Events

Friday, February 8, 2019

Actors From The London Stage presents "King Lear"

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Location: Washington Hall

Confronting the role of the monarch in the balance between authority and chaos, King Lear reveals the beauty of selfless love, the heartache of betrayal, and the descent of civilization into brutishness when selfish greed has run amuck. 

Shakespeare’s intense drama returns to Notre Dame in a powerful new production from Actors From The London Stage. Comprised of just five actors, the AFTLS

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Lecture: "The Challenge of Christian Animal Ethics"

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Location: Lecture – Location TBA

In this lecture, David Clough will introduce the second volume of his landmark work, On Animals. Building on the theology of animals developed in Volume I, the book challenges Christians to recognize serious faith-based reasons to rethink their practice in relation to other animals, especially in relation to our use of them for food.

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Life Lunch with Anthony Pagliarini

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffeehouse

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Asst. Teaching Professor & Asst. Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Theology, Anthony Pagliarini. 

Lunch is free, but you must register.

Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

Originally published at mcgrath.nd.edu

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Junior Parents Weekend

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Location: Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The College of Arts and Letters Showcase for Junior Parents Weekend will begin at 10 am on Saturday, February 16, with a presentation by Arts and Letters faculty in the Browning Cinema.  From 11:15 am to noon there will be an informal reception for parents and students to meet with faculty and other representatives from the College of Arts and Letters.…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Colloquium Speaker: Kay Shelemay

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Location: 306 O'Neill Hall

Professor Kay Shelemay, G. Gordon Watts Professor at Harvard University, will speak on the musical traditions of Syrian Jews. Shelemay, is an ethnomusicologist and leading authority on Jewish music. Her timely and groundbreaking work on Jewish communities from Syria and their migration throughout the world explores the many ways that the art of music sustains identity and culture in times of turmoil.…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 1 and 2

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focussing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles, inviting readers and listeners to perhaps embark on a spiritual journey themselves. On each of the assigned dates, there will be two lectures: one at 6:00pm and another following on after at 7:15pm. A short course for undergraduates will run alongside this course.…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 3 and 4

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focussing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles, inviting readers and listeners to perhaps embark on a spiritual journey themselves. On each of the assigned dates, there will be two lectures: one at 6:00pm and another following on after at 7:15pm. A short course for undergraduates will run alongside this course.…

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Saturday, March 30, 2019

Live Showing: "Die Walküre"

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Location: Browning Cinema

Die Walküre is an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner with a German libretto by the composer. It is the second of the four works that form Wagner’s cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen.

This is a live showing of the Met Opera performance.

All are welcome.

Originally published at germanandrussian.nd.edu

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 5 and 6

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focussing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles, inviting readers and listeners to perhaps embark on a spiritual journey themselves. On each of the assigned dates, there will be two lectures: one at 6:00pm and another following on after at 7:15pm. A short course for undergraduates will run alongside this course.…

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Lecture: "The Fish on My Plate"

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Location: TBA

Paul Greenberg is the James Beard award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller and Notable Book Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food and American Catch: The Fight for our Local Seafood. His most recent book, The Omega Principle: Seafood and the Quest for a Long Life and Healthier Planet

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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Chronicles of Narnia Lecture Series: Lectures 7 and 8

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

Please join the McGrath Institute for Church Life as it hosts a series of lectures focussing on the Chronicles of Narnia. Intentionally hosted during the liturgical seasons of Lent and Easter, this lecture series plays upon the implicit pilgrimage quality of the Chronicles, inviting readers and listeners to perhaps embark on a spiritual journey themselves. On each of the assigned dates, there will be two lectures: one at 6:00pm and another following on after at 7:15pm. A short course for undergraduates will run alongside this course.…

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award Ceremony

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

The College of Arts and Letters congratulates Associate Professor Ernesto Verdeja, joint appointment in the Department of Political Science and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

The highest teaching honor in the College, the Sheedy award was founded in 1970 in honor of Rev. Charles E. Sheedy, C.S.C., who served as dean of the College of Arts and Letters from 1951–69.…

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