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.
The University of Notre Dame will recognize Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of his book “On the Origin of Species” with a series of events beginning Feb. 5 (Thursday).
The most recent volume in the University of Notre Dame’s Devers series in Dante studies has been placed on Choice Magazine’s highly regarded list of Outstanding Academic Titles for 2008. This is the third time the series has been honored by Choice.
Pope Benedict XVI’s controversial decision to lift the excommunication of a bishop who has denied that the Holocaust took place was driven by fears of schism in the Catholic Church, according to Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology…
Mark Berends, director of the National Center on School Choice, has joined the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives as the new director of its Center for Research on Educational Opportunity.
John Wilkinson, professor of literature and creative writing at the University of Notre Dame, has published a new book, “Down to Earth,” released this fall by Salt Publishing…
Martin van Creveld, a prominent military historian and strategist from Israel, and John Robb, a former U.S. special operations officer and expert on the future of war, are the lead speakers for “Of War & Law,” a symposium and film festival to be held Feb. 12 to 14 (Thursday to Saturday)…
The feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, patron saint of universities and students, will be observed at the University of Notre Dame with a Mass at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 28) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
As national Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 25 to 31) approaches, the state of America’s parochial schools is in the spotlight, and the news is somewhat discouraging.
The University of Notre Dame will host the second annual Notre Dame Women Writers Festival from Feb. 9 to 11 (Monday to Wednesday) in the Hesburgh Center on campus.
The University of Notre Dame International Security Program (NDISP) will launch its 2009 seminar series Jan. 28 (Wednesday) with a presentation by Keir Leiber, professor of political science at Notre Dame, and Daryl Press, associate professor of government at Dartmouth College.
Archbishop Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, will preside and preach at Mass at 10 a.m. Jan. 25 (Sunday) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. He also will give a lecture on “Catholicism and Secularism in Contemporary Europe” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 (Monday).
Shakespeare at Notre Dame and Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) will present William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” from Jan. 28 to 30 (Wednesday to Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Hall.
The University of Notre Dame’s Gender Relations Center will present a panel discussion, “Pornucopia: Living in a Pornified Culture,” at 7 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 22) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.