Events

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Lecture: "The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao"

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Location: Room C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Ian Johnson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

Following a century of violent anti-religious campaigns, China is now filled with new temples, churches and mosques-as well as cults, sects, and politicians trying to harness religion for their own ends. Driving this explosion of faith is uncertainty-over what it means to be Chinese, and how to live an ethical life in a country that discarded traditional morality a century ago and is still searching for new guideposts. Ian Johnson will talk about his six-year project to document the great awakening of faith that is shaping the soul of the world's newest superpower.…

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Art Exhibit/Reception: "Indivisible: Liberty and Justice for All" (START TIME changed)

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Come celebrate artwork created by students responding to the phrase “Indivisible: Liberty and Justice for All." The artwork will be showcased at an evening program and reception held at the Snite Museum of Art. Food and drink provided.

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Indian Classical Music Concert: Ritesh and Rajnish Mishra (vocal)

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Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

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Accompanied by Hindole Majumdar (tabla) and Anirban Chakrabarty (harmonium)

Ritesh and Rajnish Mishra are among the leading young vocalists of India. They represent the sixth generation of a family of eminent musicians of the Benaras Gharana. They have trained under a number of great musicians, including the famous duo, Pandits Rajan and Sajan Mishra, their father and uncle, respectively. They have performed extensively at concerts in India and abroad, and have received several prestigious awards, including the Yuva Ratna Award, the Bhavishya Jyoti Award, the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Ustad Bismillah Khan Award, and the Sangeet Samriddhi Samman and also received a Grammy nomination. They are 'A' grade vocalists of All India Radio and Doordarshan (Indian National Television). For more information, see: http://www.riteshrajnishmishra.com/home.htm

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Military and Veteran Immersion Experience for Faculty and Staff

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Location: Loftus Sports Center and 105 Pasquerilla Center

The Office of the Provost and the Graduate School will host a fun military and veteran immersion experience for faculty and staff for the purpose of connecting and fostering a culture of trust and support for our military students and educating the campus community about the University’s Military and Veteran Initiative

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Higgins Annual May Day Movie: "Paterson" (2016)

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Paterson Movie

For the sixth year running, the Higgins Labor Program will commemorate International Workers' Day with a movie screening.

Paterson (Adam Driver) is a hardworking bus driver in Paterson, New Jersey, who follows the same routine every day. He observes the city and listens to fragments of conversations while picking up and dropping off his passengers. Paterson also writes heartfelt poems in a notebook, walks his dog and drinks one beer in a bar after his shift is over. Waiting for him at home is Laura (Golshifteh Farahani), his beloved wife who champions his gift for writing.

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Saturday, April 29, 2017

2017 Evangelium Vitae Medal Mass and Banquet

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Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart, South Dining Hall

Plated Medal Obverse And Reverse

The Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture will award the 2017 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to the Jerome Lejeune Foundation on April 29, 2017.

The Jerome Lejeune Foundation was established in 1996 to continue the work of its saintly namesake, Professor Jerome Lejeune, by supporting groundbreaking research, advocacy, and healthcare for those with intellectual disabilities. With branches in Paris, Philadelphia, Madrid, and Dubai, the Foundation is the largest private funder of research into genetic therapies in the world. In addition to funding ethically-conducted research, the Foundation provides direct health care and education, and advocates for legal protections for persons with disabilities.…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

[DATE AND TIME CHANGED] Higgins Annual May Day Movie: "Paterson" (2016; directed by Jim Jarmusch)

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

(Originally schedule on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. Now scheduled for Friday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m.)

For the sixth year running, the Higgins Labor Program will commemorate International Workers' Day with a movie screening.

Paterson (Adam Driver) is a hardworking bus driver in Paterson, New Jersey, who follows the same routine every day. He observes the city and listens to fragments of conversations while picking up and dropping off his passengers. Paterson also writes heartfelt poems in a notebook, walks his dog and drinks one beer in a bar after his shift is over. Waiting for him at home is Laura (Golshifteh Farahani), his beloved wife who champions his gift for writing.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

"Welfare or Work? Deservingness and the Politics of Public Assistance in Europe and the United States"

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Lecture with
Sigrun Kahl
Assistant Professor of Political Science and Sociology
Yale University

Sigrun Kahl is visiting assistant professor of political science and sociology at Yale University, where she coleads the MacMillan Center Initiative on Religion, Politics, and Society. She studies how long-term historical factors such as religion shape current policies and institutions addressing the "least among us"-the poor, the socially excluded, the long-term unemployed, and the least capable.…

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Canines & Caffeine (Study Break)

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Location: Brownson Hall Courtyard

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Dog tired from studying?

Hounded by deadlines?

Paws your study and join us for CANINES & CAFFEINE.

Enjoy FREE ice cold caffeinated beverages and shelter dogs

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

4th Annual Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop

Location: McKenna Conference Center

Midwest Imaging and Microanalysis Workshop at Notre Dame – May 9 – 10, 2017

“New Trends In-Situ and High Resolution Electron Microscopy for Nanotechnology, Materials, and Bioscience."

4th Annual Midwest And Microanalysis Workshop

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. Lecture: The Challenge of Peace Pursued through Christian-Muslim Dialogue

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Location: Geddes Hall

The annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. Lecture on Catholic social tradition was created by the Center for Social Concerns in 2009 in order to highlight the issues and themes within the Catholic social tradition, and to inspire students to live out Fr. Bernie's message of promoting social justice. This event honors Fr. Bernie, who died young but influenced students with his life lesson of the "Theory of Enough."…

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