2016 Race to the White House: Speaker Series


2016 Race to the White House: Speaker Series

Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series presents

Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, PhD

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

Monday, November 7, 2016 • 6 p.m.
McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall
Loyola University Chicago
1000 W. Sheridan Road • Chicago, Illinois


Were the 2016 election’s gaffes, one-liners, and memorable moments historical firsts or repeats from the past? Please join us as we welcome Dr. Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, assistant professor of history at Loyola University Chicago, who will take us through the highs and lows to consider how unprecedented this unforgettable race has been and how it might be remembered.


Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, PhD has written extensively about American politics in books, articles, and blogs. She is currently working on a book about the origins of and politics behind the student loan industry, tentatively titled: Indentured Students.

Following the presentation, Dr. Shermer will sign copies of her books Sunbelt Capitalism: Phoenix and the Transformation of American Politics and Barry Goldwater and the Remaking of the American Political Landscape.

Reservations are encouraged. Please register here or contact Nicole Brodsky at 773.508.2616 for more information.

Trump/Clinton image copyright Nigel Parry for CNN.
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