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ROBINSON RECIPIENT OF ARTHUR ASHE AWARD

Author: Maurcia Marschke

Monica Robinson

Senior captain Monica Robinson was named an Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship and Leadership Award winner at the ITA annual awards luncheon, marking a first for the Notre Dame women’s tennis program.  Read more here

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Immigration and the Construction

Author: Maurcia Marschke

On Saturday,

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April 2nd, 2017 - Professor Botero's class Immigration and the Construction of Memory did a field trip on the West side of South Bend. We started the day visiting the beautiful home and art collection of Prof. Gilberto Cardenas and his wife Dolores Garcia and were delighted with a presentation from renown artist Scherezade Garcia and photographer William Vazquez. Then we continued to La Casa de Amistad where we were greeted by Humberto Delgado. Students had the opportunity to learn about the many projects that La Casa offers the community. We were able to use their facilities to do a hands-on workshop on creating I am Poems in Spanish. We finished the day with lunch from La Taqueria Chicago.  …

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Bus Trip to Chicago

Author: Maurcia Marschke

In Goodman Theatre

 

 

 

On March 26, three Latino Studies Faculty, Tatiana Botero, Anne Garcia-Romero and Karen Richman took 45 of their students to Chicago to experience Latin American Street cuisine at the new theme restaurant, Latinicity, and to see a play by an award-winning Latina playwright at the Goodman Theatre. In Destiny of Desire, playwright Karen Zacarías and director José Luis Valenzuela comedically explore immigration, race, gender and class politics through the lens of the Latin American telenovela, one of the world’s most popular and seductive storytelling genres. Following the performance, the classes took part in a post-play discussion and Q & A with Roche Schulfer, Executive Director and Notre Dame ‘73 and Tanya Palmer, Director of New Play Development and five of the cast members.…

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Economics alumnus mines data to fuel artists’ success at Pandora

Author: Eileen Lynch

The power of economics, said Greg Duffy ’15, is that the intangible becomes tangible. Duffy, who majored in economics and sang in an a capella group at Notre Dame, now uses that power to help connect artists with new audiences as a research analyst at the music-streaming service Pandora.

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Summer Program in Toledo, Spain

Author: Maurcia Marschke

Summer Toledo

Program Dates: June 15 - July 27, 2017

The Notre Dame Summer Spain program is located in Toledo at the Fundación Ortega- Marañón (FOM), which was founded by a private academic research institute from Madrid. FOM houses the International Program of Spanish Language, Latin American and European Studies and was inspired by the liberal spirit and intellectual legacy of two great Spanish humanists, Jose Ortega y Gasset and Gregorio Marañón. It promotes cross-cultural student and faculty exchanges.

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Video: The Rome Seminar

Author: Todd Boruff

Notre Dame’s annual Rome Seminar brings together graduate students and junior faculty members from around the world to learn from top scholars and interact with peers at the University’s Rome Global Gateway. Sponsored by the Italian Studies at Notre Dame program and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the seminar’s interdisciplinary topic changes each year.

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Notre Dame undergraduate, graduate students win national awards for essays on Dante

Author: Megan Valley

 A Notre Dame undergraduate and a master’s degree student have been awarded the Dante Society of America’s two top student essay awards, which the Society has been presenting annually since 1887.  Dale Lobo ’16, a science pre-professional major and theology minor, won the Dante Prize for best undergraduate essay related to the life or works of Dante, the renowned Italian poet. Thomas Graff, who received his master’s in Italian studies at Notre Dame this spring, won the Charles Hall Grandgent Award for best essay on Dante by a graduate student.  

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Arts and Letters alumni offer advice for students entering job market

Author: Josh Weinhold

Every year, the Notre Dame Career Center hosts Arts and Letters Career Conversations, an event offering students the chance to network with and receive career advice from alumni in a wide variety of industries. Sixteen alumni—including leaders in the management consulting, communications, nonprofit, and health care fields—attended the 2016 event and shared their experiences with current students. Here is some advice from three of them.

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Art in Motion: Guayasamin's Ecuador Unframed in Geneva, Switzerland

Author: Maurcia Marschke

This past October 2016 was the opening of the traveling exhibit of Art in Motion: Guayasamin's Ecuador Unframed in Geneva, Switzerland.  Carlos A. Jáuregui, Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Anthropology and Tatiana Botero, Associate Teaching Professor of Spanish, traveled to participate in the opening exhibit and its accompanying conference and teacher workshop planned and organized by Valeria Wagner, Dolores Phillipps-López and Aline Helg. Sylvie Fournier curated the beautiful, dynamic and modern exhibit. On October 12th

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