Category: Past Speakers

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Free Speaker Programs

Every year, the University Libraries offers free programs such as author talks, panel discussions, and speaker presentations to facilitate the academic pursuits and cultural enrichment of Loyola and the community. Below are recordings of programs we presented in 2020-2021. We hope you will enjoy viewing them! Dr. Peter Gilmour, founding Friends of the University Libraries […]

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Speaker Series: Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till by Elliott J. Gorn

The Loyola University Chicago Libraries Speaker Series event took place on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.  Our featured author was Loyola Professor, Elliott J. Gorn, PhD, of the Department of History.  His latest book, Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till, examines the life of a 14-year-old Chicago boy who was brutally murdered in 1955 in Mississippi, […]

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2016 Race to the White House: Speaker Series (photos)

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 […]

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Carl Sandburg: Troubadour for Our Times? (photos)

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, […]

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