Category: Events & Programming

Rebellious Readers Collaborate and Celebrate Banned Books Week

DePaul students, faculty, staff and community members recently had the opportunity to hear directly from Chicago authors and community members about the effects of censorship on readers and writers during the “Banned Chicago!” panel discussion on Wednesday October 24th, 2014. The panel, moderated by Carolyn Rudinsky of The University Center

Clearing Our Slates For Poetry, With Emerita Professor Sally Kitt Chappell

“New snow as far as I can see/ Wipes clear the slate for poetry.” Entitled “Winter’s Blessing,” this couplet is featured in award-winning author Sally A. Kitt Chappell’s newest edition of poetry SHARDS: Selected Poems (2011). In this poem, we are reminded how inclement winter weather provides opportunities for creative

Pushing The Boundaries, With Professor Jim Block

Public intellectual and self-proclaimed gadfly, Jim Block, DePaul University Professor of Political Science, is not bound by disciplinary boundaries. In fact, one of his major contributions to knowledge production is questioning the social production of boundaries entirely. His newest book The Crucible of Consent: American Child Rearing and the Forging

Library Primer For All Adjunct, Part-Time and Full Time Faculty, This Article Is For You!

Whether teaching an occasional course at DePaul while working full time in another profession, carrying a full load of nine courses per academic year, or spreading the course load among several Chicago area universities, adjunct faculty face a unique set of challenges in using the libraries at DePaul. In addition

Linda Morrissett, Director of Library to Retire

Linda Morrissett, Director of Libraries, will be retiring after fourteen years at DePaul.  Linda came to DePaul in 1997 as the Associate Director for Library Collections and Access Services.  For the past nine years Linda has served as the Library Director, a period of time that spans two strategic planning

Library Celebrates Faculty Scholarship: Carson Cunningham

Former Academic All-American basketball player at Purdue, Dr. Carson Cunningham has been teaching history at DePaul since 2004. Having earned his PhD from Purdue University in 2006, Cunningham authored American Hoops: U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball from Berlin to Beijing, which the University of Nebraska Press published in December 2009. University

Copyright and Online Learning Training for Faculty

Faculty members are invited to attend a training about copyright law in higher education and how to stay in compliance when posting copyrighted material online. The session will take place on Wednesday, May 11, from 2:003:30 pm in LPC Student Center, Room 380, and will include: An overview of copyright

Celebrating Faculty Scholarship: DePaul Professor James H. Murphy Publishes 11th Book

On February 17, James H. Murphy, a professor in the Department of English, will read from his newest book, Irish Novelists and the Victorian Age (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011). The reading and reception, will take place at the John T. Richardson Library, Room 300, from 5:30-6:30 PM.Professor Murphy has