Upcoming Events

Wed Sep 20, 2017

Vespers with the McGrath Institute for Church Life

Location: Geddes Hall Chapel

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.

Thu Sep 21, 2017

3rd Thursday's @ the Snite: Fall into the Snite

Location: Snite Museum of Art

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Prepare for the Fall Equinox—a day when cultures around the world celebrate the harvest and the first day of fall.  Learn what happens to the planet during the equinox from Michiana Astronomical Society member Ruth Craft

Fri Sep 22, 2017

Sat Sep 23, 2017

Streaming of Beatification of Fr. Stanley Rother

Location: Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level Geddes Hall

The Beatification of Fr. Stanley Rother, the first martyr born in the United States, will air live in the Andrews Auditorium on the lower level of Geddes Hall on Saturday, September 23 at 10:00 am. Fr. Bob Pelton, C.S.C. will deliver opening remarks to introduce the beatification and Fr. Stanley’s cause.…

Sun Sep 24, 2017

St. John's Bible Concert

Location: Leighton Concert Hall

2:00 PM – Sunday, September 24, 2017

Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame

This multi-disciplinary performance will provide audiences with a sustained meditation on the Incarnation of the Word of God through a combination of live music, dance, Scripture, and the illuminations of The Saint John’s Bible. Volumes of the St. John’s Bible will be on display for viewing in the concourse. Tickets available through the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame.…

Fri Sep 29, 2017

Dante Now! A Divine Comedy Flashmob

Location: various locations around campus

Dante Now! A Divine Comedy Flashmob

Friday September 29 from 2-5pm at various locations around campus

Please join Italian Studies at Notre Dame for an afternoon of recitations of excerpts from Dante's Commedia performed around campus, followed by a lecture by Theodore Cachey (Notre Dame), Christian Moevs (Notre Dame) and Anne Leone (Notre Dame), and a reception in Carey Auditorium.

Please feel free to view the video of lthe inaugural Dante Now! performance, and to read an article published in the Observer on September 26, 2013 about the event.

Sat Sep 30, 2017

Saturdays with the Saints: St. Rose of Lima

Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

Jessica Keating, Director of Human Dignity and Life Initiatives in the McGrath Institute for Church Life, will deliver a talk on “St. Rose of Lima: Mother of the Poor” for the eighth annual Saturdays with the Saints lecture series held prior to the Notre Dame-Miami (OH) football game.

Originally published at icl.nd.edu

Saturday Scholars: The Power of Evidence - Transforming the Fight against Poverty through Research

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.

“The Power of Evidence: Transforming the Fight against Poverty through Research” is presented by William Evans

Sun Oct 1, 2017

Rosary for Life

Location: Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, Notre Dame

Join the McGrath Institute for Church Life on Respect Life Sunday for a communal moment of prayer at the Grotto. The Rosary will be offered for the intention that all people may encounter the vulnerable in their midst with greater respect and love.

Originally published at icl.nd.edu

Thu Oct 5, 2017

Lecture by Dr. Delinda Collier

Location: TBD-possibly DeBartolo Hall

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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. …

Fri Oct 6, 2017

Sat Oct 7, 2017

Seminar in American Religion

Location: Morris Inn

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Patrick Mason and Linda Przybyszewski will lead off a discussion of Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's A House Full of Females

Tue Oct 10, 2017

Frances K. Pohl, Reynolds '56 Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Art History, Pomona College, "The Visual Politics of Labor: Ben Shahn and the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1937–1947"

Location: Annenberg Auditorium

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The American artist Ben Shahn created graphic art for the newly formed Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO

Wed Oct 11, 2017

"Muslim and Anti-Muslim Extremism in America": Talk by Charles Kurzman

Location: TBD

Charles Kurzman will share his research on "Muslim and Anti-Muslim Extremism in America" with the University of Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Religion and Society on Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Kurzman is a professor of sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and co-director of the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations

Art & Architecture Tour: Homes & Harvest

Location: Depart on Cardinal bus in Dorr Road Lot (off Route 933, south of WNDU-TV)

Friends of the Snite Museum | Art and Architecture Tour

Daytime Side

PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SEAT BY SEPTEMBER 27

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8:15 AM Board Cardinal bus in Dorr Road lot
(off Route 933, south of WNDU-TV)

8:30 AM Depart campus
9:00 AM Arrive Elkhart, divide into two touring groups

CJA Colloquium

Location: TBD

CJA Colloquium with Dr. Thomas Blanton…

MT Colloquium

Location: 116 O'Shaughnessy Hall

A panel of four graduate students, Kathy MacKay, Casey Mullaney, Craig Iffland, and Elisabeth Kincaid, will lead us in a discussion of the recent election (yes, THE election) from the standpoint of Christian ethics.…

Vespers with the McGrath Institute for Church Life

Location: Geddes Hall Chapel

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.

Thu Oct 19, 2017

3rd Thursdays @ the Snite: Artist Talk by Willie Cole Identity, Representation, and Transformation

Location: Snite Museum of Art

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“Once you can see beyond the obvious, you’re in a whole new way of living.”

-Willie Cole

 

This artist talk is in conjunction with Cole’s exhibition Making Everything Out of Anything.  Cole uses everyday household objects—irons, ironing boards, women’s shoes, hair dryers, bicycle parts—to create works that explore African-American history, consumerism, economics, contemporary politics, gender, and race.  He has been referred to as an  “urban archaeologist,” for exploring universal and cultural concepts through these common, often discarded materials.…

Sat Oct 21, 2017

Saturdays with the Saints: Ven. Solanus Casey & St. Andre Bessette

Location: Geddes Hall, Andrews Auditorium, Lower Level

Fr. Kevin Grove C.S.C., Assistant Professor of Theology at Notre Dame, will deliver a talk on “Ven. Solanus Casey & St. Andre Bessette: Doorkeepers for God on the Occasion of the Beatification of Ven. Solanus Casey” for the eighth annual Saturdays with the Saints lecture series held prior to the Notre Dame-USC

Saturday Scholars: God and the Good Life - Notre Dame's Innovative New Way of Teaching the Big Questions

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.

“God and the Good Life: Notre Dame’s Innovative New Way of Teaching the Big Questions” is presented by Meghan Sullivan

Wed Oct 25, 2017

CJA Colloquium

Location: TBD

Prof. Louis C. Junker, Professor in Old Testament, University of Stellenbosch
Achaemenid understanding of law and justice in Darius I’s tomb inscriptions: Any connections with Hebrew Bible Pentateuchal conceptions?…