Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

The Altenheim: A German “Old People’s Home” Through the Ages

On Friday, June 22nd, at 7:30pm a talk will be given by Dr. Reinhard Andress at Dank Haus German American Cultural Center. The topic is the Altenheim, a German "Old People’s Home" in Forest Park. For decades the Altenheim served the aged German-American community before becoming a senior residency open to other ethnic groups as well. It is still in operation today.

  • Fullbright Scholar - Mia LaRocca

    Former Loyola Italian student, Mia LaRocca, was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study at Università deli Studi di Scienze Gastonomiche in Italy.
  • Graduating Chinese Minors Celebration 2018

    To celebrate the graduation of 16 students with a Chinese minor, the students and faculty visited the Emperors' Bronzes exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago, followed by a lunch in Chinatown.
  • PEN Zentrum

    Reinhard Andress (Professor of German, Director of German Studies) has been nominated and accepted for membership in PEN ZENTRUM deutschsprachiger Autoren im Ausland (PEN CENTRUM of German-speaking Authors Abroad) in recognition of his scholarly contributions to transatlantic relations in the field of German Studies. The PEN Zentrum is engaged in the freedom of art in all its forms and across borders, and fights against racism and all other forms of discrimination.
  • We too? Feminism, Sexual abuse and Gender Power

    On the emblematic date of March 8, at the Parthenon Hall of University of Rome Sapienza, students and faculty gathered for the seminar We too? Feminism, Sexual abuse and Gender Power by Cristina Lombardi-Diop, of Loyola University Chicago. Lombardi-Diop carried out an in-depth analysis of the new movements against sexual abuse and its implications for international feminism in its different forms.
  • The Life of Dr. Carole Holdsworth

    The Loyola University Chicago community mourns the death of Carole Holdsworth, PhD, retired professor in the department of Modern Languages and Literatures. A professor of Spanish and Spanish literature, Dr. Holdsworth retired in 2016 after 51 years at Loyola. Dr. Holdsworth specialized in research concerning the contemporary novel, Don Quijote, and modernismo. She frequently taught introduction to Spanish literature, Don Quijote, and medieval Spanish literature.
  • Student Event

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chinese New Year Performance

    Students taking Chinese language and literature classes attended traditional Chinese performances at the Chicago Symphony Center, put on by the Sichuan Opera Troupe and Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra.
  • Student Event

    Chinese New Year's Celebration at Loyola

    On Feb. 13, 2018 more than 600 Loyola students participated in festivities hosted by the Chinese Student Association and the Vietnamese Student Association.
  • Language Placement Assistance at Freshman Orientation

    What class is best for you? Let us help. Members of the MLL Department will be available during summer registration sessions to help answer questions related to language placement.