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2019

Art Inspired by Books in the O'Neill Lobby

Nov 25, 2019

The BC Libraries Newsletter is now a blog. The first article in this new format features Tom Wall, University Librarian, beginning the semester with Ignatian reflections.

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Oct 7, 2019

The BC Libraries Newsletter is now a blog. The first article in this new format features Tom Wall, University Librarian, beginning the semester with Ignatian reflections.

Read the new BC Libraries Blog!

Sep 30, 2019

The BC Libraries Newsletter is now a blog. The first article in this new format features Tom Wall, University Librarian, beginning the semester with Ignatian reflections.

Read the new BC Libraries Blog!

Sep 23, 2019

The BC Libraries Newsletter is now a blog. The first article in this new format features Tom Wall, University Librarian, beginning the semester with Ignatian reflections.

Read the new BC Libraries Blog!

Sep 16, 2019

The BC Libraries Newsletter is now a blog. The first article in this new format features Tom Wall, University Librarian, beginning the semester with Ignatian reflections.

Read the new BC Libraries Blog!

Sep 10, 2019

The BC Libraries Newsletter is now a blog. The first article in this new format features Tom Wall, University Librarian, beginning the semester with Ignatian reflections.

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Sep 3, 2019

The BC Libraries Newsletter is now a blog. The first article in this new format features Tom Wall, University Librarian, beginning the semester with Ignatian reflections.

Read the new BC Libraries Blog!

Aug 27, 2019

The BC Libraries Newsletter is now a blog. The first article in this new format features Tom Wall, University Librarian, beginning the semester with Ignatian reflections.

Faculty Book Spotlight

Aug 8, 2019

Nominated for the Philip Schaff Prize of the American Society of Church History.

Reduce News Pollution

Aug 8, 2019

Use this guide to learn more about the three areas of the news environment, and find tools to help you account for how each one of these areas affects the quality and accuracy of the news you find and …

New Burns Online Exhibits

Aug 8, 2019

John J. Burns Library develops and promotes exhibits featuring a wide variety of special collection formats, topics, and community interests.

Burns Library Exhibit: Pray for Us

Jun 17, 2019

Holy cards—small images of saints and shrines, often with a prayer or scripture on the reverse—have been part of Catholic life since the 15th century.

O'Neill Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

May 3, 2019

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and …

Faculty Publication Highlight: Cristiano Casalini

Apr 22, 2019

Jesuit Philosophy on the Eve of Modernity is the first comprehensive volume to trace the origins and development of Jesuit philosophy during the first century of the Society of Jesus (1540–c.

Faculty Publication Highlight: Wan Sonya Tang

Apr 9, 2019

This edited volume examines the historical, political, cultural, and aesthetic implications of re-visiting Restoration Spain (1874-1931) in television costume dramas produced since 2000.

Faculty Publication Highlight: Alston Conley

Mar 12, 2019

Professor Conley talks about his experience of painting lilies in winter, how a flower that blooms in winter reminds us of regeneration and spring, and the symbolic meaning of lilies in Christian …

New Burns Library Exhibit: Genius of Genre

Feb 26, 2019

Flann the novelist. Myles the columnist. Brother Barnabas the student. Brian O’Nolan (1911-1966) wrote in many genres under many guises, in both English and Irish, confounding contemporaries with his …

The Romance of Books

Jan 22, 2019

Many of us are familiar with romance as a concept of romantic love, but what if we looked at it in a different way?

2018

O'Neill Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

Dec 14, 2018

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and …

Theology and Ministry Library Exhibit: TML Turns 10!

Nov 14, 2018

The Boston College Theology and Ministry Library (TML) is many things: a meeting place; a center of learning; a repository of treasured theological and philosophical wisdom; a venue wherein lessons …

Faculty Publication Highlight: Nancy Netzer

Oct 9, 2018

Professor Netzer ​speaks about ​the generous gift of thirty four Late Antique Coptic textiles ​that ​The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College received ​from ​the Newton collectors Donald and …

Faculty Publication Highlight: Rachel Herz

Sep 24, 2018

In Why You Eat What You Eat, acclaimed neuroscientist Rachel Herz examines the sensory, psychological, neuroscientific, and physiological factors that influence our eating habits.

Faculty Publication Highlight: John J. Michalczyk

Sep 18, 2018

The book looks at how, after assuming power in 1933, the Nazi Party manipulated the legal system and the constitution in its crusade against Communists, Jews, homosexuals, as well as Jehovah’s …

Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

May 3, 2018

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and …

Donal Ryan, Public Reading and Talk

Feb 8, 2018

Presented in conjunction with Boston College Center for Irish Programs Thursday, February 22, 2018, 4:30pm Devlin Hall, Room 101​

Faculty Publication Highlight: Eric Weiskott

Feb 5, 2018

English Alliterative Verse tells the story of the medieval poetic tradition that includes Beowulf, Piers Plowman, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, stretching from the eighth century, when English …

2017

Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

Dec 8, 2017

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and …

International Education Week 2017 Photo Exhibition

Nov 14, 2017

Kaleidoscope, the International Relations and Global Studies Journal of Boston College, celebrates International Education Week 2017 by sharing a series of photos reflecting the theme of the year: …

Faculty Publication Highlight: Phil Fragasso

Sep 18, 2017

Most people live a life planned by others. That’s why Thoreau’s observation that “the mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation” is even more true today than in the 19th …

Reeves Family Diaries Digitized

Sep 5, 2017

Covering the years of 1869 to 1905, the Reeves family diaries record the daily lives of a South Boston household, as written by Dexter Reeves Sr.

O'Neill Library Exhibit: Welcome to BC!

Aug 31, 2017

Along with Baldwin, the feathery guy in the first case, we want to help introduce you to Boston College, to living in Boston … and give you some tips on getting used to college life.

The Portal to Jesuit Studies

Jun 7, 2017

In May, the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies released The Portal to Jesuit Studies, a new research resource that provides “free online access to the some of the richest content associated …

2017 Honorary Degree Recipients

May 25, 2017

2017 Honorary Degree Recipients The Boston College Libraries congratulate the 2017 recipients of honorary degrees: U.

New Touch Table Exhibit in O'Neill & Burns Library

May 18, 2017

The foundation of Boston College is its Jesuit Catholic tradition. Buildings and open spaces are the places where reason and faith are nurtured; they are the locations – indoors and out – in which …

Dianoia Open Access Journal Now Online

May 11, 2017

Dianoia fosters open philosophical discussion and writing among undergraduate students. The journal is committed to providing the opportunity for intellectual reflection which bridges the academic …

Need a Study Break? Come Pet a Dog!

May 4, 2017

Pay a visit with the dogs from Therapy Dogs International! All dogs will be making appearences in the O’Neill Library Reading Room.

Level One Gallery: Art & Digital Technology

May 1, 2017

In Art & Digital Technology, a studio art course taught by professor Karl Baden from the Art, Art History, and Film Department, students combine text and image to produce a variety of design and …

Faculty Publication Highlight: Margaret Lombe

Apr 25, 2017

The disproportional loss of individuals to HIV/AIDS in their most productive years raises concerns over the welfare of surviving members of affected families and communities.

Faculty Publication Highlight: Dave Hopkins

Apr 11, 2017

Why do Republican politicians promise to rein in government, only to face repeated rebellions from Republican voters and media critics for betraying their principles?

Have questions? Ask the Answerwall!

Apr 5, 2017

Hi. I’m the Answer Wall. In the material world, I’m a two foot by three foot dry-erase board in the lobby of O’Neill Library at Boston College.

O'Neill Level One Gellery Exhibit: eARTh Project

Mar 1, 2017

eARThproject incorporates still images from NASA global climate models with photographs of environmental degradation and destruction to increase public awareness and education about the intricate …

New Guide: News Know-How

Feb 8, 2017

How news stories enter our lives has changed radically, but we’re still depending on assumptions about how print and TV news filtered truth from fiction.

New Resource Guide on Boston School Desegregation

Feb 2, 2017

Boston Desegregation Although many cities across the United States experienced the tumultuous pains of integrating schools, Boston’s politically charged and segregated neighborhoods experienced …

Faculty Publication Highlight: Karl Baden

Jan 30, 2017

The Americans by Car is a retrospective of artist’s archival work that pays tribute to two influential photographers, Robert Frank and Lee Friedlander.