Humanities

Humanities / Literature

A writer comes home

May 15, 2019

Read about BC's Carlo Rotella, whose new book explores the evolution of his hometown neighborhood, in the Chicago Tribune.

Humanities / Literature

Lowell Humanities Series

February 05, 2019

A new season for the esteemed lecture series brings to campus writers, scholars, an anthropologist, and a former border patrol agent.

Humanities / Literature

A Dublin diary

November 05, 2018

Love, class, courtship, and morality will be in the spotlight at Burns Visiting Scholar Ciaran O’Neill's public lecture.

Humanities / History

BC launches new Irish history

October 07, 2018

'The Cambridge History of Ireland' is deemed the most comprehensive, authoritative account of the island nation ever attempted.

Humanities / Language

BC hosts world linguistics forum

September 29, 2018

More than 300 international attendees convened at the Lynch School of Education for the five-day event.

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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

Undergraduate 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 / History

Details in the discards

December 04, 2017

The latest student-curated exhibit in the 'Making History Public' series offers an unusual look back at immigrant life in Boston.

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.