Loyola Professor Andrew McKenna is taking his teaching to a new classroom – one in Stateville Correctional Center to be specific. The French professor in the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures will retire from Loyola after teaching at the University for over 40 years, but will continue to volunteer his time at the correctional center teaching English and literature.
FeatureReinhard Andress, PhD (Professor of German), has spearheaded the reedition of a volume of short stories by Fred Heller, Das Leben beginnt noch einmal (Life Begins Anew). Heller himself was an Austrian Jew, well established in Viennese journalistic and theatrical circles, when he had to flee the city after Hitler annexed the country in 1938.
German StudiesDr. Reinhard Andress, professor of German and director of the German Studies Program in the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures of Loyola’s College of Arts and Sciences, discovered an important document while researching the German explorer, geographer, scientist, romantic philosopher and author of Kosmos, Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859).
On May 18-19, 2018, the Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures and the College of Arts and Sciences is hosting a meeting of the North American Society for Exile Studies (NASES) on the Lakeshore Campus of Loyola University with papers and other events surrounding the topic of the“Early Stages of Exile: Somewhere Between Home and Arrival” within the context of German Exile Studies.