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Early humans on the menu

Author: Arts and Letters

It is a widely accepted view in both research and popular literature: our ancient ancestors were hunters; aggressive, competitive and natural killers. This “Man the Hunter” idea has long influenced our understanding of human evolution…

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Historian adds twist to Crusades

Author: Arts and Letters

Paul Cobb appreciates the power of perspective. As a historian, it’s central to his discipline. As a historian of Christian/Muslim relations in a post-9/11 world, it’s a teaching tool he brings to class that’s as important as pen and paper.

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Israeli philosopher to deliver Yoder lecture

Author: Arts and Letters

Internationally known Israeli philosopher Avishai Margalit will be the featured speaker at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies’ annual John Howard Yoder Dialogues on Religion, Nonviolence and Peace at 11 a.m. Monday (Feb. 20)…

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Film series to examine gay and lesbian themes

Author: Arts and Letters

A film series titled “Gay and Lesbian Film: Filmmakers, Narratives and Spectatorships” will take place at the University of Notre Dame from Feb. 9 to 11 (Thursday to Saturday) in the Browning Cinema of the Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts.

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