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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Loyola Week

Contact: Ken Weber · · 5048653167

Loyola Week is the university’s annual celebration of our Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity.

Student Artwork Commemorating the Jesuit Martyrs

Time: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · · 5048653167

Location: One Loyola Room - Danna Student Center

Student artwork display commemorating the 30th anniversary of six Jesuit martyrs and their companions in El Salvador.

Mental Health and Ministry with Young Adults Webinar

Time: 1 pm to 2:15 pm

Contact: Tracey Lamont, Ph.D. · · 504-865-2797

Location: Online

Responding to Pope Francis' challenge in Christus Vivit to ensure that ministry with young adults is rooted in pastoral care, facilitator Tracey Lamont, Ph.D., and a panel of experts will explore how we, as ministers with young adults and as a faith community, can provide pastoral care for people affected by mental illnesses.  

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Superhero Archaeology: Unearthing the Ancient World in Comics and Graphic Novels

Time: 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Contact: Wayne Rupp, Ph.D. · · 504 865-3687

Location: Miller Hall, Room 114

Guest lecturer Jeffrey Shanks will give a talk entitled “Superhero Archaeology:  Unearthing the Ancient World in Comics and Graphic Novels.”

The superhero genre that dominates modern popular culture ostensibly has its origin story rooted in the pulp magazines and comic books of the 1930s, but the concept of the heroic "metahuman" is as old as western literature itself, with themes and tropes rooted in the mythology and folklore of the ancient Near East and the classical world. This presentation will explore this intersection of the modern superhero genre with ancient and classical culture in its primary medium, comics and graphic novels, from the 1930s to the present.



Concert Band

Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Contact: Dr. Serena Weren · · (504) 865-2074

Location: Roussel Performance Hall, 2nd Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Assistant Professor and Director of Bands Dr. Serena Weren conducts the Concert Band in their fall concert. Event is free and open to the public.

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Contact: C. Patrick Gendusa · · (504) 865-2074

Location: Lower Depths Theater, 1st Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Cost: $15 Get Tickets

Romeo and Juliet is known as Shakespeare’s most popular romantic tragedy of two star crossed lovers.  This timeless story of young passions caught between the feuding families of Capulet and Montague will feature an all female cast!  Director Mark Routhier moved back to New Orleans two years ago after a year in Washington, D.C. where he ran the Directing Intensive with the NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop at the Kennedy Center.  He was the Director of New Play Development at Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with the University of Central Florida, where he was Assistant Professor in Directing and Acting from 2011 to 2015.

For the most up-to-date information on this and other upcoming events at the School of Music & Theatre Arts, click here.