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Award-winning producers return to discuss storytelling

Author: Arts and Letters

Tom Bettag, a 1966 Notre Dame graduate and executive producer of The Koppel Group for Discovery Networks, and Gita Pullapilly, a 1999 graduate and documentary film producer for Dungby Productions, will provide an inside look at how expert storytelling shapes reality for television and film…

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Voting for a better society

Author: Arts and Letters

University of Notre Dame political scientist Dianne Pinderhughes wants the upcoming presidential election to accomplish one specific outcome, and it doesn’t have anything to do…

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ND Expert: "No port security"

Author: Arts and Letters

Washington Post columnist and former White House speechwriter Michael Gerson will deliver the inaugural McCullough Lecture in Responsible Journalism and Government on Oct. 29…

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Quotable, around the globe

Author: Arts and Letters

Bob Schmuhl wears some interesting hats. He is, first, the big shoulders on which the University of Notre Dame’s journalism program has matured, earning professional accolades…

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A critic of cultures

Author: Arts and Letters

“If liberty means anything at all,” George Orwell wrote, “it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” A stoutly secularist thinker like Orwell and a devoutly Catholic priest like Rev. Paulinus Ikechukwu Odozor, associate professor of theology…

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ND Expert: No bailout could mean "nasty recession"

Author: Arts and Letters

Ignoring warnings from President Bush and congressional leaders, the House rejected proposed legislation that would bail out failing financial institutions and help bolster the sluggish economy. So what can Americans expect if political leaders don’t pass a plan?

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Learning to be better lovers

Author: Arts and Letters

The English novelist and theologian Charles Williams offered what he called a “maxim” for any love affair: "Play and pray; but on the whole do not pray when you are playing and…

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Hare to deliver Plantinga Lecture Sept. 26

Author: Arts and Letters

John E. Hare, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology at Yale Divinity School, will deliver the University of Notre Dame’s annual Plantinga Lecture, titled “Divine Command Theory: Some Reflections on the Contemporary Situation,” Friday (Sept. 26)…

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