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Monday, September 26, 2022

Flash Panel: "The War in Ukraine: Is There Hope for Diplomacy?"

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Location: Online

As an unprovoked act of aggression on a sovereign nation, Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022 represented a failure of diplomacy. Now over six months into the war, is there a role for diplomacy in bringing the conflict to a resolution? What effect has the war had on other diplomatic missions, relationships, and endeavors?

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Lecture by R. Khari Brown: Race, Religion, and Black Lives Matter

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Location: B101 Jenkins Nanovic

Dr. R. Khari Brown is a sociology professor at Wayne State University and the President of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. His research explores how race impacts the relationship between religion and social-political behaviors and attitudes.

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Macro Seminar: Juan Rubio Ramirez, Emory University

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Location: 3060F Jenkins Nanovic Halls

There has been a call for caution when using the conventional method for Bayesian inference in set-identified structural vector autoregressions on the grounds that the uniform prior over the set of orthogonal matrices could be nonuniform for key objects of interest. This paper challenges this call.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Lecture: "Ireland and the Great War: Myth, Memory, and History"

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Location: Room 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Dr. Niamh Gallagher lectures focus predominantly on political and social history. She is currently co-editing The Political Thought of the Irish Revolution with Professor Richard Bourke and has written more widely on the cultural and social history of the First World War.

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Lecture: "Conventional Weapons as Symbolic Signals"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Jen Spindel is assistant professor of political science at the University of New Hampshire, where her research focuses on international security, foreign policy, and alliance politics.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Lucy Osler Talk: "Objectification, Tech, and the Quantified Self"

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Location: 126 DeBartolo Hall

Lucy Osler is a philosophy lecturer at Cardiff University specializing in phenomenological and 4E approaches to sociality, psycopathology, and technology. She is particularly interested in the role of the body and bodily experience in social interaction, so-called 'mental' health, and our use of contemporary tech.

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The Question of Women and the Diaconate: A Conversation with Dr. Phyllis Zagano and Anna Keating

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Location: 140 DeBartolo Hall

Pope Francis recently instituted a new commission to study women and the diaconate. In the words of the press release of Vatican News announcing the commission, one of its foundational tasks is to "study the permanent diaconate that existed in the early church." This panel conversation will examine that question, as well as the theological and pastoral implications of the ways women serve in diaconal roles in our church today.

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Friday, September 30, 2022

Monday, October 3, 2022

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

The Nanovic Forum with Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies in the Keough School of Global Affairs will host Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the youngest president of Croatia as well as the first woman to be elected to the office.

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Friday, October 7, 2022

Fall Colloquium Series: "Stacked Decks: Buildings and Urban Inequality"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

As a 2021-22 American Bar Foundation/JPB Foundation Access to Justice Faculty Scholar, Dr. Robin Bartram is collecting data for her next book, which investigates how cities plan for aging housing stock and environmental risks. She is particularly interested in how racialized and gendered articulations of responsibility for damage, repair, maintenance, and depreciation.

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Friday, October 14, 2022

SAS Donuts & Donations

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Location: under tent east side of Jenkins Nanovic

Join the Arts and Letters Staff Advisory (SAS) Committee for Donuts & Donations!

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Saturday, October 15, 2022