TheWeek@ND Student Edition (November 7)



For the Week of November 7

Arts and Performances


“Reassemblage” (1982) and “The Ties That Bind” (1984)
Filmmakers Trinh T. Min-ha and Su Friedrich used essayistic techniques to reconsider conventional modes of documentary. In “Reassemblage,” ethnography is called into question in the way it situates filmmaker-subject relationships. “The Ties that Bind” is a personal account of Friedrich’s mother’s life that opens up new possibilities for nonfiction. Faculty/Staff: $6. Free for ND, SMC, HC and IUSB students. 95 minutes (40 and 55 respectively)
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 8 to 9:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Bergman Island” (Sweden, 2021)
Bergman Island follows two married American filmmakers, Chris (Vicky Krieps) and Tony (Tim Roth), who retreat to the mythical Fårö island for the summer where they hope to find inspiration for their upcoming films. As days spent separately pass by, reminders of Chris’ first love resurface, tearing the couple even more apart. Free but ticketed. (112 minutes)
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“All the President’s Men” (1976)
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Notre Dame alum Carlos Lozada is scheduled to join professors Jason Kelly and Katlyn Carter for a panel discussion on the film. Following a break-in at the Watergate Hotel, Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward (Robert Redford) and Carl Bernstein (Dustin Hoffman) investigate the cause of the burglary and uncover one of the greatest political scandals in American history. Free but ticketed. (138 minutes)
Thursday, Nov. 10; 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“A Place at the Table: African Americans on the Path to Sainthood”
There are no African American saints formally recognized in the Catholic Church — that could change! Six incredible Black men and women are on the path to canonization. The Catholic Church is starting to recognize their impact and may soon name any or all of them saints. It’s time to hear their stories. See the trailer.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the lounge, Coleman-Morse Center

“Plan 75” (2022)
Set in near-future Japan, the government program called Plan 75 encourages senior citizens to be voluntarily euthanized to remedy a super-aged society. An elderly woman who loses the means to live independently, a pragmatic Plan 75 salesman and a young Filipino caregiver face choices of life and death. Faculty/Staff: $6. Students: $4. (105 minutes)
Friday, Nov. 11; 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Nov. 12; 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 13; 4 p.m.

“El Gran Movimiento” (2021)
A young man and his companions arrive in La Paz, Bolivia, to seek work at a mine. Soon after, the young man’s health starts to deteriorate. A woman known as Mama Pancha brings him to a mysterious witch doctor who performs a series of shamanic rituals that slowly bring the young man back to life. Faculty/Staff: $6. Students: $4. (85 minutes)
Friday, Nov. 11; 9:30 to 11 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Nov. 12; 6:30 p.m.

Met Opera: Live in HD Presents “La Traviata” (Verdi)
Soprano Nadine Sierra stars as the self-sacrificing courtesan Violetta — one of opera’s ultimate heroines —in Michael Mayer’s vibrant production of Verdi’s beloved tragedy. Tenor Stephen Costello is her self-centered lover Alfredo, alongside baritone Luca Salsi as his disapproving father and Maestro Daniele Callegari on the podium. Faculty/Staff: $23. Students: $16. (195 minutes with two intermissions)
Saturday, Nov. 12; 1 to 3:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


“Improvisation Spun from Tradition”
Enjoy the rhythms, beauty and soul of traditional flamenco movement and music as world-renowned bailaor and teacher Jaime El Estampío and guitarist Antonio Herrera take the stage for an incredible performance. Registration is required but the event is free. Come to the rhythm workshop, the performance or both!
∙ Rhythm Workshop and Flamenco Performance
Monday, Nov. 7; 6:30 p.m. at La Casa de Amistad, 3423 S. Michigan St., South Bend
∙ Public Performance
Also enjoy a pop-up exhibit of community artwork in the lobby before the performance. Free but ticketed.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 7 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Theater: FTT Presents “Steel Magnolias”
In Truvy’s salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, six inimitable women — ranging from a 19-year-old beauty shop assistant to the mayor’s 60-something widow — gather for a touch of pampering and the best gossip in town. Amid witty one-liners, they strive to rally for each other when their close-knit community is shaken by a tragedy that touches them all. Faculty/Staff/Seniors: $12. Students: $7. General: $15. Discounts are also available for groups of 10 or more.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Friday, Nov. 11; 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 12; 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 13; 2:30 p.m.

Theater: “The Winter’s Tale”
The Not-So-Royal Shakespeare Company presents a story of betrayal and redemption. Tickets are available for $5 at the LaFortune Box Office, or $7 at the door.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 7 to 9 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, Washington Hall
Friday, Nov. 11; 7 to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 12; 7 to 9 p.m.

Surround yourself with the beauty and creativity of visual art and the spoken word during ArtWords, a program that brings together community and campus poets in the museum’s galleries. Want to add your voice to ArtWords? Sign up for the open mic portion 15 minutes before the program starts. The evening will wrap up with light refreshments and an opportunity to connect with poets and poetry lovers.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Asian Allure: “Homecoming”
Various cultural acts demonstrate the beauty of Asian cultures and how that is integrated into the Asian American community. This year’s event reflects on that astonished feeling when you think back on the bizarre sequence of events that brought you to where you are today — as if through a million harmless decision points, it somehow feels fated that you find a place in the Asian community — and a second home here at Notre Dame. $5 tickets at the LaFortune Box Office, $7 at the door.
Friday, Nov. 11; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in Washington Hall
Saturday, Nov. 12; 7:30 p.m.

Dame Emma Kirkby, Soprano and Jakob Lindberg, Lute
Among the world’s great sopranos, Dame Emma Kirkby’s career spans nearly 50 years and a discography of more than 100 recordings. Her trailblazing contribution revived audiences for the elegant beauties of early Baroque and Renaissance classical music. The winner of the Queen’s Medal for Music is joined onstage by Swedish lutenist Jakob Lindberg. Faculty/Staff: $40. Students: $10.
Friday, Nov. 11; 7:30 p.m. in the LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music

Children’s Concert by Lisa Loeb
Bring the family to sing along as the Grammy winner for the platinum hit “Stay (I Missed You)” from the film “Reality Bites” brings her guitar and iconic eyeglasses to campus. Folksy renditions of traditional children’s songs and Lisa Loeb’s sunny originals put everyone in a playful mood! $10. (60 minutes, no intermission)
Saturday, Nov. 12; 11 a.m. to noon in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Colin Andrews, Organ Recital
A British concert organist and former faculty member of Indiana University and East Carolina University, Colin Andrews resumes his international performing career with a free post-Vespers performance on the Basilica’s grand Wayne and Diana Murdy Family Organ.
Sunday, Nov. 13; 8 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart following Vespers

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Robot Football Fall Combine
Notre Dame Robotic Football is a club that combines a variety of engineering skills to build robots that play football. The fall combine is a chance to see how ND’s robots stack up compared to other colleges.
Notre Dame will host the Collegiate Robotic Football Conference Fall Combine, an event attended by the Valparaiso, Calvin and Trine robotic football teams. There will be a variety of driving tests and skills tests to evaluate the quality of each team’s robots and drivers. Come see ND crush other colleges in robotics skill competitions!
Saturday, Nov. 12; 10 a.m. to noon in Stepan Center

Deadlines or Registrations

Call for Papers — 2023 Human Development Conference, “Solidarity in Development: Empowering Agents of Change”
The conference provides a platform for undergraduate students to present their development-related research and engage with other students, faculty and professionals as they explore human development themes. To apply, submit a 250-word abstract detailing your project by 11:59 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7.

Research Impacts, Patents and Launching Start-ups
The event is meant to educate participants on how to patent their research ideas/inventions and show the basic steps involved in transforming research breakthroughs into start-up businesses. Registration is needed by Friday, Nov. 11. Sponsored by the Graduate Student Government and the IDEA Center.
Tuesday, Nov. 15; 5 to 6 p.m. in Room W210, Duncan Student Center

Crafts and Cocoa with McWell
Giving yourself time for an intentional break is important for your well-being! Treat yourself to an evening of crafts and cocoa where a cozy environment with hot cocoa, supplies and instruction to make your own reusable hand warmers will be offered. Limited to the first 25 people to sign up — register here by Friday, Nov. 11.
Tuesday, Nov. 15; 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the third-floor conference room, Saint Liam Hall

Time-Out for Tech: “Creating Your Own Banner for Google Forms”
Google Forms allows you to add a banner across the top of the form. While it gives many options to choose from, you can also create your own banner simply and easily in Adobe Express. This session will show you how. Free. The Zoom link will be added to the calendar event the day before the session.
Wednesday, Nov. 16; 10:30 to 11 a.m. via Zoom

“To Exorcise the Fear of War”: Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin in Conversation with Sinan Antoon
Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin is one of Sudan’s most prominent and popular authors. He studied business administration in Assiut, Egypt. In 2012, his books, including “Woman from Campo Kadis” (2004), were confiscated from the Khartoum book fair and banned. In 2012, Baraka Sakin left Sudan, seeking exile in Austria.
Friday, Nov. 18; noon to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

Deals and Discounts

Hesburgh Libraries Offers the Wall Street Journal to Notre Dame Community
Notre Dame students, faculty and staff now have full digital access to The Wall Street Journal, provided by the Hesburgh Libraries. Any member of the University community can use their netID to activate a school-sponsored subscription at Once there, fill out your name and other information to create an individual account.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Golden Generation Community Dinner
Notre Dame Student Government has released the new initiative “Golden Generation: First Under the Dome” to celebrate first-generation students, faculty and staff in the Notre Dame community. Please join this first event where you can enjoy food and conversation. All members of the first-generation community are welcome to attend. Register by Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Friday, Nov. 11; 5 to 7 p.m. in the Transformational Leaders Program Lounge (Room 217), Main Building

Educational and Research Opportunities

Postgraduate Service Office Hours with Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry
Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry will be on campus for two days to talk about their program and work. Stop by to chat with Notre Dame alumna Anna Quast about the opportunity and public health work with Bon Secours. 
Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 7 and 8; noon to 4 p.m. in Room 144, Geddes Hall

Intercultural Development Day: Dimensional Deep Dive
In this session, take a deep dive into cultural values and dimensions of “deep culture.” We’ll tie our own culture to an understanding of things like haptics, nonverbal communication and approaches to living life in a way that translates to our lived experiences. This helps us become more aware of what may be at play “behind the scenes.”
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 113, DeBartolo Hall

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:

Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.
Using a Concordance
Concordances are centuries-old tools used to understand large volumes of text. Modern-day concordances also help the reader identify statistically significant key words and word collocations and navigate a text in question. This workshop will demonstrate a free, cross-platform concordance program called AntConc to do all of these things and more.
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 11 a.m. to noon in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Topic Modeling a Corpus
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate and facilitate the use of a free Java-based program called Topic Modeling Tool to process a collection of texts to better understand the collection as a whole. This process is sometimes useful for identifying genres, authors and/or subjects in a body of literature.
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 2 to 3 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Introduction to Github and Markdown
Traditionally used for software development, Git and the online platform GitHub have been adopted for projects of all kinds, including humanities research. This workshop guides participants through the basic functions of contributing to a repository and writing documents in its preferred plain-text format, markdown.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 1 to 2 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library
Mapping Early Modern Travel: EmDigIt from Data to Platform Design
Rachel Midura, professor at Virginia Tech, will discuss ongoing work to extract and analyze 16th- to 18th-century itinerary data for spatial analysis using Transkribus AI-powered text recognition, all to answer questions about historical travel.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library
Biostatistical Analysis of Omics Data in the R Programming Language
In this workshop, participants will learn how to perform biostatistical analysis in the “R” programming language, including pairwise and ANOVA-like comparisons to identify differentially expressed genes.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 5 to 7:30 p.m. online
Extracting Parts of Speech and Named Entities
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate the use of a locally developed tool to extract parts of speech and named entities from any plain text file. Participants will then learn how to use a free program called OpenRefine to sort and search through the results. Take this workshop, and your “reading” abilities will begin to take on new dimensions.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 11 a.m. to noon in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
2023 NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Workshop
Join Notre Dame Research and the Hesburgh Libraries for a workshop featuring short presentations and discussion of various aspects of data management sharing topics specific to the 2023 NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy. The workshop will review key guidelines from the policy and share information about Notre Dame resources that may be useful.
Friday, Nov. 11; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. online

Catholic Social Tradition (CST) Minor Brunch
The CST minor is interdisciplinary and gives students an opportunity to connect faith and justice issues. Join in for brunch to meet with current students and learn more about the program. RSVP in advance.
Sunday, Nov. 13; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall


Research Study Opportunity:

For Undergraduate Students — Practice Statistics and Earn $20
Take a break from studying and help the Department of Psychology in an effort to study tests. You have an opportunity to participate in online research that will help better understand how different test formats influence test-takers’ experience and performance. This link will take you to a prescreening form. If you complete it and are eligible, a researcher will contact you. Free — and you will receive $20 as compensation for participating!

Faith and Service

Tri-Military ROTC Veterans Day Ceremony
Keynote speaker will be CMSgt (Ret.) Richard M. Scully, aircraft maintenance superintendent of the 434th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana. If inclement weather, the event will be moved to Carey Auditorium inside Hesburgh Library.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 5:30 p.m. at the Clarke Memorial Fountain

Exalt Adoration
Exalt Adoration is an opportunity to be present with God and sing worship songs. This Exalt Adoration theme is “Mission,” with presider Rev. John DeRiso, C.S.C., and preacher Mike Buckler of Campus Ministry. There will be an ice cream social afterward!
Friday, Nov. 11; 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the chapel, Morrissey Hall

Health and Recreation

Oil Painting Workshop
Learn how to paint with oils from a fellow graduate student. No previous experience is necessary. Free paint supplies will be provided including canvases, brushes and paints. Come to work on your art throughout the semester — no need to do it all in one sitting! Free and for graduate students only.
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Innovation Garage (W102B), Duncan Student Center
Tuesday, Nov. 15; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Zero Proof Social Club Dinner and Discussion
Join the Zero Proof Social Club, a McWell peer student organization, for dinner and discussion. The group will be tackling topics related to the drinking culture on campus and navigating that culture as a sober, sober curious and/or non-drinking student. All are welcome for this peer-led chat. RSVP with any dietary restrictions by email to
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 7 to 9 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Mobile Art Workshop
Learn about mobile sculpture art on campus! Come to the Snite Museum for a fun evening of learning about this unique media and get a chance to make your own mobile art. All supplies will be provided free of charge. A brief lecture on mobile art will be given by Rachel Mills, assistant curator of education at the Snite Museum of Art. Free and for graduate students only (and their immediate families).
Thursday, Nov. 10; 5 to 7 p.m. in the main lobby, Snite Museum of Art

Colors and Connection with McWell and Active Minds
Join McWell and Active Minds for Colors and Connection, a new one-hour experience that combines artmaking and conversation to bring people together through authentic engagement. Use your creativity as you discover how color can express moods and emotions. All students welcome; snacks will be served! Limited to the first 25 students. RSVP here.
Thursday, Nov. 17; 7 to 8 p.m. at TBD

Lectures and Presentations

Virtues and Vocations Forum: “Kindness, Compassion and Medicine”
Stephen Trzeciak, MD, will discuss compassion in health care and its connection to professional education. The series engages scholars and practitioners across disciplines to consider how best to cultivate character in pre-professional and professional education. Register online.
Monday, Nov. 7; noon via Zoom webinar

Conference: “The Future of Church Property”
In the first conference of its kind at Notre Dame, an array of church leaders, academics and industry leaders from renewable energy, finance, law, architecture and more will gather to discuss the future of how the Church can and should use its property in innovative, mission-aligned ways. Free for Notre Dame faculty, staff and students.
Monday, Nov. 7; 2 to 6 p.m. in Room 215, McKenna Hall
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday Nov. 9; 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Talk: “Life in the Himalayan Foothills”
People who live in the Himalayan foothills live a uniquely independent life that is often unexplored as part of the many cultures in India. FLTA Stuti Benal, who comes from this region, will share the stories and history of life in the mountains that separate India from Tibet. All are welcome and refreshments will be provided.
Monday, Nov. 7; 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

Discussion: “The Great Exploration and the Future of Work”
Join ND alumni, students, parents and friends from Europe, Middle East and Africa for a conversation with Paul Blaschko, professor of philosophy, and Marina Morrissey, Barcelona-based head of talent acquisition, about the future of work in general and particularly in Europe. Register here.
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 2 to 3 p.m. online

Berges Lecture: “René Girard and the Gravity of Desire”
Luke Burgis is entrepreneur-in-residence at the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at The Catholic University of America. The first 50 students to attend will receive a free copy of Burgis’ recent book “Wanting: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life.”
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 4 to 5 p.m. in the Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

“Science and Apocalypse in Bertrand Russell”: A Cultural Sociology with Lino Camprubí and Javier Pérez-Jara
Sponsored by the History and Philosophy of Science Program and GLOBES. Drawing from cultural sociology, history of science and philosophy, we seek to provide a multidimensional analysis of the general themes of science, technology, utopia and apocalypse.
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 311, DeBartolo Hall

Lecture — “Verses and Flows: Migrant Lives and the Sounds of Crossing”
Professor Alex Chávez will give a public lecture pulling from his most recent research exploring the performance of huapango arribeño, a musical form that hails from north-central Mexico.
Tuesday, Nov. 8; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 305, Bond Hall

South Asia Group Student Presentations
Graduate students Prithvi Iyer and Ishika Sharan, global affairs, and Bimal Gadal, business, will present their research at the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies’ South Asia Group’s monthly meeting — open to faculty and students with an academic interest in South Asia.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 2148, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Lecture: “Waiting to Die? Life for the Elderly in Late Imperial Russian Villages”
This lecture looks to explore the pre-revolutionary Russian context in which the status and care of elderly men and women were often framed by their capacity to work. Those elderly people who were no longer able to work were often left “waiting to die.” Sarah Badcock is professor of modern history at the University of Nottingham.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Colloquium — “Health is Politics: How a Career in Global Health Prepared Me for COVID, Monkeypox, Post-Dobbs, ACEs and PACEs, Failing Septic Systems, Filthy Restaurants and a Four-Letter Word Called Equity in St. Joseph County, Indiana”
This week’s global health colloquium features Dr. Robert Einterz, health officer of the St. Joseph County Department of Health.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 283, Galvin Life Science Center

Lecture — “Introduction to Romance Philosophy: On the Benefit to Medieval Studies of the Study of Their Philosophy”
The Medieval Institute presents the final installment, rescheduled from fall 2021, of its 75th Anniversary Alumni Lecture Series with Andrea Robiglio, SIEPM Fellow at the institute in 2006-07.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 5 to 6:15 p.m. in the Medieval Institute Reading Room (Room 715), Hesburgh Library

Annual Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C., Lecture: “Race, Memory and Public History”
The Center for Social Concerns’ annual lecture will feature the author of “How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning With the History of Slavery Across America.” Reception to follow. 
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 5 p.m. in the Smith Ballroom, Morris Inn

Panel Discussion: “The Meaning of the Midterms”
Join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study for a panel discussion with Notre Dame experts about the midterm election results and what they mean for the future of U.S. democracy. Panelists include Carlos Lozada, New York Times journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

An Evening with Natasha Trethewey
Trethewey, a former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, is the Initiative on Race and Resilience artist-in-residence for 2022-23. Free books will be available for purchase before and after the reading. Presented by the Initiative on Race and Resilience. RSVP by Tuesday, Nov. 8. Review the poster for more information.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 7:30 to 10 p.m. in McKenna Hall Auditorium and livestreamed. 7:30 to 9 p.m. poetry reading followed by a reception and book signing from 9 to 10 p.m.

Lecture: “Identity or Alterity? Reading and Writing Japanese-Language Literature in Brazil, 1917-1942”
Edward Mack, associate professor at the University of Washington, presents a history of Japanese literary texts in Brazil before World War II, adding to a conversation on colonial and minority literary practices that challenge the concept of a homogeneous ethnic nation, drawing attention to “marginal” aspects of migrant communities in the Americas.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Book Launch: “Stand Up, Speak Out”
Join the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Clingen Family Center for the Study of Modern Ireland for the book launch of Monica McWilliams’ latest book, “Stand Up, Speak Out: Women’s Rights, Peace and Equality in Northern Ireland and Beyond.” This event will feature a lecture from McWilliams and a book signing.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Panel Discussion — “From Kellogg to Career: Building Future Scholars”
The Kellogg Institute presents a glimpse into its distinctive research and educational opportunities with a panel showcasing scholars who had formative experiences as undergrad and grad students affiliated with Kellogg: Juan Albarracín Ph.D. ’18, Annelise Gill-Wiehl ’19, Bright Gyamfi ’16 and Marie-Claire Klassen PhD ’23, expected.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Italian Research Seminar — “Deadly Letters: Plague, Banditry and Heresy in Early Modern Mail”
The Center for Italian Studies hosts a lecture by Rachel Midura, professor from Virginia Tech. Using state archives, Midura explores how protecting postal couriers from brigandage, plague and political or religious rebellion shaped international relations.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Rare Books and Special Collections (Room 102), Hesburgh Library

“Polarization in Latin America” — A Conversation with Brian Winter
Join ND alumni, students, parents and friends across Latin America and the Caribbean for a conversation with Brian Winter, editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly. What can we do to help mitigate a divisive trend observed across the region? Register here.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 6 to 7 p.m. online

Current Events Coffee Hour: “Ensuring the Implementation of Peace Accords”
Featuring Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, director of the Peace Accords Matrix, and Monica McWilliams, scholar-practitioner elected to the multi-party peace negotiations, representing the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition and a signatory to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be provided.
Friday, Nov. 11; 10 to 11 a.m. in the Peace Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Lecture: “The Moral Limits of Violence in Political Resistance”
Joseph Chan, global scholar and visiting professor in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University, examines whether violence in political resistance against state injustice is morally permissible and discusses the extent to which the four principles of self-defense can provide a practical moral guidance for resistance movements.
Friday, Nov. 11; noon to 1 p.m. in Room 2148, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Fireside Chat Series — Data Poetics: Allison Parrish in Conversation with Professor Matthew Kilbane
Allison Parrish is a computer programmer, poet and game designer whose teaching and practice address the unusual phenomena that blossom when language and computers meet. She is an assistant arts professor at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. This event is co-sponsored by the Lucy Family Institute for Data & Society and the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship.
Friday, Nov. 11; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 231, Hesburgh Library

Panel Discussion — “Ireland’s Lament”: The Story of a 17th-Century Irish Language Historical Poem
This panel discussion is about the important Irish-language manuscript “Tuireamh na hÉireann” (“Ireland’s Lament”) written by Seán Ó Conaill (ca. 1657), housed in Hesburgh Libraries Rare Books and Special Collections. Panelists include Sarah McKibben, Peter McQuillan, Aedín Clements and Diarmuid Ó Giolláin.
Friday, Nov. 11; 4 to 5 p.m. in Rare Books and Special Collections (Room 102), Hesburgh Library

Virtual Workshop: Toppling Statues and Bridging Histories
This online workshop, sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies co-hosted by Bridging Histories, will bring together a range of academics and creative community leaders who are at the forefront of changing how people understand diverse histories in Britain and Europe. Free and open to all. Participants must register by Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Monday, Nov. 14; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Social Gatherings

Flamenco Dance Workshop
A workshop and evening of Latin Dance! The fee is $15 and covers both the workshop and dancing. This is part of a series of events celebrating Spanish culture. Free parking available. $15.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 6 to 7 p.m. in the Ironhand Wine Bar, 1025 Northside Blvd., South Bend

Glow bracelets and necklaces will be given out at this week’s AcoustiCafé! If you would like to perform, please visit
Thursday, Nov. 10; 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Hagerty Family Café, Duncan Student Center

DineTogether ND
Looking to meet new people? Try DineTogether ND! There are designated areas in each dining hall for those who want to eat with others. Whether your normal dining buddy isn’t available, your schedule doesn’t line up with your friends’ or you just feel like shaking things up, join the table and meet someone new.
Starting the week of Nov. 14 through the remainder of 2022; 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in North Dining Hall at the round tables past the grill; South Dining Hall at the tables near the fireplace

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Add Your Name Pronunciation to NameCoach in Canvas
NameCoach is a new tool now integrated into Canvas that allows students to personally and quickly record the pronunciation of their name. Users voice-record their names within their Canvas account profile, and the recording will be visible when the tool is added to a Canvas course site.

Also This Week ...

Open Office Hours
Provost John McGreevy holds open office hours to meet and get to know members of the Notre Dame community. These office hours are open to all Notre Dame faculty, staff and students. No appointments are needed and you can come with questions or ideas, or just come to say hello.
Thursday, Nov. 10; 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Dooley Room, LaFortune Student Center

LaFortune Student Center Construction Update
Throughout the academic year, construction will continue on the second floor of the LaFortune Student Center to create space for the new PwC Center for Diversity and Inclusion. The center is expected to open in fall 2023. Updates regarding the construction of the center, the temporary relocation of offices and the permanent closure of several existing spaces within LaFortune can be found here.

Noise Alert Nov. 7-30: Hesburgh Library Beth and Lou Holtz Family Grand Reading Room Renovation
Starting the week of November 7, work will begin on the atrium opening for the Beth and Lou Holtz Family Grand Reading Room on the first and second floors of Hesburgh Library. Users will likely experience loud intermittent noise and odor. Work on the atrium opening is expected to take place through the end of November. We apologize for any inconvenience during the renewal of the Hesburgh Library.