On October 3, Colin Fewer, Associate Professor at Purdue University Northwest, presents "The Soul in Pain: Ghosts, Purgatory and the Body in Late Medieval Culture" at 4 pm in the Crown Center Auditorium.
Dr. John T. McGreevy will discuss his newest book, "American Jesuits and the World," next Tuesday October 4th at 5pm on the fourth floor of the Information Commons in the first of four free public lectures from the Ramonat Seminar in Catholic History.
This fall semester, four Loyola History majors are processing archival collections, learning about the history and workings of communication in a major law firm, reconstructing the household of an English queen, and mapping the movement of Catholics and books across the antebellum Midwest. All are enrolled in HIST 398: The History Undergraduate Internship.
Prof. Elizabeth Hopwood's new digital history course "Foodways and the Forking of History" takes an innovative approach to analyzing the role of food in shaping national histories and cultural experiences.
The 8th Biennial Conference of the Urban History Association (UHA) will take place October 13 to 16, 2016 at Loyola's Corboy Law Center. Loyola history faculty members Timothy Gilfoyle and Michelle Nickerson serve on the UHA board as president and director, respectively. We hope you'll attend the conference and support the many Loyola faculty and students presenting their research. Click for more information.
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Recent Alumnus Dr. Anthony Di Lorenzo was selected for a year-long fellowship at the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery through the Schomburg Center at the New York Public Library.
At the end of June 2016, Professor Robert O. Bucholz concluded his three-year term as Chair of the History Department. During his tenure, Bob cultivated a culture of excellence that stressed the importance of teaching, research, and service.
Edin Hajdarpasic, PhD, Associate Professor of History, won the 2016 Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies for his book, Whose Bosnia? Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914.