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Sept. 29th, 2023- Celebrate the Humanities

Formerly named The Big Dig, Celebrate the Humanities! showcases teaching, learning, and research in the humanities at Loyola. This year, they will honor Dr. David Carey Jr, the Doehler Chair in History and the recipient of the 2023 Nachbahr Award. They will also honor Prof. Andrea M. Leary, Teaching Professor and Internship Coordinator in the Writing department, who is the recipient of the 2023 CFH Teaching Faculty Excellence Award. They will also recognize student work from over the summer.

Oct. 10th, 2023- Writers at Work Faculty Reading and Q&A

Writers at Work Faculty Reading and Q&A featuring Jane Satterfield and Gary Slack

Oct. 25th, 2023- Becoming Bulletproof

Becoming Bulletproof is a documentary about a group of individuals with disabilities who work alongside able-bodied individuals to produce a Western. The evening is a movie event, complete with popcorn and candy, followed by some conversation—A.J. Murray will be joining us after the film through Zoom

Nov. 3rd, 2023 - Modern Masters: Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Kathleen Hall Jamieson employs rhetorical analysis, surveys, and experiments to understand campaign communication, the science of science communication, and ways to blunt misinformation and conspiracy theories.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Nov. 9th, 2023- Writers at Work: T Kira Māhealani Madden

T Kira Māhealani Madden is a Chinese, Kānaka Maoli writer and amateur magician. A recipient of fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Hedgebrook, Tin House, MacDowell, and Yaddo, she serves as the Founding Editor of No Tokens, a magazine of literature and art.

Kira Madden

Feb. 20th, 2024- Modern Masters: Edgar Kunz

Edgar Kunz looking at camera with background out of focus
Edgar Kunz is the author of two poetry collections: Fixer, published by Ecco in 2023 and named a New York Times Editors’ Choice book, and Tap Out, published by Ecco in 2019.

Apr. 8th, 2024- One Question

"One Question" is an interactive event focused on inclusion. This student-led event combines a short film (where individuals with disabilities are asked, “what makes you happy?”) with a panel discussion.

Apr. 11th, 2024 - Writers at Work: Matt Bell

Matt Bell is the author most recently of the novel Appleseed (a New York Times Notable Book) and the craft book Refuse to Be Done, a guide to novel writing, rewriting, and revision.

Matt Bell

Apr.18th, 2024 Modern Masters: Susanna Sonnenberg

Susanna Sonnenberg looking to the left with windswept hair
Sonnenberg is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, Her Last Death and She Matters: A Life in Friendships. Her essays have appeared widely including in Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Self, The Nation, O, The Oprah Magazine, and The Village Voice.

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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