Upcoming Events

Made in the Andes: Handmade Indigenous Crafts

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Location: Bond Hall 334

The art of color in beautiful handcrafted textiles, jewelry, and other handcrafts has been part of the indigenous culture of South America going back over 5,000 years. Andean art in the form of handcrafts inspires artists and artisans even today....

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Irish Theatre of Chicago presents "The Dance of Death"

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Famed playwright Conor McPherson brings a lyrical ferocity to his adaption of a long-married couple's toxic battle of wills. Edgar, a tyrannical captain, and his manipulative wife Alice spar in harrowing and hilarious ways à la Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid...

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Lecture: "Voting Rights" (Part of the Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary series)

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Rick Hasen, Chancellor's Professor of Law and Political Science at the University of California Irvine School of Law and author of "Election Meltdown: Dirty Tricks, Distrust, and the Threat to...

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Irish Theatre of Chicago presents "The Dance of Death"

- (part of a series)

Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Famed playwright Conor McPherson brings a lyrical ferocity to his adaption of a long-married couple's toxic battle of wills. Edgar, a tyrannical captain, and his manipulative wife Alice spar in harrowing and hilarious ways à la Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid...

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Irish Theatre of Chicago presents "The Dance of Death"

- (part of a series)

Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Famed playwright Conor McPherson brings a lyrical ferocity to his adaption of a long-married couple's toxic battle of wills. Edgar, a tyrannical captain, and his manipulative wife Alice spar in harrowing and hilarious ways à la Edward Albee's "Who's Afraid...

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Terra String Quartet

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall

The Terra String Quartet is the 49th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition Senior Strings Division Gold Medal and Grand Prize winner. The emerging ensemble based in New York City comprises graduates of the Juilliard School's prestigious Honors Program and the...

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Lecture — "Money, Power, and Respect: Civilian Victimization in the Aftermath of Intervention"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Meg K. Guliford is an Assistant professor in Drexel University's Department of Politics. Her broad research agenda reflects her interests in political violence, conflict processes, and U.S. foreign policy.

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Signs of the Times — "The Circle: Continuity of Potawatomi Culture and a Path to the Future"

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Location: Geddes Hall, Coffee House

The Signs of the Times series connects campus to community experts around justice topics. The theme for the 2022–23 series is Leadership in Justice and Hope. In November, the Center for Social Concerns is excited to welcome Jason Wesaw, Pokagon Tribal...

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Lecture: "Birth Equity"

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Joia Crear-Perry, MD, founder and president of the National Birth Equity Collaborative, identifies and challenges racism as a root cause of health inequities. Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary is a weekly lecture...

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Tom Mendoza Presents: A Conversation with Dan Warmenhoven

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Location: Mendoza College of Business, Jordan Auditorium

Tom Mendoza Presents is a webinar series hosted by Tom Mendoza, former president and vice chairman, NetApp, current board director of UiPath, Varonis and Vast Data. Join Tom Mendoza for a discussion with Dan Warmenhoven, former chairman and CEO of...

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MVP Fridays: "How do we cultivate character for the common good?"

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Location: Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering Atrium

Join the Center for Social Concerns for Friday afternoons on home football weekends for lectures by national leaders, journalists, and writers on questions of meaning, values, and purpose. Each lecture will be followed by a reception. Presented by Anne Snyder, Editor-in-Chief,...

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Saturdays with the Saints (Lecture): "Saints of Our Lady’s University"

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Location: Andrews Auditorium

Presented by Meg Hunter-Kilmer, Sullivan Family Saints Fellow, McGrath Institute for Church Life. "Saturdays with the Saints" is a Notre Dame football gameday lecture series that combines the University's rich traditions of Catholic faith and spirited game days. 

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Fourth Annual Liss Lecture in Judaica: "Inscribed with a Bronze and Lead Pen: Jewish Communal Documents and the Theology of Memory in Early Modern Europe"

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Location: 107 Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

​Debra Kaplan ​​teaches Jewish History at Bar-Ilan University,​​ where she is the director of the Halpern Center for Jewish Self-Perception. S​​he is the author of "Beyond Expulsion" (Stanford University Press, 2011; Hebrew translation Merkaz Zalman Shazar, 2016) and "The Patrons and Their...

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Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C., Lecture with Clint Smith

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Location: Morris Inn, Smith Ballroom

The annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C., Lecture was created by the Center for Social Concerns in 2009 in order to highlight justice issues and themes affecting the common good. This fall event honors Fr. Bernie who died young but influenced students with...

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Lecture: "Identity or Alterity? Reading and Writing Japanese-language Literature in Brazil, 1917-1942"

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

In this talk, Ted Mack will present a history of the marketplace for Japanese-language literary texts in Brazil, prior to the Second World War, a brief discussion of one award-winning story written there during that period, Sonobe Takeo's "An Age...

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Italian Research Seminar — "Deadly Letters: Plague, Banditry, and Heresy in Early Modern Mail"

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Location: Rare Books and Special Collections 102 Hesburgh Library

The Center for Italian Studies is pleased to host a lecture by Professor Rachel Midura of Virginia Tech University. By the mid sixteenth-century, continental Europe depended upon mail for the ordinary pulse of governance and commerce. Communications networks remained as...

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Lecture: "Social Inequality and Public Schools"

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Location: via Zoom

Join the Klau Institute for Civil and Human Rights as Eve L. Ewing, associate professor, Department of Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity at the University of Chicago and author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South...

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Concert: Dame Emma Kirkby, soprano & Jakob Lindberg, lute

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Location: LaBar Recital Hall

Among the world's great sopranos, Dame Emma Kirkby's career spans nearly 50 years and a discography of more than 100 recordings. Her trailblazing contribution revived audiences for the elegant beauties of early Baroque and Renaissance classical music.

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