Events

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "Intimate Objects of Beauty and Faith"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Charles Rosenberg

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Reading by Lidia Yuknavitch

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the National Bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader’s Choice Award, as well as the novel Dora: A Headcase. 

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Game Day Run Club

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Location: Joyce Center - Gate 2

Get a running start on Game Days this season!

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Game Day Operations brings fans Game Day Run Club; a guided, scenic running tour of campus on game day mornings. Beginning four weeks prior to each game, fans and guests will have the opportunity to register for their run of choice for $15. Registration is capped at 50 participants for each Run Club.…

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Saturdays with the Saints Lecture Series: "St. Robert Southwell, S.J.: A Eucharistic Poet”

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Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

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Timothy P. O’Malley, director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy at the McGrath Institute for Church Life, will deliver a talk on “St. Robert Southwell, S.J.: A Eucharistic Poet” for the eighth annual Saturdays with the Saints lecture series held prior to the Notre Dame-Wake Forest football game.…

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Lecture and Q&A Session (Saturday Scholars): "Healing Words, Healing Work — Supporting Recovery from Child Abuse and Neglect"

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Location: Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q&A is presented on a “home game” Saturday.

Presented by Kristin Valentino

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Concert: Kiera Duffy, soprano

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Recognized for both her gleaming high soprano and insightful musicianship, Kiera Duffy commands attention in repertoire that encompasses Handel, Bach, and Mozart to the modern sounds of Berg, Glass, and Zorn. Duffy earned the highest critical praise for the world premiere of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s Breaking the Waves 

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Film: "Between Earth and Sky"

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Location: Eck Visitor Center

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Alaska has been the source of myth and legend in the imagination of Americans for centuries, and what was once the last frontier of American expansion, has become the first frontier in climate change. Between Earth and Sky examines climate change through the lens of impacts to native Alaskans, receding glaciers, and arctic soil. The island of Shishmaref has been home to the Inupiaq people for thousands of years. As sea ice retreats and coastal storms increase the people of Shishmaref are faced with a disappearing island and a 200 million dollar price tag to move their people with an untold cost on their culture and history.…

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Jeannine Pitas Translation Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Jeannine Pitas will read from I Remember Nightfall by Marosa Di Giorgio (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017).

Jeannine is a writer, teacher, and Spanish-English literary translator currently living in Dubuque, Iowa, where she teaches at the University of Dubuque. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks and the translator of several Uruguayan poets. She has published translations of acclaimed Uruguayan writer Marosa di Giorgio’s work, The History of Violets, I Remember Nightfall

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Friday, November 10, 2017

Teleconference: "Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 5-12"

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Location: Room 121, Information Technology Center

Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 5-12, teleconference

Friday November 10 at 9am (EST) in Room 121 of the Information Technology Center

"Re-reading Dante’s Vita nova" is a collaborative research project involving researchers from University College London, the University of Bristol, the University of Cambridge, the University of Leeds, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Oxford, the University of Reading, and the University of Warwick.

The full schedule of events may be found here.

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Lecture: "Jeremiah Curtin’s Connemara Storytellers, 1892-93"

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Location: Room 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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Angela Bourke is Professor of Irish-Language Studies and Head of Modern Irish emerita at University College Dublin. She will speak on "Jeremiah Curtin’s Connemara Storytellers, 1892-93."

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

Performance (family friendly): The Okee Dokee Brothers

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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The Okee Dokee Brothers believe that music can motivate kids to gain a greater respect for the natural world, their communities, and themselves. Parents’ Choice and Grammy Award-winners, their national fan base loves their amusing lyrics, strong musicianship, and unique folk style. 

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Sunday, November 12, 2017

Concert: Solera Quartet

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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Tricia Park and Miki-Sophia Cloud, violins; Molly Carr, viola and Andrew Janss, cello, have been featured in such world-renowned international venues as Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall in London, Orchard Hall in Tokyo, The Kennedy Center, and Lincoln Center. The New York City-based Solera Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Vespers with the McGrath Institute for Church Life

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Location: Geddes Hall Chapel

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Join the McGrath Institute for Church Life in the Geddes Hall Chapel for Vespers, the evening prayer of the Church. 

This 30-minute prayer service is one of the longest-standing liturgical practices in the Christian tradition, predating even the Rule of St. Benedict. It includes music, a common recitation of the Psalms, and a brief reflection.

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