Join fellow history students and faculty for a musical exploration of early 20th century America through the lives of Emma Goldman, Charlie Chaplin, and Teddy Roosevelt. Tintypes, presented by Loyola University Fine and Performing Arts, is offering discounted tickets to history students for the performance on Wednesday, March 1.
The Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage is hosting a symposium on Dorothy Day on February 16th and 17th. The keynote speaker is Kate Hennessey, Dorothy Day's granddaughter, who will present "The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: Dorothy Day's Message of Hope."
Frederick Douglass celebrated his birthday on February 14. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than to spend some time on Douglass' birthday transcribing African-American political organizing papers from the Colored Conventions Project? With birthday cake, of course! Join us on 2/14 from 11 am-1 pm on the 4th floor of the IC.
Amanda Malmstrom, a junior History and Art History major currently enrolled in the Ramonat Seminar, was recently awarded a Myser Research Grant to travel to the Ade Bethune Collection at St. Catherine's University in St. Paul, Minnesota.
On Thursday, February 9, Dr. Thomas Murphy will present "The Jesuit Choice: Religious Freedom Before Ecumenism and Slave Emancipation" at 4 pm in McCormick Lounge in Coffey Hall. The lecture will examine the legacies of Jesuit slaveholding for Jesuit institutions today.
Loyola undergraduates Gustav Roman and Roman Krasnitsky and alumnus Michael Albani presented at the annual meeting the American Historical Association/American Catholic Historical Association in Denver on January 7th
Dr. John Donoghue, Associate Professor of History made the front page of the Loyola Phoenix for his upcoming Spring course, "Slavery and Abolition: Then and Now," which will discuss the racist rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump and the legacy of American slavery in 2017.
Students in the history honors program will present their semester-long research projects in three panels on Tuesday, December 6th, from 2:30-5pm in Regis Hall. Presentations will be followed by a catered reception!