Events

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Conference: "Social Media in Academia: Research, Teaching, and Outreach"

Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

This conference will highlight the benefits of social media in education – for research, teaching and public outreach. Renowned keynote speakers will discuss their cutting- edge work with new fossil finds from South Africa, primate and animal cognition, and human sexuality, while demonstrating how their research is enhanced through social media.…

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Workshop: Writing A Strong Grant Proposal

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Location: 110 Brownson Hall

Do you need funds to undertake a research project, conference presentation, unpaid internship, or service project? Workshop B will introduce you to the array of ND grants designed to support undergraduate intellectual and creative endeavors outside the classroom. The workshop will review the various components of a grant application and provide guided instruction to help you craft a compelling project proposal.  …

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Appalachia Storytelling and Concert

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Location: 101 DeBartolo Hall

John Wyatt, Appalachian storyteller and musician will perform as a guest of the Center for Social Concerns. His songs and stories of the mountains transport you back to another time and place. Wyatt’s music and storytelling celebrates the common bonds of faith and family and what it means to be Appalachian.…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Lecture: "Performing Blackness in the Danza de Caporales"

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Danielle Roper is the Provost's Career Enhancement Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and the Scholar for the Center for Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago. She is currently writing a book entitled, Hemispheric Blackface: Impersonation and Colorblindness in the Americas

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Reading: Daniel Borzutzky and Katherine Hedeen

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

The Department of English welcomes Daniel Borzutzky and Katherine Hedeen as they read and translate Galo Ghigliotto’s Valdivia (Coimpress, 2016) and the night badly written (action books, 2017), an anthology of Rodríguez Núñez’s latest work.

All are welcome.

Originally published at english.nd.edu

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Panel Discussion: "Criminal Violence and Challenges to Democracy and Development in Latin America"

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Location: Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Authors from an upcoming special issue of the Latin American Research Review (LARR) share insights on criminal violence and its effect on democracy and development throughout Latin America in a panel moderated by Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, former graduate student, visiting fellow, and most recently Distinguished Research Affiliate of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies

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Lecture and Book Signing: "Identity and Citizenship"

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Location: Oak Room at South Dining Hall

Dr. Mark Lilla, Professor of Humanities at Columbia University will present his lecture “Identity and Citizenship." Lilla specializes in intellectual history, with a particular focus on Western political and religious thought.

 

A book signing will follow the lecture on Lilla’s new book The Once and Future Liberal.

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Lecture: "Agonistic Harmony and Transformation"

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Location: Morris Inn Smith Ballroom, Salon C

Martha Gonzalez, assistant professor in Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at Scripps/Claremont College and leader of the Grammy Award-winning Chicano band Quetzal, will present this lecture. Gonzalez will explore efforts involving two of Quetzal’s songs; “Estoy Aqui” and “Coyote Hustle.” 

This lecture precedes the band Quetzal’s performance at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on Friday, September 22nd at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at performingarts.nd.edu

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Reception: "Social Design in India: Initiatives, Challenges & Innovation"

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Location: Cregg Commons, West Lake Hall

The University of Notre Dame is proud to announce the Social Design Exchange Program with India through a course titled "Social Design: Initiatives, Challenges, & Innovation". Taught and developed by Professor Neeta Verma, the course is a new pilot partnership between The Department of Art, Art History & Design, and the National Institute of Design (NID), India.

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The 36th McBride Lecture: "Today's Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice"

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Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

Fred Redmond has been the United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President (Human Affairs) since 2006. He joined the USW when he went to work at Reynolds Metals Co. in McCook, IL, in 1973, and he worked his way up through the ranks of his local from shop steward to grievance committee member to local president. He is co-chair of the AFL-CIO's Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice, created in 2015 to "facilitate a broad conversation with local labor leaders around racial and economic disparities and institutional biases, and identifies ways to become more inclusive as the new entrants to the labor force diversify." His lecture will address that committee's conclusions, just published as the Racial and Economic Justice Report

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Friday, September 22, 2017

American Area Seminar: Dan Sinykin

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Location: 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Dan Sinykin, postdoctoral fellow in the department of English, will give a talk titled “Great Divides: A Computational History of Economic Language in the US Novel, 1950-2000.”

The Notre Dame American Area Seminar is a collective of faculty and graduate students from English and affiliated departments meeting monthly to discuss the most exciting new work in the field. For more information, contact Matt Wilkens (mwilkens@nd.edu

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Comparative Politics Workshop: "Faith and Friendship: Religious Tolerance and Religious Bridging in Muslim-majority Countries"

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Location: C104/105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Nathanael G. Sumaktoyo, Doctoral Student in Political Science, will present his work. 

The Comparative Politics Workshop is a graduate student-led forum geared towards presenting and discussing papers and research projects. Participants have the chance to present their work and receive valuable, constructive feedback from their colleagues.…

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Hibernian Lecture: "The Struggle for Ireland's Soul: Catholics under the Penal Laws"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

Ian McBride will deliver the 2017 Hibernian Lecture. McBride is Foster Professor of Irish History at Hertford College, University of Oxford. His research has focused on 18th-century Ireland as well as the role of historians in making sense of the Northern Ireland conflict.

He has received a Leverhulme Major Research Award to produce a study of Catholic Ireland under the penal laws. Like the Great Famine and the Easter Rising, the persecution suffered by Irish Catholics during the “Penal Times” is a central component of Irish national mythology. McBride plans to write a book addressing how the 18th-century penal code was implemented and how it reshaped Catholic Ireland. Much of the research will be carried out in Rome, where a number of exceptionally rich archives have yet to be properly exploited.…

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Concert: Quetzal

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

East L.A.‘s Grammy-winning musical force has created a unique cultural platform to sound against conditions of oppression and marginalization. The complexity of Chicano music allows the group to move seamlessly from son jarocho to funk, rock, R&B, pop and more. 2017’s The Eternal Getdown was released to wide acclaim. For more information on the accompanying lecture, visit here

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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Streaming of Beatification of Fr. Stanley Rother

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Location: Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level Geddes Hall

The Beatification of Fr. Stanley Rother, the first martyr born in the United States, will air live. Fr. Bob Pelton, C.S.C. will deliver opening remarks to introduce the beatification and Fr. Stanley’s cause.

Originally published at icl.nd.edu

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Sunday, September 24, 2017

St. John's Bible Concert

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

This multi-disciplinary performance will provide audiences with a sustained meditation on the Incarnation of the Word of God through a combination of live music, dance, Scripture, and the illuminations of The Saint John’s Bible. Volumes of the St. John’s Bible will be on display for viewing in the concourse.…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017