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Sounds like home: Department of English alumna embraces music and songwriting in Dublin

Author: Colleen Wilcox

Julia Steiner ’14 writes songs and plays them in a Chicago-based rock band called Ratboys. She grew up in Louisville, Kentucky, before attending Notre Dame, where she graduated  with a degree in English. During her third year at the University, Steiner studied abroad in Dublin and attended Trinity College. She returned in summer 2014 to intern in the sports department at RTÉ, Ireland’s National Broadcaster. Here, Steiner reflects on her time in Dublin and the influence it had on her music.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Film Screening: First Reformed, dir. Paul Schrader

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Location: Browning Cinema

First Reformed Film Image

This critically acclaimed film by renowned director Paul Schrader explores the dark intersection of lost faith on a planet in peril. Considered "a summation of Schrader’s four-decade long career", the film combines all of the director’s interests into a masterful work about a lonely priest (Ethan Hawke, in one of the best performances of his storied career), who adopts an alienated environmentalist’s martyrdom as the 250th anniversary of his small parish approaches.…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Friday, March 15, 2019

Persuasion After Rhetoric Symposium

Location: McKenna Hall

A symposium examining the changing theory and practice of persuasion in 18th- and 19th-century European literature and culture.

This conference will be hosted at the University of Notre Dame – McKenna Conference Center, March 15-16, 2019.

 

Additional conference information can be found at http://sites.nd.edu/persuasion-conference/

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Persuasion After Rhetoric Symposium

Location: McKenna Hall

A symposium examining the changing theory and practice of persuasion in 18th- and 19th-century European literature and culture.

This conference will be hosted at the University of Notre Dame – McKenna Conference Center, March 15-16, 2019.

 

Additional conference information can be found at http://sites.nd.edu/persuasion-conference/

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