Events

Friday, June 23, 2017

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century

Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) invite you and your team to apply for the 9th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies Program Development, June 19 to June 23, 2017.

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new dimension to peace studies programs; or move established peace studies programs to the next level of design and rigor. Highlights will help you and your team to engage with leading thinkers on contemporary issues in peace studies practice, research, and teaching, explore the pedagogical, administrative, and communications challenges of developing peace studies courses and programs, and collaborate with teams of faculty on course development while benefitting from the ideas and expertise of others in the field.…

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Conference: Trying To Say "God" - Re-Enchanting Catholic Literature

Location: Notre Dame campus

The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts presents the conference “Trying to Say ‘God’: Re-enchanting Catholic Literature”

For years the Catholic intelligentsia has debated the causes of a dearth of Catholic literature, lamenting the end of the “golden age” of Catholic writing and the days of O’Connor, Percy, Merton, et. al. "Catholic literary culture today might best be described as a funeral for multiple corpses. This, for living Catholic writers, makes for a rather depressing set of circumstances to enter into," wrote Kaya Oakes in an essay for America Magazine in 2014. We, the founders of the Trying to Say God conference, agree with Oakes that the problem isn’t a lack of serious, talented, and faithful Catholic artists—it’s that we lack a Catholic arts culture. We aren’t the first people to say this, but we want to take a concrete step to change it. …

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Conference: Trying To Say "God" - Re-Enchanting Catholic Literature

Location: Notre Dame campus

The Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts presents the conference “Trying to Say ‘God’: Re-enchanting Catholic Literature”

For years the Catholic intelligentsia has debated the causes of a dearth of Catholic literature, lamenting the end of the “golden age” of Catholic writing and the days of O’Connor, Percy, Merton, et. al. "Catholic literary culture today might best be described as a funeral for multiple corpses. This, for living Catholic writers, makes for a rather depressing set of circumstances to enter into," wrote Kaya Oakes in an essay for America Magazine in 2014. We, the founders of the Trying to Say God conference, agree with Oakes that the problem isn’t a lack of serious, talented, and faithful Catholic artists—it’s that we lack a Catholic arts culture. We aren’t the first people to say this, but we want to take a concrete step to change it. …

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Exhibition: “Preserving the Steadfastness of Your Faith” - Catholics in the Early American Republic

Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

This exhibition displays examples of American Catholicism expressed through (mostly) printed texts from 1783 through the early 1840s. They include the earliest Catholic bibles published by Mathew Carey, and editions of Thomas à Kempis' The Imitation of Christ used and produced in the United States; polemical pamphlets with sexual and political subtexts that flew back and forth across the Atlantic; no-holds-barred dueling sectarian newspapers; books and pamphlets created in reaction to mob violence against the Ursuline convent school near Boston; and official reports that mapped the Church’s growth and growing pains.…

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Exhibition: “Preserving the Steadfastness of Your Faith” - Catholics in the Early American Republic

Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

This exhibition displays examples of American Catholicism expressed through (mostly) printed texts from 1783 through the early 1840s. They include the earliest Catholic bibles published by Mathew Carey, and editions of Thomas à Kempis' The Imitation of Christ used and produced in the United States; polemical pamphlets with sexual and political subtexts that flew back and forth across the Atlantic; no-holds-barred dueling sectarian newspapers; books and pamphlets created in reaction to mob violence against the Ursuline convent school near Boston; and official reports that mapped the Church’s growth and growing pains.…

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

CUP Leadership Institute

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies invites applications for a Leadership Institute from July 8-16, 2017.  Preference will be given to those who have been visiting scholars at the Institute from post-communist countries.  The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.  Additional information can be found here

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

CUP Leadership Institute

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies invites applications for a Leadership Institute from July 8-16, 2017.  Preference will be given to those who have been visiting scholars at the Institute from post-communist countries.  The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.  Additional information can be found here

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Monday, July 10, 2017

CUP Leadership Institute

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies invites applications for a Leadership Institute from July 8-16, 2017.  Preference will be given to those who have been visiting scholars at the Institute from post-communist countries.  The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.  Additional information can be found here

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Exhibition: “Preserving the Steadfastness of Your Faith” - Catholics in the Early American Republic

Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

This exhibition displays examples of American Catholicism expressed through (mostly) printed texts from 1783 through the early 1840s. They include the earliest Catholic bibles published by Mathew Carey, and editions of Thomas à Kempis' The Imitation of Christ used and produced in the United States; polemical pamphlets with sexual and political subtexts that flew back and forth across the Atlantic; no-holds-barred dueling sectarian newspapers; books and pamphlets created in reaction to mob violence against the Ursuline convent school near Boston; and official reports that mapped the Church’s growth and growing pains.…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

CUP Leadership Institute

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies invites applications for a Leadership Institute from July 8-16, 2017.  Preference will be given to those who have been visiting scholars at the Institute from post-communist countries.  The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.  Additional information can be found here

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

CUP Leadership Institute

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies invites applications for a Leadership Institute from July 8-16, 2017.  Preference will be given to those who have been visiting scholars at the Institute from post-communist countries.  The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.  Additional information can be found here

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

CUP Leadership Institute

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies invites applications for a Leadership Institute from July 8-16, 2017.  Preference will be given to those who have been visiting scholars at the Institute from post-communist countries.  The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.  Additional information can be found here

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Friday, July 14, 2017

CUP Leadership Institute

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies invites applications for a Leadership Institute from July 8-16, 2017.  Preference will be given to those who have been visiting scholars at the Institute from post-communist countries.  The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.  Additional information can be found here

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Slave Narratives in British And French America, 1700–1848

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Location: University of Notre Dame London Global Gateway

Organized by Sophie White (University of Notre Dame) and Trevor Burnard (University of Melbourne), this conference seeks to propel our thinking about how we understand the quotidian existence of enslaved people in the two biggest slave systems in the Greater Caribbean during the height of plantation slavery.

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Shakespeare After Hours

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Location: LangLab | 1302 High Street, South Bend, IN 46601

New for 2017!  Enjoy Shakespeare at his bawdy, boozy, bloody best. Local civic theatres and dance companies present scenes intended for a mature audience. Raise a glass (literally) as we toast the Bard’s scandalous side.

Free performance, cash bar.

Scenes may not be suitable for younger viewers.

Originally published at shakespeare.nd.edu

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

CUP Leadership Institute

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies invites applications for a Leadership Institute from July 8-16, 2017.  Preference will be given to those who have been visiting scholars at the Institute from post-communist countries.  The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.  Additional information can be found here

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Slave Narratives in British And French America, 1700–1848

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Location: University of Notre Dame London Global Gateway

Organized by Sophie White (University of Notre Dame) and Trevor Burnard (University of Melbourne), this conference seeks to propel our thinking about how we understand the quotidian existence of enslaved people in the two biggest slave systems in the Greater Caribbean during the height of plantation slavery.

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ShakeScenes 2017

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Location: Washington Hall

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival's Community Company presents Shakespeare's greatest hits! Enjoy an afternoon of 10-minute scenes performed by young actors from throughout Michiana. Family-friendly fun at Notre Dame's beautiful Washington Hall. Coordinated by Christy Burgess of the Robinson Shakespeare Company. There will be a fifteen minute intermission dividing two hour-long sets of scenes. On-campus parking is available. 

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Exhibition: “Preserving the Steadfastness of Your Faith” - Catholics in the Early American Republic

Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

This exhibition displays examples of American Catholicism expressed through (mostly) printed texts from 1783 through the early 1840s. They include the earliest Catholic bibles published by Mathew Carey, and editions of Thomas à Kempis' The Imitation of Christ used and produced in the United States; polemical pamphlets with sexual and political subtexts that flew back and forth across the Atlantic; no-holds-barred dueling sectarian newspapers; books and pamphlets created in reaction to mob violence against the Ursuline convent school near Boston; and official reports that mapped the Church’s growth and growing pains.…

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