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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.



Watch John Donoghue’s Talk: Rough Justice under the Jolly Roger

Mar 6th, 2015 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events

John Donoghue, PhD, Associate Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago, presented his talk, Rough Justice under the Jolly Roger: Pirates of the Caribbean and the Court of “King Death”, at the Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series on Thursday, February 12, 2015. For more information about John Donoghue and his lecture, please visit […]



Watch Mark Dimunation’s “Focus on the Book” Lecture

Feb 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

Mark Dimunation, Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress since 1998, presented his lecture, Jefferson’s Enlightenment: Reconstructing Thomas Jefferson’s Library at the Library of Congress, at the second annual Focus on the Book (a lecture by and for bibliophiles) on December 3, 2014. For more information about Mark […]



Rough Justice under the Jolly Roger

Dec 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

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Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series • 2014-2015

John Donoghue presents
Rough Justice under the Jolly Roger:
Pirates of the Caribbean and the Court of “King Death”

Thursday, February 12, 2015 • 6 PM
Klarchek Information Commons, 4th floor



The Great Cartoon Debate: April 15, 2015

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

Fitzsimmons & Stantis - COLOR

Artists at odds:
Left, right and completely off-center

Featuring political cartoonists

Scott Stantis
of the Chicago Tribune and

David Fitzsimmons
of the Arizona Daily Star



Focus on the Book featuring Mark Dimunation

Oct 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

Mark Dimunation1

Second Annual Focus on the Book
a lecture by and for bibliophiles, featuring

Mark Dimunation
Chief, Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress

Jefferson’s Enlightenment:
Reconstructing Thomas Jefferson’s Library at the Library of Congress

Wednesday, December 3, 2014



Speaker Series: Stuart Dybek

Aug 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

Portrait Stuart Dybek

STUART DYBEK Presents Ecstatic Cahoots and Paper Lantern

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 6 PM

Please join us as we welcome back acclaimed writer and Loyola alumnus Stuart Dybek (BS ’64, MA ’68). 2014 marks the publication of both Ecstatic Cahoots: Fifty Short Stories and Paper Lantern: Love Stories, on which Mr. Dybek will speak and which will be available for purchasing and signing by the author.



Please check back…

Apr 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Future Events, Uncategorized

Future events will be posted in the upcoming months.



Speaker Series: Kelly O’Connor McNees

Feb 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Recent Events

Kelly McNees -  Speaker Series - spring 2014

On April 15 the Friends of the Library Speaker Series welcomes
Kelly O’Connor McNees.
Please join us as she discusses her historical novel, The Island of Doves.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
6 PM
Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor
Lake Shore Campus