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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Film Screening: First Reformed, dir. Paul Schrader

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Location: Browning Cinema

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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

Apocalyptic Visions: Aesthetics, Theology, and Catastrophic Climate Change: A Symposium

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Location: Reading Room, Jordan Hall of Science

This one-day interdisciplinary symposium will bring together scholars from disciplines across Notre Dame--including philosophy, theology, English, and the sciences--to discuss the intersection of aesthetics, theology, and catastrophic climate change. The discussions will take Paul Schrader’s film First Reformed

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Creative Writing Sparks Postdoc Reading: Jean Yoon

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Location: 235 Decio Hall

jean yoon is a writer and artist whose work diffracts questions of communion, displacement, inheritance, and memory across material and conceptual forms. Their writing has been published in DATABLEED, spf lit mag, poetry is dead, quarterly conversation, and jubilat, and their promise has been acknowledged and nurtured by awards from the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts at Notre Dame and the Fulbright Program. They grew up in Connecticut in the 1990s and currently reside in Hyde Park, Chicago.…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

MFA Student Reading Series

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Location: A|AH|D Gallery (Room 214 in Riley Hall)

 Readers include Scarlett Wardrop (poetry), Kirsten Aguilar (prose), and Kimberly Swendson (poetry).

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Chanda Feldman

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

Chanda Feldman is the author of Approaching the Fields. Her poems have appeared in the journals Cincinnati Review, Prairie Schooner, and Virginia Quarterly Review, among others. A former Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford University, she is also a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts grant in poetry. Chandra Feldman is an assistant professor of Creative Writing at Oberlin College.…

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Noy Holland

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

Noy Holland is the recipient of the 2018 Katherine Anne Porter Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her short story “Tally” was included in Best American Short Stories, and read by Suzzy Roche at Symphony Space in New York City. Her books include I Was Trying to Describe What It Feels Like

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Sarah Chavez

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

Sarah A. Chavez, a mestiza born and raised in the California Central Valley, is the author of the poetry collections, Hands That Break & Scar (Sundress Publications, 2017) and All Day, Talking (dancing girl press, 2014), selections of which were awarded the Susan Atefat Peckham Fellowship.  Her manuscript, This, Like So Much, was an Honorable Mention for the 2013 Quercus Review Press Poetry Book Contest and she was named one of the 2016 Top Ten “New” Latino Authors to Watch (and Read) by LatinoStories.com.  Chavez holds a PhD in English with a focus in poetry and Ethnic Studies from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Her work can be found or is forthcoming in the anthologies Xicanz: Mexican American Writers of the 21st Century and Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzalduan Borderlands

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Friday, March 15, 2019

Persuasion After Rhetoric Symposium

Location: McKenna Hall

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

With questions of persuasion currently at center-stage in public discourse, this symposium addresses persuasion as it was theorized and practiced in 18th- and 19th-century European literature and culture—precisely the context in which codified rhetorical systems are widely understood to have declined. 

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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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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Lara Glenum

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Lara Glenum is the author of The Hounds of No, Maximum Gaga, Pop Corpse, and All Hopped Up On Fleshy Dumdums.  She is also the co-editor of Gurlesque: the new grrly, grotesque, burlesque poetics, an anthology of contemporary women’s poetry and visual art.

She teaches creative writing and poetry at LSU.…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

2019 Duffy Lecture: Kirsten Silva Gruesz

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2019 Joseph M. Duffy Lecturer is Kirsten Silva Gruesz, Professor of Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Professor Gruesz's lecture, "From the Puritan Errand to the Errant Latin(x): Language, Race, and American Memory," will take place in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium at 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 28. A reception will follow.…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Creative Writing Sparks Postdoc Reading: Daniel Uncapher

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Location: 235 Decio Hall

Daniel Uncapher is the Sparks Fellow at Notre Dame, where he received his MFA. His work has appeared in Chicago Quarterly Review, Tin House Online, Baltimore Review, The Carolina Quarterly, Penn Review, and others.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Creative Writing Reading Series ft. Maria Negroni

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Location: 235 Decio Hall

María Negroni (b. 1951) is an Argentinian poet, writer, translator and essayist. She is the author of twelve books of poetry, two novels and five collections of essays. Her honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Octavio Paz Foundation. Works translated into English include ISLANDIA: A POEM, Night Journey, The Tango Lyrics, Mouth of Hell

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