TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (September 5)



For the Week of September 5

Arts and Performances


Riley Hall Photography Gallery – Jessica Larva
The Photography Gallery at Riley Hall announces “From Where I Stand” — an exhibition of photographs by Jessica Larva.
Mondays through Fridays, Sept. 5-29; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Photography Gallery at Riley Hall (second floor)


National Theatre Live presents “Prima Facie”
Jodie Comer (“Killing Eve”) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. “Prima Facie” takes us to the heart of where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game. Justin Martin directs this solo tour de force, captured live from the intimate Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End. 125 minutes (No intermission). Fac/Staff: $18. Students: $16.
Thursday, Sept. 8; 7 to 9:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Bodies, Bodies, Bodies” (2022)
When a group of rich 20-somethings plan a hurricane party at a remote family mansion, a party game turns deadly in this fresh and funny look at backstabbing, fake friends and one party gone very, very wrong. 95 minutes. Fac/Staff: $6. Students: $4.
Friday, Sept. 9; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Sunday, Sept. 11; 4 p.m.

“Ponyo” (2008)
Professor Pfinklepfunde’s $1 Sunday Family Films returns to the Browning Cinema with “Ponyo,” a heartwarming story from Studio Ghibli that centers on the friendship between five-year-old Sosuke and a magical goldfish named Ponyo. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, the film is awash in pure unbridled imagination and visual wonder. 101 minutes. $1.
Sunday, Sept. 11; 1 to 2:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Deadlines or Registrations

2022 CARE Conference: “Accountability in a Sustainable World”
The Center for Accounting Research and Education (CARE) hosts the 2022 CARE Conference. Open to the public, this two-day virtual event invites speakers and panels of experts to discuss accounting for sustainability and responsible investing. Registration required.
Wednesday, Sept. 21; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. online
Friday, Sept. 23; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Benefits Drop-In Assistance Session
Are you a new employee with benefits questions? Changing your benefits due to a life event? Considering taking leave for surgery? A benefits specialist — an expert in Notre Dame’s benefits programs — can assist you with these types of questions and more. Drop by for specialized assistance; no appointment needed.
Wednesday, Sept. 7; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 215, Grace Hall

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.
∙ R 101
“R” is free, open source and the most widely-used programming language for statistical computing and graphics. This workshop is designed for those with no programming experience. We will start with the building blocks of using RStudio to develop and explore the data structures available in “R,” then review some basic tools for working with data. Link here for more information and to register
Wednesday, Sept. 7; 4:15 to 6:15 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library

Time-Out for Tech: New Features in Google
Google updates its apps regularly, but some of the best updates might be unnoticeable. Come to this session to learn about the new features Google has added to Gmail, Calendar, Drive and more.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 11 to 11:30 a.m. via Zoom

Workshop: “Managing Social Media in Higher Education with Meta Business Suite”
The Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures has learned a lot about the power of communicating with social media, even in small communities. Meta Business Suite is a social media management platform for Instagram and Facebook. It allows users to create posts, add media and analyze impact. Bring your laptop for this hands-on technology workshop. Registration required.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

Lectures and Presentations

Panel Discussion — “One Year After the Fall: What Are the Prospects for a Political Process in Afghanistan?”
This panel aims to provide an analysis on the impact of the past year’s political developments in reconciliation among Afghans. This event is convened by the Afghan Peace and Development Research Program.
Tuesday, Sept. 6; 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom

Lecture: “Who Governs Policing? Mayors’ Strategic Linkages to Police in Latin American Cities”
Of central importance in Latin America, home to 43 of the 50 most violent cities in the world, is the question of mayors’ strategic linkages with police forces they do not formally control. Yanilda Gonzalez, assistant professor of public policy at Harvard University, looks at the issues, including policing and our understanding of urban governance and democratic responsiveness.
Tuesday, Sept. 6; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center

Discussion — “Pathways Out of Poverty: Venture Creation and Contemporary Europe”
Poverty is a pervasive problem in developed economies. Interest is growing in entrepreneurship as a poverty solution. This seminar features global experts addressing poverty and entrepreneurship opportunities in Europe. Lunch provided. Register here:
Wednesday, Sept. 7; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Lecture — “Trans Sans Frontières: Transtopia, the Asia Pacific and the Politics of Historical Difference”
Howard Chiang, University of California, Davis, will lecture on his recent work examining queer Asian Pacific history. He will discuss the concept of transtopia, which posits a continuum model of transness and activates a space of historical inquiry that exceeds both the transphobia of the past and the transgender presumption of the present.
Wednesday, Sept. 7; 4 to 5:15 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Panel Discussion — “Reflections on the 2022 General Elections in Kenya: What is at Stake?”
Panelists will contribute diverse perspectives on the repercussions of Kenya’s 2022 elections and discuss strategies that were put in place to mitigate the likelihood of violence.
Thursday, Sept. 8; 10 to 11:30 a.m. via Zoom webinar

Fellows Research Spotlight: Meet Kellogg Institute Visiting Fellows and Doctoral Candidates
Join us as we introduce the research of new visiting fellows and selected doctoral candidates in an informative and inviting atmosphere. Learn firsthand why the Kellogg Institute has invested in the work of these fellows in brief, two-minute research overview presentations then delve deeper into research that interests you during an informal poster reception.
Thursday, Sept. 8; 4 to 6 p.m. in the auditorium and Great Hall, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Talk — “Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Our Politics and Disadvantages Women”
Alexandra DeSanctis Marr, ’16, is a staff writer for National Review and a visiting fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. She co-authored “Tearing Us Apart: How Abortion Harms Everything and Solves Nothing,” (2022) with Ryan T. Anderson. She will speak about her book with a focus on the impact of abortion on women and politics.
Thursday, Sept. 8; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the ballroom, LaFortune Student Center

Talk: “Writing the Queer Life of Gabriela Mistral”
Elizabeth Horan from Arizona State University, will explore how the intersection of the national with gender and racial aspects of “lo queer” enabled Mistral’s entry into otherwise all-male friendship networks while she composed “Desolación” (1922) and then shaped her personal motives and political strategies for securing a consular position in 1933.
Friday, Sept. 9; 1 to 2:30 p.m. via Zoom

Presentation — “Beyond the Dome: Inspiration from the Domer Dozen”
Wonder what life is like beyond the Dome? Come ask some outstanding young alumni yourself! Meet the 2022 Domer Dozen honorees as they share the paths they’ve taken since graduating from Notre Dame. All guests are welcome to meet with the honorees immediately following the presentations.
Friday, Sept. 9; 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the ballroom, LaFortune Student Center

Ahead of the Game with Arts and Letters Series — “Citizen Science Meets Science Fiction: Encouraging Gamers to Engage with Research”
On home game Fridays, the Ahead of the Game series offers an opportunity for intellectual engagement, sharing the experience in an audience of faculty, students and alumni. This week will feature Ranjodh Singh Dhaliwal, the Ruth and Paul Idzik Assistant Professor in Digital Scholarship and English.
Friday, Sept. 9; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the LaBar Recital Hall within O’Neill Hall

MVP Fridays Series: “How Do We Get Past Polarization?”
Join the Center for Social Concerns Friday afternoons on home football weekends for lectures by national leaders, journalists and writers on questions of meaning, values and purpose. Ralph McCloud, director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, will speak on the topic of polarization. Reception to follow.
Friday, Sept. 9; 4 to 6 p.m. in the atrium, Stinson-Remick Hall

Hibernian Lecture — “Faith and Fatherland: Belief and the Irish Catholic Experience”
Enda Delaney from the University of Edinburgh will deliver the 2022 Hibernian Lecture cosponsored by the Cushwa Center and the Keough-Naughton Institute.
Friday, Sept. 9; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Science Exploration Series: “Let’s Have a Moment of Science”
Explore the fun of science through engaging demonstrations by Notre Dame’s students under the guidance of their faculty mentors and tour the Museum of Biodiversity. Drop in between 10 a.m. and noon.
Saturday, Sept. 10; 10 a.m. to noon in the Galleria, Jordan Hall of Science

Saturdays with the Saints Series: St. Alphonsus of Liguori
Presented by Ulrich Lehner, professor of theology, this year’s series focuses on Saints of the Blessed Mother. Saturdays with the Saints is a Notre Dame football Game Day lecture series that combines the University’s rich traditions of Catholic faith and spirited game days.
Saturday, Sept. 10; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Social Gatherings

Football Fridays at the Eck
Kick off your game weekend at Football Fridays at the Eck! Join your fellow Fighting Irish fans for live music from Moho Snaps, tailgate food from Portillo’s (including $1 hot dogs), interviews with Notre Dame celebrities, performances from the pom squad and cheer team and more.
Friday, Sept. 9; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eck Visitors Center

Bagpipe Music on the Wind Family Fireside Terrace
David Younger, bagpiper, stops by for a performance.
Friday, Sept. 9; 5 to 5:30 p.m. at the Wind Family Fireside Terrace, Morris Inn

Friday Night Bash
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind, family-friendly party featuring food trucks, drinks and live music by Jerry O’Fonics. Tickets include live music and access to purchase food and drink from local vendors: $12 for adults (ages 12+); children 11 and under are free.
Friday, Sept. 9; 6:30 to 10 p.m. in the concourse (enter Gate C/Leahy Gate), Notre Dame Stadium

Legends Tailgate of Champions
Legends invites you to experience Game Day with an all-inclusive package — buffet and open bar — to help you tailgate like a champion just steps away from Notre Dame Stadium. The party continues post-game with tailgate fare and walk-up bar service. Pre-registration required. $125 (21+), $75 (13-20) — pre-game; $75 (21+), $25 (13-20) — post-game.
Saturday, Sept. 10; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Legends

Irish Music and Dance Tailgate
Join the Medieval Institute and the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies on Game Day for a festive Ceilidh with live music. Learn the history of Irish dance and flute-making with performer Shannon Dunne. Complimentary food and drink will be provided.
Saturday, Sept. 10; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the west lawn of McCourtney Hall

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Make Sure Your Course Announcements are Visible to Students
Announcement notifications to your students through Canvas are dependent on their personal account settings. By adding recent announcements to the top of your course homepage, you guarantee your messages are front-and-center each time a student logs into your course.

Also This Week ...

Book Signing with Father Thomas Blantz
Rev. Thomas Blantz, C.S.C., professor emeritus in the Department of History, will sign copies of his book, “The University of Notre Dame: A History.”
Friday, Sept. 9; 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

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