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Thu Feb 11, 2016

Dante, Mercy, and the Beauty of the Human Person

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Location: Eck's Visitor Center

Comprising five evenings with two lectures featured back-to-back each time, this series convenes on February 11, February 24, March 16, March 29, and April 7. The series is designed to accompany the audience as they make their way through reading Dante's Divine Comedy during Lent and into Easter. Coinciding with the Year of Mercy, this series also responds to what Pope Francis said about Dante and his poem in relation to the 750th anniversary of the poet's birth: "[The Divine Comedy] is an invitation to rediscover the lost or obscured meaning of our human path and to hope to see again the glowing horizon on which the dignity of the human person shines in its fullness." …

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Wed Feb 17, 2016

Thu Feb 18, 2016

Language Change in Social Class in the Novel: Proust, Ó Cadhain, Myles na Gopaleen, Ferrante

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Location: Eck Visitors Center

In the annual Breandán Ó Buachalla Memorial Lecture, Professor Barry McCrea presents on Language Change and Social Class in the Novel: Proust, Ó Cadhain, Myles na Gopaleen, Ferrante.

Professor McCrea is the Donald R. Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies and Professor of English, Irish Language and Literature, and Romance Languages and Literatures at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Fri Feb 26, 2016

Wed Mar 16, 2016

Sigma Delta Pi Honors Society Ceremony

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Location: Oak Room of South Dining Hall

The Program in Iberian and Latin American Studies cordially invites you to attend the annual Sigma Delta Pi Honors Society Ceremony. Please join us in honoring these seniors and their outstanding achievements in the study of Hispanic literatures and cultures. 

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Fri Mar 18, 2016

"Dictadura y complicidad: Chile, a 40 años del golpe"

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

FRIDAY, MARCH 18  •  10:15AM TO 11:45AM HESBURGH CENTER AUDITORIUM

"Dictadura y complicidad: Chile, a 40 años del golpe"


Michael Lazzara, Associate Professor of Spanish, University of California, Davis

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This lecture is especially prepared for Professor María Rosa Olivera-Williams's advanced seminar "Los estudios de la memoria en / del Cono Sur: direcciones críticas," but everybody interested in the topics of memory studies and cultural studies in /of Latin America are welcome.

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Wed Apr 13, 2016

Thu Apr 14, 2016

Italian: Research Seminar: "Boccaccio and Petrarch on Poetry: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods and Invectives against the Physician" - David Lummus (Stanford

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Location: Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries

The Italian Research Seminar

David Lummus (Stanford) - "Boccaccio and Petrarch on Poetry: Genealogy of the Pagan Gods and Invectives against the Physician"

Thursday April 14 at 4:30pm in Special Collections, Hesburgh Libraries…

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Film and Panel Discussion: "Hmong Memory at the Crossroads"

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Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

"Hmong Memory at the Crossroads" is a 2015 documentary that weaves the stories of three generations of Hmong refugees in the U.S. Midwest and in France.
Liachoua Lee, a Hmong-American, revisits his past as a former refugee and son of veterans of the First Indochina War and the Secret War in Laos. Beginning with his life in Detroit, Lee's journey takes him to France, a place where he and his family sought asylum before immigrating to America, and an emotional return to his Laotian homeland.

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Fri Apr 22, 2016

The French Ball

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Location: Jordan Atrium

The French Club is hosting their French Ball this Friday, April 22nd from 10pm-12am. 

This is a great opportunity to enjoy French music, dance with your beau/belle, and of course enjoy the free French snacks. One of the last formals of the year, don't miss the opportunity!

RSVP for yourself (and a guest) for free using the form below. Your guest need not be a member of the club, this event is open to everyone.…

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Tue Apr 26, 2016

Thu Apr 28, 2016

Italian: OVI Videoconference Seminar: Marco Maggiore - "Una parlata periferica e la sua documentazione medievale: il caso del salentino"

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Location: Room 201 Information Technology Center

University of Notre Dame & Opera del Vocabolario Italiano (OVI) Videoconference Seminars – Spring 2016

Thursday April 28 from 10-11:30am in Room 121, ITC, Notre Dame (16:00-17:30 at Notre Dame's Rome Global Gateway)

Marco Maggiore - “Una parlata periferica e la sua documentazione medievale: il caso del salentino”…

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"If This Is A Man": A Musical Reflection on Art and Humanity

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Location: Gallery of the Jordan Hall of Science

The event, inspired by the work of author Primo Levi, will include the performance of Simon Sargon's chamber setting of Levi poems, the US premiere of Ennio Morricone's "Se questo è un uomo", as well as student and faculty testimonies on the work, life, and legacy of Primo Levi.

Jewish Italian chemist and writer, Primo Levi (1919-1987), was the author of fiction, poetry, essays, memoirs, and translations, and is best known for his first work, "Se questo è un uomo" [If This Is A Man], which provides an account of his detention at Auschwitz, and offers one of the most compelling invitations to reflect on humanity to have emerged in European literature. …

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Fri May 13, 2016

Recognition Ceremony

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Location: Washington Hall

The Faculty and Staff of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invite all seniors and their families to the Recognition Ceremony on May 13th, 2016. Following the ceremony, we will be selling our RomLang t-shirts. All proceeds will be supporting Breast Cancer Awareness and women in the St. Joseph County area who are unable to afford mammograms.…

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Wed Aug 31, 2016

Wed Sep 14, 2016

Thu Sep 15, 2016

“Humanism and Biopolitics: Monsters in the Human Zoo” Lecture by: Mabel Morana

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

Mabel Moraña, William H. Gass Professor in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Spanish, and Director of the Latin American Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis will return to Notre Dame as Distinguished Lecturer of the Kellogg Institute to deliver the inaugural talk of the Ph.D. in Spanish program of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures on Thursday, September 15th 2016 at 4:00p.m. in  the Hesburgh Center Room 103.

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Thu Sep 22, 2016

Mon Sep 26, 2016

Tue Sep 27, 2016

Fri Sep 30, 2016

Dante Now! A Celebration of Dante and the "Divine Comedy" in Performance

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Location: Various locations around campus

You are invited to join or just watch around campus! Simultaneous public readings, choral readings, public talks, and receptions. 

Interested in performing? Contact Anne Leone at italstud@nd.edu for more information and to RSVP for one of the reader workshops in the Hospitality Room, South Dining Hall on Wednesday, September 28, 9am-3pm.…

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Tue Oct 4, 2016

Wed Oct 5, 2016

Juan Felipe Herrera Reading

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Location: Decio Theatre DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

 The Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, Juan Felipe Herrera, will be giving a public reading of his work along with an opening student presentation by the Department of Film, Television and Theatre to honor Herrera. A reception and book signing will follow.…

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Fri Oct 7, 2016

Consortium on Useful Assessment in Language & Humanities Education

Location: TBA

CUALHE: Consortium on Useful Assessment in Language & Humanities Education

2016 Annual Meeting & Conference 
October 7th & 8th

"The Consortium on Useful Assessment in Language and Humanities Education (CUALHE) is an interinstitutional collaborative effort that aims to share and to enhance assessment practices developed by college language and humanities programs and to develop a cadre of scholars who can serve as assessment experts/facilitators. The aim of the Consortium to foster a culture of reflective teaching in higher education and to support research into student learning, thereby making useful assessment a regular part of the academic modus operandi.…

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Sat Oct 8, 2016

Consortium on Useful Assessment in Language & Humanities Education

Location: TBA

CUALHE: Consortium on Useful Assessment in Language & Humanities Education

2016 Annual Meeting & Conference 
October 7th & 8th

"The Consortium on Useful Assessment in Language and Humanities Education (CUALHE) is an interinstitutional collaborative effort that aims to share and to enhance assessment practices developed by college language and humanities programs and to develop a cadre of scholars who can serve as assessment experts/facilitators. The aim of the Consortium to foster a culture of reflective teaching in higher education and to support research into student learning, thereby making useful assessment a regular part of the academic modus operandi.…

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Mon Oct 24, 2016

Family Sign Up: St. Vincent DePaul

Location: 520 Crescent Ave, South Bend, IN 46617

Family sign up week:    St. Vincent DePaul Christmas food and gift program


520 Crescent Ave, South Bend, IN 46617
Attending September 27 Info Night is strongly encouraged.  Time slots for volunteering 
must be arranged ahead of time with Mary Eme (mary.eme@svdpsb.org;(574)234-6000)

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Monday Theater Workshop

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Location: 115 O'Shaughnessy

Come and perform excerpts from French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese plays at 115 O'Shaughnessy Hall each MONDAY from 7pm - 9pm, October 24 through November 28!

 

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Tue Oct 25, 2016

Family Sign Up: St. Vincent DePaul

Location: 520 Crescent Ave, South Bend, IN 46617

Family sign up week:    St. Vincent DePaul Christmas food and gift program


520 Crescent Ave, South Bend, IN 46617
Attending September 27 Info Night is strongly encouraged.  Time slots for volunteering 
must be arranged ahead of time with Mary Eme (mary.eme@svdpsb.org;(574)234-6000)

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