Thomas J. Sugrue, professor of social and cultural analysis and history at New York University, will present the annual Cushwa Center Lecture, titled "Catholicism in 20th-Century America."
Thu Apr 28, 2016
Fri Sep 9, 2016
Author and poet Thomas Lynch will present the annual Hibernian Lecture. His lecture will center around the poetry and recent deaths of Dennis O'Driscoll and Seamus Heaney.
Lynch, a funeral director, is the author of five collections of poems and four books of essays. His work has been the subject of two film documentaries: PBS Frontline…
Thu Sep 22, 2016
This symposium honors the work of theologian Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ and celebrates two recent events: the acquisition of Johnson's papers by the University of Notre Dame Archives and the publication of Heidi Schlumpf's biography Elizabeth Johnson: Questing for God (Liturgical Press, 2016).
Sat Nov 5, 2016
Mark your calendar now! We will discuss History and Presence (Belknap/Harvard, 2016) by Robert A. Orsi of Northwestern University. Commentators for this seminar are R. Scott Appleby of the University of Notre Dame and Mary Dunn of St. Louis University.
Fri Dec 2, 2016
Author Colm Tóibín will speak about the story behind Brooklyn, his 2009 novel that was adapted into a film in 2015. The focus of his talk will be 20th-century Irish immigration to the United States, and the experience of exile and return to Ireland. After a screening of the film, Tóibín will answer questions from the audience.