Loyola University Chicago

Department of History


Save the Date for the Dorothy Day Symposium!

Save the Date for the Dorothy Day Symposium!

The Ramonat Seminar in American Catholic History has announced its year-long seminar series, "Dorothy Day's America: Speaker Series on Catholic Social Teaching in the 20th Century." Made possible by the generosity of Susan Ramonat, this speaker series brings together outstanding scholars to discuss Catholic social teaching and activism in the twentieth century. Each seminar is free and open to all students, faculty, and the general public.

Mark your calendar for the 2016-2017 Ramonat Seminar Schedule:

American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global
Professor John McGreevy, University of Notre Dame
Tuesday, October 4th, 5PM
4th Floor of Information Commons

I Am Free to Be What I Want:” The Role of Roman Catholicism in the Inner Lives of Ethel Waters, Mary Lou Williams, and Eldridge Cleaver
Professor Randal Jelks, University of Kansas
Wednesday, October 19th, 5PM
Cuneo Hall 109

When a Catholic Became President
Professor Kevin Schultz, University of Illinois, Chicago
Wednesday, November 2nd, 5PM
4th Floor of Information Commons

Dorothy Day: A Saint for Today
Author Robert Ellsberg
Thursday, February 16th, 5:30PM
McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall