Upcoming Events

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Circling Around the Triduum: James MacMillan's Musico-Theological Vision

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Location: LaBar Performance Hall, O'Neill Hall

Theologian Jeremy Begbie, of Duke Divinity School and Cambridge University, will give the inaugural Calvin M. Bower Lecture in the LaBar Performance Hall, O'Neill Hall, Wed. November 14 at 7 PM.  His topic is: “Circling around the Triduum: James MacMillan’s Musico-Theological Vision.” Professor Begbie is a systematician who works on aesthetics, and especially at the intersection of music and religious thought and experience. This lecture will examine the ways that the music of a leading Roman Catholic composer is integrally bound up with his vision of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection.  …

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Monday, November 26, 2018

"Relieved by Prayer": Power, Shame, and Redemption in Shakespeare's Drama

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Location: Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Rowan Williams, renowned theologian and former Archbishop of Canterbury, will deliver a keynote lecture as part of the 2018-19 Notre Dame Forum.

Co-sponsored by “Religion & Literature,” a Notre Dame journal housed in the Department of English, Williams will present a talk titled, “Relieved by Prayer: Power, Shame and Redemption in Shakespeare’s Drama,” in the Dahnke Ballroom at 5 p.m. Nov. 26 (Monday). A reception will follow the lecture. This event is free and open to the public.…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Research Seminar: “Dante's Florentine Intellectual Formation: From Quodlibets to the Vita nuova” - Lorenzo Dell’Oso (Ph.D. Candidate, Notre Dame)

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Location: Special Collections

The Vita nuova is based on Dante’s desire to combine religious and secular erotic culture. In his libello Dante solves the tension between these two cultures with a syncretic attitude. This talk will analyze a few specific passages showing how, throughout the Vita nuova, these two cultures are continually intertwined. Indeed, the most influential studies conducted on the Vita nuova

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Sunday, December 2, 2018

Crèche Exhibit and Pilgrimage

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Location: Eck Visitors Center

The annual International Crèche Exhibit and Pilgrimage brings together the Notre Dame community to view nativity sets from across the world. The exhibit features crèches on loan from the Marian Library at the University of Dayton. The family-friendly pilgrimage, held in early December, travels across campus to various buildings where the nativity sets are displayed. The pilgrimage includes prayer, Scripture readings and song.…

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