Events

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Conway Lecture 3: "The Right to Speak: Women in Byzantine and Latin Christian Philosophy"

-

Location: Oak Room, South Dining Hall

This series of lectures will address itself to questions of authority and belief formation in three medieval cultures: Latin Christendom, the Byzantine East, and the Islamic world. The lectures will challenge the widespread assumption that these were authority-bound cultures in which freedom of thought and expression was nearly impossible.

Read More

Friday, September 27, 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Saturdays with the Saints

-

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.

Read More

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Performance: "The Fornés Festival: Fefu and Her Friends"

-

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Eight women meet in the New England home of Fefu to rehearse for an educational fundraiser. The play morphs into an environmentally staged look into the intimate lives and relationships of these women. Winner of the 1977 Obie Award for Playwriting, Fefu and Her Friends explores complex feminism in the early 20th century.

Read More

Creative Writing Reading Series: Gina Ochsner

-

Location: 232 Decio Hall

Gina Ochsner teaches at Corban University where she also directs the Between 2 Worlds High School Writing Conference. Ochsner has been awarded a John L. Simon Guggenheim grant and a grant from the National Endowment of Arts. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Glimmertrain and the Kenyon Review.

Read More

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Performance: "The Fornés Festival: Mud"

-

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Mae lives with Lloyd in considerable rural poverty, but she attends classes and is committed to learning to read. Winner of the 1984 Obie Award for Playwriting, Mud delves into one woman’s desire for education against all odds.

Read More

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Saturdays with the Saints

-

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.

Read More

Sunday, October 6, 2019

Performance: "The Fornés Festival: The Summer in Gossensass" (matinee)

-

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In London in 1891, Elizabeth Robins, a celebrated American actress, and her friend, Marion Leah, a well-known British actress, clamor at the possibility of performing in Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler. Based on a true story, Summer in Gossensass offers meditations on Ibsen’s classic play, the craft of acting, and a life in the theatre. 

Read More

Monday, October 7, 2019

Workshop: "Fueling Mexico: Energy, Environment, and the Transition to a Fossil-Fueled Society"

-

Location: C104-105 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Germán Vergara is an Assistant Professor of History at Georgia Institute of Technology. Working within a global perspective, his research and teaching explore the role of the environment, animals, energy regimes, intellectual traditions, and industrial capitalism in Latin American history.

Read More

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series: Janaka Stucky

-

Location: 235 Decio Hall

Janaka Stucky is a mystic poet, performer, and publisher. The founding editor of Black Ocean, as well as the annual poetry journal, Handsome, he is also the author of a few poetry collections. His poems have appeared in such journals as Denver Quarterly, Fence and North American Review, and his articles have been published by The Huffington Post and The Poetry Foundation. He is a two-time National Haiku Champion and in 2010 he was voted “Boston’s Best Poet” in The Boston Phoenix.

Read More

Performance: "The Fornés Festival: The Summer in Gossensass"

-

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In London in 1891, Elizabeth Robins, a celebrated American actress, and her friend, Marion Leah, a well-known British actress, clamor at the possibility of performing in Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler. Based on a true story, Summer in Gossensass offers meditations on Ibsen’s classic play, the craft of acting, and a life in the theatre.

Read More

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Arts and Letters Graduate Career Community

-

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. There are only 15 spot available.

Read More

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Saturdays with the Saints

-

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.

Read More

Monday, October 14, 2019

Life Lunch with Dr. Kristin Collier

-

Location: Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Dr. Kristin Collier, assistant professor of Internal Medicine, on faculty at the University of Michigan Medical School. 

Read More

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series: Manuel Muñoz

-

Location: 104 Bond Hall, Co-sponsored by the Institute for Latino Studies

The Creative Writing Program is a course of study with the flexibility for students to initiate a variety of literary lives through exposure to a range of aesthetics, a global literary orientation, course work in historical and contemporary literary forms, and interaction with visiting authors and scholars.

Read More