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These are events sponsored wholly or in part by the Center for the Humanities.

SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

Odds Bodkin Performance
The Iliad. Book 1. 
7:00 PM, McGuire Hall

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20-SUNDAY 23

French Classes Trip to Montreal

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, and FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

American Shakespeare Center Tour
"Hand of Time"
The Comedy of Errors, Sophocles' Antigone, The Winter's Tale
McManus Theatre, 7:00 pm

SATURDAY,  SEPTEMBER 29 

Family Weekend
Student Presentations and Nachbahr Award Talk

These students were awarded CFH grants to take part in a non-Loyola summer program,  a summer research fellowship grant to do 10 weeks of extended research on a topic of their choosing or for otherwise unpaid  internships. They will present their projects at 1:00 in  Andrew White Student Center 4th floor.

Summer Study Program 

Megan Adlem, class of 2020, received a Student Summer Grant from the CFH to study archaeology in Greece this summer. Her mentor is Dr. Martha Taylor, Classics.

Student Summer Fellowship Grants this summer.
Marisa Gochie
“The Limits of Renewability: The Ethics of ‘Clean Energy’ in Costa Rica”
Mentor: David Gordon, Philosophy

Kyle Hand  (he will, not be presenting as he is abroad)
“Generation Z Philosophy: Stoicism”
Mentor: Dr. Frank Cunningham, Philosophy

Phoebe Labat
“Exploring the Connections between the Choctaws and the Irish during and after the Great Irish Famine”
Mentor: Dr. Matthew Mulcahy, History

Hannah Loiselle
“The Rise of Humanitarianism in the Middle East: The Early Years of the British Syrian Mission (1860-1891)”
Mentor: Dr. Sara Scalenghe, History

 Otherwise Unpaid internship recipients:
Gail Rabasca, Internship at the National Endowment for the Humanities: Office of Congressional Affairs
Beatrice King, Internship with Gramercy Global in Berlin Germany

2018 Nachbahr Award: Dr. Thomas Ward, Modern Languages and Literatures  
“The Life of the Mind: When Class Overwhelms Race and Gender”

2018 Affiliate Teaching Award in the Humanities: Catherine Savell, Modern Languages and Literatures

All will be followed with a reception for students, faculty and parents.

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Jerome S. Cardin Memorial Lecture

Adam Gopnik, award winning journalist for The New Yorker
"Believing Without Belief, Spirituality Without Team Spirit: Thinking about Tolerance int he Twenty-First Century"
6:00 pm, McGuire Hall. A Kosher reception will follow the lecture

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Q and A with Adam Gopnik
Please encourage your students and colleagues to come to a Q and A session with Adam Gopnik on Friday, November 2nd at 1 pm in Knott Hall B01. You may ask Mr. Gopnik questions or simply listen to him discuss writing and the theme of his lecture.  It’s sure to be enlightening.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Martin Luther King Panel Discussion on “Why Letter from Birmingham Jail Matters Today”
Panelists: Craig Garriot, Gabriella Kahrl, and C. Anthony Hunt
4:30pm, 4th Floor AWSC

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1-THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

2018 French Week: " Ma France a moi: My France"

Saturday, November 3, 11am, Ceremony: “Four Frenchmen Service,” St. Mary Cemetery, 233 Homeland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21212. Sponsored by the Baltimore chapter of the French Benevolent Society.

Sunday, November 4, 2:30-5pm, Film: Les Grands Esprits, LNDL Auditorium. Co-sponsored by the Alliance Française of Baltimore.

Tuesday, November 6, 5pm, Roundtable Presentation: “Stories from France,” moderated by Dr. Margaret Haggstrom, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques, Hug Lounge/Refectory

Sunday, November 11, 3pm, Mass in French: Conducted by Father John Conley, S.J., Alumni Memorial Chapel
Throughout National French Week there will be an exhibit about French culture in the Loyola-Notre Dame Library.

All events are free and open to the public.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Harriet Fertick Lecture
"Imagining Freedom: W.E.B Du Bois and Cicero on Speech and Citizenship"
6:00 pm, KH03

Modern Language's Poetry Contest
6-8 pm, SCE 300 3rd Floor Common Space

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Voice Master Class
Barber to Bareilles: Styles in American Singing

A Voice Master Class with guest teacher Helen Strine  working with Loyola Voice Students on
Pop, Theater, Jazz, and Classical Vocal Techniques.
Free and open to the Public
1:00-4:00 pm, The Recital Hall

Helen Strine made her debut at New York City Opera when she
was chosen by composer Marc Blitzstein to sing the rôle of Alexandra in his
opera Regina. Her career then spanned everything from opera at the White
House and national tours of Broadway shows, to TV series work and
modeling for the Ford Agency. Helen Strine is well-repesented by her voice
students in major music programs throughout the US, on the Broadway stage,
and in international touring.

DECEMBER

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10

Literary Feast  "The Myth of the Great American Novel"
by invitation of the English Department

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

MONDAY FEBRUARY 11 (Tentative date)

Lee Wilson Lecture
"Slavery and the Law in Early America"
Time and room TBA

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21 through THURSDAY, 28

Italian Week "Discovering Turin, the Royal City"

MARCH

MONDAY, MARCH 18

Humanities Symposium Student Faculty Colloquium on Exit West
between 8 and 5 in McManus Theater

Humanities Symposium Keynote Address
Mohsin Hamid, Author of Exit West
6:00 pm, McGuire Hall

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

Humanities Symposium Student Faculty Colloquium on Exit West 
between 8 and 5:45 in McManus Theater

 

APRIL

BETWEEN APRIL 1 and APRIL 5

Sebastian Pineda Biutrago Lecture
"Hispanic-American Avant-Garde Essay: from Alfonso Reyes to J.C. Mariategui (1917-1930)"

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

2019 Colloquium on Language, Literature and Society "The Creation of the Middle Class: the Role of Art, Literature and Philosophy in the Formation of Class Identity"

MAY

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