This talk is a close examination of medical encounters in Las Lomas, a state psychiatric hospital in Yucatan, Mexico. Using a framework inspired by Fanon’s Zones of Being and Non-Being and scholarship around the Coloniality of Power, Reyes-Foster proposes Zona del Estar as a conceptual tool for analyzing the ways in which neoliberalism, state power, and indigeneity come together to shape the experience of madness and psychiatric care in the acute ward.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Many factors, including hard work and ruthless self-criticism, combined to transform a promising young painter into an artistic entrepreneur of a kind that Italy had never seen before: painter, architect, designer of jewelry, sculpture, graphics, pioneer of historic preservation, and artistic theorist, but one of the most important was the Eternal City itself, with its millennial history and its vibrant contemporary cultural and spiritual life.
Each guest speaker will share stories, perspectives and lessons learned from their own experiences as leaders – both within their organizations and in their communities. Participants will explore the concepts of human-centered leadership – mission, empathy, courage and adaptability.
Samuel Gregg is research director at the Acton Institute. He has written and spoken extensively on questions of political economy, economic history, ethics in finance, and natural law theory.
Stacey Levine a recipient of a PEN/West (now PEN/Center USA) Fiction Award and a Stranger Genius Award for Literature, her fiction has appeared in Fence, Tin House, The Fairy Tale Review, The Iowa Review, Quarterly West, Yeti, and others.
Leslie Woodcock Tentler, professor emerita of history at the Catholic University of America, will deliver the 2020 Cushwa Center Lecture.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
During this session, Graduate Career Services will provide time to slow down and help you reflect on what makes you feel appreciated. The “5 Appreciation Languages in the Workplace” will provide the backdrop for the discussion, which is based on the popular book series “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman. You will walk away with the “Why” behind what makes you feel valued at work and in life.
Sara Deniz Akant is a Turkish-American poet, educator, and performer. She is the author of Babette (Rescue Press 2015), selected by Maggie Nelson for the Black Box Prize in Poetry, as well as the chapbooks Parades (Omnidawn 2014), and Latronic Strag (Persistent Editions 2015).
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Friday, October 9, 2020
Colin Barr, Herbert Allen and Donald R. Keough Visiting Faculty Fellow, will deliver the 2020 Hibernian Lecture, titled "The Idea of Modern Ireland."
Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Richard Rothstein, Distinguished Fellow at the Economic Policy Institute, explores the economic and historical foundations of segregated communities in the United States.
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Due to COVID-19, there will be no live Saturday Scholar lectures in fall 2020. Instead, we invite you to join us in watching some highlights from past seasons.
Monday, October 12, 2020
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
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.
Mark T. Kettler is a historian of Germany and East-Central Europe who studies imperialism and colonialism to analyze larger questions of national identity and the relationship of ethnic minorities to the modern state.
A panel book discussion with Mary Ann Glendon, Harvard; Ross Douthat, New York Times; Rod Dreher, American Conservative; and O. Carter Snead, ND Law.
Lise Morjé Howard is Professor of Government at Georgetown University. Her research and teaching interests span the fields of international relations, comparative politics, and conflict resolution. She has published articles about civil war termination, peacekeeping, and American foreign policy.