Loyola University Chicago

College of Arts & Sciences


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Saturday, October 14, 2017
1:30p.m. to 6:30p.m.

Mundelein Center for the Fine and Performing Arts
Cost: $25 (includes reception and a $5 gift to the College of Arts and Sciences)

Please join us for CONVERGE 2017, The College of Arts and Sciences annual alumni event where fellow alumni can reconnect at the Lake Shore Campus. This year we'll have discussions with faculty about current events, and we'll hear from Loyola alumna and National Medal of the Arts awardee Sandra Cisneros (BA ’76). The acclaimed poet, short story writer, and novelist will engage in a conversation with 2017 Ignatius Loyola Award for Excellence in Teaching recipient, Dr. Héctor Gárcia Chávez. A reception and book signing will follow.

Join fellow alumni for the following faculty-led conversations:

20 Years Later: The effect of Diana’s death on the British monarchy
Robert Bucholz, PhD, Professor of History

The Trump presidency: A historical perspective
John P. Frendreis, PhD, Professor of Political Science

Reducing inequality in our schools: A matter of talk
Perla B. Gámez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology

Can the piano sing?
Haysun Kang, PhD, Associate Professor of Music and Director of Applied Music


Saturday, October 14, 2017
Day’s schedule: 
12:30pm – Registration
1:30pm – 4:00pm faculty sessions 
4:15pm – Sandra Cisneros’ Damen Award presentation, conversation, and reception 

Location: Mundelein Center for the Fine and Performing Arts
Lake Shore Campus
1032 W Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60660

Cost: $25, includes $5 gift to the College of Arts and Sciences

Take a look at the event schedule and faculty sessions for more information on Converge.