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  • McElroy Alum is the keynote speaker at the 2015 College of Arts and Sciences (Arts) Commencement on Friday, May 8.

    McElroy Alum is the keynote speaker at the 2015 College of Arts and Sciences (Arts) Commencement on Friday, May 8.

    May 8th, 2015

    by Stephen Heintz

    Ian Brennan, producer, director, writer, actor, graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University Chicago in 2001with a BA in Theatre and Spanish. During his time at Loyola, Ian participated as an actor in the McElroy Shakespeare Celebration in 1998 and 1999. In 1998 he played Romeo (opposite now well-known Chicago actress Elizabeth Ledo’s Juliet) in scenes […]


    Ecologies, Bears, and Statues at the 24th McElroy Celebration!

    Ecologies, Bears, and Statues at the 24th McElroy Celebration!

    April 23rd, 2015

    by Lydia Craig

    Professors, students, and drama enthusiasts all gathered in Loyola’s Newhart Theatre on April 14 for the 24th McElroy Memorial Shakespeare Celebration. The annual event, which combines lecture and performance to explore Shakespearean drama, was jointly sponsored and run by Loyola University Chicago’s Departments of English and Theatre. Dr. Verna Foster of the English Department introduced the speaker […]


    Virginia Woolf Conference

    Virginia Woolf Conference

    June 18th, 2014

    by Stephen Heintz

    Drs. Pamela Caughie and Frank Fennell and members of Glottal Attack from the Department of English welcomed participants to the 24th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. The four-day long conference, co-sponsored by Loyola University Chicago and Northern Illinois University, attracted scholars, students and common readers from twelve countries working in a variety of disciplines that […]


    English Department Hosts “Textual Conditions” Conference

    April 5th, 2014

    by Matthew Clarke

    On March 29, the Department of English hosted Textual Conditions: Lawrence, Conrad, and Woolf, a day conference held in Cuneo Hall on Loyola’s Lakeshore campus. The conference, which was co-sponsored by the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities and the Martin J. Svaglic Chair in Textual Studies, featured four speakers—Dr. Peter Shillingsburg, Dr. Alexandre […]


    Woolf Online Is Up!

    February 20th, 2014

    by Matthew Clarke

    Loyola University Chicago is pleased to announce the creation of Woolf Online, a digital archive of Virginia Woolf’s To The Lighthouse. Based at Loyola’s Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities, the site expands a pilot project devoted to the novel’s “Time Passes” section, which was begun by the late Dr. Julia Briggs, of De […]


    English Department Hosts Reception for Clayes Essay Prize Winners

    October 16th, 2013

    by Matthew Clarke

    The English Department hosted a reception for the winners of this year’s Clayes Essay Prize on Wednesday, October 9th in the McCormick Lounge in Coffey Hall. Established in memory of Dr. Stanley Clayes, the Prize is awarded annually to the graduate student who submits the best paper written for a graduate English course during the […]