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 […]
On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, the Loyola University Libraries and the Newbery 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. Read full details of the event here. To view photos […]
Nancy W. Sindelar, PhD
The People and Places That Influenced
The Friends of the Loyola Libraries Speaker Series welcomes educator, Hemingway scholar, and Loyola alumna Nancy W. Sindelar (PhD ’87). Dr. Sindelar will present a talk titled “The People and Places That Influenced Ernest Hemingway.” Her program focuses on the people, places, and activities that shaped the legendary author who courted life-threatening adventures and glamorous friends while writing articles, novels, and short stories that captivated the world.
The Other Book: The Ames Almanack
Opens a Window on Colonial America
Featuring Susan M. Allen, PhD
Director, California Rare Book School
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
5 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. program
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.
Book Discussion: The Third Coast by Thomas Dyja Moderator: Janette Kopacz from the Chicago Public Library Location: Room 727, Corboy Law Center 25 East Pearson Water Tower Campus Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. In conjunction with the Chicago Public Library’s One Book, One Chicago Come join the Discussion! For more […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]