Loyola University Maryland

Office of the President

Related Events

Loyola is committed to an ongoing examination of our connections to slavery and to helping our campus and wider community learn about our shared history, reflect on current circumstances, and plan for a more just and equitable future. The following events are designed to facilitate this education, reflection, and planning:

Jan. 16-Feb. 15 Julio Fine Arts Gallery: strikeWare art exhibit (including Feb. 15 panel)
Jan. 24 Karson Institute: MLK Boulder Pop Up Teach In

MLK Convocation
Freeman A. Hrabowski III, Ph.D.
Jan. 26 Karson Institute: Stone Soup, “Exploring the (Peculiar) Soul of Our University”
Jan. 31 Peace and Justice Lunch Talk: “Legacies of Slavery at Loyola (the Postbellum Period),” by David Carey Jr. (11 a.m. 4th floor program room)
Feb. 4 Karson Institute: Annual Karson Sellinger Scholars Lecture, “Dr. King & The Cult of Inevitable Progress: How Should We Talk About Slavery and DEIJ?”
Feb. 16 Karson Institute: Stone Soup, “Saying Their Names: Exploring Loyola University Maryland's Slavery Task Force Report,” 12:30-1:30pm in Sellinger VIP.
Loyola Community Please RSVP on The Bridge Stone Soup Bridge
Baltimore Community Please RSVP Eventbrite Stone Soup 
Feb. 22-Mar. 27 Julio Fine Arts Gallery Devin Allen exhibition (Artist talk/Q&A Feb. 22)  
Feb. 27 Loyola’s Quilted Peculiar Narratives: An evening exploring Loyola’s connection to slavery. 6:30-8pm, McManus Theatre. Tickets are free but space is limited. Tickets are available on EventBrite BHM Program Tickets and The Bridge for The Loyola Community BHM Bridge Tickets
March 13 Karson Institute: Stone Soup, “Whispers of the Past/Shouts Into the Future”
Mar. 17-23 Mission Week
Mar. 19-20 Here I Am performance (McManus Theatre)
Mar. 21 Rachel Swarns: “The 272: The Families Who Were Enslaved and Sold to Build the American Catholic Church” (6 p.m. McGuire Hall West) (part of the Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker Series)
April 2 Bunting Peace and Justice Speaker Series: Fania Davis, “Truth-Telling, Racial Reconciliation, and Healing in the US” 
Apr. 10 Karson Institute: Wilson Peace Symposium
Apr. 15 Launch of Untold Truths: Exposing Slavery and Its Legacies at Loyola University Maryland, 7pm, 4th floor program room