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Speaker Series: The Importance of Being Funny

Feb 5th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Past Speakers, Recent Events

The Importance of Being Funny
by Al Gini

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Please join us as Al Gini, Professor of Business Ethics, Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago, discusses his new book The Importance of Being Funny: Why We Need More Jokes in Our Lives.



Counting Time Like People Count Stars: Speaker Series with Spencer Reece

Oct 5th, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Past Speakers, Recent Events

Counting Time Like People Count Stars: Speaker Series with Spencer Reece
Monday, November 13, 2017

Voices Beyond the Wall: Film Screening
Wednesday, November 8, 2017



Marie Skłodowska Curie: Piecing Together the Historical Puzzle

Sep 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Past Speakers, Recent Events

Loyola University Chicago Libraries
and the Newberry Library

Present the Fifth Annual
FOCUS ON THE BOOK

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary
of the Birth of Marie Curie

Thursday, October 26, 2017



Speaker Series: Shaw vs Tunney

Dec 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Past Speakers, Recent Events

Shaw Tunney FLSS 2017 postcard front

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 […]



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



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 […]



The People and Places That Influenced Ernest Hemingway (video)

Apr 13th, 2016 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Videos From Past 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). Dr. Sindelar spoke about “The People and Places That Influenced Ernest Hemingway.” Her program focused on the people, places, and activities that shaped the legendary author who courted life-threatening adventures and […]



Focus on the Book: The Ames Almanack (video)

Feb 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Recent Posts, Videos From Past Events

On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the Loyola University Libraries and the Newberry 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. We are pleased to provide you with a video of […]