The University of Notre Dame’s London Undergraduate Program is launching “London Symposium,” a new series designed to promote transnational, interdisciplinary scholarship on topics of geopolitical significance.
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Rev. Brian E. Daley, S.J., Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology, specializes in “patristics,” the study of the writings, sayings and lives of the earliest Christians. Whatever dusty, antiquarian associations may burden that scholarly label, they seem misapplied in Father Daley’s case.
Data from the recently released “Latino Equity Report” from the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) will be discussed during a symposium of nationally recognized education scholars…
Paul Appleby, a 2005 Arts and Letters graduate, was among four winners of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2009 National Council Auditions on Sunday (Feb. 22).
A fund has been established in the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture to support pro-life activities within the University and beyond its campus.
A report to be issued this week by Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Indiana, on U.S. policy toward Cuba is right on the mark, according to George A. Lopez, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor of Peace Studies and professor of political science…
Showcasing the creativity of contemporary Asian filmmaking, the University of Notre Dame’s annual Asian Film Festival will bring four contemporary films to the Browning Cinema of the University’s DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts Friday and Saturday (Feb. 27 and 28).
On March 6 (Friday), the University of Notre Dame’s Disability Studies Forum will host “Blindness: A Symposium” in honor of the bicentenary of Louis Braille’s birth. The event is free and open to the public and will address cultural and technological aspects of blindness and partial sight.
John Duffy, associate professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of the 2009 Outstanding Book Award of the Conference on College Composition and Communication for “Writing from These Roots: Literacy in a Hmong-American Community.”
“Writing against War: Ingeborg Bachmann, 1926 ? 1973,” a traveling, multi-media exhibit featuring the theme of war in the life and works of celebrated Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann, will be showing on the Mezzanine Level of the Hesburgh Library from February 8 ? March 1.
It happens to us all – you walk to the refrigerator, open the door, then stand there, unable to remember why you went to the kitchen in the first place. You may call it a brain cramp, but it could be a key to decoding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder according to psychologist Brad Gibson.
Susan D. Blum, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of a new book titled “My Word! Plagiarism and College Culture,” which explores the prevalence of plagiarism among American college students and why it exists.
Vibrant Brazilian dance rhythms will transport revelers from South Bend to the streets of Rio de Janeiro during the 11th annual celebration of Brazilian Carnaval on Friday (Feb. 13) from 8 p.m. to midnight in the University of Notre Dame’s South Dining Hall.
The 2009 Edith Stein Conference will be held Feb. 13 and 14 (Friday and Saturday) in the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall. The conference, “Love: What Hurts and What Works? Engaging Self, Society and God,” will include talks and presentations by some 20 speakers…
Notre Dame seniors have earned two of the top awards at an international student design competition.
Arlene Dávila, professor of anthropology at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University, will open the Institute for Latino Studies’ spring lecture series titled “Caribbean Flights: From the First Colonial Cities in America to Metropolis U.S.A.”
The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies has launched an innovative mentorship project designed to pass on the wisdom and skills of some of the world’s most experienced peace builders to a new generation of peace practitioners.
The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will present Yiannis Lymtsioulis’ “Guernica” from Feb. 24 to 28 (Tuesday to Saturday) at 7:30 p.m. and March 1 (Sunday) at 2:30 p.m. in the Philbin Studio Theatre…
University of Notre Dame graduate Charles Kane will return to campus to speak on his transition from working as a for-profit executive to pro-bono president and chief operating officer of One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) at 5 p.m. Feb. 10 (Tuesday)…
The University of Notre Dame will present a film series titled “Films and Faith” from Feb. 6 to 8 (Friday to Sunday) in the Browning Cinema of the University’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
The work of Erskine A. Peters, professor of English and African-American studies at Notre Dame, was as much ministry as scholarship. A year after his death on March 9, 1998, the University established the Erskine A. Peters Dissertation Year Fellowship in his memory.