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 19, 2020

AAHD Department Day/MFA Open Studios and Lecture

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Location: Riley Hall and West Lake Hall

The guest critic and lecturer will be Gloria Sutton, associate professor of Contemporary Art History at Northeastern University in Boston and affiliated with Information Design and Visualization. Sutton’s talk will begin at 5:00 pm.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Conference: "Romero Days 2020: Romero and Catholic Social Teaching"

Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

As we approach the 40th anniversary of Romero’s martyrdom, the 35th annual Romero Days conference will bring together a distinguished group of scholars to both critically engage the role of Catholic Social Teaching within Romero’s life, witness, and writings, and explore Romero’s legacy in light of contemporary work for justice and human development. 

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Conference: "Romero Days 2020: Romero and Catholic Social Teaching"

Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

As we approach the 40th anniversary of Romero’s martyrdom, the 35th annual Romero Days conference will bring together a distinguished group of scholars to both critically engage the role of Catholic Social Teaching within Romero’s life, witness, and writings, and explore Romero’s legacy in light of contemporary work for justice and human development. 

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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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Friday, March 27, 2020

Lecture and Book Signing: Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom

Using her own experience working in for-profit college admissions as well as deep ethnographic research, quantitative analysis, and compelling story-telling, Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom has both diagnosed the U.S. economy and educational systems, and proposed new kinds of reforms. Cottom is also a regular face and voice in U.S. media culture. She has appeared on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, Fresh Air, and MSNBC, and written for The New York Times and The Atlantic. She currently hosts the podcast Hear to Slay with Roxane Gay, which offers their takes on celebrity, culture, politics, art, love, life, and more.

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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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Friday, April 3, 2020

Senior Thesis Reception

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Location: The Forum at Jenkins Nanovic

Dean Sarah Mustillo will host the College's annual reception for undergraduate students who have completed a senior thesis project in Arts and Letters. The gathering is designed to recognize this group of dedicated students — along with their advisors and mentors — for all of their hard work. 

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

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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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: Auditorium, Raclin-Carmichael Hall | IU School of Medicine - South Bend, 1234 Notre Dame Avenue

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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Friday, April 24, 2020

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Words in Prayer & Song

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Join us as we recreate a small part of the sacred lives that the paintings in the exhibition Divine Illusions: Statue Paintings from Colonial South America had in 17th- and 18th- century Peru and Bolivia. Each program will begin with a praying of the rosary to be followed by a choral performance.

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Monday, May 4, 2020

Tuesday, May 5, 2020