Upcoming Events

Sun Feb 1, 2015

Art Exhibition: "Mauricio and Tomás Lasansky: Father and Son"

All Day
O'Shaughnessy Gallery West, Snite Museum of Art

This exhibition organized by the Snite Museum of Art will feature the art of Tomás Lasansky and his deceased father, the renowned and influential American printmaker Mauricio Lasansky.

The exhibition will be from January 18 through March 15, 2015. A public reception with Tomás Lasansky will be held on Saturday, February 7, at 2 p.m.…

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Art Exhibition: "Hour by Hour: Reconstructing a Medieval Breton Prayer Book"

All Day
O'Shaughnessy Galleries II and III, Snite Museum of Art

In conjunction with the annual meeting of the Medieval Academy of America in March, this exhibition focuses on reassembling a 15th-century book of hours that originated in Brittany, France. Of the 91 manuscript pages he has already recovered, David T. Gura, curator of ancient and medieval manuscripts at the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library, selected about 35 of the most compelling examples, offering visitors an opportunity to virtually walk through a medieval prayer book, page by page. The visual appeal of the painted leaves, unusual Breton iconography, evidence of devotional practices, and newly added scientific analysis are sure to intrigue visitors from all walks of life.…

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Thu Feb 5, 2015

ScreenPeace Film Festival 2015: The Missing Picture

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Missing Picture explores filmmaker Rithy Panh’s quest to re-create images lost during the period of the Khmer Rouge’s ruthless reign over Cambodia between 1975 and 1979. Using intricately detailed clay figurines intercut with archival footage, Panh creates the missing pictures of what does not exist in photograph or film. This film was an Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.…

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Fri Feb 6, 2015

Lecture: "The Greek Tragic Family on the Irish Stage"

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
424 Flanner Hall

The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies presents Isabelle Torrance, associate professor in the Department of Classics, who will speak to “The Greek Tragic Family on the Irish Stage.”

Torrance specializes in archaic and classical Greek literature and culture, especially Greek tragedy and religion. She is also interested in the reception of classical myth in later literature. In her teaching she aims to combine broad understanding of different literary genres and what they tell us about Greek culture, with close textual examination and critical analysis, prompting connections to be made between specific topics and universal issues of the human condition. Torrance is writing a book on Greek tragedy and the Irish imagination.…

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ScreenPeace Film Festival 2015: Return to Homs

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Talal Derki’s Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary Return to Homs follows 19-year-old goalkeeper-turned-insurgent Abdul Basset as he and a ragtag group of comrades fight to protect the captive inhabitants of the besieged city of Homs.

Trailing the fearless crew over a two-year period, this remarkable film sees the city Basset once knew and loved deserted and torn apart beyond recognition. As audacious hope turns to despair, Derki presents the real desperation behind the bloodied faces and waving rifles that have become Syria’s refrain.…

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ScreenPeace Film Festival 2015: The Supreme Price

9:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In 1993, M.K.O. Abiola won a historic vote in Nigeria’s presidential election that promised to end years of military dictatorship. Shortly after the election, Abiola’s victory was annulled and he was arrested. While he was imprisoned, his wife took over leadership of the pro-democracy movement, organizing strikes and rallies.…

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Sat Feb 7, 2015

Exhibition Reception with Tomás Lasansky

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
O'Shaughnessy Gallery West, Snite Museum of Art

The Snite Museum of Art presents a free public exhibition reception to celebrate the work of the artist Tomás Lasansky.

All are invited to attend, enjoy complimentary refreshments, and hear Tomás Lasansky speak about his work.

This event is held in conjunction with an exhibition organized by the Snite Museum of Art, which features the art of Tomás Lasansky and his deceased father, the renowned and influential American printmaker Mauricio Lasansky.…

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ScreenPeace Film Festival 2015: The Man Who Saved the World

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Man Who Saved the World

On September 26, 1983, Stanislav Petrov was the commanding officer on duty at the Soviet nuclear early warning center when the system falsely reported the launching of five nuclear missiles from the United States.

In the harrowing moments that followed, Petrov overruled the system’s warning, personally declaring that it was a false alarm. This monumental decision prevented an erroneous retaliatory nuclear attack on the United States and its Western allies.…

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ScreenPeace Film Festival 2015: The Last Days in Vietnam

9:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In April 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance was crumbling. Approximately 5,000 Americans remained with roughly 24 hours to get out. Their South Vietnamese allies, co-workers, and friends faced certain imprisonment and possible death if they remained behind.…

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Sun Feb 8, 2015

Art Exhibition: "Mauricio and Tomás Lasansky: Father and Son"

All Day
O'Shaughnessy Gallery West, Snite Museum of Art

This exhibition organized by the Snite Museum of Art will feature the art of Tomás Lasansky and his deceased father, the renowned and influential American printmaker Mauricio Lasansky.

The exhibition will be from January 18 through March 15, 2015.

For more information, please visit sniteartmuseum.nd.edu

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