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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Theology

Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage Events

Fall 2014


Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Lunch with LUMA (Faculty Only/RSV Required) : Crossings and Dwellings is on view at LUMA through October 19. The exhibition commemorates both the 200th anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus (1814–2014) and a century of women’s education at Loyola-Mundelein (1914–2014). Speakers: Jonathan Canning, Senior Curator, Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), Dr. Kyle Roberts, Assistant Professor of Public History and New Media, and Janet Sisler, Director of the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership, LUC. The event is from 11:30am-12:45pm in Palm Court, Mundelein Center, LSC.


Thursday, September 18, 2014
Catholicism in Dialogue Series (Lecture): Hinduism and Catholicism: Finding God in All Things. A lecture by Rev. Frank Clooney, SJ, Parkman Professor of Divinity, Professor of Comparative Theology, Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School. The event is at 7:00pm-9:00pm at 4th floor at Information Commons, LSC.


Friday, September 19, 2014 
Catholicism in Dialogue Series. (Student Seminar)Title TBD. A seminar by Rev Frank Clooney, SJ, Parkman Professor of Divinity, Professor of Comparative Theology, Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School. Moderated by Dr. Bret Lewis. The event is being held at Cuneo Hall, Room 417, LSC. Time TBD.


Tuesday, September 30, 2014 
Catholic Minds Catholic Matters Lecture Series. Spirituality in the Public Square. A lecture by Kerry Weber, Managing Editor of America Magazine, Author of Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job. The event is from 4:00pm-5:30pm in McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall, LSC.


Friday and Saturday, October 10-11, 2014
Performance *Mark -The new one-man play created and performed by George Drance, S.J., (Theatre Department, Fordham University) who joined LUC for the fall of 2014 as the inaugural holder of the Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. Fellowship. The performance is at 7:30pm at The Newhart Family Theatre located at 1020 W. Sheridan Road, LUC.


Thursday - Saturday, October 16-18, 2014
Conference: Crossings and Dwellings: Restored Jesuits, Women Religious, American Experience, 1814-2014. Lewis Towers, Water Tower Campus, Loyola University Chicago


Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Catholic Q&A (Students Only):“Is there a Hell and Who’s in it?” Presented by Jon Sweeney, independent scholar, culture critic, book editor, and writer of popular history. The event is from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Damen Student Center, Suite 217, LSC.


Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Publication Luncheon (Faculty Only/RSVP Required) : An informal conversation with George Drance, S.J., Theatre Department, Fordham University who joined LUC for the fall of 2014 as the inaugural holder of the Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. Fellowship.The event is from 11:30am -12:45pm in Cuneo Hall, Room 425, LSC.


Thursday, October 30, 2014
Catholic Q&A (Students Only): Hope for the 21st Century Church. An informal conversation with Cardinal Francis George. The event is from 7:00pm-8:30pm in Damen Student Center, Suite 217, LSC.


Thursday, November 6, 2014
Faith in Focus Film Series: Babel. Post-Screening Discussion with Dr. M. Murphy, Director of Catholic Studies Program,Loyola University Chicago, from 6:30pm-9:30pm in the Damen Movie Theater in the Damen Student Center, LSC.


Friday and Saturday, November 7-8, 2014
Conference: Chicago Catholic Immigrants: The Mexicans from 9:00am-6:00pm in McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall, LSC. See program for more details.


Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Teilhard de Chardin Lecture: Local Girl Makes Good: Ellen Stewart’s Contribution to American Theater by Fr. George Drance, SJ (Theatre Department, Fordham University) Time and Place TBD.


Faculty Reading Groups: The Hummingbird’s Daughter (2007) by the novelist Luis Alberto Urrea, Cuneo Hall, Room 425, LSC. Meeting with the author time and date TBD.

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Department of Theology · 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Crown Center, Room 300, Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.2350 · Fax: 773.508.2386 · E-mail: theology@luc.edu

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