Tyler Carrington received his MA in History at Loyola University Chicago and is now an assistant professor of German Studies and History at Cornell College. His book, Love at Last Sight: Dating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin is set to be published in early 2019. Read more about his work!
This Fall, the History Department is excited to participate in the Hank Center's 1968 Film Series, a part of their larger semester-long commemoration of the year 1968. Throughout the semester, join us at 6pm in the Damen Cinema for weekly movies, pizza, and conversation! Next up: Rojo Amanecer/Red Dawn on Thursday, October 18. And coming soon: Medium Cool on Monday, October 22, featuring commentary by our own Dr. Shermer. LEARN MORE
The History Department is delighted to take part in the Hank Center's major fall gathering: the Global 1968 Symposium: Days of Past Present. Click here to learn more about this three-day flagship event of the 1968 Event Series, Wednesday, October 24 through Friday, October 26.
On November 7 at 6pm in Damen Cinema, join faculty from History, CCIH, and Political Science to debrief on the results of the 2018 Midterm Elections. Topics will include the Catholic vote, women's activism, the courts, criminal justice, and the US-Mexico border. This discussion is part of the 1968 Event Series. LEARN MORE
Undergraduates eager to dig deep into the Newberry Library’s collections once again have a chance to take part in the Newberry Library’s Undergraduate Seminar. This year's theme is “Modern Literature and Art in Chicago: 1900-1960.” The course will be taught by Dr. Melissa Bradshaw (Loyola University) and Dr. Mark Pohlad (DePaul University) Undergraduates will have a chance to dig through the Newberry's archival collection during this 6-credit course. Applications are due November 2, 2018.
"Loyola is a special place," says Junior History Major Matt Walcutt. "It's creating socially-conscious and responsible people. The work I'm doing lets me take the Jesuit mission as well as my personal goals together so that I can empower people from all these different communities across the world." WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Theodore Karamanski, Professor of History and Director of the Public History program at Loyola, was awarded the Frederick Jackson Turner Award for Lifetime Achievement in Midwestern History on June 6, 2018.
Loyola History department alumnus Kyle Mathers and current PhD student Kelly Schmidt recently completed a new digital exhibit, Kenilworth Centennial Structures, for the Kenilworth Historical Society. Learn more about the project and explore it for yourself! LEARN MORE
The Immigration Advocacy History Project at Loyola University Chicago is seeking people willing to be interviewed about their work standing up for immigrants. The project is designed to document both past and current immigration advocacy at Loyola and in the surrounding areas and to illuminate contemporary activism by understanding its roots, as well as to give participants a chance to have their work and stories documented. LEARN MORE