Location: Browning Theater, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
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.
This three-day conference honors the career of Mark Noll by reflecting on his work in the history of American Christianity while also looking forward to new directions in the field. Panels and round table discussions will feature scholars such as George Marsden, Catherine Brekus, Tommy Kidd, and Darren Dochuk.
Location: McKenna Hall, Notre Dame Conference Center
This international symposium gathers scholars to investigate the transnational work and shifting identities of Catholic sisters as global missionaries, asking how the study of these border-crossing women, organized into multinational structures, can help all historians enter into the global history of Catholicism.