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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Life Lunch with Kirk Doran and Joseph Kaboski


Location: Geddes Hall Coffeehouse

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Economics professors, Kirk Doran and Joe Kaboski leading the seminar on “Are There Too Many People in the World? What Can Economics Tell Us?”

Lunch is free, but you must register

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Writing Faith: A Conversation with Marilynne Robinson


Location: Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

To kick off this year’s ND Forum, Marilynne Robinson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and champion of the integral relationship between faith and art, will be in dialogue with John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., and Glynn Family Honors Associate Professor, Susannah Monta.

Robinson is the F. Wendell Miller Professor Emeritus of English and Creative Writing at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. A native of Sandpoint, Idaho, she graduated from Brown University in 1966 and earned her doctoral degree from the University of Washington in 1977. In 1980, her first novel, “Housekeeping,” received the PEN/Hemingway Award for best first novel and a nomination for the Pulitzer Prize.…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Celebrate the International Day of Peace

Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Interested in studying peace? Curious about the status of international human rights? Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies for two days of events focused on this year’s United Nations International Day of Peace theme, “The Right to Peace: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70.”…

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Book Release and Panel Discussion: "Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango Arribeño"


Location: Salon A, Smith Ballroom, Morris Inn

Book release for Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango Arribeño. Panel discussion participants will include Alex E. Chávez, Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology; Charles Briggs, Alan Dundes Distinguished Professor of Folklore and Professor of Anthropology at University of California, Berkeley; and George Lipsitz, Professor in the Department of Black Studies and Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara. Click here

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Research Seminar: “The Face of Recent Italian Criminal Television: Gomorrah and Beyond”


Location: Special Collections

This talk focuses on recent, popular Italian television. As noted in a recent Variety article, “The global rise of Italian TV series is now in full swing” thanks in great part to the international successes of programs such as Gomorrah. La serie, Suburra. La serie, The Young Pope, 1992/1993, and Romanzo criminale. La serie

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