Upcoming Events

Monday, August 10, 2020

Campus Reopening for Fall Semester Classes

Location: campus-wide

First day of classes.

The University will welcome students back to campus for the 2020-21 fall semester the week of Aug. 10, two weeks earlier than originally scheduled, and will forgo fall break in October and end the semester before Thanksgiving, the University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced in letters to the campus community.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Research Uncorked: “More than Manners: Answering the Call to Civil Discourse”

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Location: Online

Research Uncorked is a monthly speaker series featuring informal interviews with leading scholars and scientists from the University. Typically hosted at Ironhand Winebar in South Bend, the series has temporarily moved online because of the coronavirus.

In August, we’re excited to be joined by John Duffy

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Johannes Göransson and MFA Alum, Paul Cunningham

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Location: Zoom conversation

Johannes Göransson is the author of eight books as well as the translator of numerous books, including poetry by Aase Berg, Kim Yideum and Ann Jäderlund. He will be reading from his most recent book, POETRY AGAINST ALL, diary entries from the fall of 2013 when he stayed in Sweden working on another book (The Sugar Book, 2014). The entries deal with such topics as homesickness, the figure of the foreigner, the contamination of art and the unsettling power of the image.  He teaches creative writing at Notre Dame.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Joyelle McSweeney & Valerie Sayers

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Location: Zoom conversation

This will be a faculty book launch for Professor Joyelle McSweeney's Toxicon and Arachne and Professor Valerie Sayers' The Age of Infidelity and Other Stories.

Joyelle McSweeney is the author of ten books of poetry, stories, lyric novels, verse plays, translation, and criticism. Her most recent book is Toxicon and Arachne

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Sara Deniz Akant

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Location: Zoom conversation

Sara Deniz Akant is a Turkish-American poet, educator, and performer. She is the author of Babette (Rescue Press 2015), selected by Maggie Nelson for the Black Box Prize in Poetry, as well as the chapbooks Parades (Omnidawn 2014), and Latronic Strag (Persistent Editions 2015). She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and has taught writing at Baruch, Medgar Evers, John Jay, and Hunter College. She is currently a PhD candidate in English at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she researches 20th century poetics at the intersections of language, gender, and empire.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Thursday, November 12, 2020