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
Complimentary parking is available in the main garage,
accessible via the campus entrance at
1032 W. Sheridan Road.
Kevin Stein, PhD
Illinois Poet Laureate
“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
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
Karen Danczak Lyons
Peter Gilmour, DMin
Robert Seal, Dean
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).