Thursday, September 28, 2017

Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture: "Crediting Heaney"


Location: Room 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls


in the Instiute's annual Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture, Rónán McDonald, Professor of Modern Literature and Director of Irish Studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, will speak on the concept of "credit" in Seamus Heaney’s work, both as an ascription of value to art and a wily negotiation of faith and belief. It will look at Heaney’s justifications of poetry and its purpose in his critical essays and in his ars poetica (poems about poetry), alert to various configurations of balance and equilibrium.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Lecture by Delinda Collier


Location: TBD- likely DeBartolo Hall

Delinda Collier is associate professor of art history, theory, and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is author of Repainting the Walls of Lunda: Information Colonialism and Angolan Art and articles on Southern African, new media, and Cold War era art. Her current book project is on the history of new media art in Africa. …

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Peace Meals Lunch Discussion: "Environmental Challenges to Peace"


Location: Geddes Hall Coffee House

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Speaker: Patrick Regan, professor of political science and peace studies in Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs.

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