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Graubart Awarded ACLS and NEH Fellowships

Author: Arts and Letters

Karen Graubart, associate professor of history and director of the Latin American Studies Program, was awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies and a residential fellowship funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities…

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Director Named for Institute for Advanced Study

Author: Arts and Letters

Vittorio Hösle, Paul Kimball Professor of Arts and Letters in the Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures and concurrent professor in the Departments of Philosophy and Political Science, has been named director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study.

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Australian Ambassador to Speak on Campus

Author: Arts and Letters

Dennis Richardson, Australian ambassador to the United States, will discuss U.S.-Australia relations and highlight the country’s green initiatives during a lecture at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 22) in Room 161 of the Mendoza College of Business…

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Mayer N. Zald to Receive 2009 McCarthy Award

Author: Arts and Letters

Mayer N. Zald, professor emeritus of sociology, social work, and business administration at the University of Michigan, is the 2009 recipient of the John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship of Social Movement and Collective Behavior.

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ND Expert: Pirates a Product of Global Economic Crisis

Author: Arts and Letters

Recent pirate attacks on the high seas, including the one that ended with the safe rescue of an American ship captain this weekend, are partly the result of a lack of attention paid internationally to illegal global economies, according to Notre Dame anthropologist Carolyn Nordstrom.

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Notre Dame Filmmaker to Screen Documentary About Haiti

Author: Arts and Letters

The Road to Fondwa, a documentary film that chronicles the stories of Haitian citizens and their engagement with the country's quest for development, will be screened April 16 at Notre Dame. The film, which was directed by Justin Brandon (sociology '04), will be shown at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

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Research That Gets Applause

Author: Arts and Letters

While taking in a show at Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, an audience may not realize that what they’re watching on the stage or screen could very well be research in action.

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Student Conference to Focus on Peace Research

Author: Arts and Letters

Some 100 students from universities across North America will gather at the University of Notre Dame Friday and Saturday (April 3 and 4) for the annual Student Peace Conference, sponsored by Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

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