Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 19, 2019

UZIMA! African Drumming and Dance Celebration

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Uzima!

Led by Kelly Morgan and master African drummer James Riley ’94, UZIMA!’s African drumming and dance performance celebrates wholeness, joy, purpose, and life. This event extends the community celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and joins the University's observance, Walk the Walk Week.

This is a free but ticketed event.

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

Exhibit: Civil Rights Photography

(part of a series)

Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Stop by to explore photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and critical moments of the Civil Rights Movement. The photographs reflect the movement’s participants’ struggle, courage, and hopefulness. Dr. King described this dynamic as having the faith “to rise from the fatigue of despair to the buoyancy of hope” in his October 1963 speech on the Notre Dame campus. Decades later these photographs continue to resonate with, in the words of Dr. King, “the challenges we face” in the ongoing pursuit of a more just society.…

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MLK Celebration Luncheon

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Location: Joyce Center North Dome

The fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon, sponsored by the Office of the President and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, is an opportunity for campus-wide conversation. Join students, faculty, and staff at this free but ticketed event. Please check back for further program details.…

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Community Building Lunches in Dining Halls

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Location: Campus-wide

Members of the Notre Dame community — students, faculty and staff — who are not able to attend the campus-wide luncheon at the Joyce Center are invited to gather with friends and colleagues for lunch in the campus dining halls to continue the day’s conversations. Lunch is complimentary from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with a Notre Dame ID.…

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An Evening with Opal Tometi, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter

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Location: Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center

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Multicultural Student Programs and Services presents Opal Tometi, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement for a professional development session for faculty and staff. Tometi is a millennial trailblazer, known for her contributions to modern day social movements. She is currently featured in the Smithsonian’s National Museum for African American History and Culture for her work.…

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Workshop B: Crafting a Strong Grant Proposal

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Location: 110 Brownson Hall

Do you need funds to undertake a research project, conference presentation, unpaid internship, or service project? Workshop B2: Crafting a Strong Grant Proposal will provide guided instruction to help you craft a compelling project proposal. Appropriate for all undergraduates from all colleges applying to all Notre Dame funding sources.…

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Panel Discussion: "American Identity Crisis? The Current State of Racial and Ethnic Relations in the U.S."

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Dianne Pinderhughes, Darren Davis, Ricardo Ramírez, and David Cortez from the Department of Political Science will discuss how identity politics for whites, African Americans, Latinos, and other ethnoracial groups are manifested in the U.S. politics of today and the foreseeable future. Questions and comments from the audience are welcome. Event presented by the Institute for Latino Studies and Africana Studies. 

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Lecture featuring Opal Tometi, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter

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Location: 101 DeBartolo Hall

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Multicultural Student Programs and Services presents Opal Tometi, a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement for a keynote speech with time for questions and answer. Tometi is a millennial trailblazer, known for her contributions to modern day social movements. She is currently featured in the Smithsonian’s National Museum for African American History and Culture for her work. This event is open to Notre Dame faculty, staff, students, and the general public.…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Exhibit: Civil Rights Photography

(part of a series)

Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Stop by to explore photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and critical moments of the Civil Rights Movement. The photographs reflect the movement’s participants’ struggle, courage, and hopefulness. Dr. King described this dynamic as having the faith “to rise from the fatigue of despair to the buoyancy of hope” in his October 1963 speech on the Notre Dame campus. Decades later these photographs continue to resonate with, in the words of Dr. King, “the challenges we face” in the ongoing pursuit of a more just society.…

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Lecture: "Analytic Iteration in Field Research"

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Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.  A lecture by Diana KapiszewskiProvost’s Distinguished Associate Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University

Location: Room C103, Hesburgh Center

Analytic iteration – cycling among collecting data, analyzing data, and refining critical aspects of research design – is central to all types of fieldwork-based empirical inquiry in social science, from field experiments to ethnography, and across the epistemological spectrum.  

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Dome-Ish Episode 3: "Identity Crisis"

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Location: Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center

Come watch the premiere of episode 3 of the YouTube series, Dome-ish. Confronted with stereotype threat and being called out of his name, Tone struggles with his response. Being overwhelmed with both frustration and hurt, Tone responds the only way he knows how at that moment.

After the episode, a group discussion will take place to examine the complexities and controversies surround the “N-word.”…

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Exhibit: Civil Rights Photography

(part of a series)

Location: Snite Museum of Art

Mlk Photography 600x400

Stop by to explore photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and critical moments of the Civil Rights Movement. The photographs reflect the movement’s participants’ struggle, courage, and hopefulness. Dr. King described this dynamic as having the faith “to rise from the fatigue of despair to the buoyancy of hope” in his October 1963 speech on the Notre Dame campus. Decades later these photographs continue to resonate with, in the words of Dr. King, “the challenges we face” in the ongoing pursuit of a more just society.…

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Social Concerns Fair

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Location: Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

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Martin Luther King, Jr., said, “Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.” Students and faculty who want to find their path to service and civic engagement in South Bend are encouraged to encounter the more than 50 local organizations who will invite you into their work. Meet local social service organizations who can tell you about volunteering and community-engaged learning/research opportunities, governmental and nonprofit agencies who will share employment and internship opportunities, and arts/entertainment organizations who will help you celebrate South Bend.…

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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Exhibit: Civil Rights Photography

(part of a series)

Location: Snite Museum of Art

Mlk Photography 600x400

Stop by to explore photographs of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and critical moments of the Civil Rights Movement. The photographs reflect the movement’s participants’ struggle, courage, and hopefulness. Dr. King described this dynamic as having the faith “to rise from the fatigue of despair to the buoyancy of hope” in his October 1963 speech on the Notre Dame campus. Decades later these photographs continue to resonate with, in the words of Dr. King, “the challenges we face” in the ongoing pursuit of a more just society.…

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Unity Summit

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Location: Monogram Room, Joyce Center

The Unity Summit is an interactive event utilizing small group dialogue to network, build community and explore ways to make Notre Dame more inclusive. Co-sponsored by the Employee Resource Groups, this promises to be a highly impactful experience for all. 

Originally published at diversity.nd.edu

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Work-in-Progress: "Studies from Two Caracas Barrios: Women's Responses to Urban Violence and Militarization"

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Kellogg Work-in-Progress Seminars are designed to generate in-depth discussion of new scholarly work. For the pre-circulated paper and to attend, register with kievents@nd.edu.

A Kellogg Work-in-Progress Seminar with Visiting Fellow Verónica Zubillaga

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Seminar: "German Presences: Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Quartet and the Question of Authorship"

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Location: Special Collections

This seminar, sponsored by the Center for Italian Studies, will investigate a constellation of important literary and critical presences in Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan series of novels, including Goethe, Benjamin and Christa Wolf. What are the implications of this potential "German genealogy" of Ferrante's epic narrative? How does our understanding of this genealogy change when considered in light of the debate about Ferrante's surmised identity as the translator and scholar of German literature, Anita Raja?…

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"What Sport Do You Play?": A Discussion on Race, Athletics, and Educational Access

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Location: Remick Commons, Visitation Hall

Panelists will explore often unfounded initial perceptions of others through a discussion on the intertwinement of athletics and educational access. Student-athletes and non-athletes will discuss these misconceptions and attendees will have a chance to break out into small groups for further conversation. All are welcome. Dinner will be provided.…

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