Matteo Bianchetti, Ashely Foster, and Charles Yost have been awarded the 2018-19 Tobin Dissertation Fellowship. Raymond Drause and Heather Stanfiel have been granted the 2018-19 Annese Fellowship in Graduate Studies.
At the end of a long period of study, research, and teaching, graduate students writing dissertations need time to sit down and write.
The British brutally suppressed insurgencies in Kenya and Malaya during the disintegration of the empire, Dan DeToro (’17), investigates the economic rationale behind the counterinsurgency campaigns in both territories.
Shinkyu (James) Lee presented his paper entitled “Defiant Realism: Arendtian Reflections on Peace” at the American Political Science Association.
Benjamin Gallucci-Wright (doctoral candidate in Medieval Studies) visited the archives of the Vatican Library in Rome and the Royal Library in Brussels.
Over Winter Break, junior architecture student Madeline Fairman traveled to Vienna, Milan, and Brussels on a Nanovic Institute grant to study the Art Nouveau movement.
As part of an educational institution focused on developing the whole person, the Nanovic Institute makes a certain number of grants available to students committed to service and spiritual discernment.
Nanovic Fellow Robert R. Coleman, Professor Emeritus of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art History, Department of Art, Art History and Design was admitted as academicus to the Classe di Studi Borromaici of the Academy of the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan this fall.
Before the move in late July, Institute staff anticipated that foot traffic in the Institute would likely increase. This has been the case by several orders of magnitude, but the Institute did not anticipate just how busy the rest of the first floor of Nanovic Hall would be.
Two visiting scholars join the Nanovic Institute for the fall semester: Tomasz Sieniow from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland and Sophia Opatska from the Lviv Business School. They will each present a lunchtime lecture based on their research during the month of November.
This spring, the Institute funded a faculty-led seminar to Salzburg to explore the complex phenomenon of asylum seeking in Europe.
With now more than 170 members across campus, the Institute welcomes the following new fellows.
In preparation for his senior thesis, Robert Myak recently traveled to Spain to investigate how the contention between modernity and the Catholic Church influenced the principal laic and ecclesiastical characters in Leopoldo Alas’s celebrated novel.
In conversation with Francesco Cotticelli, Distinguished Visiting Italian Fulbright to Notre Dame in spring semester 2017.
How strong is the British economy in the immediate wake of Brexit? Sophomore Alex Kruszewski recently traveled to London to investigate what the financial markets could tell us on a Break Travel and Research Grant from the Nanovic Institute.
Congratulations to Khaoula Morchid ('17), who has been accepted to take part in the European Horizons Student Conference 2017 at Yale University.
The premise that somehow Italy’s venerable buildings and urban fabric are inherently fragile is, at best, an exaggeration.
In the story of religious liberty in France, Ernest Renan (1823-1892) holds an influential and complicated place.
Distinguished US-Italian Fulbright Scholars reflect on "The Humanities in a Global Context" at a Nanovic gathering in Rome. Papers are online here.