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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Marilynne Robinson

Location: TBA

The Office of the President will welcome novelist and essayist Marilynne Robinson to campus Wednesday, September 19, 2018, for the first lecture in this year's Notre Dame Forum. The forum’s theme is “The Catholic Artistic Heritage,” broadly conceived. Marilynne Robinson is winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Humanities Medal, the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, the Orange Prize, the Dayton Literary Peace Price and many other honors and awards. More information forthcoming.…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

2018 Duffy Lecture: Deidre Lynch


The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2018 Joseph M. Duffy Lecturer is Deidre Lynch, Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard University. More information coming soon.…

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Monday, September 24, 2018

From Iceland to the Americas Conference

Location: Notre Dame Conference Center, McKenna Hall

Iceland Poster

A three-day international conference exploring the impact brief medieval Norse settlements have had on cultural imagination in and of the Americas--in novels, poetry, history, politics, arts and crafts, comics, films, and video games.…

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Farid Matuk


Location: Eck Visitor Center

An evening of poetry and conversation with poet Farid Matuk.

Matuk, whose linguistic inventiveness continually presses against the confining syntaxes of racist, sexist, and colonialist dehumanization, was born in Peru to Peruvian and Syrian parents, immigrated to the US at 6 and was undocumented until the age of 13. Matuk will read from his latest collection, The Real Horse, sign books and take questions from the audience.  …

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Friday, October 5, 2018

&NOW 2018, & Whenever It's Needed: A Festival of New Writing (Oct. 5-7, 2018)


Location: Snite Museum, University of Notre Dame

October 5-7, 2018

&Now is a biennial literary festival known for presenting innovative writing, thinking about writing, and interdisciplinary explorations such as new poetics, performances, narrative, critical, electronic and multimedia projects. In addition to presenting new work, its book fair, panels and readings foster conversation about past, present, and future literary concerns and movements.

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