Loyola at a Glance
April 11, 2008 Issue
Mark Yakich, creative writing professor at Loyola University New Orleans and a winner of the 2004 National Poetry Series, has released his latest poetry collection, "The Importance of Peeling Potatoes in Ukraine," and the buzz has begun.
Music industry management gurus to share strategies for success at Loyola’s Artist Management Seminar
Gary Gersh, former president of Capitol Records responsible for discovering artists such as Nirvana, the Counting Crowes, the Foo Fighters and Sonic Youth, will be a featured speaker at an Artist Management Seminar on Monday, April 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., in Nunemaker Auditorium.
Kojin Karatani is widely renowned as the most important literary critic and philosopher of contemporary Japan. On April 24, Karatani will visit Loyola University New Orleans as part of its Biever Guest Lecture Series. His presentation, "Toward a World Republic: Beyond the Trinity of Capital, Nation and State," will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Monroe Hall's Nunemaker Auditorium. The lecture, followed by a book signing, is free and open to the public.
Loyola students and faculty get close-up view of state penitentiary system during visit to Angola Prison
On Thursday, faculty, staff and students from the Department of Criminal Justice at Loyola University New Orleans visited the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola to see first-hand how the state prison system operates.
Cap, gown and hood rentals for spring 2008 Commencement (May 9 and 10) may be handled through the Loyola University New Orleans Bookstore in the Danna Student Center prior to April 18, 2008.
The deadline for the submission of proposals for Biever large grants for the 2008 academic year will be April 16, 2008.
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