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Speaker Series: Shaw vs Tunney

Dec 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Upcoming Event

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Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series welcomes

Jay R. Tunney

Shaw vs Tunney

March 21, 2017



2016 Race to the White House: Speaker Series (photos)

Nov 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Photos From Past Events, Pictures, Recent Events, Recent Posts

On November 7, 2016 the Loyola University Libraries welcomed Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, PhD for the Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series: 2016 Race to the White House: Its Highs, Lows, and Historical Precedents. She discussed the highs and lows of the 2016 election to consider how unprecedented this unforgettable race was and how it […]



Welcome From Friends Past President

Oct 6th, 2016 | By | Category: Welcome from Friends Past President

WELCOME! For thousands of years, libraries have been at the heart of the academic enterprise. When you become a member of the Friends of the Loyola University Chicago Libraries you sustain that age-old tradition and propel it into the modern age. As Past President of the Friends and a member of the faculty, I know […]



Curating Our Time: Focus on the Book

Sep 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events

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Focus on the Book

Stephen Enniss, PhD

Curating Our Time:
The Story of the Harry Ransom Center

November 30, 2016



2016 Race to the White House: Speaker Series

Sep 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Recent Events

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Friends of the Loyola Libraries
Speaker Series

2016 Race to the White House: Its Highs, Lows, and Historical Precedents

Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, PhD

Monday, November 7, 2016



History of the Speaker Series

Jul 25th, 2016 | By | Category: About the Speaker Series, Future Events

*Please check back for future programs. Originally founded as the Library Book Club in 2000 by the University Libraries, we changed our name once in 2005 to Library Speaker Series. With the start of the 2010 academic year, we have changed names once more to Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series. Our aim is […]



Carl Sandburg: Troubadour for Our Times? (photos)

Apr 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Photos From Past Events, Recent Events

On April 7, 2016 the Loyola University Libraries presented: Troubadour for Our Times? A Panel Discussion on the Relevance of Carl Sandburg for Millennial Chicago featuring panelists Melissa Bradshaw (Department of English, Loyola University Chicago), Tony Fitzpatrick (artist, poet, and actor), and Bill Savage (Department of English, Northwestern University) and moderated by Robert Bucholz (Chair, […]



The People and Places That Influenced Ernest Hemingway (photos)

Apr 21st, 2016 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Photos From Past Events, Recent Events

On March 16, 2016, the Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series welcomed educator, Hemingway scholar, and Loyola alumna Nancy W. Sindelar (PhD ’87) who presented The People and Places That Influenced Ernest Hemingway. The complete event details can be found here, and photos from the event can be viewed on the Loyola University Libraries […]



“Singing So Proud” Gala Photos

Apr 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Photos From Past Events, Recent Events

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Focus on the Book: The Ames Almanack (photos)

Jan 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Photos From Past Events, Recent Events, Recent Posts

On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the Loyola University Libraries and the Newbery Library welcomed Susan M. Allen, PhD, Director, California Rare Book School, who presented The Other Book: The Ames Almanack Opens a Window on Colonial America at the Third Annual Focus on the Book. Read full details of the event here. To view photos […]