Events

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Religion & Literature Lecture: Grace, & the Spiritual Reach of Representation

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Location: 100-104 McKenna Hall

The lecturer this year is the celebrated American poetics scholar, poet and lyric theorist Hank Lazer, who will be speaking about one of Rowan Williams’s most recent books, The Edge of Words: God and the Habits of Language (2014). Laser's lecture, entitled “Grace, & the Spiritual Reach of Representation,” will take place at 5 pm and will be followed by a reception afterwards in the atrium (including an array of finger-food and free bar).…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

POSTPONED: Enduring Trends and New Directions: A Conference on the History of American Christianity | In Honor of Mark Noll

Location: Morris Inn

NOTE: This conference has been postponed. Further details can be found at http://www.nollconference.com/ as they become available.


This conference honors the career of Mark Noll by reflecting on his work in the history of American Christianity, while also looking forward to new directions in the field. Panels on American Christianity in the colonial era, the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the recent history of world Christianity anchor the conference. Senior scholars will gather in round table discussions to reflect on the evangelical mind and on the writing of grand narratives in American religious history. The conference features a keynote address by David Hempton, an interview with Noll hosted by Books & Culture editor John Wilson, and Noll's own reflections.…

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NDnano Symposium: Nanotechnology in the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders

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Location: Eck Visitors Center

Notre Dame’s Center for Nano Science and Technology (NDnano) is hosting a one-day symposium bringing together leading experts in neuroscience and nano​technology to share research and enhance collaborations.

The keynote speaker is Kevin Tracey, M.D., President & CEO of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Joining Dr. Tracey as speakers and panel members are:…

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Religion & Literature Workshop: Hank Lazer

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

A lunchtime workshop (sandwiches provided) will take place at noon. In addition to discussing the lecture on March 29 by Hank Lazer, we will also discuss the first chapter of Rowan Williams’s book The Edge of Words: God and the Habits of Language (2014) and an essay by Lazer entitled “Of Course Poetry is Difficult / Poetry is Not Difficult.”…

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Symposium on the Qurʾan and Catholic Theology

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Location: McKenna Hall, Room 100-104

Panel 1 will include:

  • Mehdi Azaiez (Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at KU Leuven) with “The Qurˈānic Abraham”
  • Enno Dango (graduate student) with “A Catholic Reading of the Qurʾānic alladhīna āmanū wa ʿamilū’ṣ-ṣāliḥāti in the Context of the Biblical Discourse on Justification”
  • Mourad Takawi (graduate student) with “Early Arabic Christian Exegesis of the Qurʾān”

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Workshop: Physics and Mathematics in Aristotle's Account of Infinity

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Location: 201 Malloy Hall

Workshop on Ancient Philosophy presents Pieter Hasper, Associate Professor of Philosophy from Indiana University.

You are welcome to attend the workshop on Friday, March 31 "Aristotle's Constructionist Philosophy of Mathematics", 12:30-2:45, 110 O'Shaughnessy Hall.

The activities of the workshop are supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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Religion & Literature Reading: Hank Lazer

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The final event of this year's Religion & Literature Annual Lecture will be a reading by the celebrated American poetics scholar, poet and lyric theorist Hank Lazer, who will be speaking about one of Rowan Williams’s most recent books, The Edge of Words: God and the Habits of Language (2014). Lazer will offer an innovative reading of his recent work which he calls “shape-writing.”…

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Let's Talk 2017: Relationships, Research, and Results

Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall

The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures invites abstracts on the connections between community engagement and foreign language instruction in higher education. This conference will provide scholars and professional educators a venue to discuss research, theories, and best practices in regards to language-focused Community-Based Learning (CBL). …

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POSTPONED: Enduring Trends and New Directions: A Conference on the History of American Christianity | In Honor of Mark Noll

Location: Morris Inn

NOTE: This conference has been postponed. Further details can be found at http://www.nollconference.com/ as they become available.


This conference honors the career of Mark Noll by reflecting on his work in the history of American Christianity, while also looking forward to new directions in the field. Panels on American Christianity in the colonial era, the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the recent history of world Christianity anchor the conference. Senior scholars will gather in round table discussions to reflect on the evangelical mind and on the writing of grand narratives in American religious history. The conference features a keynote address by David Hempton, an interview with Noll hosted by Books & Culture editor John Wilson, and Noll's own reflections.…

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Workshop: Just Wage

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Location: Geddes Hall Coffee House

The workshop will explore criteria for a just wage in the light of Catholic Social Tradition such as: “family wage,” “asset-enabling,” “proper proportionality” according to type of work, productiveness, conditions of work place, opportunity-generation, “contextual justice” (conditions of business), the “preservation of integrity” and additional rights such as right to rest, right to pension, right to accident insurance, right to social security connected with maternity.…

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The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Notre Dame Student Peace conference is an annual conference organized by students for students. Its mission is to provide space for undergraduate and graduate students to engage in dialogue on important issues related to peacebuilding, social justice, and global issues.

It is intended as a learning environment where students can share their research with other students and network with peers who share their personal passion and academic interest in peace.…

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Workshop: Aristotle's Constructionist Philosophy of Mathematics

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Location: 110 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Workshop on Ancient Philosophy presents Pieter Hasper, Associate Professor of Philosophy from Indiana University.

You are welcome to attend the workshop on Thursday, March 30 "Physics and Mathematics in Aristotle's Account of Infinity", 2:00-4:45, 201 Malloy.

The activities of the workshop are supported by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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Spring Concert: Notre Dame Glee Club

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

For its annual spring concert, The Glee Club will present a program of sacred and secular music for men’s voices, including a newly commissioned work by Paul French, spirituals and folk songs, and American popular styles.

For tickets, call 574.631.2800 or visit performingarts.nd.edu

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Saturday, April 1, 2017

Let's Talk 2017: Relationships, Research, and Results

Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall

The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures invites abstracts on the connections between community engagement and foreign language instruction in higher education. This conference will provide scholars and professional educators a venue to discuss research, theories, and best practices in regards to language-focused Community-Based Learning (CBL). …

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POSTPONED: Enduring Trends and New Directions: A Conference on the History of American Christianity | In Honor of Mark Noll

Location: Morris Inn

NOTE: This conference has been postponed. Further details can be found at http://www.nollconference.com/ as they become available.


This conference honors the career of Mark Noll by reflecting on his work in the history of American Christianity, while also looking forward to new directions in the field. Panels on American Christianity in the colonial era, the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the recent history of world Christianity anchor the conference. Senior scholars will gather in round table discussions to reflect on the evangelical mind and on the writing of grand narratives in American religious history. The conference features a keynote address by David Hempton, an interview with Noll hosted by Books & Culture editor John Wilson, and Noll's own reflections.…

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The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

The Notre Dame Student Peace conference is an annual conference organized by students for students. Its mission is to provide space for undergraduate and graduate students to engage in dialogue on important issues related to peacebuilding, social justice, and global issues.

It is intended as a learning environment where students can share their research with other students and network with peers who share their personal passion and academic interest in peace.…

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Seminar in American Religion

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom

The spring 2017 Seminar in American Religion will discuss John T. McGreevy’s new book, American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global (Princeton, 2016). McGreevy is the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, Professor of History and Concurrent Professor in American Studies.…

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Notre Dame Chorale

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The Notre Dame Chorale, directed by Alexander Blachly, performs a program of choral masterpieces by Weelkes, Monteverdi, Mendelssohn, and Stravinsky.

Family friendly for ages 7 and up. 

For tickets, call 574.631.2800 or visit performingarts.nd.edu

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Sunday, April 2, 2017

Conference: The Quest for Consonance - Theology and the Natural Sciences

Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

What is the relationship between faith and reason, theology and philosophy, religion and science? Since the rise of contemporary philosophies of science in the 1960s, there has been a growing desire to contextualize standard discussions of theology and science through newly understood historical and philosophical methodologies. This desire has shown itself primarily in historical studies on Galileo, Augustine, Aquinas, and contemporary studies on cosmology, evolutionary biology, and particle physics. Such studies have led scholars to interact in novel ways and explore previously unknown horizons of discussion, leading to an unexpected level of interdisciplinarity.…

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Romance Languages International Week 2017

Location: University of Notre Dame

Sunday, April 2:  International Dessert Night + music + dance + JeoparNDy from 4 pm to 7 pm, Hesburgh Center for International Studies and at 5 pm: Photo contest displayed in O’Shaughnessy Great Hall until Thursday

Monday, April 3: Portuguese film at 5 pm, 103 DeBartolo Hall; French film at 7 pm, 101 DeBartolo Hall…

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