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 […]

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 […]

Text Mining Workshop

The Play in the Dirt Workshop is coming up this Friday, wherein Ana Lucic will demonstrate how public domain texts, scholarly articles, government documents, and historic collections can be text mined using the resources provided by the University Library. The workshop will feature the HathiTrust Research Center Portal text mining capabilities for more than 3 million […]

Campus Event: In Conversation with Ricky Jay

When: Wednesday, October 11 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm Where: DePaul Student Center room 120 With an acting résumé that includes work in film (e.g., Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and as a James Bond villain in Tomorrow Never Dies), television (e.g., “The X-Files” and “Deadwood”), and stage (most notably as himself); a list of celebrated publications featuring stories […]

Campus Event: The Horror of the Humanities V

The DePaul Humanities Center’s fifth-annual Halloween event begins, as always, with an avant-garde “haunted house” featuring multimedia, interactive posters, installation art, and exhibits pointing to the horror of everyday life as well as the relationship between horror and the history of the humanities. It continues with a screening of a contemporary horror movie, and concludes […]

Graduate Night at the Museum

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is hosting a night at the DePaul Art Museum(DPAM).  The event includes a tour of the exhibits, hors d`oeuvres, drinks and an artwork scavenger hunt. The reception takes place on Wednesday, October 4th from 4pm-7pm. For more information see the flyer above.

Campus Event: Creatives Are Entrepreneurs

Charles Adler, co-founder of Kickstarter and founder of Lost Arts, keynotes the Coleman Center’s October 6 event designed to help DePaul students in the arts and creative industries identify ways to work in their fields. Panelists following the keynote come from the visual arts, writing, photography, music, fashion design, and other industries. Join the event […]

Richardson Library Grand Opening

From Scott Walter: Dear DePaul Colleagues, Please join us for the grand opening of the next phase of the Richardson Library’s renovation on September 27th! While work continues on some of the details, we look forward to welcoming you to our new space and to introducing you to some of the new spaces and services […]