Events

Monday, October 9, 2017

Lecture: "Forget Noah! Ark Thinking and the (In)Hospitality of the Sea"

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Location: 116 DeBartolo Hall

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Professor Simon Richter will deliver a guest lecture on the topic of cultural responses to sea level rise and catastrophic flooding. Richter is professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania, a member of their Graduate Groups in Comparative Literature and Religious Studies, and affiliated with their Programs in Cinema Studies, Environmental Humanities, and Women’s Studies. …

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Saturdays with the Saints Lecture Series: "Ven. Solanus Casey and St. Andre Bessette"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

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Rev. Kevin Grove C.S.C., assistant professor of theology at Notre Dame, will deliver a talk on “Ven. Solanus Casey & St. Andre Bessette: Doorkeepers for God on the Occasion of the Beatification of Ven. Solanus Casey” for the eighth annual Saturdays with the Saints lecture series held prior to the Notre Dame-USC

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Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "God and the Good Life — Notre Dame's Innovative New Way of Teaching the Big Questions"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Meghan Sullivan

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Saturdays with the Saints Lecture Series: "Blessed Miguel Pro: The ‘Folly’ of Martyrdom"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

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Timothy Matovina, professor of theology at Notre Dame, will deliver a talk on “Blessed Miguel Pro: The ‘Folly’ of Martyrdom” for the eighth annual Saturdays with the Saints lecture series held prior to the Notre Dame-NC State football game.

Originally published at icl.nd.edu

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Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "Intimate Objects of Beauty and Faith"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Charles Rosenberg

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Reading by Lidia Yuknavitch

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the National Bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader’s Choice Award, as well as the novel Dora: A Headcase. 

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "Healing Words, Healing Work — Supporting Recovery from Child Abuse and Neglect"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Kristin Valentino

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Concert: Kiera Duffy, soprano

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Recognized for both her gleaming high soprano and insightful musicianship, Kiera Duffy commands attention in repertoire that encompasses Handel, Bach, and Mozart to the modern sounds of Berg, Glass, and Zorn. Duffy earned the highest critical praise for the world premiere of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s Breaking the Waves 

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

President's Address to the Faculty

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Location: 155 DeBartolo Hall

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. will deliver his annual President’s Address to the Faculty at the November 7 Faculty Senate meeting. Please RSVP here by Friday, November 3.

Originally published at conductorshare.nd.edu

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Jeannine Pitas Translation Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Jeannine Pitas will read from I Remember Nightfall by Marosa Di Giorgio (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017).

Jeannine is a writer, teacher, and Spanish-English literary translator currently living in Dubuque, Iowa, where she teaches at the University of Dubuque. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks and the translator of several Uruguayan poets. She has published translations of acclaimed Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio’s work, The History of Violets, I Remember Nightfall

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Teleconference: "Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 5-12"

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Location: Room 121, Information Technology Center

Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 5-12, teleconference

Friday November 10 at 9am (EST) in Room 121 of the Information Technology Center

"Re-reading Dante’s Vita nova" is a collaborative research project involving researchers from University College London, the University of Bristol, the University of Cambridge, the University of Leeds, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Oxford, the University of Reading, and the University of Warwick.

The full schedule of events may be found here.

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Lecture: "Jeremiah Curtin’s Connemara Storytellers, 1892-93"

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Location: Room 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Angela Bourke

Angela Bourke is Professor of Irish-Language Studies and Head of Modern Irish emerita at University College Dublin. She will speak on "Jeremiah Curtin’s Connemara Storytellers, 1892-93."

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Concert: 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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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "Total Mobilization — World War II and American Literature"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Roy Scranton

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Life Lunch with Susannah Monta: "Death with Dignity: The Poetry of John Donne"

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Location: 300 Geddes Hall

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Susannah Monta (John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., and Glynn Family Honors Associate Professor of English) and the McGrath Institute for Church Life. Dr. Monta will present on her area of expertise in literature and how it connects to the pro-life mission of the Catholic Church and the University.…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Film: "Fukushima Mon Amour"

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Location: Browning Cinema

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This drama from director/screenwriter Doris Dörrie was shot in black and white in the Fukushima region of Japan shortly after the triple disaster event that ravaged the nation in 2011. The story follows a young German woman named Marie (Rosalie Thomass) who travels to Fukushima with the foreign aid organization Clowns4Help to try and cheer up the residents living near the site of a nuclear meltdown. At first, the trip is not what Marie was expecting, but she soon finds a purpose by helping Satomi (Kaori Momoi), the last geisha living in Fukushima, piece her life back together.…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Reading by Kellie Wells, 2017 Richard Sullivan Prize Winner

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Kellie Wells the 2017 Richard Sullivan Prize Winner for her short story collection God, the Moon, and Other Megafauna reads at Notre Dame (location TBA) on December 6, 2017.

Kellie Wells graduated from the University of Kansas

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