Events

Schirch

Presentation — "Mapping Technologies for Peace and Conflict: From the Weaponization of Social Media to Digital Peacebuilding and Peacetech"

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Location: Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies/Zoom Webinar

Featuring Lisa Schirch, the incoming Richard G. Starmann, Sr. Professor of the Practice in Peace Studies. This presentation will provide a survey of the best and worst impacts of technology on peacebuilding. Beginning with an overview of how social media...

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Celebration: 100 Years of James Joyce's "Ulysses"

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Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

James Joyce's "Ulysses" was published in Paris on 2 February 1922. In 2022, the Keough-Naughton Institute has built a year of lectures, symposia, and events around interrogating and celebrating the work that is widely considered the most important novel of the...

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Sara Shroff

Talk — "Taking Over the Home: On Teaching Feminist Theory in Lahore (Pakistan)"

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Location: Zoom Webinar

Featuring Sara Shroff, assistant professor with joint appointments in Gender and Sexuality Studies and Political Science, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. This talk focuses on Shroff’s digital feminist theory classroom in Lahore, Pakistan, as an entry point for thinking about...

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Lecture: "Human Rights with 'Chinese Characteristics'? Relativizing Human Rights by Eliminating Accountability"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Are public condemnations and the U.S. diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics effective? While the international community’s institutions to deter, investigate, and protect human rights are often thought to be universally accepted, Chinese relativism casts them as “Western...

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Evaristo

The 28th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy

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Location: Zoom Webinar

Featuring Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize-winning novelist, essayist, dramatist, and literary critic; advocate and activist for inclusion in the arts. Lecture title: "The Activist Artist." British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the author of ten books and numerous writings that span the...

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The Laura Shannon Prize Award and Lecture with Peter Gatrell

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Location: Virtual Event

"The Unsettling of Europe: How Migration Reshaped a Continent" presented by Peter Gatrell, professor of economic history, University of Manchester. Pamela Ballinger, Fred CUNY Chair in the History of Human Rights at the University of Michigan and 2021 final juror,...

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Rsz Thomasogrady

Thomas O'Grady: “Unlocking 'Ulysses': Telemachus Holds the Key"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

As we begin the centenary year of James Joyce's Ulysses, Professor Thomas O'Grady will give a talk titled “Unlocking Ulysses: Telemachus Holds the Key." Thomas O’Grady is professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Boston, where he served as director of Irish...

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2022 Nanovic Forum with Lord Alton of Liverpool: "A View from the UK Parliament: What We Must Do to Combat Genocide"

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Location: Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

David Alton (Professor Lord Alton of Liverpool) has served in both Houses of the UK Parliament. He was a member of the House of Commons for 18 years until 1997, when he was appointed a Life Peer. Alton began his...

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Salute

Film: "The Stand" (2020)

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

It is one of the most iconic images of our time: two African-American medal winners at the 1968 Olympics standing in silent protest with heads bowed and fists raised as “The Star Spangled Banner” is played. Fifty years later, that...

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Molly Sweeney

Irish Theatre of Chicago presents "Molly Sweeney"

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Blind since birth, Molly knows the world through touch, sound, taste, and smell. When her hopeful husband and ambitious doctor propose restoring her sight, everyone begins to understand things may not be as they appear. Brian Friel, Ireland's master storyteller,...

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Molly Sweeney

Irish Theatre of Chicago presents "Molly Sweeney"

- (part of a series)

Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Blind since birth, Molly knows the world through touch, sound, taste, and smell. When her hopeful husband and ambitious doctor propose restoring her sight, everyone begins to understand things may not be as they appear. Brian Friel, Ireland's master storyteller,...

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Molly Sweeney

Irish Theatre of Chicago presents "Molly Sweeney"

- (part of a series)

Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Blind since birth, Molly knows the world through touch, sound, taste, and smell. When her hopeful husband and ambitious doctor propose restoring her sight, everyone begins to understand things may not be as they appear. Brian Friel, Ireland's master storyteller,...

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