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

SEPTEMBER

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

Odds Bodkin Performance
The Odyssey, The Belly of the Beast
7:00 PM, McGuire Hall

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, and FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

American Shakespeare Center Tour
"Mortal Fools Tour"
A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Grapes of Wrath, Imogen (also known as Cymbeline)
McManus Theatre, 7:00 pm

OCTOBER

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3
"Silence Kills the World: Catherine of Siena as Missionary Disciple"
Lecture by Katherine Hilkert, O.P.
4:30 pm. McGuire Hall

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8
Writers at Work Series
"Craft Talk: I'm Stuck"
Novelist Rebecca Makkai shares techniques for moving forward in fiction writing.
4:30 pm. 4th Floor Program Room
Open to the Public

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11

Nachbahr Award Talk by Dr. Diane Chaffee-Sorace and CFH Student Presentations
3:00 p.m. 4th Floor Program Room followed by Faculty Friday in Hug Lounge

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15
"I got 99 Problems (Palsy is Just One)"
Comedian Maysoon Zayid
6:00 pm. McGuire Hall

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21
El Salvador Film
Public screening of "Port Triumph" discussion with director Jeff Gould.
5:00 - 7:00 pm. Loyola Notre Dame Library Auditorium

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

Jerome S. Cardin Memorial Lecture

Daniel Mendelsohn, "Latkes with the Priests in Lwów: Jews and Christians, Harmony and Horror in Prewar Poland."
6:00 p.m., McGuire Hall, followed by a book signing with Mendelsohn and kosher reception featuring desserts and beverages.
Please register by visiting loyola.edu/cardinlecture

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24
"Catherine of Siena: A Woman for Our Times"
Performance by Nancy Murray, O.P.
4:30 pm. McManus Theatre

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29
Writers at Work Series
Loyola Professor of English Jean Lee Cole and multi-disciplinary artist and educator Nguyen Khoi Nguyen
Reading from their works with Q&A
6:00 pm. McManus Theatre

NOVEMBER

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2 TO SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10

NATIONAL FRENCH WEEK
"Le Français dans tous les sens" (French Every Which Way)

Saturday, November 2
Ceremony: "Four Frenchmen Service"
11 am. St. Mary Cemetery, 233 Homeland Avenue

Tuesday, November 5
Roundtable: "Les Faux Pas: What not to say in Francophone countries and other mishaps"
Followed by a cheese tasting!
5 pm. Refectory

Saturday, November 9
Mass in French
5:30 pm. Alumni Memorial Chapel

Sunday, November 10
Film: Dans La Cour (2014)
2:30 pm. Ridley Auditorium
Loyola Notre Dame Library

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8
"St. Oscar Romero: His Life and its Importance for us Today"
A talk with Michel Lee and Ernesto Valiente
4:30 pm. Knott Hall B01

Modern Masters Reading Series
"Cyberwar: Coping with the Challenges Posed by Trolls and Hackers"
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
5:00 pm. McGuire Hall

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9
"Bearing the Weight of Reality: Following the Example of St. Oscar Romero"
Day of Reflection
9:00 am. - 4:00 pm. Hopkins Court Lounge 222

Music at Loyola Voice Master Class Series
"Patter! Patter! Conceiving It-Writing It-Delivering It"
Carolyn Black-Sotir
1:00 - 4:00 pm. The Recital Room

DECEMBER

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9
Literary Feast  "Voices of Children"
by invitation of the English Department

JANUARY

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 – SATURDAY, JANUARY 18
Loyola’s Spotlight Players
American Soldiers, a play by Matt Morillo
7:00 pm. on January 16
8:00 pm. on January 17 and January 18
College Center Black Box Theatre.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22
Modern Masters Reading Series
Karen Fish: Reading
6:00 pm. McManus Theater
Open to the public.

FEBRUARY

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Writers at Work Series
Jia Tolentino: Craft Talk & Q&A
4:30 pm. Fourth Floor Program Room
Open to the public.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10
Esperanza Hope Snyder: A Life in Poetry
4:00 - 5:30 pm. Fine Arts Department Recital Room
College Center W040

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
"
How Angels Fall"
Lecture by Philip Porter, Loyola MTS '15
4:30 pm. Knott Hall B01

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20
Humanities Symposium Presents Theater of War

Dramatic reading of Philoctetes by Sophocles
Actors: Bryan Doerries, Marjolaine Goldsmith, Frankie Faison

Rooted in discussions about the invisible and visible wounds of war, the company’s hallmark project is designed to increase awareness of psychological health issues, disseminate information on available resources, and foster greater community cohesion.
Followed by a panel discussion.
6 pm. McGuire Hall

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Writers at Work Series
Danielle Evans: Reading & Q&A
6:00 pm. McManus Theater
Open to the public.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23 TO THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27

ITALIAN WEEK: "La Bella Lingua: The Impact of the Italian Language in the U.S. and the World"

Sunday, February 23
Italian Mass at Loyola University Alumni Chapel
Fr. Giuliano Gargiullo from Our Lady of Pompei Church, celebrant
3:00 - 4:00 pm. Alumni Chapel

Monday, February 24
"Speaking Italian without Words"
A Practical Workshop for Learning the Basics of Communicating in Italian through gesture.
Presented by Dr. Nicolino Applauso & the Loyola Italian Club
4:00 - 5:00 pm. Maryland Hall 444

Tuesday, February 25
"Cosmoportism(o) and World Languages: How My Road Led to Rome and Beyond"
lecture by Dr. Zekeh Gbotokuma, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Morgan State
6:00 - 7:30 pm. location: tbd

Wednesday, February 26
Italian Music Concert
Come listen and sing Italian songs in dialect and in Italian languages.
7:00 - 9:30 pm. Hug Lounge

MARCH

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

Humanities Symposium Student Faculty Colloquium on Redeployment
between 8 and 6 in Fourth Floor Program Room.

THURSDAY, MARCH 12

Humanities Symposium Keynote Talk by Phil Klay, author of Redeployment
6:00 pm. McGuire Hall

Humanities Symposium Student Faculty Colloquium on Redeployment
between 8 and 5 in Fourth Floor Program Room.

APRIL

FRIDAY, APRIL 17
Modern Masters Reading Series
Ocean Vuong: Reading
6:00 pm McGuire Hall
Open to the public.

MONDAY, APRIL 27
Modern Masters Reading Series
Greg Jackson: Reading
6:00 pm. McManus Theater
Open to the public.

MAY

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