Events

Friday, February 9, 2018

Reading: Kevin Barry

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Kevin Barry is the author of the novels Beatlebone and City Of Bohane as well as the story collections Dark Lies The Island and There Are Little Kingdoms. His awards include the Author’s Club First Novel Award and the prestigious IMPAC Dublin City Literary Award for City of Bohane, the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize, the European Union Prize for Literature, and the Goldsmiths Prize. In 2016, he received a Lannan Foundation Literary Award. Barry’s stories and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, the Stinging Fly, Best European Fiction

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Sociology/CREO Colloquium Series: Annette Lareau

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Annette Patricia Lareau is a sociologist working at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of U.C. Santa Cruz and earned her PhD in Sociology from U.C. Berkeley

All are welcome.…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Book Club: "How We Get Free - Black Feminism and The Combahee River Collective"

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Location: 339 O'Shaughnessy

The Combahee River Collective, a path-breaking group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the antiracist and women’s liberation movements of the 1960s and 70s. In this collection of essays and interviews edited by activist-scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, founding members of the organization and contemporary activists reflect on the legacy of its contributions to Black feminism and its impact on today’s struggles.…

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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Conference: "Theorizing Human Nature: Bridge, Barrier, or Both?"

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Fourth Annual Joint Graduate Student Conference by the University of Notre Dame and University of Chicago will take place at the the Notre Dame Conference Center (McKenna Hall) on February 25-27, 2018.

Keynote speakers will include Severine Deneulin from University of Bath, Vincent Lloyd from Villanova University, 

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Monday, February 26, 2018

Conference: "Theorizing Human Nature: Bridge, Barrier, or Both?"

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Fourth Annual Joint Graduate Student Conference by the University of Notre Dame and University of Chicago will take place at the the Notre Dame Conference Center (McKenna Hall) on February 25-27, 2018.

Keynote speakers will include Severine Deneulin from University of Bath, Vincent Lloyd from Villanova University, 

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Conference: "Theorizing Human Nature: Bridge, Barrier, or Both?"

Location: University of Notre Dame

The Fourth Annual Joint Graduate Student Conference by the University of Notre Dame and University of Chicago will take place at the the Notre Dame Conference Center (McKenna Hall) on February 25-27, 2018.

Keynote speakers will include Severine Deneulin from University of Bath, Vincent Lloyd from Villanova University, 

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Sociology Colloquium Series: Hana Brown

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Hana E. Brown joined the Department of Sociology at Wake Forest in Fall 2011. Dr. Brown’s work examines the relationship between politics, the state, and social inequality. Using an array of methodological approaches, her research analyzes the effects of political actors and institutions on racial inequality, the effects of immigration and racial divisions on policy outcomes, and the micro-level effects of state actions on the lives of racial minorities and immigrants.  Her research has been published in such outlets as American Sociological Review

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Stories of Grace

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Location: Geddes 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 two Notre Dame undergraduates and one faculty or staff member from campus.

All are welcome.

Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.…

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Research Seminar: MA Presentations

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

The Italian Research Seminar welcomes MA presentations by Genevieve Lyons and Katie Sparrow.

Genevieve Lyons, second year Master's candidate in Italian Studies, will present “Alessandro Blasetti’s Cinema and the Fantastic: A Closer Look at the Unmarried Woman.” She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Italian from the University of Notre Dame. Her research interests include Italian cinema under Fascism, post-war film and the female figure on the Italian screen.…

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Monday, March 5, 2018

Conference: "Cultures of Formation: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment"

Location: McKenna Hall

Most Rev. Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, will deliver the keynote address at a conference called “Cultures of Formation: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.”

The goal of the conference is to examine the cultural influences that form young people today and equip the Church with a renewed missionary creativity. The conference anticipates the 15th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the topic of young people, the faith and vocational discernment in October 2018 in Rome.…

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Conference: "Cultures of Formation: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment"

Location: McKenna Hall

Most Rev. Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, will deliver the keynote address at a conference called “Cultures of Formation: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.”

The goal of the conference is to examine the cultural influences that form young people today and equip the Church with a renewed missionary creativity. The conference anticipates the 15th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the topic of young people, the faith and vocational discernment in October 2018 in Rome.…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Conference: "Cultures of Formation: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment"

Location: McKenna Hall

Most Rev. Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries, will deliver the keynote address at a conference called “Cultures of Formation: Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment.”

The goal of the conference is to examine the cultural influences that form young people today and equip the Church with a renewed missionary creativity. The conference anticipates the 15th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the topic of young people, the faith and vocational discernment in October 2018 in Rome.…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Stories of Grace

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Location: Geddes 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 two Notre Dame undergraduates and one faculty or staff member from campus.

All are welcome.

Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life.…

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Sociology Colloquium Series: Ruth Braustein

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Ruth Braunstein is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Connecticut. A cultural sociologist interested in the role of religion in American political life, her research explores the practices, discourses, narratives and ideals of activists across the political spectrum. Her research has been published in the American Sociological Review

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Research Seminar: "Atlantic Libraries: Renaissance Italy and the American Colonies"

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Location: Rare Books and Special Collections

The Italian Research Seminar welcomes Diego Pirillo, Associate Professor  of Italian Studies from University of California, Berkeley. By studying several private and public libraries in colonial America this talk will present the first findings of a larger project that studies the circulation of books, ideas and knowledge in the Protestant Atlantic and investigates the many ways in which early American readers collected, appropriated and manipulated Italian Renaissance texts.…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Lecture: "Maria Edgeworth, Realism, and the Institution of the Nineteenth-Century Novel"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Mary Mullen is an assistant professor of English and member of the Irish Studies faculty at Villanova University. She is currently completing a book manuscript titled Novel Institutions: Realism, Anachronism, and the Nineteenth-Century Novel, which rethinks British realism through an attention to the nineteenth-century Irish novel. She has published several articles in the fields of Irish and Victorian Studies. Her most recent published work includes essays on cultural authority in public humanities initiatives, metaphors of indigeneity in nineteenth-century Irish nationalist writing, and national time in Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South

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