Upcoming Events

Fri Sep 26, 2014

Lecture: Ron Hansen


Location: Geddes Hall Auditorium

"Seeing into the Middle of Things: On Being a Catholic Writer" will be presented by Ron Hansen, author of author of eight novels (including A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion, Exiles, and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford) and three short story collections.

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Sat Sep 27, 2014

Seminar in American Religion


Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

Paula M. Kane, associate professor and John and Lucine O'Brien Marous Chair of Contemporary Catholic Studies at University of Pittsburgh, will discuss her book, Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America (University of North Carolina Press, 2013).

Commentators for this seminar are Ron Hansen, Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ Professor of English at Santa Clara University, and Mary Ellen Konieczny, assistant professor of sociology at University of Notre Dame.

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Fri Oct 3, 2014

Hibernian Lecture


Location: Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin is chair of music and founder and director of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick. His presentation will feature traditional Irish music collected and published by Francis O'Neill, Chicago's superintendent of police from 1901 to 1905.

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Fri Oct 10, 2014

Badin Bible Symposium


Location: Rare Books and Special Collections, Hesburgh Library

Join us for a celebration of the "Badin Bible," the recent landmark addition to the collection of Catholic Americana in the Hesburgh Libraries' Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.

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Thu Mar 26, 2015

Sat Apr 11, 2015

Thu May 7, 2015

The Nun in the World: A Transnational Study of Catholic Sisters and the Second Vatican Council

Location: London Global Gateway

This symposium at the London Global Gateway aims to unite three burgeoning areas of scholarship in religious history: the examination of the “lived history” of the Second Vatican Council; an analysis of the Roman Catholic Church as an transnational actor in global history; and efforts to develop a comprehensive understanding of Catholic women’s religious institutes through the lens of the history of gender and voluntarism during one of the most transformative moments in their collective history.

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