Events

Saturday, November 9, 2019

20th Annual Fall Conference: "I Have Called You Friends"

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Location: Various Campus Locations

What does it mean to make the good of another one’s own, and what might be the implications of losing such an understanding of friendship in the modern world? In the interdisciplinary spirit of the Fall Conference, the dCEC will engage these themes from a wide array of fields of inquiry, including theology, philosophy, political theory, law, history, economics, and the social sciences, as well as the natural sciences, literature, and the arts.

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Sunday, November 10, 2019

Building Sustainable Peace Conference

Location: University of Notre Dame Campus

The Kroc Institute, one of the world’s leading academic centers for the study of the causes of violent conflict and strategies for sustainable peace, invites scholars, educators, practitioners, and students to a Fall 2019 conference on the state of the field of peace research and practice, and the nexus between them.

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SMND Conducting Recital: Brandon Hollihan

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Location: 136 O'Neill Hall, LaBar Performance Hall, Notre Dame

The Grammy-Award winning, Chicago-based ensemble Third Coast Percussion returns to Notre Dame to join forces with the Ritornello Ensemble in a lecture recital presentation of Steve Reich’s acclaimed chamber work, Tehillim.  This event also features the Notre Dame vocal octet singing Bach’s Easter cantata, “Christ lag in Todesbanden.”  Conducted by Brandon Hollihan.

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Concert: Guest New York Polyphony

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame

The Department of Music and Sacred Music at Notre Dame present New York Polyphony in a program of sacred vocal chamber music. Recognized for their robust sound, superb musicianship, and thoughtful programming, New York Polyphony is one of the premiere vocal chamber ensembles in the United States and Europe today.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Lecture: “Partial Stories: Maternal Death in a Changing African World”

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science

Claire Wendland, Professor of Anthropology, Obstetrics, Gynecology at the University of Wisconsin Madison, presents her research project, “Partial Stories: Maternal Death in a Changing African World,” to an interdisciplinary group of NDIAS Fellows, guest faculty, and students.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series: LaTasha Diggs

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Location: Snite Auditorium

In her contribution to the online self-interview project The Next Big Thing, Diggs addresses the many inspirations for TwERK, including “the overall desire to communicate with other tongues. The fact that most of the world is at the least bi/tri-lingual and … a number of Americans still think English is best and fail to hear the Bengali being spoken just feet away from them in the 7-Eleven.”

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Peter MacDonald, Sr.: Navajo Code Talker, World War II 1944-1946 and Former Leader of the Navajo Nation

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Following regular combat and communication training at USMCB in Camp Pendleton, CA, MacDonald along with other Navajo Marines, was selected from other Marines for top secret Navajo Code School. During the final phase of World War II (1944-46) MacDonald served in South Pacific as Navajo Code Talker and North China with the Sixth Marine Division.

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Friday, November 15, 2019

What Would You Fight For? Sneak Peek

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Location: Eck Visitors Center

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the award-winning “What Would You Fight For” video series? Stop by Football Fridays at the Eck to hear from the stars of each week’s segment—faculty, staff, and alumni who fight to bring solutions to a world in need.

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Saturdays with the Saints

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Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Saturdays with the Saints is a Notre Dame football gameday lecture series that combines the university’s rich traditions of Catholic faith and spirited game days.

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NDCAN Lecture Series: James Gajewski

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Location: Jordan Hall of Science, Auditorium 105

This talk will be on the past, present and future uses of human stem cell to treat cancer and diseases of bone marrow failure with a focus on historical and current outcomes of human stem therapy to treat cancer and the newer technology to genetically modify immune cells for treating cancer, especially the chimeric antigen receptor T cell.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Conversations with Diplomats: "The New Cold War" with Wolfgang Mossinger, Conul General of Germany in Chicago

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Wolfgang Mössinger, Consul General of Germany in Chicago, will offer a lecture entitled “The New Cold War: Liberal Democracy vs Authoritarianism. Why the EU is today more important than ever before,” as part of the Conversations with Diplomats lecture series sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. 

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Arts and Letters Graduate Career Community

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Location: Duncan Student Center 526

Join a small group of fellow Arts and Letters graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to engage in open, interdisciplinary dialogue focused on career development topics important to YOU on multiple Thursdays starting 9/12.

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Italian Research Seminar: Valentina Geri (Ph.D. Candidate, Notre Dame)

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

This seminar will examine the importance of Anglophone culture in Primo Levi’s work, beginning from his English-Italian palindrome from the short story “Calore vorticoso” (Lilít) – “In arts it is repose to life: è filo teso per siti strani.”

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