The Chicago Humanities Festival Lecture and Seminar Series

The Chicago Humanities Festival, in partnership with the Newberry Library and the Karla Scherer Center for the Study of American Culture at the University of Chicago, is pleased to offer an opportunity to graduate students in History, Literature, Religion, and related disciplines. Join Yale University professor Kathryn Lofton, University of Notre Dame professor Laura Dassow Walls, […]

Lit & Luz Festival 2017

Lit & Luz Festival is a one-of-a-kind series of events featuring renowned authors and visual artists from Chicago and Mexico City in cultural exchange and conversation. This series of readings, conversations, artist talks, performances culminates in a Live Magazine Finale, that highlights new translations and artistic collaborations—showcasing some of the most innovative contemporary writers and […]

Visiting Writer: Ted Anton

Please join the Department of English in celebrating professor Ted Anton’s new book, Planet of Microbes. Ted is a professor in the English department at DePaul University in Chicago, and chair of the Age Studies Executive Committee of the Modern Language Association. See flyer above for more information.  

The Chicago Humanities Festival 2017

The Chicago Humanities Festival, in partnership with Julie and Roger Baskes, and the Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania is pleased to offer an opportunity to graduate students in History, English, Political Science, and related disciplines. Join University of Pennsylvania professor Sophia Rosenfeld for Conspiracies and Common Sense: From the Founding to the Trump […]

LAS College-Wide Meeting

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Fall Quarter College-Wide Meeting Friday, October 6, 2017 3:00pm-5:00pm SAC 154 AGENDA 3:00-3:30pm Welcome and Introductions Dr. Gene Beiriger, College Senate President and Dr. Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco, LAS Dean 3:30-4:15pm Introduction, Remarks, and Q&A with DePaul’s 12th President—Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban 4:15-5:00pm 35th Annual Cortelyou-Lowery Award Introduction—Dr. […]

Student Lunch with President Esteban

Dr. Esteban is visiting LAS on Friday, October 6. Before the college-wide meeting that afternoon, he will attend a pizza lunch with LAS students. It’d be great to have graduate student representation at the lunch, so if you will be on campus this Friday afternoon, please drop by and meet our new president. You do not […]

Wing Foundation Lecture Series: What is a Letter?

Join visiting professor Peter Stallybrass and the History of the Book Program for a presentation and reception. Thursday, October 12, 2017 Lecture 6 pm; Reception 7 pm Ruggles Hall Newberry Library 60 West Walton Street Free and open to the public; registration required Peter Stallybrass begins with a very simple proposition, although he hopes that it will […]

A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

This event will celebrate the life and works of Gwendolyn Brooks, one of the most well-celebrated poets of the 20th century. Angela Jackson, Brooks’ biographer, will be discussing the work of Gwendolyn Brooks. Additionally, DePaul Theater School Alums will perform selected vignettes from Maud Martha. The only novel she ever wrote, this book tells the […]

Michael Chabon in Conversation With Kathleen Rooney

Unabridged Bookstore hosts an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon at the Nettlehorst School Auditorium. Chabon will discuss his latest novel, Moonglow, with local author Kathleen Rooney. When: Fri, September 29, 2017 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CDT About Moonglow: In 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon […]