Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Michael Collins Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Michael Collins will read Wednesday, Feburary 22, 2017, at Hammes Campus Bookstore on Notre Dame. The reading begins at 7:00 PM. It is free and open to the public.

Michael Collins is the author of ten works of fiction. His work has been translated into seventeen languages. His novel The Keepers of Truth

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

MFA 1st & 2nd Years Reading

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Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Thomson Guster, Erik-John Fuhrer, Ingabirano Nintunze, and Grace Polleys.

Thomson Guster is a fiction writer, or he might be fiction, or he might be a clone of a fiction writer. We aren’t sure yet.

Ingabirano Nintunze writes of werewolves and witches, of angels and gods,  of measly human beings, but perhaps Ingabriano doesn’t write at all. Perhaps, she tells of prophecies.…

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Gregory Howard Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Gregory Howard will read Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Hammes Campus Bookstore on Notre Dame. The reading begins at 7 PM. It is free and open to the public.

Gregory Howard teaches creative writing, contemporary literature, and film studies at the University of Maine. His first novel Hospice

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Barry Lopez Lecture, "The Writer and Social Responsibility"

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Location: 101 Jordan Hall of Science

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Barry Lopez was born in 1945 in Port Chester, New York. He grew up in Southern California and New York City and attended college in the Midwest before moving to Oregon, where he has lived since 1968. He is an essayist, author, and short-story writer, and has traveled extensively in remote and populated parts of the world.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Hilary Plum & Zach Savich Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

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Hilary Plum is the author of the work of nonfiction Watchfires (Rescue Press, 2016) and the novel They Dragged Them Through the Streets (FC2, 2013). Recent prose and criticism has appeared in Full StopBookforum, the Seneca ReviewPoetry Northwest, the Massachusetts Review

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Amitav Ghosh

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Location: Jordan Auditorium in Mendoza College of Business

War, Race and Empire in the Anthropocene: Some Occluded Aspects of Climate Change

Featuring

Amitav Ghosh

Acclaimed Indian novelist

The fact that the discussion of climate change has largely been centered in Western universities has skewed the discourse in certain directions. Since much of it is produced by scientists, engineers and economists the subject has widely come to be conceptualized as essentially an economic problem which can be dealt with through technological and technocratic fixes. Those who take a more political approach, like Naomi Klein and George Monbiot, also conceive of the issue in economic terms, framing it in relation to capitalism or neo-liberalism. These frameworks tend to exclude many of the overarching cultural, political, geographical and historical contexts of global warming. This talk poses the question: what other frameworks could be relevant to this subject?…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Panel Presentation: Current Trends in Anglo-Saxon Studies

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room (715 Hesburgh Library)

Join distinguished Anglo-Saxonists Hal Momma, Leslie Lockett, and Drew Jones for a talk on current trends in Anglo-Saxon studies. There will be plenty of time for Q&A. A reception with light refreshments will follow. 

Originally published at medieval.nd.edu

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Current Trends in Anglo-Saxon Studies

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Location: Medieval Institute Reading Room

"Current Trends in Anglo-Saxon Studies"

a panel discussion by

Drew Jones (Ohio State University)

Leslie Lockett (Ohio State University, NDIAS Fellow, Notre Dame PhD 2004)

Hal Momma (New York University, NDIAS Fellow)

 

Medieval Institute Reading Room, April 18, 3 PM

Reception to follow

 

Sponsored by the Medieval Institute and the Department of English…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Rigoberto González

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium

There will be a pre-reading reception at 6:15 PM on the second floor of McKenna in the area where the ILS/Julian Zamora Library is located.…

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

MFA Thesis Reading

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

Second year students of the Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at the University of Notre Dame will be reading five-minute selections from their final theses on Sunday April 30th, 2017 at 3:00 PM in the Eck Center Auditorium.

 

 

 

More information coming soon.…

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