Loyola University Chicago

Department of History

Upcoming HGSA events

HGSA Fall 2019 Events Calendar


Navigating Loyola

Friday, September 6, 3:30-5:00 pm, Crown Center 528

Gain insider tips on surviving and thriving in grad school from fellow students.


HGSA Meeting #1

Wednesday, September 11, 3:00-4:00 pm, Cuneo 107

Join us for the first meeting of the semester and find out what’s going on in the grad program!


Navigating Conferences: Tips on Attending and Presenting

Monday, September 23, 4:45-5:45 pm, Crown Center 530

Panel discussion about how to attend and present at conferences. Wondering how it all works? Come for the presentation and ask any questions about conferences.


Taskstream Party

Monday, September 30, 4:45-5:45 pm, Crown Center 530

Need to make or update your Taskstream bio? Bring your computer to the Taskstream Party, eat pizza, and complete your bio with other students.



HGSA Meeting #2

Monday, October 14, 4:45-5:45 pm, Crown Center 530

Update on planned events, tours, activities, and of course the HGSA Conference.


Public History Committee Event



Notetaking and Citation Management for Historians

Monday, October 21, 4:00-5:00 pm, Crown Center 528

Always struggling to keep track of your notes and citations? Join history librarian Jane Currie to learn some effective techniques. We’ll be covering RefWorks and Zotero.



16th Annual HGSA Conference

Saturday, November 2, all day, Loyola Lake Shore Campus

This year’s theme, Conscience-Driven History, asks for presentations that emphasize work that broadly demonstrates ways in which personal and cultural ethics and morals shape how we do historical work and understand the past. Volunteer to help, stay to hear the amazing panels.


Public History Committee Internship Review

Monday, November 18, 4:45-5:45 pm, Crown Center 530

Need an internship next year? Come to the Internship Review and hear about internship opportunities, where to go, and what to avoid from graduate students who’ve been there.



HGSA Meeting #3

Monday, December 2, 4:45-5:45 pm, Crown Center 530

Wrap up the calendar year with pizza and information about HGSA activities.


HGSA Holiday Party!

Saturday, December 14, June Coyne and Hannah Overstreet’s Apartment

You're done! It's time to relax and have fun at the annual holiday party.


*This calendar does not include meetings of the Public History Committee, Dissertation Writing Group, or the Conference Committee. Those will be announced separately. Details subject to change. 





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