Events

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Theatre: "Native Gardens"

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Native Gardens

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents

Native Gardens
by Karen Zacarías
directed by Kevin Dreyer

Good fences make good neighbors…or do they?  A good-natured comedy about a backyard border wall.

When Pablo and Tania buy a house in an historic Washington, D.C. neighborhood, they’re welcomed warmly by nextdoor neighbors Frank and Virginia. But soon the couples are embroiled in a dispute over their backyard property line that threatens to uproot Frank’s meticulously cultivated garden and forces both sides to confront deeply ingrained notions of race, class, and privilege.…

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Theatre: "Native Gardens"

- (part of a series)

Location: Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Native Gardens

Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre presents

Native Gardens
by Karen Zacarías
directed by Kevin Dreyer

Good fences make good neighbors…or do they?  A good-natured comedy about a backyard border wall.

When Pablo and Tania buy a house in an historic Washington, D.C. neighborhood, they’re welcomed warmly by nextdoor neighbors Frank and Virginia. But soon the couples are embroiled in a dispute over their backyard property line that threatens to uproot Frank’s meticulously cultivated garden and forces both sides to confront deeply ingrained notions of race, class, and privilege.…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Lecture: "Money Immaterial: The Cashless Past, A Cashless Future, and The Public Good"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium

Lewes Pound

Bill Maurer, dean of social sciences and professor of anthropology and law, University of California, Irvine.

Professor Maurer is a cultural anthropologist and sociolegal scholar. His work explores the technological infrastructures and social relations of exchange and payment, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies. As an anthropologist, he is interested in the broad range of technologies people have used throughout history and across cultures to figure value and conduct transactions.…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Reading by Teju Cole

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

Teju Cole is a writer, art historian, and photographer. He is the Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College and photography critic of the New York Times Magazine. He was born in the US in 1975 to Nigerian parents, and raised in Nigeria. He currently lives in Brooklyn. He is the author of four books.…

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Friday, March 23, 2018

Conference: "Changing Histories of the State"

(part of a series)

Location: Notre Dame, Indiana

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This conference brings together historians of the U.S. and Europe, from the 17th to 19th centuries, in a comparative conversation on ‘the state of The State’ in our respective historiographies. “Changing Histories of the State” is sponsored by the Notre Dame Department of History with the support of the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. More information may be found on the conference website

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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Conference: "Changing Histories of the State"

(part of a series)

Location: Notre Dame, Indiana

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This conference brings together historians of the U.S. and Europe, from the 17th to 19th centuries, in a comparative conversation on ‘the state of The State’ in our respective historiographies. “Changing Histories of the State” is sponsored by the Notre Dame Department of History with the support of the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. More information may be found on the conference website

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Conference: "Changing Histories of the State"

(part of a series)

Location: Notre Dame, Indiana

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This conference brings together historians of the U.S. and Europe, from the 17th to 19th centuries, in a comparative conversation on ‘the state of The State’ in our respective historiographies. “Changing Histories of the State” is sponsored by the Notre Dame Department of History with the support of the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. More information may be found on the conference website

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Performance: Solera Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Tricia Park and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins; Molly Carr, viola and Andrew Janss, cello, have been featured in such world-renowned international venues as Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, Orchard Hall in Tokyo, The Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. The New York City-based Solera Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame. …

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Lecture: "Maria Edgeworth, Realism, and the Institution of the Nineteenth-Century Novel"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Marymullen

Mary Mullen is an assistant professor of English and member of the Irish Studies faculty at Villanova University. She is currently completing a book manuscript titled Novel Institutions: Realism, Anachronism, and the Nineteenth-Century Novel, which rethinks British realism through an attention to the nineteenth-century Irish novel.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Reading by Anais Duplan

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Anais Duplan is the author of a full-length poetry collection, Take This Stallion (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2016) and a chapbook, Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus (Monster House Press, 2017). Her poems and essays have appeared in Hyperallergic, on PBS News Hour, the Academy of American Poets, Poetry Society of America, Fence, Boston Review, The Journal

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Reading by Jeff VanderMeer

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

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Jeff VanderMeer is the 2016-2017 Trias Writer-in-Residence for Hobart-William Smith College. His most recent fiction is the NYT-bestselling Southern Reach trilogy (Annihilation, Authority, and Acceptance), which won the Shirley Jackson Award and Nebula Award. The trilogy made over 30 year’s best lists, including Entertainment Weekly’s top 10, and prompted the New Yorker

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Friday, April 27, 2018

New Directions 2018 Midwest Undergraduate Conference in Gender Studies

(part of a series)

Location: McKenna Hall - Rooms 100-104

The Gender and Women’s Studies communities of the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, and Indiana University South Bend will host the 3rd biennial Midwestern Undergraduate Conference in Gender Studies April 27–28, 2018 at the University of Notre Dame.

We are eagerly looking forward to two days of conversation and collaboration focused on gender! The conference will consist of a series of individual panels comprised of 3–4 papers each. A faculty committee will select papers from among the submitted proposals and constitute the panels.…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

MFA Thesis Reading

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

The graduating candidates of the Creative Writing MFA will be reading from their theses. The readers are (in alphabetical order) Abigail Burns, Moonseok Choi, Erik-John Fuhrer, Madison McCartha, Ingabirano Nintunze, Daniel Tharp, Daniel Uncapher, and Jean Yoon.

Here are the bios of the readers:

In 2015, Abby Burns

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