Event Calendar

Fri Aug 29, 2014

All Day

Spotlight Exhibit: Reporting from the Western Front during World War IRare Books and Special Collections,102 Hesburgh Library

Spotlight Exhibit in Rare Books and Special Collections: Reporting from the Western Front during World War I

All month-long (August 2014)

Featured is a pictorial news article by the prominent war correspondent, Frederic Villiers (1852-1922), about German entrenchments during the first Battle of Aisne. Villiers was among the early group of war correspondents—forerunners of today’s journalists, such as Richard Engel, who report live from battle zones—who went to the front lines to obtain the most current news. These war correspondents were creating a new art form for news coverage that combined information, personal commentary, and images. Villiers’ illustrated report was published in London as a special pullout section of the October 3, 1914 issue of the Illustrated London News, the first periodical dedicated to graphic news.…

Thu Sep 4, 2014

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Fall ReceptionTo be announced.

Opening fall reception to welcome back faculty fellows, administrators, and friends of the Nanovic Institute. By invitation only.

Mon Sep 8, 2014

All Day

Grant Deadline: Fall Break Travel and Research Grants (for Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students)Nanovic Institute (211 Brownson Hall)

Attention Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate students! Applications for Nanovic Fall Break Travel and Research Grants are due on Monday, September 8, 2014.

Wed Sep 10, 2014

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

WWI Lecture: Dan Lindley (University of Notre Dame)Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

On the centennial anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies presents a series of lectures by historians focused on new data and interpretations. What has been mistaken or overlooked in standard histories? What new data sheds light on the war’s causes? Did old empires disappear entirely? What were the long-term effects of the war on the environment? Join us for fresh looks at the catastrophe that in many ways defined modern Europe.…

Thu Sep 18, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Film: Paths of Glory (1957)Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Paths of Glory
Directed by Stanley Kubrick
88 minutes | Unrated.

During World War I, a military lawyer (Kirk Douglas) must participate in a show trial against his own troops in Stanley Kubrick’s Paths Of Glory (1957).

Tickets for all films are $7 general admission, $6 faculty/staff, $5 senior citizens, and $4 all students. To purchase tickets, contact the box office at 574-631-2800 or visit performingarts.nd.edu

Fri Sep 26, 2014

All Day

Sources of the Civic: Catholic Higher Education and Democracy in EuropeNotre Dame Rome Global Gateway (Italy)

Sources of the Civic

The Catholic Universities Partnership, a network of European Catholic universities and the University of Notre Dame, will convene for their annual meeting in Rome, Italy on September 26-27. The conference “Sources of the Civic: Catholic Higher Education and Democracy in Europe” will address competing conceptions of civic education and the unique role that Catholic universities play in cultivating the virtues, values, and responsibilities central to the healthy exercises of civic life.

Thu Oct 2, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Film: A Farewell to Arms (1932)Browning Cinema, DPAC

A Farewell to Arms
Directed by Frank Borzage
85 minutes | Not Rated.

Introduced by TBA

An American ambulance driver on the Italian front has a passion for an English nurse in this adaptation of Hemingway’s novel featuring Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes.

Tickets for all films are $7 general admission, $6 faculty/staff, $5 senior citizens, and $4 all students. To purchase tickets, contact the box office at 574-631-2800 or visit performingarts.nd.edu

Wed Oct 8, 2014

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

WWI Lecture: Tait Keller (Rhodes College)Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art

On the centennial anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies presents a series of lectures by historians focused on new data and interpretations. What has been mistaken or overlooked in standard histories? What new data sheds light on the war’s causes? Did old empires disappear entirely? What were the long-term effects of the war on the environment? Join us for fresh looks at the catastrophe that in many ways defined modern Europe.…

Thu Oct 9, 2014

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Nanovic Graduate Student Social211 Brownson Hall

All graduate students from all disciplines with an interest in European Studies are invited to enjoy free food and beverages at the Nanovic Graduate Student Social on Thursday, October 9th from 4 to 6 pm.…

Mon Oct 13, 2014

All Day

Grant Deadline: Christmas Break Travel and Research (Graduate Students)211 Brownson Hall

Travel and Research grants during Christmas Break are due today for graduate students. Visit Graduate Break Travel and Research Grants for the guidelines and application process.…

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