Events

Lecture: "Border Anxieties in a Globalizing World"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Professor Beth Simmons leads the Borders and Boundaries Project at Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania. The project includes several research teams studying border politics across a variety of research areas.

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The Dialogue Project: Environmental Cooperation in the Middle East

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Deep in the Negev desert, students from Palestine, Israel, Jordan, and around the world come together to study and practice peace-building through environmental cooperation. Hear from two alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies about their personal journeys toward finding...

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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: Auditorium, Raclin-Carmichael Hall | IU School of Medicine - South Bend, 1234 Notre Dame Avenue

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, titled “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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Brown-Bag Seminar: "Awakening to Linguistic Otherness in Late Antiquity: A Syriac Case"

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Location: 715J Hesburgh Library (Medieval Institute Main Seminar Room)

The Medieval Institute welcomes Yuliya Minets, Postdoctoral Research Associate and 2019–20 NDIAS Residental Fellow, to give a brown-bag seminar on “Awakening to Linguistic Otherness in Late Antiquity: A Syriac Case.”…

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Lecture/Reception: "Art and Belief in the Spanish Colonial Andes"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Visual images of the Virgin Mary were instrumental in the spread of Catholicism in the wake of the Spanish invasion and conquest of Peru. Statues of the Virgin were the objects of pious appeals for divine intervention, and their power...

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"Divine Illusions" Reception

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Join us for the Friends of the Snite Museum public reception for the temporary exhibition Divine Illusions: Statue Paintings from Colonial South America. There will be light refreshments and music by classical guitarist and Notre Dame professor, Stephen Miller.  A cash...

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Flash Panel: "India's Winter of Protest"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Since December, India has been rocked by nationwide protests drawing millions of citizens. The public demonstrations are against a controversial citizenship law passed by the government. Protestors describe the law as discriminatory against Muslims and an assault on the secular...

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First Mondays Convocations: “The Creative Process in Marching Band Drill Design; Why Symbols Matter!”

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Location: 306 O'Neill Hall of Music

Enjoy talks by Music Faculty on current interests or research. This Monday, Professor Sam Sanchez will discuss “The Creative Process in Marching Band Drill Design; Why Symbols Matter!” This event is free and open to the public.    The next First...

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Lecture: "Color of Compromise: Why the History of the Church and Race Matters"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium

Jemar Tisby, Notre Dame alumnus, will speak at a public lecture which is also the opening class session for the spring social concerns seminar, "Act Justly: Racial Justice and the American Civil Rights Movement." In 2019, Tisby released his first book, "Color...

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Discussion: "Girl Power: Examining the Role of Women Voters in Presidential Elections"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

Pizza, Pop, and Politics is a monthly event through ND Votes which creates a space to discuss political issues with faculty and engage through civil discourse. Christina Wolbrecht, professor of political science and director of the Rooney Center for the...

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Theater: "The Tempest" (Actors From The London Stage)

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Location: Washington Hall, University of Notre Dame

From magic, a storm; from a storm, vengeance; from vengeance, virtue. The dramatic themes of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” resonate strongly with every passing year. Indeed, the passage of time and knowledge is one of the play’s most important themes, with...

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Craig Cramer, The First Farewell Recital

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Location: Reyes Organ and Choral Hall

Cramer has been professor of organ at Notre Dame since Fall 1981. In this first farewell recital, he will perform some of his favorite masterpieces from the instrument’s vast literature. The colorful Fritts Organ will resound through the magnificent acoustics...

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Lecture: "You're a Slave to Money, Then You Die: The Perverse Theology of Neoliberalism"

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Location: LaFortune Ballroom

Eugene McCarraher is associate professor of humanities at Villanova University and the author of "Christian Critics: Religion and the Impasse in Modern American Social Thought" and "The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity."

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Lecture and Artist Demonstration — Chao Shao-an: "Moments between Worlds"

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Join the Liu Institute for a lecture, an ink painting demonstration, and a reception in celebration of the exhibition "Chao Shao-an: Moments between Worlds" at the Snite Museum of Art. The lecture will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium and...

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Theater: "The Tempest" (Actors From The London Stage)

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Location: Washington Hall, University of Notre Dame

From magic, a storm; from a storm, vengeance; from vengeance, virtue. The dramatic themes of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” resonate strongly with every passing year. Indeed, the passage of time and knowledge is one of the play’s most important themes, with...

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Conference: "John Ruskin: Prophet of the Anthropocene"

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The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values is delighted to announce its conference, “John Ruskin: Prophet of the Anthropocene” convening on the weekend of John Ruskin’s 201st birthday, February 7–8, 2020. Leaving behind an enormous body of...

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Fridays at Noon Recital

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall

Enjoy a free noontime recital in O'Neill Hall of Music. Performances by Department of Music majors Katie Hyry, soprano, ‘21, Zachary Pearson, baritone, ‘21, Kate Ragan, piano, ‘21, and Carolina Robledo, soprano, ‘20. Works by de Falla, Beach, Beethoven, Schumann, Handel, and Dvořák. Tickets are not required. …

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