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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Imagining Medieval English (Day 3)

Location: McKenna Hall

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The English Department is pleased to announce the "Imagining Medieval English" conference, organized by Tim Machan, September 15-17, 2014. This three-day conference will bring together twelve distinguished scholars who are collaborating on a book entitled “Imagining Medieval English.” The participants will present papers that form the chapters of the book, and join in a general discussion of the topic. Most sessions will be open to the public.…

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Friday, September 19, 2014

John Protevi Lecture

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

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On Friday, September 19, at 2:00 pm in 119 O'Shaugnessey Hall, Dr. John Protevi will give a lecture titled "Rhythm, Affect, and the Greeks." John Protevi is the Phyllis M Taylor Professor of French Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Louisiana State University. The lecture is open to the public and based on material from his recent book Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Americanist Seminar: Christopher Looby

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Location: 119 DeBartolo

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The Americanists Reading Group is pleased to host a seminar on Tuesday, September 23, at 5:00 pm, by Dr. Christopher Looby, Professor of English at UCLA. Dr. Looby's talk, "Of Billy's Time" will explore the relationship between queer sexuality, historicism, and narrative organization in Herman Melville's classic novella, Billy Budd, Sailor

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Ron Hansen Lecture

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Location: Geddes Hall Auditorium

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Ron Hansen, author of author of eight novels (including A Wild Surge of Guilty Passion, Exiles, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, and Mariette in Ecstasy) and three short story collections, will present the lecture "Seeing into the Middle of Things: On Being a Catholic Writer" this Friday, September 26, at 4:30 pm in Geddes Hall Auditorium. …

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Religion & Literature Annual Lecture: Robin Kirkpatrick

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Location: Rare Books Reading Room, Hesburgh Library

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Religion and Literature at Notre Dame is very pleased to announce the visit to Notre Dame of Robin Kirkpatrick, Professor Emeritus of Italian and English Literatures, University of Cambridge (Robinson College). On Monday, September 29th at 4.30 pm, in the Reading Room of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections of the Hesburgh Library, Professor Kirkpatrick will deliver the annual Religion & Literature lecture, on the topic "The Pace of Praise: Might Theology Walk Together with Literature?"

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