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Author/journalist Nicholas Gage

Influential Greek American writer Nicholas Gage will give a talk titled “A Writer’s Odyssey” on Apr. 3 at 6 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 306. His acclaimed memoir, Eleni, describes life in Greece during the civil war and the execution of … Continue reading

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After Baghdad fell

Best-selling author Kanan Makiya, professor of Middle Eastern studies at Brandeis University, will speak about his new book, The Rope (Pantheon Books, 2016), on Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium. The Rope is unflinching novel about Iraqi failure in the … Continue reading

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Drone

Kim Garcia, who teaches in the English Department, has published a new book of poetry that is a meditation on modern warfare in a technological age. Drone (The Backwaters Press, 2016) explores the human, animal, personal, and domestic aspects of wars … Continue reading

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Death by drone

Drones have become an essential part of US national security strategy, but most Americans know little about how they are used. In Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2015), Associate Professor of Theology Kenneth R. Himes, … Continue reading

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Filming the End of the Holocaust

In his new book, Filming the End of the Holocaust: Allied Documentaries, Nuremberg and the Liberation of the Concentration Camps (Bloomsbury, 2014), Professor of Fine Arts John Michalczyk tells the story of how the US Government commissioned filmmakers to document the … 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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Invasion: Diaries and Memories of the War in Iraq

A powerful multimedia exhibition that combines photographs, diary entries and a journalistic account of the War in Iraq is on display at the Boston College Law Library throughout the month of November. Based on the diary of Boston College Law … Continue reading

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