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University Libraries 2016 Spring Gala

   
Thank you for your interest.  We are no longer accepting online event payments at this time.  You may contact the Alumni Relations Office at 773.508.8622 to process your request by phone.

If you are unable to attend, you may still make an online donation to the University Libraries (see link below).  


THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!



The Friends of the Loyola University Chicago Libraries
cordially invite you to

"SINGING SO PROUD"
A Centennial Celebration of Carl Sandburg’s Chicago Poems

Please join us in honoring a Chicago masterpiece and
supporting the Loyola University Chicago Libraries.
 
Saturday, April 9, 2016 •  6 p.m.
Klarchek Information Commons, 4th Floor (Please note change of venue.)
Lake Shore Campus •  Loyola University Chicago
6501 N. Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, IL 
 
6 p.m. cocktails and hors d’oeuvres
 
7 p.m. dinner, poetry, and more
 
Cocktail attire
 
Complimentary parking is available in the main garage,
accessible via the campus entrance at 1032 W. Sheridan Road.

 
FEATURED SPEAKER
Kevin Stein, PhD

Illinois Poet Laureate
Bradley University
“Sandburg’s Chicago Poems: The Poetics of Populism”
 
POETRY READINGS BY
Sister Rosemary Connelly, RSM
Executive Director, Misericordia Heart of Mercy

Father Michael J. Garanzini, S.J.

Chancellor, Loyola University Chicago

Hon. Toni Preckwinkle
President, Cook County Board of Commissioners

Nike Whitcomb

Executive Director, American Writers Museum

Hon. Jesse White
Illinois Secretary of State

...and other luminaries

FRIENDS OF THE LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO LIBRARIES BOARD
Karen Trimberger Brady, President
Jacqueline Simon, Vice President
Mark Bosco, S.J., PhD
Robert Bucholz, DPhil
Caroline Cracraft
Karen Danczak Lyons
Peter Gilmour, DMin
Virginia Groark
William Haddad
Deborah Lahey
Thomas Michalak
Devon Patterson
Robert Seal, Dean
Joseph Starshak
Tom Taylor
William Vellon

Support the University Libraries

If you are unable to attend but would still like to support the University Libraries, please visit LUC.edu/librariesgiving.

The words “singing so proud” come from Carl Sandburg’s iconic poem “Chicago,” found in his book
Chicago Poems, published in 1916.
 
Artwork (detail) by Abigail Garten, Loyola University Chicago class of 2019.  The text in this image is taken from Carl Sandburg’s poem “Skyscraper,” also found in Chicago Poems (1916).


Contact Information

Svetlana Surkevicius
773.508.2641
esurkevicius@LUC.edu




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LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO · ALUMNI RELATIONS
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773.508.3730 · luc-alum@LUC.edu