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Monday, January 21, 2013

Zach Hutchins Lecture

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Location: 210 McKenna Hall

Zach Hutchins, visiting assistant professor Brigham Young University, will present the lecture "Farmer James Debates John Dickinson: Crèvecoeur, the Stamp Act, and the Epistolary Art of Early American Editorials" at 4:30 pm pm January 21 in 210 McKenna Hall.

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Monday, January 28, 2013

Christopher Apap Lecture

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Location: 210 McKenna Hall

Christopher Apap, Department of English, Oakland University, will present the lecture "'A beautiful contrast': Catharine Maria Sedgwick and the Sectional Picturesque" at 4:30 pm pm January 28 in 210 McKenna Hall.

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Monday, February 4, 2013

Nan Da Lecture

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Location: 210 McKenna Hall

Nan Da from the University of Michigan will present the lecture "Becoming Things: Longfellow's fan and Dong Xun's 'Psalm of Life'" at 4:30 pm February 4 in 210 McKenna Hall.

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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Michelle Neely Lecture

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Location: 100 McKenna Hall

Michelle Neely, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto, will present the lecture "A 'Meal Equally Set': Digesting the Nation in Leaves of Grass" at 5:00 pm February 7 in 100 McKenna Hall.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

William Orchard Lecture

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Location: 210 McKenna Hall

William Orchard, assistant professor of English at Colby College, will present the lecture "A Graphic Education: Gilbert Hernandez and the Lessons of Iconoclasm" at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, February 13, in 210 McKenna Hall.

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Monday, February 18, 2013

Marci McMahon Lecture

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Location: 210 McKenna Hall

Marci McMahon, assistant professor of multiethnic literature at the University of Texas—Pan American will present the lecture "The Sound of Citizenship in US Latina/o Theater: Tanya Saracho’s El Nogalar and Josefina López’s Detained in the Desert" at 4:30 pm Monday, February 18, in 210 McKenna Hall.

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Julie Minich Lecture

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Location: 210 McKenna Hall

Julie Minich, assistant professor of English at Miami University, will present the lecture "Behind Ysrael's Mask: Junot Díaz and the Decolonization of Disability" at 4:30 pm on Monday, February 25, in 210 McKenna Hall.

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Monday, March 4, 2013

Graduate Student Dialogue (Women and Media)

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Location: 201 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Graduate Student Dialogue (Women and Media)
New Media: From the Middle Ages to the Digital Age

Monday, March 4, 5:00-6:30pm, Room 201 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Hailey LaVoy (Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame) "Early Medieval Women's Letters: Ephemerality and the Re-mediated Medium"

Denise Ayo (Department of English, University of Notre Dame) "Turning Women's Minds into Sausage: Virginia Woolf and The Atlantic Monthly"…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Z'étoile Imma Lecture

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Location: 210 McKenna Hall

 

Z'étoile Imma, Moreau Postdoctoral Scholar at Notre Dame, will present the lecture "Subverting Servility: Postcolonial Masculinitiesand the Politics of Intimate Space in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun" at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, March 6, in 210 McKenna Hall.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Jesse Costantino Lecture

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Location: Oak Room, Second Floor, South Dining Hall

Jesse Costantino, Moreau Postdoctoral Scholar at Notre Dame, will present the lecture "Boxing and the 'Corporeal Sensorium'" at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, March 20, in the Oak Room, Second Floor, South Dining Hall.…

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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Greg Delanty: Renewing Old English Poetry

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Location: Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

"Exchanging Words: Renewing Old English Poetry" is an evening of poetry based on Greg Delanty and Michael Matto's recent volume The Word Exchange: Translating Anglo-Saxon Poetry (W.W. Norton, 2011). A rare opportunity to hear Old English poetry read aloud in public, along with engaging modern versions intended to make this ancient poetry accessible to a wider audience.

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Poetry & Poetics Group Spring 2013 Meetings

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Location: 204 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The Poetry and Poetics Group is an interdisciplinary workshop hosted by Notre Dame’s English Department. Each scheduled session will feature a speaker giving a targeted and fairly brief (not more than 20 minute) presentation centered on a particular text, which will be followed by a group-wide conversation. ISLA has generously provided us with funds to obtain copies of the books under discussion (the books are at the English Department and are available on a first-come, first-served basis).…

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Roundtable - New Media: From the Middle Ages to the Digital Age

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Location: 201 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Roundtable - New Media: From the Middle Ages to the Digital Age

Monday, April 8, 5:00-6:30pm, 201 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Kate Marshall (Department of English) "The Novel after Media Theory"

Kinohi Nishikawa (Department of English) "The Return of Print"

Jesse Costantino (Moreau Academic Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of English) "Staging Visibility: Gordon Parks and the Canniness of Racial Recognition"…

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Friday, April 12, 2013

Marilynne Robinson Lecture

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson will present the 2012-2013 Religion & Literature Lecture "Oh, the Humanities! Education and Democracy" at 3:00 pm, Friday, April 12, in the McKenna Hall Auditorium.

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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Marilynne Robinson Reading & Book Signing

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

Reading and book signing by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson as part of the 2012-2013 Religion & Literature Lecture, 2:30 pm Saturday, April 13, in the McKenna Hall Auditorium.

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Monday, April 15, 2013

Vincent Pecora: 2013 Ward-Phillips Lecture 1

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

Vincent P. Pecora, the Gordon B. Hinckley Professor of British Literature and Culture at the University of Utah, will present the lecture "Martin Heidegger, John Calvin, Samuel Beckett" Monday, April 15, at 4:30 pm in the McKenna Hall Auditorium. This is the first of two lectures in the 2013 Annual Ward-Phillips Lecture series titled "Secularization Without End."

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Vincent Pecora: 2013 Ward-Phillips Seminar

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

Vincent P. Pecora, the Gordon B. Hinckley Professor of British Literature and Culture at the University of Utah, will participate in a seminar discussion of three of his articles.

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Vincent Pecora: 2013 Ward-Phillips Lecture 2

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Vincent P. Pecora, the Gordon B. Hinckley Professor of British Literature and Culture at the University of Utah, will present the lecture "J.M. Coetzee and the Puritan Within" Wednesday, April 17, at 4:30 pm in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium. This is the second of two lectures in the 2013 Annual Ward-Phillips Lecture series titled "Secularization Without End."

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Friday, April 19, 2013

Terry Eagleton Undergraduate Lecture "The Strange Case of British Modernism"

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Location: Student Lounge, Coleman-Morse

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Undergraduate students are cordially invited to attend a lecture by distinguished visiting professor Terry Eagleton entitled "The Strange Case of British Modernism" Friday, April 19, at 2:00 pm in the Student Lounge of Coleman-Morse.

Terry Eagleton is a British literary theorist widely regarded as Britain’s most influential living literary critic. Author of over 40 books primarily in literary criticism and theory, he resides at Notre Dame three weeks each semester through Spring 2014. Each semester he gives a lecture geared towards undergraduates. This is his seventh undergraduate lecture at Notre Dame.…

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Monday, April 22, 2013

Roundtable ((Re)Conceiving Media) - New Media: From the Middle Ages to the Digital Age

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Location: 201 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Roundtable ((Re)Conceiving Media) - New Media: From the Middle Ages to the Digital Age

Monday, April 22, 5:00-6:30pm, 201 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Andre Murnieks (Department of Art, Art History, & Design) Title forthcoming

Megan Hall (Department of English) "Everything Old is New Again: Web Publishing as Reinvention of Medieval Manuscript Culture"…

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Terry Eagleton Public Lecture "The End of the Humanities"

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Location: Snite Museum Annenberg Auditorium

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The Department of English brings you the eighth public lecture by Terry Eagleton, Excellence in English Distinguished Visiting Professor. Eagelton's lecture, "The End of the Humanities," will be at 4:30 pm Wednesday, April 24, in the Snite Museum Annenberg Auditorium.…

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F.A.C.E.S. Event

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Location: Civil Rights Heritage Center

F.A.C.E.S.: Fighting And Counteracting the Effects of Stereotypes

Please join Professor Cyraina Johnson-Roullier’s University Literature Seminar and 400-Level classes for an edifying and enlightening evening in which you will learn about the history, development and contemporary transformations of the cultural stereotypes and caricatures that have affected African Americans and other groups in American society. By providing more in-depth knowledge about these often troublesome cultural attitudes and ideas, Writing Harlem’s students seek to offer the Notre Dame, IUSB and South Bend communities a space to consider how they might add their own F.A.C.E.S. to the fight!

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Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Beth Plale on Digital Humanities

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Location: TBA

 

Beth Plale, Professor of Informatics and Computing at Indiana and co-director of the HathiTrust Research Center, will be on campus on Tuesday, May 7 to give a lunchtime talk on developments at the HTRC and the Center's role in supporting humanities research at scale.

More information forthcoming.…

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Annual Commencement Weekend Celebration

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Location: Decio Mainstage Theatre DPAC

Recognition of Majors and Awards Presentation

7:30 pm Decio Mainstage Theatre

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (doors open at 7:00 pm)

Dessert reception to follow in the pavilion, south side of the Performing Arts Center.

This is a ticketed event.…

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Sunday, May 19, 2013

College of Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony

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Location: Joyce Center, Purcell Pavilion

The conferral of degrees will take place during the Notre Dame Commencement exercises Sunday morning, but students will receive their diplomas during the Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony.

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Michael Oriard

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

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Michael Oriard, class of ’70 and Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture (Emeritus) at Oregon State University, will give a public lecture on campus Friday, September 20 at 3:30pm in the Eck Center Auditorium entitled “Becoming the Fighting Irish: ND’s Place in Football History and American Culture.”…

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Laura Knoppers Lecture

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

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Laura Lunger Knoppers, Liberal Arts Research Professor of English at Penn State University, will speak on "Ladies of Luxury: Gender, Display, and Power from the Restoration Court to Margaret Cavendish" on Monday, September 23, at 5:00 pm in 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall.…

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Friday, September 27, 2013

English Alumnus Peter Bevacqua

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Location: Browning Cinema, DPAC

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English alumnus Peter Bevacqua (’93), CEO of the PGA of America, will speak about his career path and the value of a liberal arts degree. His talk, "From Hitchcock to Tiger Woods:  A Notre Dame Journey to CEO of the PGA of America," will occur in the Browning Cinema of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at 12:30 on Friday, September 27. Click here to read the news story about Bevacqua: "Arts and Letters Alumnus Carves Out Golf Career"

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Terry Eagleton Public Lecture

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Location: Snite Museum Annenberg Auditorium

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The Department of English brings you the ninth public lecture by Terry Eagleton, Excellence in English Distinguished Visiting Professor. Eagleton's lecture, "The Body as Language, or Do Badgers Have Souls?" will be at 5:00 pm Wednesday, October 2, in the Snite Museum Annenberg Auditorium.…

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