Publication Luncheons

These informal meetings celebrate a recent publication by a Loyola University Chicago faculty author, exploring its link to Catholic intellectual and artistic thought. 

  • An Evening with Micheal O'Siadhail

    The Hank Center is most pleased to welcome Micheal O'Siahail, Irish poet of international renown, for the unveiling of his latest poetry collection, The Five Quintets. Acknowledging both Dante's Divine Comedy and T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets, O'Siadhail offers a sweeping reflection on modernity on the cusp of the first-ever global century. Join us for readings and conversation with one of the literary titans of our age.
  • Publication Luncheon with Dr. Ann Harrington

    Publication luncheon with Dr. Ann Harrington to talk about her recent book 'Expanding Horizons: Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 1919-1943.'
  • Publication Luncheon with Dr. Peter Sanchez

    Please join in an informal discussion with Dr. Peter M. Sanchez, Professor of Political Science at Loyola University Chicago, on his 2015 book Priest Under Fire: Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador's Revolutionary Movement.
  • Publication Luncheon: A Conversation with Fr. Bill McNichols

    For this Publication Luncheon, Fr. Bill McNichols will speak about the art, spirituality, and process of iconography. He will speak specifically about his process of 'writing' Loyola's new icon, The New Pentecost of Viriditas.
  • Publication Luncheon with Dr. P. Ann Solari-Twadell

    Join us for a Publication Luncheon with Dr. P. Ann Solari-Twadell (School of Nursing, LUC) to discuss her collaborative research project titled "The Meaning and Impact of a Service Immersion: A Pilgrimage of Nursing Students Serving the Sick in Lourdes, France - Research Presentation."
  • 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.
  • Spirituality in Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

    Informal discussion with Dr. Michael P. Murphy, Director of Catholic Studies Program, LUC, of his essay Hanging (onto) Words: Language, Religion, and Spirituality in Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. The essay was published in the 2012 book Critical Insights: Margaret Atwood.
  • Past Publication Luncheons

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