Month: September 2014

ATTENTION WRITERS — What if you had a month to write whatever you wanted?

One. Million. Words. That’s the DePaul University School For New Learning‘s target for the 3rd annual Month of Writing taking place throughout the month of October. This includes a kickoff panel discussion titled “The Craft of Composing: A Panel of Authors Discuss the Writing Process,” which takes place Thursday October

Saint Vincent’s Reading List LVII: Blessed Alain de Solminihac

La Vie de Monseigneur Alain de Solminihac, Evesque Baron, et Comte de Caors, et Abbe Regulier de Chancellade, by Léonard Chastentet. Caors: Jean Bonnet, 1663. Call number: SpC. 282.092 S688Yc1663   The reform of the French Church had many aspects that attracted the attention and activities of Vincent de Paul.

An Echo of Pilsen: “The Call” Against the Chicago Plan 21

Chicago’s ethnically diverse neighborhoods are among the many characteristics that make the city so well-known.  However, the current demographics of Chicago neighborhoods are often considered to be a consequence of decades of gentrification.  While the city has a history of racial tension, businesses and politicians have undertaken many community development

Are you a Rebel? Banned Books Week Events

Have you read The Hunger Games? Persepolis?  Bridge to Terabithia?  Captain Underpants?  The Perks of Being a Wallflower? You rebel! Certain authorities think these books should be censored (or even banned!) due to objectionable and controversial content. Learn more about how students, readers, graphic artists and writers and libraries around