Events

Friday, April 17, 2020

POSTPONED: 19th Annual Mellon Colloquium

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Location: Medieval Institute Main Reading Room

Join the Medieval Institute for its nineteenth annual Mellon Colloquium, a half-day public seminar discussion with the MI’s 2019–20 Mellon Fellow, Prof. Michael Heil, on his book-in-progress.

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BFA and BA Honors Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception

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Location: AAHD Gallery, 214 Riley Hall

We're excited to announce the opening reception for the 2020 BFA Thesis Show (and BA Honors Thesis Show). Please join us in the A|AH|D Gallery (214 Riley Hall) on Friday, April 17th, from 4:30-7pm to celebrate with our senior BFAs and BA Honors students as they unveil their senior thesis projects.

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MFA Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

This annual exhibition consists of the culminating thesis projects created by the students graduating with an MFA degree from the University of Notre Dame Department of Art, Art History & Design.

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VIRTUAL Finally Fridays!

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Location: Facebook Live in Group

Finally Friday’s are weekly meetings hosted by the Department of Africana where students, faculty, and staff discuss a particular hot topic that is of interest to our community.

We will be hosting Finally Friday’s each Friday for the rest of the semester on the Africana Studies Department’s Facebook Live! Make sure you follow the page and stay connected with all things Africana, we want to know how everyone is doing! The first Finally Friday of the semester will take place next Friday March 27th at 5pm.…

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Percussion Ensemble

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Location: Philbin Studio Theatre

The Notre Dame Band’s Percussion Ensembles present an evening of keyboard percussion, battery percussion, and junk percussion ensembles. Performers are students from the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, and Holy Cross College.

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Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra: "The Planets"

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

The Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra presents its annual Spring Concert. The concert will feature a complete performance of Gustav Holst’s magisterial suite The Planets

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Saturday, April 18, 2020

Seminar in American Religion

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Location: Morris Inn Smith Ballroom

The spring 2020 Seminar in American Religion will feature Darren Dochuk’s Anointed with Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America (Basic Books, 2019).

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Symphonic Winds & Symphonic Band

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall

Comprised of undergraduate and graduate students from across campus, the two ensembles will present an afternoon overtures, marches, and traditional concert band works. The grand finale features the combined bands performing traditional Notre Dame school songs, including the famed Notre Dame Victory March.

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SMND Voice Recital: Jared Swope

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Location: 120 O'Neill Hall - LaBar Recital Hall, Notre Dame

Second year MSM student Jared Swope presents his final recital, entitled “Frideric & Friends.” Consisting of works by Handel, Finzi, Poulenc and Fehre, the program presents a contrast of some of the deepest of human experiences; love, longing, curiosity and joy.

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Lecture: "Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan’s 3/11 Disasters"

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Location: 136 DeBartolo Hall

Abstract: The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and associated tsunami and nuclear meltdowns took nearly 20,000 lives, created half a million refugees. In Japan, mortality rates in coastal communities in the Tohoku region were not constant; instead, they varied widely from town to town. Others have not been at successful. What explains the variation in mortality during the tsunami and recovery after the disaster?

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

VIRTUAL Lecture: “Intention and Wrongdoing”

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Location: Zoom

Joshua Stuchlik is a philosopher who specializes in ethics, action theory, and epistemology. In epistemology, his research focuses on skepticism and perceptual knowledge. In ethics, his current research explores the moral significance of intentions and reasons for action. His book project is entitled Intention and Wrongdoing. In it he will argue that intentions are relevant to the moral permissibility of conduct by providing a comprehensive defense of the principle of double effect.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Lecture: "Work, Burnout, and the Good Life"

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Location: 155 DeBartolo Hall

You were taught that the way to 'the good life' was working all the time. What do you do when you're too burnt out to enjoy it? Anne Helen Petersen, senior culture writer for BuzzFeed news and author of "How Millennials Became the Burnout Generation," will present and take questions on work, burnout, and the good life.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

CANCELED: The Keeley Vatican Lecture: "Education for Future: Catholic Higher Education and its Global Perspective"

Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The title of this lecture, “Education for Future,” alludes to the “Fridays for Future” movement started in August 2018 by a then 15-year-old Greta Thunberg, who protested the lack of action on climate change in front of the Swedish parliament rather than attend school. The Fridays for Future movement now includes thousands of young people who protest every Friday instead of attending school to demand more aggressive action from their governments and international community.

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Italian Research Seminar: "The World in A Box: A (Curious) History of Virtual Reality"

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Location: Rare Books & Special Collections (102 Hesburgh Library)

This lecture will present a pilot project of the Brown University Digital Publications Initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: a digital monograph focused on the role played by popular optical devices such as the mondo nuovo or cosmorama, the magic lantern, the moving panorama, and the stereoscope, in shaping our peculiar conception of a “virtual reality,” foreshadowing technologies and forms of entertainment we are familiar with, in our digital present.

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Opera ND presents TRIPLE BILL: The Telephone, The Medium, & Savitri

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Location: Decio MainStage Theatre

What is real? Grief, control, fear, death… are they subjective or objective? What is an illusion? Opera ND invites you to consider these questions during an evening of three short operas: Holst’s Savitri and Menotti’s double-bill The Telephone and The Medium.

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Friday, April 24, 2020

POSTPONED Conference: "Set to Music: Music and Performance as a Pedagogical Tool in the Foreign Language and Culture Classroom"

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Location: Eck Visitors Center Auditorium

The focus of this conference seeks to investigate the theories that support the use of music and performance more broadly as pedagogical tools, and to explore practical ways to implement activities related to music and performance in the classroom.

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