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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

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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

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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

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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.



Speaker Series: Kelly O’Connor McNees

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

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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



Ascending Peculiarity: Edward Gorey and His Sources (an exercise in presumption)

Feb 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

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THIRD ANNUAL GREGORY AND ROSALIND TERRY LECTURE

Featuring
Karen Wilkin
, author of
Elegant Enigmas: The Art of Edward Gorey

Wednesday, April 9
7 PM
Crown Center Auditorium
Lake Shore Campus
Loyola University Chicago
1001-25 W. Loyola Avenue

Please join the Loyola University Chicago Libraries for one of the highlight events of the Edward Gorey exhibition season as we welcome writer, independent curator, and critic specializing in 20th century modernism, Karen Wilkin.



The Edward Gorey Birthday Bash: Revelry from A to Z

Jan 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

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Don’t miss your chance to attend!

The Friends of the Loyola University Chicago Libraries and the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) cordially invite you to The Edward Gorey Birthday Bash: Revelry from A to Z



Inaugural Focus on the Book lecture

Nov 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Past Speakers, Recent Events, Uncategorized

Focus on the Book Invitation

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Inaugural Focus on the Book featuring Eric Holzenberg, Director of the Grolier Club

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.



Professor Al Gini Presents Bad Leaders/Misleaders

Sep 5th, 2013 | By | Category: Recent Events

Please join us on October 30th as we continue our Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series with an intriguing twist on the timeless topic of leadership.  Professor Al Gini, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago, presents Bad Leaders/Misleaders.  Dr. Gini will guide us on a pre-Halloween tour of the dark side in search […]