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Thu Feb 11, 2016

Dante, Mercy, and the Beauty of the Human Person


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


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