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Versions, Versioning and Versionality: A Day Conference

Join the English Department on October 31st on the Information Commons 4th Floor

You are invited to Dr. Frank Fennell's retirement party!

Come join us on April 13th in the Palm Court, 4th floor of the Mundelein Center, from 5 to 7 p.m. to celebrate Frank Fennell's 47 years of service to Loyola students.

You are invited to a lecture by Peter Robinson!

Wednesday, March 25th in Cudahy Science Hall 313 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Click the link for more details.

Join us for an event: "Modernism's Legacies: (Post)Postmodernism"

We invite you to come out and join us on Saturday, April 11th! Click the link for more information.

The English Department Welcomes Paul Eggert, the New Martin J. Svaglic Endowed Chair in Textual Studies

For more information on Dr. Eggert, click the link!

Poetry reading with David Roderick

Join us on the IC 4th Floor on February 19th at 7PM for a poetry reading from David Roderick

The Humanities "Crisis" and the Future of Literary Studies

Dr. Paul Jay, a Professor in Loyola's English Department, has recently published a new book: The Humanities "Crisis" and the Future of Literary Studies. Click the story for more details.

The English Department's 2014 Holiday Party

Click to see a few photos from this year's department holiday party!

Come see critically acclaimed author Brock Clarke give a reading from his new novel, "The Happiest People in the World."

Loyola is proud to host critically acclaimed bestselling author Brock Clarke on Thursday, November 13th at 5:15 in Regis Hall, 1st Floor Seminar Room (132-133). For the event flyer, please click the link.

Congratulations to our 2014 Clayes Essay Prize winners!

The English department would like to congratulate this year's Clayes winners, Brett Beasley and Stephanie Kucsera, on their outstanding work.  

New Book by Professor Jeffrey Glover

Dr. Jeffrey Glover, an Assistant Professor in Loyola's English Department, has recently published a new book: Paper Sovereigns. Click the story for more details.

2014 Annual Edward L. Surtz Lecture presents: Katherine Hayles

Please join us on Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 in the Coffey Hall McCormick Lounge from 3 to 4:30, for Katherine Hayles' lecture: "Digital Humanities: A Vibrant New Role For The Humanities." Reception to follow.

Steven Pinker is coming to Loyola University to discuss his new book on writing, The Sense of Style.

Join us in the Crown Center auditorium on Thursday October 9th at 7:00 to hear Steven Pinker discuss The Sense of Style. Free and open to the public.

Professor Aaron Baker in the Open Door Readings

The Open Door Readings present work from Chicago's new and emerging poets and highlights the area's outstanding writing programs on a monthly basis. Click the link for more details on the event, coming this September.  

IHC supports International Conference on Virginia Woolf with grant

A grant from the Illinois Humanities Council will support the International Conference on Virginia Woolf, to be held at the Mundelein Center, Loyola University Chicago, June 5-8, 2014.

6th Annual EGSA Symposium

Please join us at the 6th Annual English Graduate Student Association Symposium on Wednesday, April 9th. Click the link for more details.

Aleksandar Hemon Fiction Reading

Acclaimed Chicago writer and essayist Aleksandar Hemon will read from his work on Thursday, April 10th. Click for more details!

Textual Conditions day conference on March 29th

Loyola welcomes you to the day conference on Textual Conditions: Lawrence, Conrad and Woolf on March 29th. Click the link for more details.

New book by Professor Jack Cragwall

Jasper Cragwall's new book, Lake Methodism: Polite Literature and Popular Religion in England, 1780–1830, reveals the traffic between Romanticism’s rhetorics of privilege and the most socially toxic religious forms of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Woolf Online Launched

Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce the creation of Woolf Online, a digital archive of Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse.  

Center for Core Literature and Writing has a new home

Come visit us in our new space! You'll find the Center for Core Literature and Writing on the second and third floors of Loyola Hall. Click the link for a map.

Distinguished Scholar Award presented to Professor Steve Jones

During the January 2014 MLA meeting in Chicago, Steve Jones was presented with the Keats-Shelley Association's Distinguished Scholar Award.

A lifetime achievement award for Dr. Frank Fennell

Dr. Frank Fennell, long-time faculty member in the Department of English and Dean of CAS from 2008-2012, was the recipient of the Newbridge Silver Literary Award this past summer for lifetime contributions to scholarship on the poet Gerard Manley Hopkins.

24th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf: Call for Papers

The 24th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, co-sponsored by Loyola University Chicago and Northern Illinois University, will take place in Chicago, 5 – 8 June 2014.

New Book by Professor Steve Jones

In The Emergence of the Digital Humanities, Steve Jones, Professor of English and Co-Director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, examines the shift in our relationship to digital technology and the ways that it has affected humanities scholarship and the academy more broadly.

Possibilities and Provocations: Best Practices for Teaching Literature

Professor Michael Bérubé was the keynote speaker at our day-conference on "Possibilities and Provocations: Best Practices for Teaching Literature."

Modernist Networks receives NEH Start-up Grant in digital humanities

A workshop on metadata issues was held at Loyola on August 17, 2013 with sixteen scholars and technicians from as far as Belgium, Nova Scotia, and Australia.

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Glover on being named a Master Teacher by the Sujack Awards Committee

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Glover on being named a Master Teacher by the Sujack Awards Committee

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