Events

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Documentary and Q&A: "Después de María, las 2 Orillas" / "After María, the 2 Shores"

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Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Join filmmaker Sonia Fritz for a screening of her documentary, which describes how communities and families in Puerto Rico and diaspora in Orlando, Florida, dealt with the aftermath of Hurricane María. The film focuses on two angles: how community leaders empowered their communities to deal with the disaster, and how families who migrated to the U.S. have helped in the reconstruction of Puerto Rico. A Q&A with Sonia Fritz will follow the screening. Hosted by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Greek Cultural Evening

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Join the Byzantine Studies Program and the Medieval Institute for a Greek Cultural Evening! The main event is a concert by the group Trio Levante. Collaborating with bassist Kostas Challoumas and singer Eirini Tornesake, Trio Levante will present a tribute concert of Greek traditional songs from the Smyrna school, pre-war rebetiko, nisiotika and laiko This musical journey will include some of the most beautiful songs and sounds of Asia Minor, the Greek mainland and the Greek islands, including Crete and Cyprus. …

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Stories of Grace

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Location: Alumni Hall Chapel

An evening of prayer and reflection. Hear members of the Notre Dame community sharing how they have learned to see God active in their daily life.

Featured storytellers include:

Sarah Ortiz (Lewis Hall, Class of 2019)
Patrick West (Alumni Hall, Class of 2020)
Lisa Anderson (Instructor, Center for Social Concerns)…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Cushwa Center Lecture: "Sex and American Christianity: The Religious Divides that Fractured a Nation"

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Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

R. Marie Griffith will deliver the 2018 Cushwa Center Lecture. Griffith is John C. Danforth Distinguished Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, where she directs the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics. She is the author of Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics

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Lecture: "Primo Levi e Dante: quattro casi (più o meno noti)" / "Primo Levi & Dante: Four Cases (More or Less Known)"

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Location: Special Collections

Dante’s Divina Commedia is one of the most, if not the most quoted book in the works of Primo Levi. In many books or chapters, often across several pages in a row, we find either explicit references or allusions to Dante. Since a systematic approach is impossible, a symptomatic approach will be proposed in this lecture. Professor Franceschini will consider:…

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Lecture: "Vija Celmins: In the Studio"

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Location: 200 Riley Hall

Join us for a lecture by MFA walkthrough critic Frances Jacobus-Parker. Frances is a visiting curator at the Snite Museum of Art and a Ph.D. candidate in art history at Princeton University. She is an art historian, critic, and curator who focuses on postwar and contemporary art, with an interest in work by women artists and artists of color. Her dissertation is the first book-length analysis of the pivotal oeuvre of the Latvian-born, American artist Vija Celmins (b. 1938). Frances’s recent research has been supported by fellowships from the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. Her writing has appeared in a wide range of exhibition catalogs, on Artforum.com, and in essay collections on topics including collaboration and protest. At the Snite, she is organizing an exhibition that addresses strategies of appropriation in recent work by Native American artists.…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Seminar: "The Concept of Woman Seminar"

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, Rm. 100-104

Organized to mark the monumental achievement of Sr. Prudence Allen’s completion of the three-volume work, The Concept of Woman, this day-long seminar invites us to engage the vast historical and philosophical contribution of Sr. Allen’s work of tracing the development of the concept of woman from the pre-Socratics to the modern day. With an eye toward continuing the task masterfully laid out in The Concept of Woman

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Excellence in Teaching Conference

Location: University of Notre Dame

The 2-day conference will capitalize on the field-tested methods of Project GLAD (the Guided Language Acquisition Design Model), a program begun on the West Coast to promote language acquisition, academic achievement, and cross-cultural skills in PreK-12 classrooms across the curriculum. Proven so effective that entire school districts have formally adopted the program, the Be GLAD

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Excellence in Teaching Conference

Location: University of Notre Dame

The 2-day conference will capitalize on the field-tested methods of Project GLAD (the Guided Language Acquisition Design Model), a program begun on the West Coast to promote language acquisition, academic achievement, and cross-cultural skills in PreK-12 classrooms across the curriculum. Proven so effective that entire school districts have formally adopted the program, the Be GLAD

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Excellence in Teaching Conference

Location: University of Notre Dame

The 2-day conference will capitalize on the field-tested methods of Project GLAD (the Guided Language Acquisition Design Model), a program begun on the West Coast to promote language acquisition, academic achievement, and cross-cultural skills in PreK-12 classrooms across the curriculum. Proven so effective that entire school districts have formally adopted the program, the Be GLAD

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018