Spring 2012 Biever Guest Lecture Series Events


Glen Pitre, Filmaker, Director, Producer, Writer
Belizaire the Cajun: A Screening and Talk by the Director on the 25th Anniversary of Its Making”
Sponsor: Dr. Andrew McDonald, Department of English
Bobet 332 on February 3, 2012 at 7:00 pm



Margot Fassler, Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy, University of Notre Dame
The Throne of Wisdom at Chartres Cathedral in the Twelfth Century”
Sponsor: Dr. Alice Clark, Department of Music
Monroe Library, Multimedia Room 2 on March 1, 2012

Tiffany Jones, Associate Professor of History, California State University
Apartheid Madness: Deconstructing Allegations of Human Rights Abuse in Psychiatric Institutions during Apartheid South Africa”
Sponsors: Dr. Laura Murphy, Department of English and Dr. Sara Butler, Department of History
March 5, 2012, 5:00-7:00 pm, location TBA

David Holsinger, Composer, Conductor, Clinician
Loyola University Invitational Band Festival - Clinician, Composer, Conductor, and Lecture with Loyola University Students”
Sponsor: Dr. Joseph Hebert, CMFA
March 24, 2012, location TBA
High School Bands Performance: 9:30 am
Loyola Wind Ensemble Performance and Lecture: 3:00 pm


Margaret McGlynn, Associate Professor of History
The End of An Era: The Rite of Sanctuary in the Reign of King Henry VIII”
Sponsor: Dr. Sara Butler, History
Miller 114 on April 13, 2012, 7:00-9:00 pm


Scott Shershow, Professor of English & Critical Theory, University of California Davis
The Sacred Part: Dignity and the Right to Die”
Sponsors: Dr. Hilary Eklund, Department of English; Dr. Christopher Schaberg, Department of English
Thomas Hall, Whitney Presentation Room on April 19, 2012 at 5:00 pm