Events

Monday, March 25, 2019

18th Annual Mellon Colloquium with Stephen Ogden, Thérèse Cory, Stephen Harvey, Christopher Shields, and Richard Taylor

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Location: Medieval Institute Main Reading Room

Join the Medieval Institute for its eighteenth annual Mellon Colloquium, a half-day public seminar discussion with the MI’s 2018-19 Mellon Fellow, Prof. Stephen Ogden, on his book-in-progress. Invited senior scholars Thérèse Cory (Notre Dame), Stephen Harvey (Bar-Ilan University), Christopher Shields (Notre Dame), and Richard Taylor (Marquette) will respond.…

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Cortright v. Resor: A Re-enactment

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Location: Patrick F. McCartan Courtroom

In 1970, David Cortright, then a young army specialist, filed suit against the United States Army. Cortright and other members of the 26th Army Band at Fort Hamilton, New York, alleged that the Army had denied them their First Amendment right to speak out against the Vietnam War.

 

The suit, named Cortright v. Reasor, was heard in early 1971 and in March, Judge Jack Winstein ruled in Cortright’s favor, holding that Cortright and other members of the 26th

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Graduate Consulting Boot Camp: The Ultimate Crash Course for Consulting Interviews

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Location: Duncan Student Center 512

Boot camp will be conducted by Management Consulted experts Jenny Rae and Namaan Mian. Get a jump start on your preparation for the highly competitive consulting field with direct access to the world’s top experts on consulting interviews, resumes and networking. Management Consulted is the world's largest resource for consulting jobs and prep. You will work hard in a fun, but stretching environment.…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Faculty Research Workshop with Alison Rice

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Alison Rice from the Department of Romance Languages will present "Gendered Glissandos: International Feminisms in a French Frame."

An unprecedented number of women writers of French from outside France are currently contributing to a crucial and timely reconfiguration of “French feminism” that reflects the growing diversity of “French” “feminists” today. Thanks to various backgrounds that extend around the globe, these writers are capable of literary creations that effectively demonstrate new approaches to feminist concerns in France from an international perspective. This talk stems from interviews Dr. Rice conducted in Paris with such figures as Hélène Cixous and Julia Kristeva, among others.…

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Flash Panel: "Brexit: What Now?"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Scholars of European Studies at the University of Notre Dame weigh in on the status of the UK and the EU during the most recent developments with Brexit.

Fresh news on Brexit comes out almost daily now. In the run-up to March 29, the Institute has convened a panel of experts to describe the political and procedural chessboard. What is at stake in the various options for an extension to Article 50? How has Ireland been involved, or will be involved? What effect may Brexit talks have on upcoming European elections? Hear from three experts in political economy, corporate law, and European integration and be prepared for a rousing Q&A on one of the major political events of our day.…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Visiting Scholar Lecture: "Invisible Migrants: Migration from Post-Soviet Republics to the European Union after the Ukrainian Crisis"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Andrzej Szabaciuk, Assistant Professor in the Department of Eastern Studies at the John Paul II Catholic University in Lublin, Poland, will give a lunchtime lecture on "Invisible Migrants: Migration from Post-Soviet Republics to the European Union after the Ukrainian Crisis."

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A Conversation with Sandow Birk

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Location: Special Collections

Sandow Birk is a renowned artist whose work critically addresses social issues in American culture. He has translated and illustrated a modern vernacular edition of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy, setting it in the contemporary United States, and has produced an English interpretation of the Qur’an 

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Lecture: "Encountering Chinese Art in the Digital Age"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium

Utilizing recent developments in graphic technology, digital image processing, and artificial intelligence, the work of Diao Changyu, Chen Haitao, and Chen Qi celebrates the potential impact of digital technologies on the interpretation, study, and conversation of Chinese religious art. These three specialists use tools such as animation, 3-D printing, and virtual reality to create new opportunities for audiences of all backgrounds to engage with the historic past and preservation of Chinese artwork.

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Stories of Grace

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Location: Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Geddes Hall

An evening of prayer and reflection. Hear members of the Notre Dame community sharing how they have learned to see God active in their daily life. 

Featured storytellers include:
Wynn Brown, Duncan Hall, class of 2019 
Carolyn Cleary, PE Hall, class of 2021
Jackie Sardina, Assistant Rector in PE and M.Div student …

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Performance: Liederabend with Fortepiano

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Location: 120 O'Neill Hall - LaBar Hall Recital Hall

Critically hailed French fortepianist Laure Colladant will join with ND voice faculty and “The Eight” (singers from the graduate voice studio) to present a unique, multi-singer performance of Schumann’s beloved song cycles, Dichterliebe and Liederkreis, Op. 39. Ms. Colladant will also play solo repertoire by Brahms on Notre Dame’s exquisite fortepiano. Performers will include guest artist, Laure Colladant, fortepiano, Emily Bird, soprano, Emily Swope, soprano, Fatima Anyekema, mezzo-soprano, Alyse Jamieson, mezzo-soprano, Nolan Carter, tenor, Mark Laseter, tenor, Constantine Novotny, baritone, Jared Swope, baritone, Kiera Duffy, soprano (faculty), Alek Shrader, tenor (faculty), and Stephen Lancaster, baritone (faculty).…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Lecture: "The Aggregate Effects of 'Free' Secondary Schooling in the Developing World"

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Location: Hesburgh Center

A New Frontiers Series lecture by David Lagakos.

This lecture is part of a larger series organized by Faculty Fellow Nilesh Fernando entitled “New Frontiers in Economic Development." First organized in 2013, the series focused on microeconomic poverty interventions. The series now focuses on larger-scale economic issues and their impact in developing countries by featuring distinguished economists who deliver a public lecture as well as participate in a master class with graduate-level economics students.…

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Research Seminar: "Pasolini Screenwriter for Fellini"

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Location: Special Collections

Sponsored by the Center for Italian Studies, this talk focuses on Pier Paolo Pasolini’s contribution to Federico Fellini’s screenplay for Le notti di Cabiria (1957) while also considering the role that he played in writing the scripts for Viaggio con Anita and La dolce vita (1960). Fellini first approached Pasolini because he wished to revise the dialogue in Le notti di Cabiria

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Max and Emma Lecture: "The People's Flag"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium

The Department of Art, Art History & Design is pleased to announce that Hannah B. Higgins, professor of art history and director of the IDEAS program in the School of Art and Art History at the University of Illinois, Chicago, will be this year’s featured speaker. 

The United States is arguably unique in the world among nations for its love of the flag. Public school students begin each day by reciting a Pledge of Allegiance to it. Major public events are routinely begun by singing a hymn written for it, the Star Spangled Banner. During times of social upheaval, its use is closely regulated. This lecture offers a history of the American Flag as viewed through the lens of the arts in four chapters: its origins, its emerging status in the 19th Century and the rise of the flag protection movement, its legal status in the Vietnam era, and its iconic function today.…

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Hesburgh Libraries Hackathon 2019

Location: 231 Hesburgh Library, Collaboration Hub

Join us for the 2019 Hesburgh Libraries Hackathon. This year's theme is Synergy: Holistic Solutions for the Whole Student.

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Faculty Reading Group: "The Omega Principle"

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Location: TBA

Join the Sustainability Faculty Network for a discussion of The Omega Principle by Paul Greenberg, a powerful argument for a more deliberate and forward-thinking relationship to the food we eat and the oceans that sustain us".

Join us for this engaging and robust conversation!  If you would like a complementary copy of The Omega Principle

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Digital Humanities Lecture: Digital Innovation at the Bodleian Library

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Location: 246 Hesburgh Library, Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship

Digital Humanities Speaker Series

The Digital Humanities Speaker Series presents a lecture by Neil Jefferies, Head of Innovation at Oxford's Bodleian Library. In this role, Neil has a wide remit to research and develop future technologies that are relevant to libraries. This talk will cover some of his current areas of interest:…

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