Free at last, somewhat
Thomas Sugrue, a University of Pennsylvania professor and author of a new book tracing the struggle for civil rights across the North, discusses "Planning for Justice: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Metropolis" Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 6:30 in Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, at Harvard University, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge.
Where Eagles dared
New England has hundreds of colleges, but only one longstanding football power, Boston College. Reid Oslin's new book documents the program's storied history, and he'll discuss the "Boston College Football Vault" on Friday, Nov. 28, 28 at 1 p.m. at the Yellow Umbrella Bookstore, 501 Main St., Chatham.