Events

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Lecture: "The Common Good and Rejection of the Poor (Aporophobia)"

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. A lecture by Flavio Comim, development economist and an affiliated lecturer in human development and ecosystems at the University of Cambridge, where he is also a visiting fellow at St. Edmund’s College.…

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Student Global Health Conference: "Culture in Care"

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

The Student Global Health Conference at the University brings together committed leaders, educators, and students from diverse fields of study to assess the global health landscape and discuss their roles within it. This year’s theme, “Culture in Care,” reflects on the following questions: how do our own identities affect how we treat others within our medical frameworks? Further, how can we “treat” social problems within both clinical and political contexts?  Attendees also will have the opportunity to learn about University organizations and resources for becoming involved in this ever-changing field by contributing to the intersection of research, social entrepreneurship, and international development.…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

LANACC Panel Discussion: "Celebrating Romero's Canonization"

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Location: Jenkins-Nanovic Halls Room 1030

Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.

4:30pm LANACC Panel Discussion: Celebrating the Canonization of Saint Archbishop Óscar Romero
Moderator: Peter Casarella, Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame

4:35pm The Fittingness of Canonizing Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI Together

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

The 20th Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion and Peace: "Flushing Peace Down the Toilet: Strategies for the End of the World as We Know It"

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium

Lecture: "Primo Levi and Dante: four cases (more or less known)"

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Location: Special Collections

Dante’s Divina Commedia is one of the most, if not the most quoted book in the works of Primo Levi. In many books or chapters, often across several pages in a row, we find either explicit references or allusions to Dante. Since a systematic approach is impossible, a symptomatic approach will be proposed in this lecture. Professor Franceschini will consider:…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Seminar: "The Concept of Woman"

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, Rm. 100-104

Registration is free but required.

Organized to mark the monumental achievement of Sister Prudence Allen’s completion of the three-volume work, The Concept of Woman, this day-long seminar invites us to engage the vast historical and philosophical contribution of Sr. Allen’s work of tracing the development of the concept of woman from the pre-Socratics to the modern day. With an eye toward continuing the task masterfully laid out in The Concept of Woman

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Ford Seminar: "Pathways for Improving Access to Maternal Health: Evidence from Kenya"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

A Ford Seminar with Kellogg Faculty Fellow Terry Johnson. The Ford Program Research Seminar meets monthly, providing faculty members doing research supported by or related to the Ford Program’s mission the chance to share their work, whether in early, middle or late stages of development. It is an opportunity for colleagues to come together in a friendly atmosphere to offer constructive feedback and perhaps come away with some new ideas for our own human development/human dignity-related research. The Seminar hopes to build intellectual community around the Ford Program’s mission of conducting research that promises to deepen our understanding of human dignity and enhance the effectiveness of efforts to promote integral human development. …

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Women Leading a Dialogue

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Location: Main Campus

Finding mutual ground and strengthening the bonds of understanding and friendship between women: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim from Western Galilee in Israel.

Notre Dame International is pleased to partner with the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley and the Muslim Students Association of Notre Dame

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The Annual Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture: "Heaney, Auden, and the Age of Anxiety"

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Location: Room 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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In the Institute’s annual Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture, Eve Patten, professor of English and director of the Oscar Wilde Centre at Trinity College, Dublin, will speak on the theme of the poet and anxiety. Taking its cue from Heaney’s essay "Sounding Auden," this lecture will revisit Heaney’s complex response to his predecessor W.H. Auden’s "hungering for a form" against a backdrop of world crisis, and considers—seven decades after the appearance of Auden’s "The Age of Anxiety"—the role of poetry in apprehensive times.  

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Women Leading a Dialogue

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Location: Main Campus

Finding mutual ground and strengthening the bonds of understanding and friendship between women: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim from Western Galilee in Israel.

Notre Dame International is pleased to partner with the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley and the Muslim Students Association of Notre Dame

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Lecture: "Dictators and Leadership: Lessons from Stalin and Mao"

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. A lecture by Graeme Gill, a fall 2018 Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellow. Accepted wisdom says dictators rule in an arbitrary and willful manner, with their subordinate leaders living in constant fear, always vulnerable to the dictator’s will, and always looking to defend themselves in a Hobbesian war of all against all. Gill challenges that notion by looking at two of the most heinous dictators of the 20th century, Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong.…

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Lecture: "No Little War: Beliefs and Liberal Military Intervention"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

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Jacqueline L. Hazelton is an assistant professor of strategy and policy at the U.S. Naval War College. Her research interests include compellence, grand strategy, great power military intervention, counterinsurgency, terrorism, and U.S. foreign and military policy. She received her Ph.D. in politics from Brandeis University and holds two M.A.s and a B.A. from the University of Chicago.…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

Kellogg Work-in-Progress: "Faith and Politics: Reflections of a Catholic Legislator"

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Kellogg Work-in-progress seminars are designed to generate in-depth discussion of new scholarly work. For the pre-circulated paper and to attend, register with kievents@nd.edu.

A Kellogg Work-in-Progress Seminar with Visiting Fellow Ignacio Walker

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Lecture: "The Role of the Successful Consultant — Foundational Skills and Knowledge You Will Need at All Junctures of Your Career"

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Location: E378 Corbett Family Hall

Jeff Sucec, Founder and CEO of Performance Potential, Inc.

Bio:
Jeff is often the highest rated keynote speaker at business conferences. The topics he covers includes leadership, employee engagement, using innovative approaches for maximizing performance, identifying and migrating best practices, creating a culture of creativity and innovation and implementing client-focused sales cultures. He is a published writer in organizational behavior, performance improvement, and sales and sales management effectiveness. Prior to co-founding Performance Potential, Jeff was founder and CEO

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Discussion: "Been & Seen: Energy, Climate, and Social Change"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

Students who participated in the Energy, Climate, and Social Change Seminar over fall break will share their insights and immersion experiences in Washington, D.C., and in eastern Tennessee at the Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center as they examined the complex narratives around the role of energy in society and its relation to the current climate change discussion. Focusing on various policies and practices and how those shape our global energy context, students consider hopeful solutions toward a more sustainable energy and climate model. A light lunch will be served. All are welcome. …

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Sunday, November 4, 2018

Conference: "Ratzinger's Introduction to Christianity at 50"

(part of a series)

Location: McKenna Hall

Organized to mark the 50th anniversary of Joseph Ratzinger’s Introduction to Christianity, ​this conference celebrates a seminal work of the Church’ pre-eminent theologian in the public sphere. 

The conference is free but registration is required here

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Conference: "Ratzinger's Introduction to Christianity at 50"

(part of a series)

Location: McKenna Hall

Organized to mark the 50th anniversary of Joseph Ratzinger’s Introduction to Christianity, ​this conference celebrates a seminal work of the Church’ pre-eminent theologian in the public sphere. 

The conference is free but registration is required here

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Conference: "Ratzinger's Introduction to Christianity at 50"

(part of a series)

Location: McKenna Hall

Organized to mark the 50th anniversary of Joseph Ratzinger’s Introduction to Christianity, ​this conference celebrates a seminal work of the Church’ pre-eminent theologian in the public sphere. 

The conference is free but registration is required here

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Lecture: "Multidimensional Poverty and Integral Human Development"

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

Sponsored by the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. A lecture by Sabina Alkire, director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), and John Finnis, Biolchini Family Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame.

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