Despite universal condemnation of the oppression of Jewish communities during the Holocaust, hatred toward Jewish Americans today goes largely ignored, according to author Dara Horn, recipient of three National Jewish Book Awards.
Experts Speak on Adam Smith and Capitalism in Two-Day Campus Event
Jerry Muller spoke at an event on Thursday that was the first part of a two-day conference co-sponsored by the Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy and the Institute for the Liberal Arts. Speakers discussed Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations, and the state of capitalism today.
Del Soto Discusses the Two-Fold Responsibilities of Migrant Women
Migrant women can serve as both caregivers and human rights defenders, according to psychologist and sociologist Arancha Garcia del Soto.
Hirota Talks Historical Stigma Around Undocumented Immigrants in the U.S.
Boston College’s Irish studies and history departments welcomed Hirota on Wednesday night to speak on the origins of the term “illegal alien,” specifically when referring to Irish, Japanese, and Mexican immigrant populations in the 19th century.
Seyla Benhabib Argues for a Return to Cosmopolitanism
In the wake of increasingly strained global politics, Seyla Benhabib argues for a return to the old political theory of cosmopolitanism.`
Life and the Lecture Hall
“I want my hand to ache not because I am trying to desperately replicate what society tells me is important, but because I am passionate about writing my own life story.”