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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturdays with the Saints: Ven. Solanus Casey & St. Andre Bessette

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

Fr. Kevin Grove C.S.C., Assistant Professor of Theology at Notre Dame, will deliver a talk on “Ven. Solanus Casey & St. Andre Bessette: Doorkeepers for God on the Occasion of the Beatification of Ven. Solanus Casey” for the eighth annual Saturdays with the Saints lecture series held prior to the Notre Dame-USC

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Saturday Scholars: God and the Good Life - Notre Dame's Innovative New Way of Teaching the Big Questions

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a "home game" Saturday.

“God and the Good Life: Notre Dame's Innovative New Way of Teaching the Big Questions” is presented by Meghan Sullivan

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Lecture: "In the Times of War and Peace: Kurdish Women's Activism in Turkey"

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Location: C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow Nisa Göksel examines the historical conditions in which the war broke out between the Turkish state and Kurdistan Workers’ Party and explores how Kurdish women perform their activism around peace at the local and national scales of politics.

 

All are welcome.

 

Originally published at kroc.nd.edu

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Book Signing: "Mary Shelley and the Rights of the Child: Political Philosophy in Frankenstein"

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

Eileen Hunt Botting, Professor of Political Science, will sign her new book. In Botting’s analysis, Frankenstein emerges as a conceptual resource for exploring the rights of children today, especially those who are disabled, stateless, or genetically modified by medical technologies such as three-parent in vitro fertilization and, perhaps in the near future, gene editing. Mary Shelley and the Rights of the Child

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Lecture: "The Dignity of Human Gender"

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Location: Eck Visitor Center

Sister Mary Prudence Allen, R.S.M. is a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy of Alma, Michigan and a Catholic philosopher whose work focuses on the philosophical concept of womanhood. In 2014, Pope Francis named Sister Prudence to the International Theological Commission.

This lecture about the dignity of human gender is part of the Notre Dame Human Dignity Project which strives to develop a pedagogy of human dignity that is accessible to persons of all faiths or no faith. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.…

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