TheWeek@ND Student Edition (January 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

Halftime a Cappella Guys Auditions
Halftime a Cappella is looking for new male talent! There is no singing experience required, so if you love to sing, we would love to hear you. Email to secure an audition slot, and feel free to reach out with any questions!
Thursday, Jan. 26; 5:30 to 9 p.m. in O’Neill Hall of Music

Application Deadline: Center for Social Concerns Summer Fellowships
Summer fellowships at the center connect the research you’re doing in the classroom with communities around the world in order to create a more just future for everyone. Choose from more than 40 fellowship sites or design your own experience. Participants receive $5,000 for travel and living expenses. Open to rising juniors and seniors. Apply online by Monday, Jan. 30.

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

Hesburgh Libraries Hackathon 2023 — Registration Is Open!
Registration is now open for the 2023 Hesburgh Libraries Hackathon, where teams of undergrads come together to reimagine solutions to everyday problems. Resources and technical assistance will be provided. You collaborate, create and innovate to bring new solutions that help with this year’s theme: “Hacking for Harmony.” Learn more and register at
Registration is open through Friday, March 31.

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

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

LIFT Internship Information Session
Are you looking for a paid internship to expand your skills in engineering, data science, consulting or civic innovation? Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to learn about dozens of internships available with organizations and major companies in the South Bend-Elkhart region.
Tuesday, Jan. 24; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 512, Duncan Student Center

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

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

Volunteer at the Annual Fighting Irish Science Olympiad Tournament
The annual Fighting Irish Science Olympiad tournament at ND has been scheduled for local high school students to compete in various STEM events. If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form or contact for more info.
Saturday, Jan. 28; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Jordan Hall of Science

Health and Recreation

Free Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Group for Insomnia
Trouble sleeping? The Notre Dame Psychological Services Center is facilitating for students a free five-week cognitive behavioral therapy group for insomnia. Learn to fall asleep quickly and achieve efficient and restful sleep! If interested, contact to determine eligibility.
Wednesdays, Feb. 1 through March 1; 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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

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

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

We’re back! Come watch some amazing live performers. If you’d like to perform at a future Acousticafé, visit
Thursday, Jan. 26; 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. in Hagerty Family Café (first floor), Duncan Student Center

Lucy Scholars Collaboration Hour: Health Equity
Do you have an interest in research related to health equity in our society? Health equity is an important societal issue that has engaged students across many different disciplines. The Lucy Scholar Collaboration Hour is a great opportunity to come together with other graduate students to discuss ideas in an open forum.
Friday, Jan. 27; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room W206, Duncan Student Center

Kick off the new year and the new semester the right way with vision boards and various creation stations that challenge you to build something new. Enjoy food, prizes and more! Come out and build your year! Sponsored by SAO.
Friday, Jan. 27; 9 to 11 p.m. at Midfield Commons, Duncan Student Center

Bingo and Wings
Do you like chicken wings? Are you a fan of bingo? Join SAO for a night of fun and a chance to win some cool prizes such as gift cards, ND gear and more! Be one of the first 50 students to attend to claim an exclusive prize.
Saturday, Jan. 28; 9 to 11 p.m. in Midfield Commons, Duncan Student Center

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Download the Canvas Student App
This free application, available for Android and Apple devices, allows quick access to all your Canvas course content in an easy-to-navigate format.