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“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 […]



April 9, 2016: “Singing So Proud”

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Recent Events

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Speaker Series: March 16, 2016

Dec 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Past Speakers, Recent Events

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Nancy W. Sindelar, PhD

The People and Places That Influenced
Ernest Hemingway

The Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series welcomes educator, Hemingway scholar, and Loyola alumna Nancy W. Sindelar (PhD ’87). Dr. Sindelar will present a talk titled “The People and Places That Influenced Ernest Hemingway.” Her program focuses on the people, places, and activities that shaped the legendary author who courted life-threatening adventures and glamorous friends while writing articles, novels, and short stories that captivated the world.



Civil War Chicago: Speaker Series (photos)

Nov 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Pictures, Recent Events, Recent Posts

On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, the Loyola University Libraries welcomed distinguished scholars and Loyola alumni Theodore J. Karamanski (BA ’75, MA ’78, PhD ’79) and Eileen M. McMahon (BA ’79, MA ’83, PhD ’89), editors of Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History for the Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series. Drs. Karamanski and McMahon […]



Civil War Chicago: Speaker Series (photos)

Nov 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Photos From Past Events, Recent Events

On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, the Loyola University Libraries welcomed distinguished scholars and Loyola alumni Theodore J. Karamanski (BA ’75, MA ’78, PhD ’79) and Eileen M. McMahon (BA ’79, MA ’83, PhD ’89), editors of Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History for the Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series. Drs. Karamanski and McMahon […]



Focus on the Book: December 8, 2015

Oct 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

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The Other Book: The Ames Almanack
Opens a Window on Colonial America

Featuring Susan M. Allen, PhD
Director, California Rare Book School
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. program

In this age of e-books and e-readers, the word “book” has taken on new meanings. Yet the book in its printed form endures and is highly sought after by the general public, libraries, and book collectors. This lecture series has been created to celebrate the book in print, its form, function, and beauty, its historical importance and lasting nature. Come celebrate with us a “technology” that has been around since Johannes Gutenberg.



Book Discussion: The Third Coast

Oct 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Posts

Book Discussion: The Third Coast by Thomas Dyja Moderator: Janette Kopacz from the Chicago Public Library Location: Room 727, Corboy Law Center 25 East Pearson Water Tower Campus Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. In conjunction with the Chicago Public Library’s One Book, One Chicago Come join the Discussion! For more […]



Watch “The Great Cartoon Debate”

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Recent Events

The Great Cartoon Debate (Artists at odds: Left, right and completely off-center) was held on April 15, 2015 at the Water Tower Campus of Loyola University Chicago. The event featured political cartoonists Scott Stantis of the Chicago Tribune and David Fitzsimmons of the Arizona Daily Star and was moderated by Don Wycliff, former Chicago Tribune […]



Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History

Jun 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

Loyola SS Civil War postcard

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Klarchek Information Commons, Fourth Floor

Theodore J. Karamanski, PhD and Eileen M. McMahon, PhD, editors of Civil War Chicago: Eyewitness to History will discuss the Civil War’s transformative role in our city’s development as the heartland metropolis and the integral part that Chicagoans played in shaping the course of American history.