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  • Visiting LeRoux Chair Mark Bosco, S.J., to Speak on Literature and Art

    November 9, 2010

    LeRoux Scholar Mark Bosco, S.J. , presents "O'Connor and Caravaggio?  Reconsidering the Baroque as Artistic Strategy" on February 24. Bosco, Associate Professor in the Departments of English and Theology at Loyal University Chicago, joins the English Department  faculty for the winter quarter and will be teaching a class titled “Greene and O’Connor: Catholic Literary Modernism.” He is also working on a book, “Catholic Literary Modernism.”  

    Bosco has published extensively on 20th century Catholic theology (including Vatican II), 20th century American and British literature, and the Catholic literary tradition. His articles have appeared in LOGOS: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture, The Flannery O’Connor Review, The SouthernReview, and  Commonweal  Magazine.

    Bosco received his Ph.D. from the Graduate Theological Union and has taught at Loyola University Chicago since 2003. His presentation is made possible by the William F. LeRoux, S.J. Endowed Chair in Arts and Sciences.

    Bosco’s  lecture, “O'Connor and Caravaggio?  Reconsidering the Baroque as Artistic Strategy," takes place on February 24 at 4 p.m. in Wyckoff Auditorium and is open to the public.



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