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  • 44th Annual Edward L. Surtz, S.J. Lecture in the Humanities, “The Challenge of Translating the Bible”

    44th Annual Edward L. Surtz, S.J. Lecture in the Humanities, “The Challenge of Translating the Bible”

    January 8th, 2020

    by Anna Rubenstein

    Students and faculty are invited to the 44th Annual Edward L. Surtz, S.J. Lecture in the Humanities, to be delivered by Robert Alter, Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. “The Challenge of Translating the Bible” Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 4pm Information Commons, fourth floor lecture […]


    2019 Martin J. Svaglic Fall Lecture Invitation

    2019 Martin J. Svaglic Fall Lecture Invitation

    October 21st, 2019

    by Lydia Craig

    Faculty and students in LUC’s Department of English are cordially invited to the Martin J. Svaglic Fall Lecture, “Textual Studies & the Nonhuman Turn, A Symposium.” This event is sponsored by Marta L. Werner, the Martin J. Svaglic Chair of Textual Studies and The Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities. Matt Cohen, Professor of […]


    Dr. Marta L. Werner: “Dearchivizing Dickinson’s Birds” and Textual Studies

    Dr. Marta L. Werner: “Dearchivizing Dickinson’s Birds” and Textual Studies

    September 7th, 2019

    by Lydia Craig

    Since beginning to teach as a faculty member in LUC’s Department of English, what projects have you begun? What are your current research interests? Do you think living in Chicago will give you access to new research materials? I’m working on three projects—all at quite different stages of development. First, I’m finishing a new edition […]


    Find Library Books and Research Archives in the Greater Chicago Area!

    Find Library Books and Research Archives in the Greater Chicago Area!

    August 30th, 2019

    by Lydia Craig

    Interested in conducting research while studying for your BA, MA, or PhD degree at LUC’s Department of English? It’s fortunate that you live in the Chicagoland area! For literary, historical, and academic works, consult the catalogue or chat with the librarians at Cudahy Library at this link: http://libraries.luc.edu/. Note that if you are unable to […]


    “Hideous Progeny”: The Gothic in the Nineteenth Century

    “Hideous Progeny”: The Gothic in the Nineteenth Century

    November 2nd, 2018

    by Lydia Craig

    Just in time for Halloween, the third LUCVS day conference occurred on 27 October on the 4th floor of the Information Commons – replete with heaping piles of candy ornamenting the round tables and Frankenstein fridge magnets and Gothic postcards available in the registration area. “‘Hideous Progeny’: The Gothic in the Nineteenth Century” was inspired […]


    Expanded LUC Writing Center Website!

    Expanded LUC Writing Center Website!

    December 13th, 2017

    by Lydia Craig

    Dear Department of English faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students, Recently, while serving as Assistant Director of the LUC Writing Center for the Summer and Fall semesters, I have developed several new or improved pages of the Student Resources section. These are intended to support all stages of essay-writing and revision, academic research, publication, and teaching […]


    Aesthetics and Form in Victorian Art, Literature, & Culture

    Aesthetics and Form in Victorian Art, Literature, & Culture

    November 14th, 2017

    by Lydia Craig

      Despite the inclement Lake Shore weather on Saturday, 28 October 2017, attendees of the Loyola University Chicago Victorian Society’s second day conference “Aesthetics and Form in Victorian Art, Literature, & Culture” were warmed by copious amounts of tea and coffee and maintained rapt attention throughout the day. On four panels, a succession of professors […]


    9th Annual EGSA Symposium

    9th Annual EGSA Symposium

    April 12th, 2017

    by Lydia Craig

    9th Annual English Graduate Student Association Symposium 3PM Wednesday, April 12th Regis Multipurpose Room Please come out and support the research of English graduate students. All faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to partake in the fun, join the discussion, and devour the refreshments. The Symposium Will Feature One Panel: “Skepticism in Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus: […]


    Past and Present: New Directions in Victorian Studies

    Past and Present: New Directions in Victorian Studies

    November 22nd, 2016

    by Lydia Craig

    On Saturday, October 29th, 2016, the Loyola University Chicago Victorian Society, a graduate student organization, hosted professors and graduate students from a variety of Chicago institutions, while others traveled to Lake Shore Campus from other states and countries. Generously sponsored by the Graduate School, the Department of English, and Dr. Paul Eggert, Martin J. Svaglic […]


    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 […]