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Celebrate National Library Week @ Loyola

Mar 21st, 2019 | By | Category: Recent Events

Join us April 08 – 12, 2019 at the following events or on social media: Download the National Library Week event schedule (PDF) Monday 4/08 Human Library Loyola 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Water Tower Campus | Maguire Hall, 1st Floor |1 E. Pearson Street In half-hour sessions, you will have a chance to talk one-on-one with […]



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

Feb 15th, 2019 | By | Category: Featured Speaker, Past Speakers, Recent Events

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, […]



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



2016 Race to the White House: Speaker Series

Sep 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Recent Events

Copyright Nigel Parry for CNN

Friends of the Loyola Libraries
Speaker Series

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

Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, PhD

Monday, November 7, 2016



Troubadour for Our Times? A Panel Discussion on the Relevance of Carl Sandburg for Millennial Chicago (video)

Jun 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Recent Events, Videos From Past Events

Image: [Carl Sandburg, head and shoulders portrait, facing left / World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Ravenna]. (1955) [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, loc.gov/item/95517271. 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 […]