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Identified by rhetoric

Author: Arts and Letters

Just as words and phrases surrounding Notre Dame offer the University’s faculty, staff and students certain identities, such as “Domers” or Catholics, the language used to describe other groups of people creates a legacy and understanding…

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A life-changing peace blog

Author: Arts and Letters

Several of Daniel Myers’ students have told him that his new course, Introduction to Peace Studies, has changed their lives, and what the young men and women are sharing in the class this semester has repeatedly moved Myers to tears.

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A Challenge for Churches: Adulthood Takes Its Time

Author: Arts and Letters

In this story from The New York Times, Christian Smith, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology and director of Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Religion and Society, is featured for his insights on the relationship between religion and “emerging adulthood.”

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Showing "Big Love" For Her Students

Author: Arts and Letters

Categories: Faculty News and General News

scott_siiri_ftt You step into the final week of rehearsals for the Department of Film, Television, and Theater’s (FTT) new play. The actors warm up for their scenes, and the production crew prepares the stage. Suddenly a young woman in a Notre Dame sweatshirt and jeans commands the students’ attention and begins the final scene of the play.

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Smithsonian and ND in unique partnership

Author: Arts and Letters

University of Notre Dame seniors Lauren Holcomb and Shannon Mimnaugh interned last summer at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) in Washington, D.C. To gauge their thoughts on the experience…

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Gimello an extraordinary "Buddhologist"

Author: Arts and Letters

As perhaps befits a new member of the University of Notre Dame’s increasingly diverse arts and letters faculty, Robert Gimello, research professor of theology and East Asian languages and cultures, is no ordinary Buddhologist.

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