Forevers, will speak on Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. Behind the Beautiful Forevers is considered a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells … Continue reading

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Law, Culture & Legacies of Slavery

Renowned historian, author and legal scholar, Annette Gordon-Reed will lecture on “Law, Culture and Legacies of Slavery” on Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. in Higgins Hall, room 300. Gordon-Reed, the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Professor … Continue reading

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Wondrous life

Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, will speak on Feb. 15 in the Yawkey Center’s Murray Function at  7 p.m. In addition to the Pulitzer, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao … Continue reading

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The Warmth of Other Suns

Isabel Wilkerson, the first black woman to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize in journalism and the first black American to win for individual reporting, is the author of The Warmth of Other Suns, an epic account of the Great Migration. … Continue reading

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On the Constitution

Jack Rakove, one of the nation’s most respected scholars of the American Constitution, will discuss “Beyond Belief: The Radical Significance of the Free Exercise of Religion” on Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m. in McGuinn Hall, room 121. Rakove, a professor of … Continue reading

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