Humanities

Humanities / History

A yarn with a twist

January 14, 2018

BBC News explores the origins and evolution of cotton with BC historian Prasannan Parthasarathi.

Humanities / Literature

Voicing Westeros

December 30, 2017

For the New York Times Magazine, BC's Carlo Rotella recalls late actor Roy Dotrice's compelling reading of 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'

Humanities / Literature

What the Dickens?

December 22, 2017

BC students pen variations on 'A Christmas Carol.'

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

New perspectives

November 27, 2017

New faculty strengthen the University's teaching and research in African American literature.

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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 / 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.