Events

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Life Lunch with Kirk Doran and Joseph Kaboski

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Location: Geddes Hall Coffeehouse

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Economics professors, Kirk Doran and Joe Kaboski leading the seminar on “Are There Too Many People in the World? What Can Economics Tell Us?”

Lunch is free, but you must register

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Writing Faith: A Conversation with Marilynne Robinson

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Location: Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

To kick off this year’s ND Forum, Marilynne Robinson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and champion of the integral relationship between faith and art, will be in dialogue with John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., and Glynn Family Honors Associate Professor, Susannah Monta.

Robinson is the F. Wendell Miller Professor Emeritus of English and Creative Writing at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. A native of Sandpoint, Idaho, she graduated from Brown University in 1966 and earned her doctoral degree from the University of Washington in 1977. In 1980, her first novel, “Housekeeping,” received the PEN/Hemingway Award for best first novel and a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize.…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Celebrate the International Day of Peace

Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Interested in studying peace? Curious about the status of international human rights? Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies for two days of events focused on this year’s United Nations International Day of Peace theme, “The Right to Peace: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.”…

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Book Release and Panel Discussion: "Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango Arribeño"

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Location: Salon A, Smith Ballroom, Morris Inn

Book release for Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango Arribeño. Panel discussion participants will include Alex E. Chávez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology; Charles Briggs, Alan Dundes Distinguished Professor of Folklore and Professor of Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley; and George Lipsitz, Professor in the Department of Black Studies and Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara. Click here

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Andrew Louth Lecture (Byzantine Series): "Orthodoxy and its Discontents: from the Synodikon of Orthodoxy to the Council of Ferrara/Florence"

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Location: Medieval Institute, 715 Hesburgh Library

The official use of ‘Orthodoxy’ to describe the beliefs of the Byzantine Empire probably goes back to the Synodikon of Orthodoxy, issued in 843. This is, on the one hand, a liturgical proclamation made on the First Sunday of Lent and annually thereafter, and on the other, a political document, issued by the Emperor. In the second millennium, this document was regularly modified by the Emperor and used as a political instrument. ‘Orthodoxy’ is, then, an ambivalent concept, with repercussions still felt today. The lecture will explore something of this ambivalence.…

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Research Seminar: “The Face of Recent Italian Criminal Television: Gomorrah and Beyond”

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Location: Special Collections

This talk focuses on recent, popular Italian television. As noted in a recent Variety article, “The global rise of Italian TV series is now in full swing” thanks in great part to the international successes of programs such as Gomorrah. La serie, Suburra. La serie, The Young Pope, 1992/1993, and Romanzo criminale. La serie

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Celebrate the International Day of Peace

Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Interested in studying peace? Curious about the status of international human rights? Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies for two days of events focused on this year’s United Nations International Day of Peace theme, “The Right to Peace: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.”…

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Workshop: "Teaching in Flexible Spaces"

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Location: 231 A/B/C Hesburgh Library

In this session for faculty and graduate students, you will learn how to use a variety of configurations of furniture and technology when you teach in this room or another flexible spaces. You will also experience active learning strategies that can enhance student engagement. Presenters will be Chris Clark, Assistant Director and 

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Hibernian Lecture: “America and the Irish Revolution, 1916–1922”

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Location: 100–104 McKenna Hall

Ruán O’Donnell is a senior lecturer in history University of Limerick. His current research examines Irish radicalism and international pro-Irish Republican networks during the Irish Revolution. In 2010, he held the Patrick B. O’Donnell Visiting Chair of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough-Naughton Institute. He is the founding and current director of the Irish Life and Literature Summer School at the University of Limerick.…

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Book Discussion: "A Devil's Highway: A True Story"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

Join the Notre Dame campus community in reading and discussing The Devil’s Highway: A True Story. In May 2001, a group of men attempted to cross the border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, a place called the Devil’s Highway. Fathers and sons, brothers and strangers, entered a desert so harsh and desolate that even the Border Patrol is afraid to travel through it. Of the 26 who undertook the journey only twelve came back out. Published in 2004, Luis Alberto Urrea tells the story of this modern odyssey. Readers will discuss its relevance in 2018.…

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Performance: Nathan Gunn, baritone and Julie Jordan Gunn, piano

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall

One of the most visible classical vocalists of our time, Nathan Gunn, returns to Notre Dame, this time for his first performance in the intimate LaBar Recital Hall. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. 

This is a free concert and seats are limited.  

For more information, contact the Department of Music at 574-631-6211.…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Poetry: "The Real Horse"

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Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

Letras Latinas, the literary initiative of the Institute for Latino Studies and the Creative Writing Program presents a poetry event with Farid Matuk, Associate Professor, Department of English at the University of Arizona.  Matuk will be reading from his latest book The Real Horse

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Bringing America Together

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Location: Jenkins and Nanovic Halls - Room 1030

Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, speaks on bringing America together in difficult political times.

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