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Ed Talk: "Creating an inclusive online learning community: alternative assessment examples and strategies"

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Location: Online (Zoom)

Lisa Dolasinski joins the college as Italian Studies Program Coordinator. She holds a Ph.D. in Italian studies and a minor in Gender studies, and her teaching and research center on topics of migration, aging and masculinity in contemporary Italian culture....

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Virtual Presentation: "Do Wars Make States and States Make War: Rethinking the Origins of the Seven Years War"

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Location: Virtual Event [Zoom]

I am a historian of Britain and its Empire, of comparative revolutions, comparative empires, and of northern Europe more broadly. I am both a deeply committed archival historian and a scholar who believes profoundly that...

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Creating a World Free of Nuclear Weapons: Student Conversations

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Location: Virtual Event

Join us for a series of monthly conversations that will engage students from Catholic Universities to include Notre Dame, Georgetown, Catholic University, Northwestern, Japanese universities partner and more, in discussions focused on the Catholic approach to nuclear weapons and can include topics...

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Mediating Justice

Lecture: "Mediating Justice: Law, Violence, and Ethnography"

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Location: Virtual Event

Inspired by these events, the “Mediating Justice” series asks what it is that we mean when we talk about justice. To do this, the series takes an unusual approach. Instead of the usual turn to philosophy or jurisprudence for a...

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Poshak: Dress Code Culture in India

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Location: Zoom (link below)

Clothing in India is affected by place, religion, culture and region. The diversity is depicted in daily-wear clothing as well as that worn on specific occasions. From embroidery to prints, hand weaving to machine work, India has a full wardrobe when...

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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "Trust and Truth in the Age of Deep Fakes"

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Location: Online

Trust and Truth in the Age of Deep Fakes is presented by Hany Farid, Professor, UC Berkeley, School of Information. His research focuses on digital forensics, image analysis, and human perception. This is the sixth lecture of eight online lectures...

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Fifth Annual Ravarino Lecture (connected to the Dante in America lecture series)

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Location: Zoom

"'Nel mezzo del cammin': Finding Dante in American Religious Culture" The Center for Italian Studies presents the fifth annual Ravarino Lecture, delivered by Peter S. Hawkins, professor of religion and literature in the Yale Divinity School. This special edition of...

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Faculty Workshop: "Intercultural Competence and IDI"

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Location: Online (Zoom)

Janice Aski, Professor of Italian & Romance Linguistics and April D. Weintritt, Senior Lecturer and Assistant Director of the Italian Language Program The Ohio State University - Department of French and Italian About Janice Aski About April Weintritt…

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Ecuadorian Indigenous Marriage Rites and Traditions

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Location: Zoom (link below)

When two people join their lives in a marriage, it is a perfect excuse for a big celebration. For Ecuadorian indigenous people, there are rites and traditions before and after marriage, such as: how the couple gets engaged, how the...

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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "Disinformation, China, and Beijing’s Broader Global Media Influence"

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Location: Online

Presented by Sarah Cook, research director for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan at Freedom House. This is the seventh lecture of eight online lectures in the Ten Years Hence Speaker Series. All lectures are free and open to students, faculty, staff...

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Lecture: "Politics of Racial Resentment"

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Location: via Zoom

"Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary." Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Jonathan Metzl, Vanderbilt University, explores the tension between racial prejudice and economic self-interest. Metzl is a professor of sociology and psychiatry, director of the Department of Medicine, Health,...

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Bride Wealth System in Kenyan Communities

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Location: Zoom (link below)

In Kenya, the bridewealth system is very important. One is considered married after bridewealth/dowry is paid to the bride's family. In this language table hosted by the CSLC’s Swahili FLTA, Jossy Mutisya, we will discuss all things “dowry” in Kenya...

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Tim Fort

Lecture: "The Role of Business in Creating Common Ground: Music, Sports, Pets, and Other Cultural Artifacts as a Tool for Bridging Divides"

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Location: Virtual Event

In this presentation, Timothy Fort will review literature from the past 20 years that sets out a matrix of the orientations of businesses toward peace and explore the differing roles businesses can play in promoting peace.

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Lecture: "Curricular Race Gap"

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Location: via Zoom

Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary lecture series. Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as Ernest Morrell explores race-based inequities in curricular design in the United States. Morrell is the Coyle Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame,...

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Ten Years Hence Lecture: "The End of Privacy: How Intimacy Became Data, and How to Stop It"

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Location: Online

Presented by Danielle Citron, professor of law, University of Virginia School of Law. This is the final lecture in the Ten Years Hence Speaker Series. All lectures are free and open to students, faculty, staff and the public but you must...

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Lecture: "Policing Reform"

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Location: via Zoom

"Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary" lecture series. Join the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights as prominent civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson discusses the systems and structures that have led to mass incarceration and police killings of black and other minority populations....

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