Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures


  • November 2

    MLL Information Fair 2016

    Damen Student Center, Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
  • Film Screening

    MLL Film screening: Sin Nombre (2009)

    All are invited to the next film in our international film series on the topic of migration. Sin Nombre (2009) will be screened Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7pm in the Damen Cinema. In Spanish with English subtitles. Popcorn!
  • Film Screening


    Terraferma is the first film in our new international film series! This beautifully crafted film, in Italian with English subtitles, is an engaging entry to the topic of global migration and immigration. All are invited! Wednesday, March 2, 7-9pm, Damen Student Center Cinema.
  • In Remembrance

    The members of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures mourn the untimely passing of their friend and co-worker, Dr. Fadel Abdallah, a professor of Arabic loved by students and staff alike.
  • Upcoming Lecture

    Eating in the Diaspora: Food in Italian American History, Identity, and Culture

    As numberless movies, TV shows, novels, and memoirs suggest, food is a vital feature in Italian American life. Professor Simone Cinotto, Associate Professor of Modern History at the University of Gastronomic Sciences, will be holding a lecture on this topic Wednesday, October 21 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 PM in Cuneo Hall 002.
  • In My Brother's Shoes

    Loyola University Chicago's Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage present the film In My Brother's Shoes. The event will take place in Damen Student Center Cinema October 25, 2015 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM.
  • Modern Languages Department

    MLL Information Fair 2015

    Damen Student Center, Monday, September 21, 2015 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • German Studies

    An ordinary artifact, until its significance was uncovered

    Dr. Reinhard Andress, professor of German and director of the German Studies Program in the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures of Loyola’s College of Arts and Sciences, discovered an important document while researching the German explorer, geographer, scientist, romantic philosopher and author of Kosmos, Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859).
  • Letters and Poems: Polish and Mexican Poetry Reading

    February 12, 2014, 5-7 pm in Information Commons 4th Floor. Click title for more information...
  • Talk with Brazilian Writer Adriana Lisboa: Video now available

    Brazilian Writer, Adriana Lisboa's talk that took place November 19th, 5PM is now available to watch in the LLRC. See trailer after the jump...
  • Teresa Mikosz-Hintzke: Six Years ‘til Spring, A Polish Family’s Odyssey

    January 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm, Mundelein Center Room 504. Click title for more info...
  • Mostra IV Brazilian Film Series

    MOSTRA Brazilian Film Festival. Film screenings at Loyola on Nov 5th (Galvin Auditorium) and November 9th (Crown Center Auditorium). Click title for more information...
  • Justice for Genocide: A Survivor's Story

    “Justice for Genocide: A Survivor's Story” - November 8th, 12:30PM and 3PM in Mullady Theater.
  • Memory & Oblivion In Chilean Theater (1990-2010)

    Memory & Oblivion In Chilean Theater (1990-2010) by Dr. Cristián Opazo, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. October 17, 2013 at 3:00 PM, Loyola University Chicago - Lakeshore Campus, Crown Center 104
  • German Studies Minor

    The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures now offers a German Studies Minor interdisciplinary program, starting in fall 2013. Further refining Loyola as a center of global study, this program will allow students to understand the social, historical, political, and economic background of German culture world-wide and its impact on contemporary life.
  • Study Abroad

    Interested in studying abroad? Click to see more information...
  • Quixotic Legacies: The Art of engaño in the Hispanic World

    On February 21, 2015, a Graduate Symposium took place at Loyola University Chicago in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the publication of Don Quijote. For more information, click the link . . .
  • Film Screening of "The Death of Captain Pilecki"

    Film screening about the 'Auschwitz Volunteer' Witold Pilecki with guest of honor Mark Probosz, Thursday March 19th at 1 p.m. in the Damen Student Center. Click the link for more information....
  • JFRC Fall 2014 Study Trip: Poland

    This year's Fall Break, a group of Loyola students, faculty, and staff took a study trip in Poland. For more information and video click the title...
  • Jan Karski Days in Chicago

    A conference on the life and legacy of Jan Karski. There will also be a concert, films, and other activities held at Loyola University. Many more activities will be held off campus at other locations in Chicago. Click the link to see dates, times and descriptions...
  • Poetry and Freedom - Mexican and Polish Poetry Reading

    June 4th, 2014, 4:30 p.m., Palm Court, Mundelein Center. Poetry and Freedom - a Poetry Reading by Olivia Edelman, Reginald Gibbons, Adam Lizakowski, and John Merchant. Click title for more info...
  • Celebration of the Canonization of John Paul II

    A mass on Saturday, April 5th at 5:00pm in Madonna Della Strada Chapel to celebrate the canonization of John Paul II. The mass, in Polish (with English translation) will be followed by a concert by the Lira Singers Quartet and a reception. Click title for more info...
  • Cambalache Theatre Company presents: "El Secreto a Voces"

    Join the Cambalache Theatre Company as they perform Calderón de la Barca's "El Secreto a Voces" March 14th, 4:00 pm in Mullady Theatre. Click Title for more information...
  • Feature

    Day of the Dead Event with Teresa Magaña a Huge Success!

    We have been honored to invite to Loyola for the third time, Teresa Magaña, an emerging artist living and working in Chicago.
  • Feature

    Sandra Cisneros Visits LUC

    This past October Loyola University welcomed back to campus Loyola alumna and National Medal of the Arts 2016 awardee Sandra Cisneros (BA ’76).
  • LUC Spanish Club invites you to celebrate life!

    LUC Spanish Club invites you to celebrate life with The Book of Life (2014) on Tuesday, November 1st at 7:00pm. It will be hosted in the Damen Cinema, Damen Student Center. The film will be presented in Spanish with English Subtitles.