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Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain!

Study Abroad in Córdoba, Spain!

The Office for International Programs and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures will be hosting an information session on Thursday, November 16 from 5:00-6:00 PM in the Language Learning Resource Center (LLRC), Crown Center 208 about the summer 2018 faculty-led study abroad program in Córdoba, Spain.

  • Transform your life, expand your imagination, broaden your worldview, and introduce an international dimension to your academic experience.

  • Immerse yourself in Spanish life and culture while earning credit for your major or minor.

  • Hone your Spanish skills at the University Loyola Andalucía in Córdoba, Spain.

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

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. Teresa always knows how to connect us with our ancestral roots. Growing up with a rich Mexican culture in both Chicago and southern Texas has influenced her work greatly. She is self-taught in her craft and works with a variety of mediums. Teresa also provides cultural art workshops to public libraries, schools and private groups. She is a teaching artist with The National Museum of Mexican Art, The Port Ministries,  and works at Chicago Public Schools in after-school and summer art programming. Teresa is a member of the all female artist collective Mujeres Mutantes and  is also co-owner of Pilsen Outpost, a retail art shop and gallery.

 

 

Her visits during the Day of the Dead have motivated Professor Brenda Carrillo to teach her Loyola students about the importance of connecting to their deceased loved ones.  Teresa not only helps students connect to their  recently departed loved ones; she makes them aware that their Aztec roots are part of them, and their beliefs shine a vibrant and happy light on death.

 

 

Teresa shares with the students and faculty the custom of painting calaveras, spending time with loved ones, eating delicious commemorative food and focusing on the celebration of life.  The Aztecs believed that the final stage of death occurs only when our loved ones are forgotten.

 

 

Hence, we celebrate the memories of who they are in order to make their memories immortal.  Teresa has a famous quote in one of her art pieces, "Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" and this inspires us to believe how love influences us to continuously remember those that have passed on to a better existence. 

 

 

 

Sandra Cisneros Visits LUC

Sandra Cisneros Visits LUC

Sandra Cisneros (left) and Dr. Natalia Valencia (right)

This past October Loyola University welcomed back to campus Loyola alumna and National Medal of the Arts 2016 awardee Sandra Cisneros (BA ’76). The acclaimed poet, short story writer, and novelist began her two day visit with an intimate conversation with students at the Schreiber Center in the Water Tower Campus on Friday, October 13th. Over 100 students came to hear Cisneros speak about her experiences growing up in Chicago, her time at Loyola and her artistic career. The conversation was wonderfully moderated by Dr. B. Minerva Ahumada from Arrupe College. The following Saturday, October 14th, Cisneros participated in Loyola’s second Converge event, where she was presented with the College of Arts and Sciences Damen Award, and engaged in a candid discussion about her works with Dr. Héctor García Chávez, recipient of the 2017 Ignatius Loyola Award for Excellence in Teaching. Both days she was available for book signing. Throughout her visit, Cisneros was accompanied by Dr. Natalia Valencia from the Modern Languages Department, who had the opportunity to engage one-on-one with the author and develop a personal connection. 

 

Day of the Dead Conversation

Day of the Dead Conversation
WHEN: Friday, November 3, 2017 @ 4:15 PM
WHERE: Crown Center 210 - Lake Shore Campus
EVENT FLYER: Day_of_the_Dead_2017‌‌

 

Spend an afternoon with local artist Teresa Magaña as she discusses how her Mexican heritage and traditions, such as el Día de los Muertos, have influenced her artistic production. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn from a Chicago artist! Conversation followed by Skullie painting workshop at 5:00 PM. 

Enjoy Mexican pastries and a free raffle of authentic Mexican art!

**First come first serve - sign-up sheet available at 4:15 PM talk.**

DZIADY, Part II (Forefather's Eve)

DZIADY, Part II (Forefather

Józef Pankiewicz - "Park w Duboju" (1897) Dz

WHEN: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 4:00-6:00 PM
WHERE: McCormick Lounge, Coffey Hall - Lake Shore Campus
EVENT FLYER: Dziady_Reading_fall2017‌‌‌

 

Please join the Interdisciplinary Polish Studies Program for a dramatic student reading of DZIADY, Part II (Forefather's Eve) by Adam Mickiewicz. 

Guest pianist Brandon Walton will play Chopin, and a Polish dinner will be served.

A Conversation with Sandra Cisneros

A Conversation with Sandra Cisneros

Photo by Keith Dannemiller

WHEN: Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 3:30 PM
WHERE: Wintrust Hall, Schreiber Center 9th Floor - Water Tower Campus

 

Attend an intimate discussion with Loyola alumna, Sandra Cisneros. The acclaimed poet, short story writer, and novelist will discuss her experiences growing up in Chicago, comment on our current political climate, and read from her works. 

 

Register for the event at https://goo.gl/forms/R79G8Miz6CpYNfyH2.

Talk with Brazilian Writer Adriana Lisboa: Video now available

Talk with Brazilian Writer, Adriana Lisboa Now Available at LLRC

A video of Brazilian Writer Adriana Lisboa's forum that took place November 19th 2103 is now available to watch in the Language Learning Resource Center in Crown Center 208. See excerpt here!

MLL Film Screening: Shun Li and the Poet (2011)

MLL Film Screening: Shun Li and the Poet (2011)

All are invited to the next film in our international film series on the topic of migration. Shun Li and the Poet (2011) will be screened Wednesday, April. 5 at 7pm in the Damen Cinema. The film is in Italian and Mandarin with English subtitles. Free popcorn will be served!

Story:  "Shun Li works as a bartender at a pub in a small town along the Venetian Lagoon and is striving to get her papers and bring her son from China to join her. Bepi, a Slavic fisherman, nicknamed “The Poet” by his friends, has been a regular at the pub for years. A tender, delicate friendship grows between Shun Li and Bepi, but gossip soon threatens their innocent relationship, a bond that had once transcended two very different, yet not at all distant cultures."

An informal conversation will follow.

View the flyer: Shun Li and the Poet Flyer

 

 

MLL Information Table 2017

MLL Information Table 2017

Are you interested in learning about internationality, foreign language, or studying abroad? Visit the Spring 2017 MLL Information Table! Department of Modern Languages and Literatures professors will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about the various courses, major and minor programs, study abroad programs, and events that the department has to offer.  Stop by and discover the opportunities that Loyola and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures has for you!

Damen Student Center, Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Carnevale!

Carnevale

Come one, come all to Carnevale! Italiola, Spanish Club, German Club, French Club, LASO, and the Polish Student Alliance invite you to Carnevale on Friday, February 24th from 7:00-9:00 PM in the Damen Den, Damen Student Center.  Enjoy food, games, prizes, and Special guests, Loyola Acafellas! See Carnevale flier for more details.

Sponsored by Student Activities and Greek Affairs & Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs

MLL International Film Showing: Amreeka (2009)

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All are invited to the next film in our international film series on the topic of migration. Amreeka (2009) will be screened Wednesday, February 15 at 7pm in the Damen Cinema. In English with some English-subtitled Arabic. Free popcorn will be served!

Synopsis: A Palestinian single mother, Muna, and her son resettle in Chicago from Jerusalem, with bittersweet results. Although Muna is college-educated, she settles for work at White Castle. While friends come from unlikely places, her son, Fadi, meets prejudice at school. How will the family respond to pressures of American life and American youth culture?

A brief informal conversation will follow the screening.

See the flyer: Amreeka Movie Flyer

 

 

The Germania Club of Chicago - A History and some Curiosities

The Germania Club of Chicago

The Director of the German Studies Program, Reinhard Andress, PhD, will present a talk entitled "The Germania Club of Chicago - A History and some Curiosities" on Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 PM at the DANK Haus.  

For more information about this FREE event and to register to attend, visit http://www.dankhaus.com/event-2448935.

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Voices of Hiroshima

Voices of Hiroshima

 

All are invited to a presentation by Mr. Takashi Teramoto, one of the few remaining survivors of the Hiroshima A-Bomb. Don't miss this unique opportunity to experience history first-hand. Interactive readings in English and Japanese will be included, followed by a generous reception.

October 27th, 6pm, Information Commons 4th Floor, Lake Shore Campus. Co-sponsored by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum.

 

Click here to see the flyer: Voices of Hiroshima

Second Annual Graduate Symposium in Hispanic Studies

Second Annual Graduate Symposium in Hispanic Studies

Every spring the Spanish Masters program of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures hosts a Graduate Symposium in Hispanic Studies. The most recent symposium on February 27th 2016 focused on Justice: En pro de los menesterosos - La Justicia. The symposium opened with comments from Loyola's Dr. Joy Gordon, Ignacio Ellacuría SJ Professor of Social Ethics. The keynote speaker for the event was Dr. Cecilia Salmerón Tellechea of the Universidad Iberoamericana, the Jesuit university of Mexico City.

In addition to the participation of graduate students from Loyola and nearby universities, this year's symposium included an undergraduate panel. For more information on this event and Loyola’s Spanish Graduate Program see http://www.luc.edu/modernlang/ma-spanish/.

One Year Later

One Year Later

The Italiola Italian Club, Colleges Against Cancer, and The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures invite you to a film screening of One Year Later, the story of an American woman who takes a cathartic trip to the Italian Alps one year after completing cancer treatment. It addresses the emotional side of cancer survivorship and the process of moving on.

The film will be shown on Wednesday, February 1 at 7:00 P.M. in the Damen Cinema, located in Damen Student Center.

All are invited! For more information see the flyer: One Year Later

Quixotic Legacies: The Art of engaño in the Hispanic World

Quixotic Legacies

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, Part II (1615). This symposium sought to explore the ways in which Iberian and Latin American writers, filmmakers, and artists give expression to the theme of deception. What is the meaning of engaño? How is it portrayed? How does it form part of Hispanic culture?

For more photos and information visit the M.A. in Spanish Website.

LUC Spanish Club invites you to celebrate life!

Book of Life Showing

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

The Book of Life is a vibrant fantasy adventure story about Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mystical, and wondrous worlds in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village.

See the flyer: The Book of Life Showing Flyer

Co-Sponsored by Modern Languages & Literatures International Film Committee

LUC Spanish Club invites you to celebrate life!

Book of Life Showing

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

The Book of Life is A Vibrant Fantasy adventure story about Manolo, a conflicted hero and dreamer who sets off on an epic quest through magical, mystical, and wondrous words in order to rescue his one true love and defend his village.

Co-Sponsored by Modern Languages & Literature's International Film Committee

MLL Film screening: Sin Nombre (2009)

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!

An informal  conversation will follow. Story: Honduran teenager Sayra reunites with her father, an opportunity for her to realize her dream of a life in the U.S. Moving to Mexico is the first step in a fateful journey of unexpected events.  The New York Times writes, “The caressing, honeyed light in the film beautifies and softens every ugly moment in this equivocating (inspirational yet hardboiled) story about geographic and moral border crossings.”

See the flyer: Sin Nombre Movie Flyer

 

 

MLL Information Fair 2016

MLL Information Fair 2016

Are you interested in learning about internationality, foreign language, or studying abroad? Then the MLL fair is for you!

The fair is open to all students. Meet with Department of Modern Languages and Literatures professors and discover the opportunities that Loyola has for you.

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

MLL Film screening: Sin Nombre (2009)

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!

An informal  conversation will follow. Story: Honduran teenager Sayra reunites with her father, an opportunity for her to realize her dream of a life in the U.S. Moving to Mexico is the first step in a fateful journey of unexpected events.  The New York Times writes, “The caressing, honeyed light in the film beautifies and softens every ugly moment in this equivocating (inspirational yet hardboiled) story about geographic and moral border crossings.”

See the flyer: Sin Nombre Movie Flyer

 

 

MLL Information Fair 2016

MLL Information Fair 2016

Are you interested in learning about internationality, foreign language, or studying abroad? Then the MLL fair is for you!

The fair is open to all students. Meet with Department of Modern Languages and Literatures professors and discover the opportunities that Loyola has for you.

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

MLL Film screening: Welcome (2009)

Welcome

All are invited to a screening of the French film Welcome (2009), the third film in our international film series. Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 7pm in the Damen Cinema. In French with English subtitles. Popcorn! An informal post-viewing conversation will follow.

This forceful drama about clandestine migration in the northern French port City of Galais follows the relationship, struggles, and dreams of a French swimming instructor and a Kurdish boy who arrives in France and dreams of crossing the English Channel. This film takes place in the "Jungle of Calais" in which approximately 6,000 refugees, and growing, live in impossible conditions, making it as relevant today as when it was first released in 2009.

All are invited! For more information see the flyer: Welcome Movie Flyer

Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Interested in developing, enhancing, and applying your language skills in real world contexts? Study abroad’s benefits are almost endless for students. Now, more than ever, we are living in a globalized society. Developing a capacity to interconnect globally can strengthen your current skills, widen your perspective, and expand your network. Take a moment and explore what Loyola University has to offer.  Visit the Study Abroad website for more information and speak to Modern Languages faculty for specific recommendations.

The Color of the Ocean

The Color of the Ocean

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures invites you to a film screening of The Color of the Ocean, the second film in our international film series. The film, in German, French, and Spanish (with English subtitles) will be shown on Wednesday, April 13 from 7 - 9 p.m. at Damen Cinema located in Damen Student Center.

Woven around the dynamic of African refugees seeking a better life in Europe, this story is a compelling drama about the human struggle between duty, ethics and compassion.

All are invited! For more information see the flyer: The Color of the Ocean Flyer 

Terraferma

Terraferma
The department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites you to Terraferma, 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! This film showing will take place on Wednesday, March 2nd from 7-9pm in Damen Student Center Cinema. For more information contact David Pankratz at dpankra@luc.edu. or see flyer here: Terraferma.

An ordinary artifact, until its significance was uncovered

An ordinary artifact, until its significance was uncovered

Portrait of Alexander von Humboldt

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). While working in the Newberry Library in Chicago, Andress came across an unaddressed letter that he concluded was written to Thomas Jefferson. The short letter yields insight into Humboldt and his research expeditions through the Americas.

Humboldt was a primary figure in 19th century German science who thought about and researched sciences in an interdisciplinary way. When he traveled to South America from 1799 to 1804 to conduct research, he incorporated knowledge of anthropology, botany, biology, chemistry and geology into his theories and writing. Toward the end of his South American trip, Humboldt briefly visited President Jefferson in Washington to share with him his scientific insights and to advise the President regarding the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Humboldt and Jefferson subsequently corresponded until 1825, discussing a broad range of scientific and other topics. In the letter Andress discovered, dated December 28, 1811, Humboldt is seeking tobacco seeds, most likely for research purposes. The letter is a postscript to an initial letter sent to Jefferson eight days earlier. This connection and other references enabled Andress to establish Jefferson as the recipient of the unaddressed letter. Significantly the letter also mentions José Correia da Serra and Joel Barlow, illustrating the high level of contacts Humboldt enjoyed in both Europe and the United States. The letter will be the subject of a future publication by Andress.

The Newbery Library collection’s focus is on primary sources that relate to the Americas and Europe. These collections also include maps, rare books, and etc. For more information, please visit: www.newberry.org.

In Remembrance

The members of the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures deeply regret the untimely passing of their friend and co-worker, Dr. Fadel Abdallah, a Palestinian professor of Arabic who was born in the Canary Islands in Spain. Dr. Abdallah is the author of a number of books providing learning resources for students of Arabic and for his Loyola students he provided numerous handouts to facilitate their learning of grammar, vocabulary and culture. His Loyola students were very inspired by his teaching and a number of his students became Arabic Language and Culture minors after being encouraged by Dr. Abdallah. In the words of his colleague in Spanish, Dr. María Robertson-Justiniano, “Dr. Abdallah was a humble and gentle man with a beautiful spirit. He spoke impeccable Spanish and was working on a translation into Spanish of a book of Arabic proverbs.” Another colleague, Dr. Olympia González, echoes these sentiments, “Fadel was a very gentle and courteous person. His mother was from Spain and he spoke Spanish very well. He loved his students!” Dr. Wiley Feinstein, the Undergraduate Program Director for Italian, shares these thoughts, “When I reviewed Dr. Abdallah’s performance last year as instructor in the Arab 101 and 102 sequence, I was greatly impressed by his professionalism and his ability to enhance the language-learning experience for students of Arabic… One student of Arabic with whom I spoke noted that Dr. Abdallah was one of the most inspirational instructors she encountered during her experience as a Loyola student.” David Pankratz, the Director of the Language Learning Resource Center and a German teacher remembers Fadel in these terms: “He seemed very committed to his students and truly interested in their learning of the Arabic language at LUC. On several occasions he visited the LLRC and put supplementary audiovisual and children’s games in Arabic on reserve for his students. He was friendly, courteous, professional, and always made a positive impression on the LLRC staff. He was also very well-dressed, always in a suit and tie!”
A professor in the popular Arabic 101-102 sequence, Dr. Abdallah was known for his erudition, his passion for his subject, and his dedication to his students. The Department Chair, Dr. Susana Cavallo, recounts that when all of the spaces had filled for his spring Arabic 102 course, he offered his services gratis so that all of his students could continue their Arabic language studies.
The members of the MLL Community—faculty, students and staff—mourn this devastating loss and stand in solidarity with his students and with the members of Loyola University Chicago’s Muslim community. Regrets to Dr. Abdallah's family may be forwarded to The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Crown Center 217, Chicago, IL 60660.

In My Brother's Shoes

In My Brother

Loyola University Chicago's Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage present In My Brother's Shoes. Film Director and Loyola Alumna Lucia Mauro will present her short film inspired by a true story about the brother of a fallen U.S. Marine who takes a healing journey through Rome in his brother’s combat boots. The event will take place in Damen Student Center Cinema October 25, 2015 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. This event is free to all. Light refreshments will be provided. 

For more information, contact Anna Clara Ionta, or see the flyer for more details: In My Brother's Shoes

MLL Information Fair 2015

MLL Information Fair 2015

Are you interested in learning about internationality, foreign language, or studying abroad? Then the MLL fair is for you!

The fair is open to all students interested or currently studying foreign languages. Talk and discuss with students and professors who are currently involved through the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and discover the opportunities that Loyola has for you. 

The information fair will take place in Damen Student Center Monday, September 21, 2015, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

See flyer for more details: MLL Information Fair Flyer 2015 

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

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. Not only Italian immigrants shaped their place, or their "home," in America through food production, preparation, and consumption, but they also saw in food a means to maintain their relationship with their original "home" across the ocean- --hence the continuing circulation of culinary patterns between Italy and the United States. The exceptional importance of food in the Italian American experience contributed to define not only Italian American cuisine, but the Italian American identity as a whole.

Join Professor Simone Cinotto, as he presents his lecture "Eating in the Diaspora: Food in Italian American History, Identity, and Culture" Wednesday, October 21 2015, 6:00 – 8:00 PM in Cuneo Hall 002. For more information see the flyer: Food in Italian American History, Identity, and Culture

German Studies Minor

German Studies Minor

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

Along with a solid grounding in German language, students may consider taking courses across the College of Arts & Sciences curriculum that relate to the German-speaking world, for example, in history, sociology, political science, and theology. One of the stronger program components encourages students to study abroad. Currently, the Office of International Programs offers several options that include small-town experiences in Luneburg, Heidelberg, and Freiburg, along with cosmopolitan immersive experiences in Berlin and Vienna. From Chicago to Europe, Loyola students have the opportunity to seek knowledge across continents. For additional details, please review the German Studies Minor website or our German Studies information sheet.

German Studies information sheet

Film Screening of "The Death of Captain Pilecki"

Film Screening of "The Death of Captain Pilecki"

The Polish Studies Program and the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland is having a film screening about the 'Auschwitz Volunteer' Witold Pilecki with guest of honor Mark Probosz. 

Captain Witold Pilecki was a Polish intelligence officer during WWII who volunteered to be imprisoned in German Nazi Concentration Camp, Auschwitz-Birkanau. Pilecki's mission was to organize resistance in the camp and send reports about the oncoming genocide. The film also tells of Pilecki's fate at the hands of the Communist government in Poland following WWII. 

This event will take place Thursday, March 19th at 1 p.m in the Damen Center Movie Theater, located on Loyola University Chicago's campus. All are welcome!

 

For more details, see pdf: Film Rotmistrz PileckiFilm Rotmistrz Pilecki

Letters and Poems: Polish and Mexican Poetry Reading

Letters and Poems: Polish-Mexican Poetry Reading

Join two Chicago Poets, Olivia Maciel and Adam Lizakowski, as they read Spanish and Polish poetry interspersed with English translations, assisted by John Merchant.  

February 12, 2014 from 5-7 pm in the Information Commons 4th Floor. 

All are welcome!
Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Polish Studies Program and Modern Languages and Literatures. 

Poems and Letters

JFRC Fall 2014 Study Trip: Poland

JFRC Fall 2014 Study Trip: Poland

During this year's fall break, 14 students, 2 staff members, and 2 faculty members joined a group of John Felice Rome Center Alumni in Poland. The group began in Warsaw, going on a Jewish Ghetto tour. From Warsaw, they travelled to Torun, for the 9th Annual Symposium on Human Rights and a Just Society, entitled "Speaking with the Devil: the Rwandan Genocide and the Modern World - Lessons Learned," in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan Genocides. From Torun, they travelled to Krakow, where they toured Schindler's factor, Auschwitz and Birkenau, and the Wieliczka Salt Mines.

To see a video recounting their experiences in Poland click here.

Jan Karski Days in Chicago

Jan Karski Days in Chicago

All events held at Loyola are open to all individuals. For more information regarding registration see www.jankarski.net/loyola

International Conference
Jan Karski 2014 International Conference on Memory and Responsibility 

Friday, September 19th 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
Location: Piper Hall, Lake Shore Campus

Saturday, September 20th 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Quinlan Life Sciences Building, Lake Shore Campus

Film Screenings
Saturday , September 20th 
3:00 p.m. : Documentary about Irena Sendler, In the Name of Their Mothers
5:00 p.m.: Feature Film directed by Robert Glinski, Stones for the Rampart
Location: Loyola Damen Center Cinema, Lake Shore Campus

Live Music
Saturday, September 20th
8:00 p.m.: Polish Music Concert
Location: Mundelein Auditorium at 1020 W. Sheridan Road

Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Polish Studies Program and Jan Karski Educational Foundation (among many others).

See pdf for more details: Jan Karski Days in Chicago

Celebration of the Canonization of John Paul II

Celebration of the Canonization of John Paul II

A mass will be held on Saturday, April 5, at 5:00pm in Madonna Della Strada Chapel on the Lakeshore Campus to celebrate the upcoming canonization of John Paul II. The mass will be conducted in Polish (with English translation) and followed by a concert by the Lira Singers Quartet (suggested donations $5 for students and $10 for non-students) and then a reception on the 4th floor of Information Commons at which Bishop Andrzej Wypych will be in attendance. Brought to you by the Polish Student Alliance, Campus Ministry, and the Interdisciplinary Polish Studies Program.
See attached flyer for more information: Canonization Mass for John Paul II

Poetry and Freedom - Mexican and Polish Poetry Reading

Poetry and Freedom - Mexican and Polish Poetry Reading

Poetry and Freedom is a poetry reading by Olivia Edelman, Reginald Gibbons, Adam Lizakowski, and John Merchant - Honoring Mexican poets Octavio Paz, José Emilio Pacheco, and Juan Gelman, and Polish Solidarity poets Zbigniew Herbert, Stanisław Barańczak, Jacek Kaczmarski, and Adam Zagajewski. This event will take place June 4th, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. in Palm Court located in Mundelein Center.

See Flyer for More Details: Poetry and Freedom Flyer

Teresa Mikosz-Hintzke: Six Years ‘til Spring, A Polish Family’s Odyssey

Teresa Mikosz-Hintzke: Six Years ‘til Spring, A Polish Family’s Odyssey

Six Years 'til Spring traces the long ordeal of a family separated at the outbreak of WWII in 1939 to the day when they were reunited, after wandering through eight countries and three continents. This is a saga of survival and hope with a happy ending. 

Sponsored by: Loyola University 
Polish Studies Program 

January 28, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Mundelein Center Room 504 

Six Years Til Spring

Cambalache Theatre Company presents: "El Secreto a Voces"

Cambalache Theatre Company

‌Loyola has the honor of bringing to campus, Cambalache, a Spanish Golden Theatre Company on March 14th, 4:00 pm in Mullady theatre. Join Cambalache as they perform their contemporary adaptation of Calderón de la Barca's "El Secreto a Voces".

Admission is free for all Loyola students, faculty, and staff! The general public can purchase tickets for $8 IN ADVANCE ONLY at www.luc.edu/elsecretoavoces.  A bilingual Q & A session, led by Dr. Héctor García will follow the performance. 

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Mostra IV Brazilian Film Series

Mostra IV - 2013

MOSTRA Brazilian Film Festival. Film screenings at Loyola on Nov 5th (Galvin Auditorium) and November 9th (Crown Center Auditorium). Films begin at 3pm on both days. These showings are part of the MOSTRA series, which presents film showings at other area universities as well.

Flyers

Memory & Oblivion In Chilean Theater (1990-2010)

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

Flyer

Justice for Genocide: A Survivor's Story

Justice for Genocide: A Survivor

“Justice for Genocide: A Survivor's Story” - Introducing Anselmo Roldan Aguilar, November 8th, 12:30PM and again 3PM in Mullady Theater 

Flyer - Anselmo Roldan Aguilar Final Flyer