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BOOK CORNER: Author analyzes outbreak narratives in new book

“Going Viral: Zombies, Viruses, and the End of the World,” by pop culture critic, writer, and educator Dahlia Schweitzer, explores the depictions of outbreak narratives in film, television and a variety of other media, putting them in conversation with rhetoric from government authorities and news organizations that have capitalized on public fears about this changing Read More…

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BOOK CORNER: Boy conquers adversity in ‘The Sun is Always Shining’

Jeremy Allen’s childhood was filled with abandonment, rejection, abuse, instability and the child-welfare system. Those circumstances could have easily led him on a path of destruction. Instead they pushed him and helped him see that the sun is always shining in spite of the storms that try to get in the way. That’s the basis Read More…

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BOOK CORNER: Ambassador shares story in ‘Diversifying Diplomacy’

“Diversifying Diplomacy: My Journey from Roxbury to Dakar,” by Ambassador Harriet Lee Elam-Thomas, tells the story of her rise as a black woman from Boston’s inner city to being appointed U.S. Ambassador to Senegal. The ambassador was inspired by her husband, students and others to write her book. “All of these individuals convinced me that Read More…