Events

Friday, March 6, 2020

Conference: "Called & Co-Responsible: Exploring Co-Responsibility for the Mission of the Church"

Location: Morris Inn

Called & Co-Responsible: Exploring Co-Responsibility for the Mission of the Church is an academic and pastoral conference dedicated to exploring what the idea “co-responsibility” for the “Church’s being and acting” might mean, both for the laity and for the ordained. This conference will try to glimpse the full potential of the idea of co-responsibility and its fruitfulness for the life of the Church going forward.  

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Italian Research Seminar: "Points of View: 'The People' in the 19th-Century Italian Novel"

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

Roberto Dainotto is Professor of Italian and of Literature at Duke University. His talk is the beginning of a study of the novelistic point of view in a period that stretches from Vincenzo Cuoco’s Platone in Italia (1801-1803) to Federico de Roberto’s Vicerè (1894).

 

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Monday, March 30, 2020

Lecture: Sister Helen Prejean

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Location: Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Sister Helen Prejean, known around the world for her tireless work against the death penalty, will give a public keynote as part of the World Church World Religions 2020 Conference, "Ways of Perfection and Devout Lives: Saintliness Across Traditions."

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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Ravarino Lecture: "Niccolò Acciaiuoli: Contradiction and Interdisciplinarity in the Study of Trecento Italy"

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

The lecture essentially takes up two distinct points Caferro has been making in his other work: that apparent contradictions should be a category of historical investigation, not smoothed over and compartmentalized and that Byzantium/Greece was close at hand and woven into economics and politics in Italy, from the time of Dante through Boccaccio.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

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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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Educating the Whole Physician Lecture Series: "Charlatans and Medicine in 19th-Century Latin America"

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Location: TBA

Podgorny’s lecture will present the network of itinerant characters that circulated antiquities, photographs, remedies, and natural history collections in South America from the 1860s to the 1880s, in order to shed light on the role of traveling conmen, quacks, and charlatans as both agents of the circulation of knowledge and intermediaries between professional and popular medicine.

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

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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Monday, June 8, 2020

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Location: Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new dimension to peace studies programs; or move established peace studies programs to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 400+ attendees from 100 different institutions—including 23 Catholic colleges and universities—across 6 continents.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Location: Jenkins Nanovic Halls

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new dimension to peace studies programs; or move established peace studies programs to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 400+ attendees from 100 different institutions—including 23 Catholic colleges and universities—across 6 continents.

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