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2020-2021 Writing Department Events

Sept. 14, 2020 - Phil Klay’s Humanities Symposium Keynote Lecture

Keynote Speaker Phil Klay will discuss "War, Literature, and the Long Road Home"

Sept. 28, 2020 - Writers at Work: Julia Elliott on Genre Mixing

Author and professor Julia Elliott presents Writers at Work.

Julia Elliott

Oct. 6, 2020 - Commitment to Justice Annual Panel: Disability Justice

Associate Professor Allen Brizee to participate on Commitment to Justice Annual Panel: Disability Justice.

Oct. 6, 2020 - Modern Masters: Eula Biss

Modern Masters to feature Eula Biss, author of four books.

Eula Biss

Oct. 20, 2020 - Writers at Work: Ramón Espejo-Saavedra presents Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead

Ramón Espejo-Saavedra, Professor of Spanish at Loyola, presents Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead, recently selected as one of the Essence “Woke 100 Women” changing the world and Professor of Communication and African and African American Studies at Loyola.

Kaye Wise Whitehead

Oct. 28, 2020 - Modern Masters: Camille Dungy

Modern Masters to feature author Camille Dundy.

Camille Dungy

Feb. 3, 2021 - Modern Masters: Amina Gautier

Modern Masters Reading Series to feature Amina Gautier, author of three short story collections.

Amina Gautier

Feb. 8, 2021 - Writers at Work: D. Watkins

Author of the New York Times best-sellers "The Beast Side: Living (and Dying) While Black in America," "The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir," and "We Speak for Ourselves," D Watkins will join Writers at Work for a reading, conversation, and Q&A.

D. Watkins

March 25, 2021 - Modern Masters: Matty Layne Glasgow

Modern Masters Reading Series to feature Matty Layne Glasgow, author of "deciduous qween."

Matty Layne Glasgow

April 7, 2021 - Writers at Work: Novelist and Screenwriter Alissa Nutting

Alissa Nutting
Author of the novels "Tampa" and "Made for Love," the short story collection "Unclean Jobs for Girls and Women," and forthcoming TV series "Teenage Euthanasia" and "Made for Love," Alissa Nutting will join Writers at Work for a reading, conversation, and Q&A.

April 14, 2021 - Andrea Leary: One Question

“One Question” is an event designed to help the audience envision a more inclusive world where we see ability rather than disability.

Upcoming Events

Modern Masters: Edgar Kunz
Tuesday, February 20th  5 pm 
McManus Theater 

One Question
Monday, April 8th 2024 at 7pm
McGuire Hall

Writers at Work: Matt Bell
Thursday, April 11th at 6pm
Fourth Floor Program Room

Modern Masters: Susanna Sonnenberg
Thursday April 18th 6 pm 
4th Floor Programming Room 
Modern Masters Reading Series 

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