Center Hosts Annual Humanities Book Publication Celebration

Conversation abounded in CAS on March 23, 2023, as scholars and staff from across humanities and adjacent departments gathered to celebrate humanistic publications by BU faculty published within the last twelve months. The event highlighted 17 humanities publications ranging from monographs to anthologies to two thousand-page volumes.These publications evidenced the importance of the spirit of […]

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Reflection: Hannah Kinney-Kobre Returns to OUP

Hannah Kinney-Kobre, BU Center for the Humanities Senior Staff Assistant emerita and College of Arts & Sciences 2020 graduate in English and Cinema and Media Studies, has accepted a position as an editorial intern at Oxford University Press in New York City. Despite graduating into the worst economy since the Great Depression, Kinney-Kobre’s exceptional academic […]

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Message from the Center

We are deeply saddened and angered by the murder of George Floyd by police, which is one in a line of many. The systemic and historically entrenched racism that takes the form of constant harassment and deadly violence against Black people is unacceptable. We lament the lack of national leadership on this issue and support […]

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Announcing the “Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age” Book Collection and NeMLA Panel

The BU Center for the Humanities hosts forums on topics of significance to humanities scholars and the broader public. These forums bring a range of professional and institutional perspectives into dialogue with the intention of generating future, ongoing discussion. Forum 2017 has fulfilled this mandate in the form of a collection, Libraries and Archives in […]

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Scenes from Patricia Herzog’s new opera “The Resurrection of Lucretia” at Boston Conservatory

On Friday, December 6, 2019, the Boston Conservatory at Berklee workshopped four scenes from Patricia Herzog’s forthcoming opera, The Resurrection of Lucretia. After the performance of selected scenes by opera students, Herzog, Johnathon Pape (Head of Opera at Boston Conservatory), and the students who played Lucretia and Sextus Tarquinius engaged in a talkback. Herzog reflected […]

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Center for the Humanities Welcomes Visiting Scholars

Two visiting scholars, Kyoko Miwa and Laetitia Zecchini, are enriching the BU Center for the Humanities’ intellectual community as they undertake cutting-edge humanities research in our office suite. Miwa and Zecchini come to Boston from Japan and France, respectively. Miwa, sponsored by the American & New England Studies program, comes to BU from Toho University […]

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