Formerly named The Big Dig, Celebrate the Humanities! showcases teaching, learning, and research in the humanities at Loyola. This year, they will honor Dr. David Carey Jr, the Doehler Chair in History and the recipient of the 2023 Nachbahr Award. They will also honor Prof. Andrea M. Leary, Teaching Professor and Internship Coordinator in the Writing department, who is the recipient of the 2023 CFH Teaching Faculty Excellence Award. They will also recognize student work from over the summer.
Writers at Work Faculty Reading and Q&A featuring Jane Satterfield and Gary Slack
Becoming Bulletproof is a documentary about a group of individuals with disabilities who work alongside able-bodied individuals to produce a Western. The evening is a movie event, complete with popcorn and candy, followed by some conversation—A.J. Murray will be joining us after the film through Zoom
Kathleen Hall Jamieson employs rhetorical analysis, surveys, and experiments to understand campaign communication, the science of science communication, and ways to blunt misinformation and conspiracy theories.
T Kira Māhealani Madden is a Chinese, Kānaka Maoli writer and amateur magician. A recipient of fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, Hedgebrook, Tin House, MacDowell, and Yaddo, she serves as the Founding Editor of No Tokens, a magazine of literature and art.
"One Question" is an interactive event focused on inclusion. This student-led event combines a short film (where individuals with disabilities are asked, “what makes you happy?”) with a panel discussion.
Matt Bell is the author most recently of the novel Appleseed (a New York Times Notable Book) and the craft book Refuse to Be Done, a guide to novel writing, rewriting, and revision.