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About the Center

The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage exists to help faculty and students recognize and research Roman Catholic thought and its link to all academic disciplines in the university. It also seeks to convey that thought to other audiences inside and outside Loyola University Chicago.

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Publication Luncheon with George Drance, S.J. (2014 Teilhard de Chardin Fellow of Catholic Studies)

Please join us for an informal conversation with Teilhard de Chardin Fellow in Catholic Studies Fr. George Drance, S.J. Fr. Drance will speak about his recent performance of *mark - a one-man play he adapted from the Gospel of Mark - at Loyola University Chicago's Newhart Theater.

Catholic Q&A: "Hope for the 21st Century Church" with Francis Cardinal George

The second Catholic Q&A session of the fall semester invites His Eminence Francis Cardinal George, OMI, the Cardinal Archbishop emeritus of Chicago, to campus to talk to students about the question of hope for the 21st century Church.

Chicago Catholic Immigrants Conference: The Mexicans

In November 2014 Loyola University Chicago’s Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage (CCIH) will launch the second in a series of conferences that focus on the historical, cultural, and religious roles that Roman Catholicism played in sustaining ethnic identity for many immigrant communities who came to Chicago in the 20th century. The 2014 Chicago Catholic Immigrants Conference will focus on the the Mexican immigrant community here in Chicago.

The Hank Center is now accepting applications for both Course Development Funding and Faculty Research Funding!

The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage announces its annual call for applications for Faculty Research Funding and Course Development Funding. The purpose of these funding opportunities is to support scholarly research and course development in topics connected to Catholic thought and life in the arts, sciences, and professional education.

Faith in Focus Film Series: Babel (Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu)

In conjunction with our upcoming Chicago Catholic Immigrants Conference: The Mexicans, the Hank Center will be screening the 2006 film Babel as part of our Faith in Focus film series. We invite all who are interested to attend this screening and post-screening discussion with Dr. Michael Murphy.

Fall Faculty Reading Group: The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea

The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage would like to invite faculty from Loyola University Chicago to participate in our Fall 2014 Faculty Reading Group. This fall, we will be reading The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea.

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