Event Calendar

18 March, 2015

Wednesday 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Joseph Brodsky: Digital Humanities Lab

Rare Books and Special Collections, 102 Hesburgh Library

A seminar with Marijeta Bozovic, Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University. … More +

19 March, 2015

Thursday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Guest Speaker: Marijeta Bozovic (Yale University), “Radical Poetics in Putin’s Russia”

140 DeBartolo Hall

 

Marijeta Bozovic is Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University, and the author of Nabokov’s CanonFrom Onegin to Ada (forthcoming with Northwestern University Press). Her second book project, Avant-Garde Post– : Radical Poetics After the Soviet Union, examines the recent resurgence of politically engaged poetic practices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Linking poets like Kirill Medvedev and Dmitry Golynko to the historical avant-gardes of the 1910s and 1920s, on the one hand, and Western influences such as Charles Bukowski and the American L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E school, on the other, Prof. Bozovic will shed light on the experiments and dreams of futurity of the contemporary Russian neo-avant-garde. … More +

25 March, 2015

Wednesday 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

WWI in the Graphic Novels: A Drawing Cabaret

Philbin Studie Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The graphic novel is an important new genre in global publishing today. Come see four ​European artists​ and writers​ draw live for an audience and explain why and how they re-present the First World War for a new generation of readers.  Free event, but tickets required. … More +

26 March, 2015

Thursday, All Day

Conference: The Bible, Narrative, and Modernity

Notre Dame Conference Center (McKenna Hall)


 

The Bible, Narrative, and Modernity joins an already rich interdisciplinary project at Notre Dame that seeks to reimagine the relationship between Religion and Literature. Focusing on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, this symposium seeks to upend the common characterization of this period as increasingly secular.  A graduate student symposium sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies with additional support from Religion and Literature (journal), Nineteenth-Century Contexts (journal), and the Department of English.

 
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Thursday 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lecture: "Civility and Politeness: Modern Democracy and the Legacy of the Enlightenment"

TBA

 Philippe Raynaud, Professor of Political Science at the University of Panthéon-Assas, will deliver the lecture "Civility and Politeness: Modern Democracy and the Legacy of the Enlightenment" based on his recent publication La politesse des Lumières.More +

1 April, 2015

Wednesday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Preserving Iconic Theatre Costumes: The How and The Why

Notre Dame London Global Gateway, 1 Suolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG

Theatre companies and museums worldwide collect and store major costume pieces from notable productions, usually worn by recognized actors. The symposium will consist of a panel discussion exploring the reasons for preserving iconic theatre costumes and the proper methods to store them for future research. The panelists will discuss what gives certain items value over others, the cost of maintaining garments, the methods and facilities used to stores the pieces, and much more! … More +

8 April, 2015

Wednesday 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Lecture: "Italian Post-war Contradictory Memories: A Cinematic Look"

McGlinn Room, Visitation Hall

Francesco Pitassio, Associate Professor at the Università degli Studi di Udine and Notre Dame’s Italian Fulbright Scholar for spring 2015, will deliver a lunchtime lecture on "Italian Post-war Contradictory Memories: A Cinematic Look."

The lecture is free and open to all.  Lunch will be available while supplies last. … More +

9 April, 2015

Thursday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

IDA (Film)

Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of Nazi occupation.  IDA won the 2015 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. … More +

22 April, 2015

Wednesday 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Lecture: "On Christian Philosophy: A Normative Approach"

McGlinn Room, Visitation Hall

Jan Hrkút, Vice-dean of the Faculty of Arts & Letters and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia, will deliver a lunchtime lecture on "On Christian Philosophy: A Normative Approach." 

The lecture is free and open to all.  Lunch will be available while supplies last. … More +

23 April, 2015

Thursday 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

"Calvary" (Film)

Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

A good man intent on making the world a better place, Father James is continually shocked and saddened by the spiteful and confrontational inhabitants of his small country town of Sligo, Ireland. After being threatened during confession, he must battle the dark forces closing in around him. … More +

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