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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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