Events

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Lecture: "Pope Francis’s Vision of International Politics and Diplomacy"

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Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Jodok Troy

Jodok Troy, a 2016–18 Visiting Scholar at the Europe Center, Stanford University, will explore and evaluate Pope Francis’ vision of international politics and diplomacy through examples from the papal human rights discourse and Holy See diplomacy.…

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Lecture: "The Next Decade in Astronomy" (Part of Our Universe Revealed lecture series)

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Location: 101 Jordan Hall of Science

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Jonathan Crass, research assistant professor, University of Notre Dame

“What’s next in astronomy?” Join us as we look back at what we’ve discovered in the last decade to see just how quickly astronomy is moving forward and what are the big remaining questions we need to solve. We’ll discuss the next generation of tools currently under construction to answer questions including ‘Are we alone in the Universe?’, ‘How did we get here?’ and ‘Do we really understand how the Universe works’?

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Panel Discussion and Q&A: "Notre Dame’s Sisters and their Stories"

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Location: Coleman Morse 1st Floor Lounge

Campus Ministry and Cushwa Center invite you to an evening with our very own Sisters who serve at Notre Dame. Learn about the impact women religious are making on campus and throughout the church, listen to their vocational stories, and learn about the different charisms of their religious communities.…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Agilent Technologies OMICS Challenge Symposium

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Location: B01 McCourtney Hall

 

Agenda

 

11:00 a.m.

Registration, Introductions, and Lunch

11:30 a.m.

Genomics to Metabolomics and Everything in Between – Mass Spectrometry solutions for OMICS Applications

Ben Owen, Ph.D., Product Specialist, Mass Spectrometry

12:15 p.m.

CRISPR Guide Libraries for Functional Genomics Screening

Jean Jasinski, Ph.D.,

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Staff Lenten Lunch & Learn — Part 1 of 2

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Location: Coleman Morse 1st Floor Lounge

During the season of Lent, join Rev. Jim Bracke, C.S.C., for a two-part series on prayer. As we look forward to springtime, we’ll reflect on how best to grow in our faith and allow God to speak to us. Bring your lunch and a friend.

Originally published at campusministry.nd.edu

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Lecture: “Words Fitly Spoken: Lincoln and Ellison as Writers of Social Responsibility”

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Location: 720 Corbett Hall

Lucas Morel, Professor of Politics and Head of the Politics Department, Washington and Lee University

In “Words Fitly Spoken: Lincoln and Ellison as Writers of Social Responsibility,” Prof. Morel will discuss Abraham Lincoln's and Ralph Ellison's ethical leadership and how, through their speeches and stories, they challenged the American people to trust their political principles. The lecture will explore how Lincoln and Ellison promoted the civic health of the nation by diagnosing its public ills, and how these two great Americans offered direction for their country to better align its practice with its professions. 

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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Work in Progress: "The Scope of Development Studies in Its Interaction with Religion: Multidisciplinary Crossings and Boundaries"

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Severine Deneulin

Séverine Deneulin (DPhil, University of Oxford)
2017-2018 Kellogg Visiting Fellow
Associate Professor of International Development at the University of Bath

Over the last fifteen years, the area of “religion and development” has significantly expanded, raising the question of whether theology is a new discipline that should be included in development studies. Some argue that those working in the field of international development should acquire greater religious literacy so as to dialogue with believers and challenge practices and interpretations of texts when these are an obstacle to development goals. The counter-argument is that development studies risks being an all-embracing field of the totality of human life, thus losing its specificity and over-treading its boundaries as a social field of analysis. The paper discusses the scope of development studies as a multi-disciplinary and emancipatory field of study when people’s religious beliefs and practices are taken into account in development research and practice.…

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Lecture: "On ‘Bad’ Chinese Food: Reflections on Sweet-and-Sour Pork and its Americanized Ilk"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Sweet-and-sour pork: the signature dish of contemporary American Chinese food. Sold in cheap diners, strip mall buffets, and P.F. Chang’s, this dish is a staple of contemporary American life. But critics charge that this dish is bad, epitomizing everything that is wrong with American Chinese food. Greasy, sweet, and MSG

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Lecture: "The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed Bishop Gerardi?"

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Location: Room C103

Francisco Goldman

Author Francisco Goldman will discuss his 2007 nonfiction book, “The Art of Political Murder,” about the 1998 killing of Guatemalan Bishop Juan Gerardi just two days after he released an extensive, church-sponsored report that implicated the army in many of the 250,000 civilian deaths during the country’s 36-year civil war.…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Ten Years Hence Lecture Series: "Human-machine partnership: Thinking about the future"

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Location: Stayer Center for Executive Education, Morris Commons

Nitesh Chawla

Nitesh Chawla is the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. 

Ten Years Hence is sponsored by the O’Brien-Smith Leadership Program. This is the second lecture in the Ten Years Hence Lecture Series. See the website

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GLOBES Scholar Series: "Rethinking Failure in Law and Science" (Talks intersecting environment and society)

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Location: Carey Auditorium 107

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Sean Seymore is a Professor of Law and a Professor of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University. His talk, “Rethinking Failure in Law and Sciences” addresses how patent law should change in response to scientific advances and how the formation of public policy should be impacted by law and science. Professor Seymore graduated from the University of Tennessee as a Tennessee Scholar with his B.S. in Chemistry. He received his M.S. in Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry and a law degree from the University of Notre Dame.…

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Peace Meals Lunch: "Sanctuary: Accompaniment as Resistance"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

Speaker: Leo Guardado, Ph.D. Candidate in Systematic Theology and Peace Studies. 

Originally published at conductorshare.nd.edu.…

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Lecture: "Popular Politics in the Imperial Perspective: Political Reform, Provincial Unrest, and the Origins of Imperial Crisis"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Rachelbanke

Rachel Banke, postdoctoral fellow in the College of Arts and Letters at Notre Dame, will discuss how an imperial perspective contributes to our understanding of local popular politics in provincial British societies, drawing links between American and Irish politics of the 1760s and 1770s.

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Digital Humanities Speaker Series

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Location: Scholars Lounge, Hesburgh Library

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Verba Volant, Scripta Manent: Automatic Manuscript Analysis for the Vatican Secret Archives”

Walter Scheirer
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Scholars Lounge, Hesburgh Library…

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Lecture: "Slicing the Pie: Quantifying the Aggregate and Distributional Effects of Trade"

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Location: Room C103 Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Andres Rodriguez Clare

Andrés Rodríguez-Clare, the Edward G. and Nancy S. Jordan Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, will address new methods to quantify the net gains from trade for any country, distinguishing inequality-adjusted welfare changes from inequality-unadjusted welfare changes. The model is used to estimate these different effects for the United States for the case of China’s entrance to the world trade organization (the “China shock”) and for the (theoretical) case of a movement to complete autarky.…

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Lecture: "Economic cooperation between the Republic of Korea and the US Midwest"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

A talk by Donghan Yang, Deputy Consul General at the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chicago on economic cooperation between the Republic of Korea and the U.S. Midwest. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Originally published at asia.nd.edu

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Pizza, Pop & Politics: The #MeToo Moment

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

The #MeToo Moment: Its Legal Framework and Political Implications

Join ND Votes for a conversation with Professor Jennifer Mason McAward, associate professor of law and director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, and Professor Geoff Layman

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Dinner, Film, and Panel Discussion: Youth Power Indiana

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

Little Warriors

Learn how youths in Indiana are taking a stand against climate change. Ask what we can do in South Bend. After a light supper, we will be screening a short film called Little Warriors. This will be followed by an open discussion with panelists Jim Poyser, executive director of Earth Charter Indiana, Therese Dorau, South Bend director of sustainability, and Randy Kelly, South Bend council member for the 3rd

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Staff Lenten Lunch & Learn — Part 2 of 2

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Location: Coleman Morse 1st Floor Lounge

During the season of Lent, join Rev. Jim Bracke, C.S.C., for a two-part series on prayer. As we look forward to springtime, we’ll reflect on how best to  grow in our faith and allow God to speak to us. Bring your lunch and a friend.…

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Right-to-Work Lecture: "Is Right-to-Work Right?" (part of the Higgins Labor Program)

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium

Speaker: Elizabeth Tandy Shermer is an assistant professor of history at Loyola University Chicago where she teaches courses in twentieth-century United States history, with an emphasis on in the fields of capitalism, business, labor, political ideas and ideologies, regional development, and urbanization.

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