Events

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Presentation: "The International Labour Organization: Promoting Labor Standards, Workers’ Rights, & Gender"

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Location: Geddes Hall Coffee House

Join us for a presentation on the efforts of the International Labour Organization which brings together governments, employers, and workers of 187 countries to set labor standards, develop policies, and devise programs promoting decent work for all women and men featuring Kevin Cassidy, Director, International Labour Organization.

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Lecture: "Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty"

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Location: 114 Flanner Hall

Kauanui Kehaulani, professor of American Studies at Wesleyan University, will give a distinguished lecture on the politics of contemporary Hawaiian sovereignty claims.

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Futility and Longing in the Grief of Achilles: Lecture by Emily Austin

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Location: 229 Hayes-Healy Center

This lecture examines the futile longing at the heart of Achilles’ grief and its relation to vengeance. Although other heroes claim that killing an enemy has “eased their grief,” the story of Achilles reveals the futility of such endeavors. The talk explores the desires spurred by death, the “aimlessness” of grief-driven action, and the final release from cycles of vengeance at the end of the poem.

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Creative Writing Reading Series: Orlando Ricardo Menes

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Location: 104 Bond Hall, Co-sponsored by the Institute for Latino Studies

The Creative Writing Program is a course of study with the flexibility for students to initiate a variety of literary lives through exposure to a range of aesthetics, a global literary orientation, course work in historical and contemporary literary forms, and interaction with visiting authors and scholars.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

AAHD Gallery: "Too Bad We're Not Capitalists"

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Location: AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall

Too Bad We're Not Capitalists, is a group printmaking exhibition curated by Kyle Peets. It focuses on artists who retool everyday objects/images/rituals into vehicles to create poetry, humor, and acts of refusal.

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JoyceSong: The Irish Songs of James Joyce

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Tenor Fran O’Rourke will present a selection of these songs, accompanied by Ireland’s leading classical guitarist John Feeley. Their program will include the two songs most important in the Sirens episode of Ulysses, “The Croppy Boy,” and “The Last Rose of Summer,” as well as “The Lass of Aughrim,” which inspired Joyce’s most famous short story “The Dead." 

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Friday, September 20, 2019

Respected Authors Marc Freedman & Chris Farrell Speaking at Notre Dame

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Location: Carey Auditorium

Respected authors Marc Freedman and Chris Farrell will be speaking at the University of Notre Dame on September 20, 2019. This public presentation is open to all and will begin at 12:00 p.m. in the Carey Auditorium located on the first floor of the Hesburgh Library. Following the presentation, Freedman and Farrell will be available for further conversation until 2:00 p.m. …

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Life Lunch with Mary O'Callaghan

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Location: Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Mary O’Callaghan, Ph.D., a developmental psychologist and a Public Policy Fellow of the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame.

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2019 Hibernian Lecture: "A Century of Suffrage: Catholic Activism, Class Consciousness, and the Contributions of Irish American Women"

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom

Tara McCarthy, associate professor of history at Central Michigan University and author of Respectability and Reform: Irish American Women’s Activism, 1880–1920 (Syracuse University Press, 2018) will deliver the 2019 Hibernian Lecture, “A Century of Suffrage: Catholic Activism, Class Consciousness, and the Contributions of Irish American Women." 

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Saturday, September 21, 2019