Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Lecture and Book-signing: "Identity and Citizenship"

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Location: Oak Room at South Dining Hall

9.21.17 Mark Lilla

“Identity and Citizenship” by Mark Lilla, Professor of Humanities, Columbia University.
Book signing will be available on Lilla’s new book, The Once and Future Liberal.

Event is free and open to the public

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3rd Thursdays @ the Snite: Fall into the Snite

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Snite Fall Into The Snite

Prepare for the Fall Equinox—a day when cultures around the world celebrate the harvest and the first day of fall.  Learn what happens to the planet during the equinox from Michiana Astronomical Society member Ruth Craft.  Savor the flavors of the season with a fall feast prepared by Chef Michele from Thyme of Grace.  Share your gratitude for the summer experiences you “harvested” on the Gratitude Wall.  Discover works of art with seasonal themes and find your balance doing Tai Chi in the galleries with Brother Raymond Papenfuss.…

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Cdt Speakers Series Rob Cain Talk

Talk: "Business-Experience-Technology (BXT): Digital transformations using both halves of the brain"

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Location: 131 DeBartolo

Rob Cain, PricewaterhouseCoopers

 

Mr. McCain will talk about how in today’s digital age, every major challenge companies face has three critically important lenses that must be aligned the right way in order to help usher them into true innovation and industry disruption: The Business, Experience, & Technology.…

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36th McBride Lecture: "Today's Struggle for Racial and Economic Justice"

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Location: Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

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Speaker:
Fred Redmond, International Vice President (Human Relations), United Steelworkers, Co-Chair of the AFL-CIO Labor Commission on Racial and Economic Justice

The signature event of the Higgins Labor Program season, this timely talk will be immediately followed by a public reception. Sponsored by the United Steelworkers.…

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Hibernian Lecture: "The Struggle for Ireland's Soul: Catholics under the Penal Laws"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

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Ian McBride is Foster Professor of Irish History at Hertford College, University of Oxford. His research has focused on 18th-century Ireland as well as the role of historians in making sense of the Northern Ireland conflict.

He has received a Leverhulme Major Research Award to produce a study of Catholic Ireland under the penal laws. Like the Great Famine and the Easter Rising, the persecution suffered by Irish Catholics during the “Penal Times” is a central component of Irish national mythology. McBride plans to write a book addressing how the 18th-century penal code was implemented and how it reshaped Catholic Ireland. Much of the research will be carried out in Rome, where a number of exceptionally rich archives have yet to be properly exploited.…

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