Events

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Virtual Lecture: "Psychiatric Encounters in the Colonial Matrix of Power: Persistent Colonialism in a Mexican Psychiatric Institution"

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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.  

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Virtual Lecture: “Raphael in Rome”

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Location: Online

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.

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Inspiring Conversations: "Leading People in an Ever-Changing World"

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Location: virtual via Zoom

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.

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Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Stacey Levine

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Location: Zoom conversation

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.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace (Graduate Student Appreciation Week)

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Location: Zoom

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.

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Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Sara Deniz Akant

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Location: Zoom conversation

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).

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Thursday, October 8, 2020

Friday, October 9, 2020

Lecture: "Housing Segregation"

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Location: via Zoom

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.

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Saturday, October 10, 2020

Monday, October 12, 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Art Exhibition: "Touchstones of the Twentieth Century: A History of Photography at the University of Notre Dame"

Location: Snite Museum, O'Shaughnessy galleries

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.

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Lecture: The Sources of Forced Displacement

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Location: Virtual Event [Zoom]

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.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020