Events

Friday, September 25, 2020

Lecture: "Flint"

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, explores the racial dimensions of the Flint water crisis.

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Monday, September 28, 2020

Lecture: "The El Paso Massacre: One Year Later"

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Location: Zoom

ND alumna Marisa Y. Limón Garza, Deputy Director of Hope Border Institute in El Paso, will reflect on the August 3, 2019 mass shooting and its significance in the Latino community. The El Paso massacre, where 23 people were killed and 23 others injured, is considered to be the deadliest anti-Latino attack in U.S. history.

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Advice to the Next President on Addressing Racial Justice: Notre Dame Students Speak Out

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Location: Virtual Event

In this epic moment of reckoning on systemic racism and during the lead up to a U.S. presidential election in November, the Kroc Institute seeks to promote and support the voices of a new generation of voters: young people who experience and care about racism, sexism and other forms of prejudice and inequality, and who expect the political leadership of our country to take these issues seriously.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Art Exhibition: "Touchstones of the Twentieth Century: A History of Photography at the University of Notre Dame"

Location: Snite Museum, O'Shaughnessy galleries

This exhibition of one hundred carefully selected American and European photographs is the first presentation of this scope at Notre Dame. It will provide a survey of creative photography through the course of the century, an era when such images were known worldwide, providing touchstones of history and culture.

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Engaged Learning Forum: "Building Civic Learning: Lessons from the 19th Amendment in the Context of the November Election"

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Location: virtual via Zoom

Christina Wolbrecht, Ph.D., will discuss historical and current electoral trends in the context of the anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the coming national election. What can history tell us about the struggle for voting rights today? How can previous elections help us understand the historic 2020 election? How can we help our students make sense of this specific political moment, what some have called a 'stunningly teachable moment about the importance of democracy”?

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Lecture: "Coming to Terms with 'Engaged Buddhism' in Asia"

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Location: Zoom webinar

Alexander Hsu is an adjunct assistant professor for the Keough School of Global Affairs and serves as the academic advisor for the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies. A historian of early Buddhist scripture in China, Hsu earned a doctorate in religious studies from the University of Chicago, where he previously earned a master of divinity and a bachelor of religious studies and biological science.

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Focus Your Job Search as a Graduate Student

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Location: https://notredame.zoom.us/j/93875107124?pwd=VFdkYlJNVUhtVWh5RUlDQ2VhRjV4UT09

ND Graduate Career Services will provide strategies to intentionally plan your job search and identify resources based on a wide range of criteria including alumni networking, location-based resources, discipline/industry-based resources, and more.

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HPS Colloquium: Eileen Morgan

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Location: Virtual

Eileen will present "Considering Medieval Miscellanies Codicologically: Digital Codicology and Textual Relationships in the University of Valencia Biblioteca Historica MS 216."

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice: David Cortright and Maria Stephan

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Location: Virtual Event

The Kroc Institute is partnering with Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana, to offer a series advocating for nonviolence as an effective strategy to resist violence and support movements for justice. Voices from different streams of nonviolence—including communal nonviolence, liberationist nonviolence, and strategic nonviolence—will speak as witnesses to the power of nonviolence in action.

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Kroc-Kellogg Peace, Conflict, Crime and Violence Workshop

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Location: Virtual

"Conflict-Related Constitutions and Conflict (non)Recurrence" with Ilana Rothkopf, PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Science and Student Affiliate of the Kellogg Institute, Notre Dame International Security Center, and Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Virtual London Book Club presents "Hitchcock in London"

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Location: Online

The London Global Gateway, along with five partners from across the University of Notre Dame campus, has launched the London Book Club, an interactive, educational enrichment program featuring Notre Dame’s expert faculty.

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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Visual Cultural Workshops: "Designing the Junior Miss: Some Short Stories about the Origins of Teen-Girl Entertainment"

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Location: Zoom

This presentation offers an overview of a forthcoming book about the first wave of U.S. teen-girl entertainment, with a special focus on seven short story composites that collectively launched a transindustrial girl-centered production trend that lasted over thirty years and continues to influence the representation of teenage girls globally.

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Friday, October 2, 2020