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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 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


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


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


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


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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