Humanities

Humanities / Literature

Telling tales

November 12, 2017

A presentation by poet and performer Patience Agbabi concludes the fall Lowell Humanities Series.

Humanities / Literature

Elegy for Russia's Jews?

November 05, 2017

A new book on Russia’s dwindling, but still vibrant and influential Jewish community, by Professor Maxim D. Shrayer.

Humanities / Literature

Z is for zombies

October 31, 2017

A BC English prof publishes an A-Z bedtime book on the coming apocalypse.

Humanities / Communication

Sports and politics

October 04, 2017

Sports fans tend to hold more conservative views, a survey by comm prof Michael Serazio finds.

Humanities / Literature

Lowell Humanities Series

September 26, 2017

A new season of appearances by distinguished novelists, poets, journalists, and scholars begins.

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Humanities / Literature

Say the word

August 23, 2017

A look at the Boston College SLAM! scene.

Humanities / Literature

Virtually 'Ulysses'

June 16, 2017

Joycestick, BC students' VR game adaptation of the James Joyce novel, is introduced in Dublin, Toronto, Singapore.

Humanities / Literature

Undergrad poetry festival

April 24, 2017

Student poets from some 20 Boston area colleges and universities, including Sherry Hsiao '17, will recite their work at BC.

Humanities / History

'Best book' prize in environmental history

April 08, 2017

A catastrophic event in medieval China holds lessons for our relationship with the environment today, says historian Ling Zhang.

Humanities / Literature

Gaming 'Ulysses'

March 17, 2017

The Associated Press features a BC course project to develop a VR game based on James Joyce's famous novel.

Humanities / Literature

Virtually 'Ulysses'

June 16, 2017

Joycestick, BC students' VR game adaptation of the James Joyce novel, is introduced in Dublin, Toronto, Singapore.

Humanities / History

'Freak Out and Carry On'

June 15, 2017

BC historian Heather Cox Richardson co-hosts a new WBUR podcast on politics and history.

Humanities / Literature

Joycestick: gaming 'Ulysses'

January 17, 2017

A BC team is creating an immersive, virtual reality computer game adaptation of the James Joyce novel.

Humanities / History

Aleppo a war crime?

January 10, 2017

Associate Professor of History Devin Pendas weighs in on NECN's 'The Take.'

Humanities / Literature

'Watch'

November 25, 2016

A poignant poem by Professor of English Suzanne Matson, published in The Cortland Review.

Humanities / Literature

Virtually 'Ulysses'

June 16, 2017

Joycestick, BC students' VR game adaptation of the James Joyce novel, is introduced in Dublin, Toronto, Singapore.

Humanities / Literature

Gaming 'Ulysses'

March 17, 2017

The Associated Press features a BC course project to develop a VR game based on James Joyce's famous novel.

Humanities / Philosophy & Ethics

Pathfinders

July 10, 2015

The students of a new philosophy course, “Self-Knowledge and Discernment: The Experience of Pilgrimage,” walk Spain’s Camino de Santiago.