Events

Monday, March 27, 2017

Reading and Book Signing: "Ethics and Cyber Warfare"

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Location: Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

Join the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values and the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore for the launch of Ethics and Cyber Warfare by George Lucas, Adjunct Professor for the Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Value. 

Books will be available for purchase at the event and a book signing will follow the reading. …

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Six-part Lecture Series: Integral Ecology by Terrence Ehrman, C.S.C.

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Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

The Earth is our common home where we live in relationship with one another, the natural world, and God. We are not separated from the natural world but are integral participants in our ecosystems. To address the social and ecological crises of our day, Pope Francis has called for a​ ​"broader vision of reality" that demands an​ ​"integral ecology."​ ​In this six-part lecture series, we will explore how to live out this vision within the Great Lakes watershed.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Religion & Literature Lecture: Grace, & the Spiritual Reach of Representation

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Location: 100-104 McKenna Hall

The lecturer this year is the celebrated American poetics scholar, poet and lyric theorist Hank Lazer, who will be speaking about one of Rowan Williams’s most recent books, The Edge of Words: God and the Habits of Language (2014). Laser's lecture, entitled “Grace, & the Spiritual Reach of Representation,” will take place at 5 pm and will be followed by a reception afterwards in the atrium (including an array of finger-food and free bar).…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

POSTPONED: Enduring Trends and New Directions: A Conference on the History of American Christianity | In Honor of Mark Noll

Location: Morris Inn

NOTE: This conference has been postponed. Further details can be found at http://www.nollconference.com/ as they become available.


This conference honors the career of Mark Noll by reflecting on his work in the history of American Christianity, while also looking forward to new directions in the field. Panels on American Christianity in the colonial era, the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the recent history of world Christianity anchor the conference. Senior scholars will gather in round table discussions to reflect on the evangelical mind and on the writing of grand narratives in American religious history. The conference features a keynote address by David Hempton, an interview with Noll hosted by Books & Culture editor John Wilson, and Noll's own reflections.…

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NDnano Symposium: Nanotechnology in the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders

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Location: Eck Visitors Center

Notre Dame’s Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) is hosting a one-day symposium bringing together leading experts in neuroscience and nano​technology to share research and enhance collaborations.

The keynote speaker is Kevin Tracey, M.D., President & CEO of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Joining Dr. Tracey as speakers and panel members are:…

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Religion & Literature Workshop: Hank Lazer

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

A lunchtime workshop (sandwiches provided) will take place at noon. In addition to discussing the lecture on March 29 by Hank Lazer, we will also discuss the first chapter of Rowan Williams’s book The Edge of Words: God and the Habits of Language (2014) and an essay by Lazer entitled “Of Course Poetry is Difficult / Poetry is Not Difficult.”…

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Symposium on the Qurʾan and Catholic Theology

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Location: McKenna Hall, Room 100-104

Panel 1 will include:

  • Mehdi Azaiez (Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at KU Leuven) with “The Qurˈānic Abraham”
  • Enno Dango (graduate student) with “A Catholic Reading of the Qurʾānic alladhīna āmanū wa ʿamilū’ṣ-ṣāliḥāti in the Context of the Biblical Discourse on Justification”
  • Mourad Takawi (graduate student) with “Early Arabic Christian Exegesis of the Qurʾān”

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Workshop: Physics and Mathematics in Aristotle's Account of Infinity

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Location: 201 Malloy Hall

Workshop on Ancient Philosophy presents Pieter Hasper, Associate Professor of Philosophy from Indiana University.

You are welcome to attend the workshop on Friday, March 31 "Aristotle's Constructionist Philosophy of Mathematics", 12:30-2:45, 110 O'Shaughnessy Hall.

The activities of the workshop are supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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Religion & Literature Reading: Hank Lazer

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The final event of this year's Religion & Literature Annual Lecture will be a reading by the celebrated American poetics scholar, poet and lyric theorist Hank Lazer, who will be speaking about one of Rowan Williams’s most recent books, The Edge of Words: God and the Habits of Language (2014). Lazer will offer an innovative reading of his recent work which he calls “shape-writing.”…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Let's Talk 2017: Relationships, Research, and Results

Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall

The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures invites abstracts on the connections between community engagement and foreign language instruction in higher education. This conference will provide scholars and professional educators a venue to discuss research, theories, and best practices in regards to language-focused Community-Based Learning (CBL). …

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POSTPONED: Enduring Trends and New Directions: A Conference on the History of American Christianity | In Honor of Mark Noll

Location: Morris Inn

NOTE: This conference has been postponed. Further details can be found at http://www.nollconference.com/ as they become available.


This conference honors the career of Mark Noll by reflecting on his work in the history of American Christianity, while also looking forward to new directions in the field. Panels on American Christianity in the colonial era, the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the recent history of world Christianity anchor the conference. Senior scholars will gather in round table discussions to reflect on the evangelical mind and on the writing of grand narratives in American religious history. The conference features a keynote address by David Hempton, an interview with Noll hosted by Books & Culture editor John Wilson, and Noll's own reflections.…

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Workshop: Just Wage

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Location: Geddes Hall Coffee House

The workshop will explore criteria for a just wage in the light of Catholic Social Tradition such as: “family wage,” “asset-enabling,” “proper proportionality” according to type of work, productiveness, conditions of work place, opportunity-generation, “contextual justice” (conditions of business), the “preservation of integrity” and additional rights such as right to rest, right to pension, right to accident insurance, right to social security connected with maternity.…

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The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Notre Dame Student Peace conference is an annual conference organized by students for students. Its mission is to provide space for undergraduate and graduate students to engage in dialogue on important issues related to peacebuilding, social justice, and global issues.

It is intended as a learning environment where students can share their research with other students and network with peers who share their personal passion and academic interest in peace.…

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Workshop: Aristotle's Constructionist Philosophy of Mathematics

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Location: 110 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Workshop on Ancient Philosophy presents Pieter Hasper, Associate Professor of Philosophy from Indiana University.

You are welcome to attend the workshop on Thursday, March 30 "Physics and Mathematics in Aristotle's Account of Infinity", 2:00-4:45, 201 Malloy.

The activities of the workshop are supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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Spring Concert: Notre Dame Glee Club

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

For its annual spring concert, The Glee Club will present a program of sacred and secular music for men’s voices, including a newly commissioned work by Paul French, spirituals and folk songs, and American popular styles.

For tickets, call 574.631.2800 or visit performingarts.nd.edu

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Let's Talk 2017: Relationships, Research, and Results

Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall

The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures invites abstracts on the connections between community engagement and foreign language instruction in higher education. This conference will provide scholars and professional educators a venue to discuss research, theories, and best practices in regards to language-focused Community-Based Learning (CBL). …

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