TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (Jan 23)



For the Week of January 23

Arts and Performances


Virtual Slow Look
Join the Snite Museum of Art for a slow look at Faith Ringgold’s “To Be or Not to Be Free.” Tools of mindful meditation will be used as a way to approach and understand the print through a guided look.
Tuesday, Jan. 24; 12:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Opening Reception for the Second-Year MFA Student Exhibition
The exhibition features all-new works created by:
∙ Riley Fichter, sculpture
∙ Jacob Lehmann, painting
∙ Joe Matty, photography
∙ Hans Miles, ceramics
∙ Junyoung Park, industrial design
∙ Nik Swift, visual communication design
Thursday, Jan. 26; 5 to 7 p.m. in the AAHD Gallery (Room 214), Riley Hall


“Little Fugitive” (1953)
Widely regarded as one of the most influential and enjoyable films of American independent cinema, “Little Fugitive” is an utterly charming fable that poetically captures the joys and wonders of childhood. Hailed by critics as a groundbreaking cinematic feat, “Little Fugitive” won the Silver Lion at the 1953 Venice Film Festival. Faculty/Staff: $6. Free for ND, SMC, HC and IUSB students.
Wednesday, Jan. 25; 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Lost Illusions” (2021)
An aspiring poet travels to Paris where he befriends another young writer who introduces him to the business of journalism, where a salon of wordsmiths makes or breaks the reputations of actors and artists with insouciant impunity. He agrees to write reviews for bribes, achieving material success at the expense of his conscience. Faculty/Staff: $6. Free for ND, SMC, HC and IUSB students.
Thursday, Jan. 26; 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Triangle of Sadness” (2022)
In Ruben Östlund’s wickedly funny winner of the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, social hierarchy is turned upside down, revealing the tawdry relationship between power and beauty. What first appeared Instagrammable ends catastrophically, leaving the survivors stranded on a desert island and fighting for survival. Faculty/Staff: $6. Students: $4. 147 minutes.
Thursday, Jan. 26; 9:30 p.m. to midnight in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Friday, Jan. 27; 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 28; 3 and 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 29; 4 p.m.

34th Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival
After spending months from concept to completion, more than 20 student directors from the Department of Film, Television and Theatre will premiere over a dozen short films to the public. Audience members are invited to vote for their favorite film, and an Audience Choice Award is presented to the winner after Sunday’s screening. General public: $7. Faculty/Staff/Seniors (65+): $6. Students: $4.
Friday, Jan. 27; 6:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Jan. 28; 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 29; 7 p.m.

“Porco Rosso” (1992)
From the legendary Studio Ghibli and Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki comes a dazzling animated aerial adventure set in and above the scenic port towns of the Adriatic Sea. $1.
Sunday, Jan. 29; 1 to 2:35 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Patrick Yim, Violin, and John Blacklow, Piano
In his debut appearance at Notre Dame, new faculty member Patrick Yim joins John Blacklow in a program including sonatas by Schubert and Grieg as well as Zhou Long’s “Wild Grass.”
Monday, Jan. 23; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music

Anthony McGill, Clarinet, and Anna Polonsky, Piano
The principal clarinetist for the New York Philharmonic since 2014, Anthony McGill, and pianist Anna Polonsky join forces in an exciting program embracing new and familiar clarinet and piano works. McGill is among his instrument’s rare recitalists who headline major concert series; it is a coup to welcome him and Polonsky to Notre Dame. Faculty/Staff: $45. Students: $10.
Thursday, Jan. 26; 7:30 p.m. in the LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music

Improv Comedy Show by The Humor Artists
Join the student club The Humor Artists for a night of laughs where they will entertain you — all you have to do is laugh!
Thursday, Jan. 26; 8 to 9 p.m. in the Blackbox Lab Theater, Washington Hall

Recital: Amanda Mole, Organ
Amanda Mole is one of the leading concert organists of her generation and the winner of numerous international competitions. She is completing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree as a student of David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music. This free recital takes place following Vespers. No tickets needed.
Sunday, Jan. 29; 8 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Deadlines or Registrations

Time-Out for Tech: What’s New in Google
Join this session for an overview of new features in popular Google apps — including Gmail, Calendar and Drive. See how they can enhance your productivity. The Zoom link will be added to the calendar event the day before the session.
Wednesday, Feb. 1; 2 to 2:30 p.m. via Zoom

Registration Opens for 2023 Holy Half Marathon
The April 15 event will include 13.1-mile and 10K races that are open to all members of the Notre Dame community near and far. All proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Michiana, Education Bridge and Youth Service Bureau of St. Joseph County. $45 for students; $65 for non-students. Registration opens at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23, and will remain open until participant limit is reached.
Saturday, April 15; 9 a.m. to noon campus-wide starting from Stepan Center

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Talks — “Research That Matters: Scholarship Advancing Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion”
Celebrate current Notre Dame graduate students whose research advances the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of a more just and equitable world. Featuring interdisciplinary topics from art to chemistry and more, nine doctoral students will present brief lightning talks on their research and its impact. Reception to follow.
Monday, Jan. 23; 5:30 to 7 p.m. in Room 104, Bond Hall

Tell Your Story of Race: Notre Dame Voices True
Notre Dame students, staff and faculty are invited to share their personal stories of racial identity, struggle and belonging. Add your voice to With Voices True, the Klau Institute archive on race, and become part of the story our community is telling. Brief one-on-one audio interviews will be recorded at the Klau Institute throughout the afternoon. All stories will be housed in Notre Dame Archives as a part of our permanent collection. Refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, Jan. 25; 11 a.m. in Room 4120, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Walk the Walk Staff Unity Summit 2023
Notre Dame staff and faculty are invited to participate in this year’s Unity Summit, hosted by the Office of Human Resources. Featuring small-group-facilitated dialogue, participants will explore societal challenges and discuss ways to make Notre Dame a more welcoming place where all employees can thrive. Lunch will be provided. Registration is required.
Friday, Jan. 27; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Columbus Murals Uncovered
For instructional purposes, the Columbus Murals on the second floor of the Main Building will be uncovered from Monday, Jan. 30, through Friday, Feb. 3. Signage near the murals will indicate that the coverings have been removed to allow instructors and their students to engage with and discuss the murals. More information about the Columbus Murals, their history and their use by instructors can be
found here.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.
Personal Digital Preservation Basics
This workshop will provide some resources and high-level tips on how to plan for backing up and organizing your own personal digital materials, such as photos, documents and recordings, in order to preserve your “born digital” information and make it last for future generations.
Tuesday, Jan. 24; 3 to 4:15 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Designing Impactful Presentations
This workshop is designed to help you develop the ability to create impactful slide decks and enhance your presentation skills. No matter the audience, a strong visual presentation can determine whether you “get to yes” with your stakeholders.
Friday, Jan. 27; 1 to 3 p.m. in Technology Commons (Room 264), Hesburgh Library
Tips for Collaborative and Open Research
Heard about open access and open data but are unsure where to start? How does one become an “open” researcher by design? Join us in learning more about how you can work effectively and collaboratively in an open research environment.
Friday, Jan. 27; 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Technology Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free of charge. Check the class description in Endeavor for the method of delivery of each class.
∙ Tableau: Publishing to the Tableau Server, Tuesday, Jan. 31; 8:30 a.m. to noon
∙ buyND, Tuesday, Jan. 31; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Faith and Service

Social Concerns Fairs: Youth and Education
Stop by the Center for Social Concerns to meet with local youth and education organizations and learn about opportunities to connect with them this semester. This first of five events will include Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Clubs, La Casa de Amistad and more. Open to students, faculty and staff.
Monday, Jan. 23; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Health and Recreation

Rolfs Aquatic Center and Loftus Sports Center Have Reopened for Staff and Faculty
The Loftus Sports Center’s 300-yard track is open to faculty and staff for walking or jogging from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Open swim at the Rolfs Aquatic Center is currently available to faculty and staff from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Both facilities are closed on holidays and for events. Towel service is not provided at Rolfs Aquatic Center.

Lectures and Presentations

Lecture: “How Indigenous Identity and Recognition Shape Perceptions of Democracy and Inclusion”
Recognizing Indigenous claims to community identity and authority can create spheres of detached autonomy and subnational authoritarianism as communities “retreat” from the collective polity. Michael Albertus, from the University of Chicago, examines this phenomenon and its effects in Peru, where thousands of communities are recognized and cover a third of the land.
Tuesday, Jan. 24; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Panel Discussion: “A Culture of Life in Post-Dobbs America”
The Notre Dame Office of Life and Human Dignity and the Notre Dame Right to Life Club welcome Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, and distinguished guests for a panel discussion. Review the poster.
Wednesday, Jan. 25; 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Andrews Auditorium (lower level), Geddes Hall

Virtual Flash Panel: “The War in Ukraine: Reassessing the Russian Invasion”
One month before Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the Nanovic Institute brought together a virtual panel of experts to discuss what was then an alarming and escalating threat. One year on, this same panel will discuss how the war has unfolded and the current state of the crisis from the lens of international law and security and the viewpoint of Ukrainians today.
Wednesday, Jan. 25; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

Change Management Workshop: “Creating the Compelling Why”
Attend the Change Management Community of Practice virtual workshop led by special guest speaker Deidra Holcomb, organizational change management lead from the University of Southern California. She has led various transition projects including technology, process, organizational and culture change. A calendar invitation will be sent to you with the Zoom meeting link. New participants must register by noon Wednesday, Jan. 25. Current members do not need to register.
Thursday, Jan. 26; 2 to 3 p.m. via Zoom

Italian Research Seminar: “The ‘Literary Canon’ of Early Venetian Humanism (1374-1446) between the Classics and the Moderns”
The Center for Italian Studies hosts a lecture by Professor Rino Modonutti of the Università degli Studi di Padova.
Thursday, Jan. 26; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Rare Books and Special Collections (Room 102), Hesburgh Library

Lecture Series: “Meetings with the Psalms and Psalters
International scholars partake in the nine-part virtual lecture series sponsored by The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, the Research Group for the Study of Manuscripts and the Institute of English Studies at the University of Warsaw and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. The first lecture, “Rescuing Rolle: H.R. Bramley Edits the English Psalter,” will be presented by Michael P. Kuczynski of Tulane University.
Thursday, Jan. 26; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

Lecture — “In the Name of the Father: Translation and Anxiety in Medieval Castile (1250-1369)”
The Medieval Institute presents a lecture by Ryan Szpiech, associate professor of Spanish and director of the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies at the University of Michigan.
Thursday, Jan. 26; 5 to 6 p.m. in the Medieval Institute Reading Room (Room 715), Hesburgh Library

Ten Years Hence Lecture: “The Shift from Globalization to Regionalization and Reshoring”
Presented by Harry Moser, the founder of the Reshoring Initiative, which aims to bring 5 million manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. This is the first of eight lectures in the Ten Years Hence speaker series that will discuss “Is Globalism Dead?” Free and open to students, faculty, staff and the Notre Dame community.
Friday, Jan. 27; 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Panel Discussion — “Pilgrimage in the Global Middle Ages: Hospitality and Encounter”
Join the Ansari Institute and the Medieval Institute for this virtual panel discussion. Why did medieval people go on pilgrimage, how did they travel and what resources did they need while on the road? This is the first in a series of spring-semester events exploring the practice of pilgrimage, both historically across faith traditions and in present-day work for social justice. Free and open to the public.
Friday, Jan. 27; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom webinar

Book Launch: “Catholicism: A Global History from the French Revolution to Pope Francis”
Join the Cushwa Center, the Department of History and other co-sponsors for a gathering to mark the publication of John T. McGreevy’s “Catholicism: A Global History from the French Revolution to Pope Francis” (W. W. Norton, 2022). Samuel Moyn, the Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History at Yale University, will offer opening remarks on the book.
Friday, Jan. 27; noon to 2 p.m. in the Downes Ballroom, Corbett Family Hall

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Old Parking Gate Technology to Be Removed
Parking Services is retiring the outdated access technology on all campus parking gates and faculty/staff lots. Gate proximity cards (white cards and clickers) will no longer work as of Tuesday, Jan. 31, when the last of the old technology is removed. Your hands-free enhanced hang tag will give you automatic access to campus gates and parking lots. If you have not already received yours, please pick up your enhanced hang tag at the Parking Services office in the first-floor lobby area of Hammes Mowbray Hall between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Social Gatherings

South Asia Group Spring Semester Kickoff
Do you have an academic interest in South Asia? Do you want to connect with faculty and students who share your interest? Join the Liu Institute’s South Asia Group for chai and samosa to kick off the new semester!
Wednesday, Jan. 25; noon to 1 p.m. in the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies (Room 2148), Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Confirming Visibility in Canvas with Student View
When you’re setting up your course in Canvas, it’s valuable to double-check your site to make sure that students only see the things you intend for them to see. Using the Student View feature will confirm your design.

Zoom Translated Captions Licenses Now Available
Zoom Translated Captions is a new feature available via a paid license for any Zoom meeting, webinar or event. It will allow Zoom meeting attendees to enable the caption feature to translate what a speaker is saying in their preferred language. If the owner of the meeting has this license, then all attendees can access its benefits when enabled.

Keep up to date on new hires and colleagues celebrating service anniversaries. Obituaries and memorial information may be found at In Memory. Please contact askHR at 631-5900 to submit obituary and memorial updates.