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Notre Dame to Host Conference on Beauty

Author: Lisa Walenceus

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Seventeen international scholars will be featured at the University of Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) conference on “Beauty,” to be held Jan. 21 to 23 (Thursday to Saturday) in McKenna Hall.

This major conference will focus on the nature of beauty from the perspective of the physical and natural sciences, the social sciences, the humanities and the arts. Conference presenters will address various disciplinary and interdisciplinary questions about this elusive topic.

A complete list of speakers, their affiliations, and the questions and topics they will confront is available on the Web.

The conference is free to students and faculty from Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College, and conference registration is required.

Contact: Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, 574-631-1305,

Originally published by News and Information Staff at on January 15, 2010.