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Art Desire And God

Academic Conference: “Art, Desire, and God: Phenomenological Perspectives”

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Location: virtual

"Art, Desire, and God: Phenomenological Perspectives" will gather theologians, philosophers, artists and others to engage in collaborative and interdisciplinary reflection using phenomenology’s method of examining human experience to explore the role of the desire of and for God in art...

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Higgins Labor Film Club: "The Devil and Miss Jones" (1941)

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Location: Virtual Event

Miss going to the movies? So do we, but we’ve come up with the next best thing. The Higgins Labor Program at the Center for Social Concerns has selected four great films showcasing the work and activism of four female protagonists...

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Virtual Lecture: "Psychiatric Encounters in the Colonial Matrix of Power: Persistent Colonialism in a Mexican Psychiatric Institution"

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In Mexico, contemporary psychiatric encounters reflect the myriad ways in which colonial relationships persist in contemporary times. This talk is a close examination of medical encounters in Las Lomas, a state psychiatric hospital in Yucatan, Mexico. Using a framework inspired...

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Lecture: "Political Polarization in America"

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Location: Virtual

This session will explore key milestones and influences that have led to the current polarization of American politics, the ways in which political debates have influenced the political process, and the role of the news media and social media. Bridging...

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Lecture: "Understanding and Engaging Movements for Justice"

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Location: Virtual

The events of 2020 are laying bare inequalities that have long plagued the United States and the global community. The intersections of the pandemic, ongoing racialized violence, and hate-filled political rhetoric, combined with the volatility of the upcoming U.S. presidential...

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Career Session: "Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace" (Graduate Student Appreciation Week)

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Location: Zoom

Take time during Graduate Student Appreciation Week to feel appreciated! With the hustle and bustle of going to class, research, teaching, and numerous other commitments, taking the time to slow down and reflect can be a crucial component to sustaining...

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Lecture: "Lines of Movement"

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Location: Virtual Event

Michael Manfredi is co-founder of WEISS/MANFREDI Architecture/Landscape/Urbanism based in New York City and is currently a Senior Design Critic at Harvard University. His multidisciplinary firm is at the forefront of architectural design practices that are redefining the relationships between landscape,...

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The 22nd Annual Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion, and Peace

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Location: Virtual Event

Azza Karam is an experienced scholar and practitioner of peacebuilding, religion, and international politics. As Secretary General of Religions for Peace, she helps lead the largest multi-religious leadership platform with 90 national and six regional Interreligious Councils. She has published...

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Work-in-Progress Seminar: "The Unraveling of Venezuela’s Populist Experiment: 2013-2020"

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Between 2013 and 2020, Venezuela suffered the worst economic contraction in recorded Latin American history. We explore the role that poor policies, political conflict, and external pressure had on the country’s economic implosion. We contend that poor policy choices, while...

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The Big Draw: Snite Sketchbook Session

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Location: Online (Zoom)

Join us for an evening of sketching, community, and inspiration. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Come prepared with a sketch of your own in response to this prompt: Make a sketch of a person and their surroundings. During...

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AAHD Department Day/MFA Open Studios

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Location: Zoom & Riley Hall of Art

Join us for an opportunity to explore the University of Notre Dame’s graduate programs in Ceramics, Industrial Design, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Visual Communication Design. Talk with faculty and current graduate students, and tour the Art, Art History, and Design facilities....

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Lecture: "Numbers Can Lie: When algorithms work perfectly but fail miserably"

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Location: Online

The famous saying, “numbers don’t lie,” might work when reporting the score of a football game, but even then, the numbers don’t tell the whole story.  Algorithms developed by data scientists have implications for not only who may obtain a...

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Virtual Lecture: "The Christ of Empires: German Veneration of Austria-Hungary in the First World War"

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Location: Online

How Germans understood Austria-Hungary reveals much about their own imperial ambitions during the First World War. Historians tend to imagine that Germans perceived their ally in much the same way as many casual observers still do today: as sclerotic, anachronistic,...

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