Events

Lecture: "What & When Was the Christmas Star?": An Astrophysics Perspective with Prof. Grant Mathews

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Location: DVT in Jordan Hall of Science

Join physicist Grant Mathews as he shares the astrophysical details about the well-documented Christmas Star. Was it a comet, a nova, a supernova, or a planet alignment? And who were the wise men from the East? Free, but ticketed event.

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"What & When Was the Christmas Star?": An Astrophysics Perspective with Prof. Grant Mathews

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Location: DVT in Jordan Hall of Science

Join physicist Grant Mathews as he shares the astrophysical details about the well-documented Christmas Star. Was it a comet, a nova, a supernova, or a planet alignment? And who were the wise men from the East? Free, but ticketed event.

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Lecture: "Doing Good Science: When Fetal Development is Global Development in Guatemala and Beyond"

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Location: Hesburgh Center, C103

The Kellogg Institute welcomes Emily Yates-Doerr, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Oregon State University and University of Amsterdam. This talk traces an untold story of Guatemalan migration, documenting the longstanding failure of maternal nutrition interventions in Guatemala to meaningfully improve women’s lives. After a...

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Kellogg Work-in-Progress: "'Batswana Must Develop Themselves’: Self-Development in a Developmental State"

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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 and cultural anthropologist, Deborah Durham…

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MLK Celebration Luncheon

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Location: Joyce Center, North Dome

The fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon is sponsored by the Office of the President and the Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. Diane Nash will be the keynote speaker at this luncheon. Nash became a leader in...

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Educating the Whole Physician Lecture Series: "The Messiness of the Moral of Interspecies Encounters in Medical Lab Research"

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Location: TBA

Lab research is guided by a host of standardized, ethical standards that shape quotidian practices of animal welfare and care while, oddly, obscuring, erasing, or denying human efforts at self-care. An attentiveness to the “messiness of the moral” uncovers the complexities...

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Italian Research Seminar: "The Artist and the Police: Decameron 8.3"

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Location: Rare Books & Special Collections (102 Hesburgh Library)

The first meeting of the Italian Research Seminar in Spring 2020 will host a lecture by Prof. Justin Steinberg, entitled “The Artist and the Police: Decameron 8.3.” Boccaccio’s tale of Calandrino and the heliotrope is justly celebrated as a masterful...

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Life Lunch with Clemens Sedmak

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Location: Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

Enjoy a free lunch and seminar-style conversation with Clemens Sedmak, professor of social ethics in the Keough School of Global Affairs and concurrent professor at Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life. Lunch is free...

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Educating the Whole Physician Lecture Series: "Theorizing Queer Embodiment: On Medical Violence and Intersex Experience"

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Hilary Malatino is an assistant professor in the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, affiliate faculty in the Department of Philosophy, and a research associate with the Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State University.…

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Conference: "Called & Co-Responsible: Exploring Co-Responsibility for the Mission of the Church"

(part of a series)

Location: Morris Inn

An academic and pastoral conference dedicated to exploring what the idea “co-responsibility” for the “Church’s being and acting” might mean, both for the laity and for the ordained. This conference will try to glimpse the full potential of the idea...

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Conference: "Called & Co-Responsible: Exploring Co-Responsibility for the Mission of the Church"

(part of a series)

Location: Morris Inn

An academic and pastoral conference dedicated to exploring what the idea “co-responsibility” for the “Church’s being and acting” might mean, both for the laity and for the ordained. This conference will try to glimpse the full potential of the idea...

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Conference: "Called & Co-Responsible: Exploring Co-Responsibility for the Mission of the Church"

(part of a series)

Location: Morris Inn

An academic and pastoral conference dedicated to exploring what the idea “co-responsibility” for the “Church’s being and acting” might mean, both for the laity and for the ordained. This conference will try to glimpse the full potential of the idea...

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Work-in-Progress: "Christian Civic Engagement in Sub-Saharan Africa? A Community-Collaborative Study of Faith-based and Secular Civic Engagement Programs’ Impact on African Congregants’ Political and Religious Outcomes"

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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…

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Italian Research Seminar: "Points of View: 'The People' in the 19th-Century Italian Novel"

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Location: Rare Books & Special Collections (102 Hesburgh Library)

The third meeting of the Italian Research Seminar in Spring 2020 will host a lecture by Prof. Roberto Dainotto.  Perhaps the most essential device for the organization of the novel-form is the narrative point of view. Mikhail Bakhtin, for instance...

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Ravarino Lecture: "Niccolò Acciaiuoli: Contradiction and Interdisciplinarity in the Study of Trecento Italy"

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Location: Rare Books & Special Collections (102 Hesburgh Library)

The Center for Italian Studies presents the fourth annual Ravarino Lecture which will be delivered by William Caferro. The lecture will address the varied aspects of the career of Niccolò Acciaiuoli, whom his modern biographer called an “oggetto misterioso”—a banker become...

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Educating the Whole Physician Lecture Series: "Materializing Illness: Collaborating Across Art and Bioethics"

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Location: TBA

The presenters explore the intersections of biomedicine, narrative, and fine art to shed light on the meaning of illness. Dr. Devan Stahl will narrate her experience of being diagnosed with MS through the use of MRIs and how those images...

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Educating the Whole Physician Lecture Series: "Charlatans and Medicine in 19th-Century Latin America"

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Location: TBA

Irina Podgorny, visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute in the History of Science and permanent research fellow at the Argentine National Council of Science (CONICET). Abstract: The charlatan (or quack) is a historical character defined by his itinerant existence. Traveling from one...

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