TheWeek@ND Student Edition (October 3)



For the Week of October 3

University Campaigns and Initiatives

Notre Dame Forum Keynote Event — “The Suppliants Project: Ukraine”
Join us for a powerful theatrical experience that invites you into a global discussion about war in Ukraine and in many other parts of our world. Iconic Notre Dame Stadium provides the backdrop for a compelling and thought-provoking evening presented by nationally acclaimed Theater of War Productions. Emmy Award-winning actors Anthony Edwards (Top Gun, E.R., Inventing Anna) and Keith David (Nope, Armageddon, The Thing), as well as actor/director Tate Donovan (Friends, The O.C., Hercules), will perform dramatic readings of Aeschylus’ play “The Suppliants,” a Greek tragedy about the costs of war.

Students, faculty, staff and alumni whose lives have been touched by war will participate in the performance and discussion, both in person and virtually from locations all over the world. Learn more.

Free event, no tickets needed. All are welcome. Stadium gates open at 6 p.m. Food trucks from Rohr’s, Junbuggies, Rulli’s Pizza, Smothered & Covered and Chick-fil-A will be available with ND ID from 6 to 6:45 p.m. Enjoy a free pre-event dinner! Grab-and-go dessert available on your way out. First 500 students will receive a free ND blanket and premier seating.
Monday, Oct. 3; 7 p.m. in Notre Dame Stadium

Arts and Performances


The Big Draw: Snite Sketches
In celebration of the international Big Draw Festival, grab a drawing board, a few sheets of paper and a pencil, and then head into the galleries to sketch one of your favorite works of art.
Snite Sketches is available daily during museum hours: Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays until 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m.
Started Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Snite Museum of Art

AAHD Gallery Exhibition: Elizabeth M. Claffey
The Department of Art, Art History and Design announces “Archived Attempts,” an exhibition of work from Elizabeth M. Claffey, associate professor of photography at Indiana University in Bloomington.
Thursday, Oct. 6, through Wednesday, Nov. 16; running Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the AAHD Gallery (Room 214), Riley Hall of Art


“Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One” (1968)
In a one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid, director William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York’s Central Park, leaving them to figure out what kind of movie they’re making. This wildly innovative 1960s counterculture landmark remains one of the most tightly focused and insightful movies ever made about making movies. Fac/Staff: $6. Free for ND, SMC, HC and IUSB students. (70 minutes)
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 8 to 9:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

National Theatre Live presents “Jack Absolute Flies Again”
A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean and Oliver Chris. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very particular, terms. Fac/Staff: $16. Students: $18. (150 minutes with one intermission)
Thursday, Oct. 6; 7 to 9:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel” (2022)
The Chelsea Hotel, an icon of 1960s counterculture and a haven for famous people, is under renovation. Against this chaotic backdrop, Martin Scorsese takes us through the hotel’s storied halls, exploring the origins that contributed to its mythical stature. Its residents and the walls themselves now face a turning point in their common history. Fac/Staff: $6. Students: $4. (80 minutes)
Friday, Oct. 7; 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Oct. 8; 3 p.m.

The Short Films of David Lynch (2015)
Six short films by David Lynch include “Six Men Getting Sick” (1967), “The Alphabet” (1968), “The Grandmother” (1970), “The Amputee,” Version 1 and 2 (1974) and “Premonitions Following an Evil Deed” (1995). Along with Lynch’s films will be a screening of Luis Buñuel’s “Simon of the Desert” (1965).
Fac/Staff: $6. Students: $4. (91 minutes)
Friday, Oct. 7; 9:30 to 11 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Oct. 8; 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9; 4 p.m.

“The Slumber Party Massacre” (1982)
With its stylized photography, plot points that involve pizza and endlessly cool homemade synth score, “The Slumber Party Massacre” is a drop-dead masterpiece of subversive trash-horror. Fac/Staff: $6. Students: $4. (77 minutes)
Saturday, Oct. 8; 9:30 to 10:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Mac and Me” (1988)
Currently hanging out at zero percent on Rotten Tomatoes, this low-grade clone of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” was a shell simply to hawk McDonald’s and Coca-Cola products. Yet, “Mac and Me” has its champions, including some non-residents of McDonaldland. Come enjoy spooky October with this still very alien and endlessly campy film. $1 tickets. (95 minutes)
Sunday, Oct. 9; 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Shakespeare at Notre Dame presents “Macbeth”
Ruthless ambition gives way to murder in “Macbeth,” Shakespeare’s always-relevant examination of the lacerating effect of the reckless desire for power. Actors From The London Stage, the renowned five-actor touring group, brings this extraordinary tale to life during a sweeping international tour this fall.
Tickets: Adult: $25, Faculty/Staff: $25, Senior: $15, Student/Child: $15. Group rate $10. Under 18: up to age 5 free with paid adult purchase.
Wednesday, Oct. 5; 7:30 to 10 p.m. in Washington Hall
Thursday, Oct. 6; 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 7; 7:30 p.m.

Notre Dame Film, Television and Theatre presents “Pippin”
Experience a beloved musical comedy filled with campy dialogue, kinetic choreography and an infectious pop-rock score. Explore the fleeting highs and consequences of indulgent pleasure, power and pride, and discover where the secret to fulfillment on Earth truly lies. Directed by Nick Buranicz ’23. Faculty/staff and students: $5.
Friday, Oct. 7; 7 to 9 p.m. in the Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Oct. 8; 7 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9; 2 p.m.

Dance: Ailey II
Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s finest early-career dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded by Alvin Ailey, the company embodies his pioneering mission and has flourished into one of the most popular modern dance companies. Fac/Staff: $65. Students: $10.
Friday, Oct. 7; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Oct. 8; 7:30 p.m.

Notre Dame Children’s Choir Fall Concert
NDCC presents a festival of sacred choral music to celebrate the season! More than 130 children from seven choirs led by graduate students of the Sacred Music program at ND share their voices with the theme, “My Soul Magnifies the Lord!”
Saturday, Oct. 8; 11 a.m. to noon at the Hagerty Family Café stage (first floor), Duncan Student Center

Viola Concert by Rose Wollman
Violist Rose Wollman’s innovative program is centered on György Ligeti’s monumental Sonata for Viola Solo. Each movement of Ligeti’s sonata is joined to a baroque work as well as a newly composed piece, illuminating Ligeti’s inspirations from the past and influences on the present. Free event, not ticketed.
Saturday, Oct. 8; 7 p.m. in the LaBar Performance Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music

Ian Lynch of Lankum: Irish Ballads
Join the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies for a multimedia performance/presentation by Ian Lynch, musician, singer, songwriter and founding member of the award-winning Irish band Lankum. Lynch is also an acclaimed practitioner and scholar of Irish traditional music. He will sing live while exploring the ballad tradition in Ireland, Britain and their diasporas. Free but ticketed. Door prizes!
Sunday, Oct. 9; 7 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

ND Collegium Musicum: Heinrich Schütz
The Notre Dame Collegium Musicum presents a commemorative concert of the music of Heinrich Schütz on the occasion of the 350th anniversary of his death. The program will include German and Latin motets for four, five, six and eight voices. Free but ticketed.
Sunday, Oct. 9; 4 p.m. in the Reyes

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Deadlines or Registrations

Application Deadline: Graduate Student Institute for Engaged Research and Teaching
Designed for graduate students in all fields at all levels interested in applying their disciplinary lens and tools to issues of justice, the institute will explore principles and effective models of public scholarship and community engagement. The institute will take place Oct. 17-19.
Application deadline of 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5

Fall Dissertation Camp Application Deadline
Join the Fall Break for Dissertation Camp at Hesburgh Library — an opportunity for focused research and writing time as scholars work toward the completion of their dissertation or thesis. Learn more or apply now.
Apply by midnight Sunday, Oct. 9

Time-Out for Tech: Windows 11
Windows 11 has been touted as a whole new ballgame. It looks different than Windows 10, that’s for sure, but how different is it really? Come to this free session and see for yourself. The Zoom link will be added to the calendar event the day before the session.
Tuesday, Oct. 11; 10 to 10:30 a.m. via Zoom

Notre Dame Vision Mentor Application
Notre Dame Vision is accepting applications from undergraduates of all years for its weeklong Summer 2023 conferences. Students serve in different positions, exercising positions of real, ministerial leadership as they accompany high school students to understand their gifts and live them out for others. Application is now open at until 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Registration Open for the 2023 CST Conference
The Justice Sown in Peace conference will examine justice issues central to our time, hosting global scholars working to expand the Catholic social tradition through intellectual, artistic and social engagement. Registration to attend is now open online.
Thursday through Saturday, March 23-25, on campus

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Fireside Chat with Dean Martijn Cremers
Willis L. Lonzer III, general president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek-lettered fraternity for African American men, will be the featured guest. The discussion will focus on leadership and community service.
Thursday, Oct. 6; 3 to 4 p.m. in the Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

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.
Creating a Bootstrap Website with
Bootstrap is a popular framework for rapidly building seamless, mobile-friendly websites. In this workshop, a Bootstrap website will be created from the ground up. With the tool, participants will learn to easily and rapidly prototype well-crafted, professional-looking websites with ready-made interface elements from the Bootstrap libraries.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 1 to 3 p.m. in Technology Commons (Room 264), Hesburgh Library
Virtual Reality Workshop Series — “Developing an Original Simulation: Final Assembly and Assessment”
Learn how to finish assembling a virtual reality (VR) simulation, publish it and collect community feedback. Following the simulation plan from the first two VR workshop sessions, the project will be assembled and compared with the group’s initial minimum viable product scope.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Workshop — “Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Teachers as Connectors and Cultural Translators”
How can culturally diverse people in higher education learn well together in ways that are relevant and stimulating? To enhance student motivation and learning, this workshop discusses various aspects of inclusive curriculum designing for future teachers in a diverse academic environment. Register to receive the Zoom link.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 2 to 3 p.m. via Zoom

Campus Lakes Bio Blitz
Help measure the biodiversity of the Notre Dame lakes on Global Day of Action! The Office of Sustainability is hosting a Bio Blitz that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area over a short period of time. There will be prizes for participants with the most observations. Bring your phone — all you need is the iNaturalist app. Meet near the Grotto during one of the following shifts: 9 to 11 a.m., 1 to 3 p.m. or 5 to 7 p.m. Or collect observations on your own; any observations collected between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. will count for the blitz.
Wednesday, Oct. 5; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. near St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Lakes

ACE Night: Catholic Education, Community, Chicken
Come be a part of ACE Night, an event that highlights the work the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) teachers have done across the country and the experiences they’ve gained, and, yes, offers free Chick-fil-A to everyone in attendance.
Wednesday, Oct. 5; 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. outside Remick Commons

Information Session: Summer Language Abroad
Interested in study abroad programs? Are you studying a language? Join the 30-minute information session followed by 15 minutes of Q&A to learn about the Summer Language Abroad grant that’s opening next month. First of two back-to-back info sessions.
Friday, Oct. 7; 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 116, O’Shaughnessy Hall
Friday, Oct. 7, 1:45 to 2:30 p.m.

Faith and Service

Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Week
During the first week of October, campus will celebrate St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and ecology. Events will commence on Oct. 4, St. Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day, with a Green Mass offered for all people working to care for our common home and other sustainability events will then continue throughout the week at various campus locations. Review the information poster.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart
Wednesday, Oct. 5; all day
Thursday, Oct. 6; 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 7; noon to 1 p.m.

Information Session: Echo Graduate Service Program
The Echo Program will gather a dynamic community of young adults who will come together to learn, serve and lead in Catholic parishes and schools across the United States in a transformative and unparalleled two-year postgraduate service learning experience through ND. Come learn more about this opportunity by attending the on-campus info session. Register online. Free Chick-fil-A.
Thursday, Oct. 6; 7 to 8 p.m. in Room B034, Geddes Hall

Health and Recreation

Artful Yoga
Join yoga instructor Steve Krojniewski to relax and recharge while surrounded by your favorite works from the collection. This program is open to Notre Dame staff, students, faculty and spouses. Mats are provided or you can bring your own.
Thursday, Oct. 6; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Mary Loretto and Terrence J. Dillon Courtyard, Snite Museum of Art (if the weather is agreeable), or in the galleries

Lectures and Presentations

Nasr Book Prize Symposium: “Can Indigenous Insights Help Us Rethink Global Affairs?”
How can Indigenous insights help us rethink global affairs? Join the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion and hear from Nasr Book Prize honoree Tyson Yunkaporta, author of “Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World.” Learn from a diverse mix of multifaith panels. Register to attend online.
Monday, Oct. 3; 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. via Zoom

Conference: “Converging Wisdom? Questioning the Continued Relevance of the Perennial Philosophy”
Examine the claim that the varying and sometimes conflicting teachings of world religions reveal a similarity of metaphysical insight and spiritually liberating wisdom, all rooted in one divine source. Open registration. Attend in-person or virtually.
Monday, Oct. 3; 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Room 215/216, McKenna Hall
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Discussion — “Poder Popular and the Challenge to U.S. Churches: A Conversation with Movimiento Cosecha”
Part of the Institute for Latino Studies’ Hispanic Heritage Month series of events. Join speakers Dara Márquez Venegas and Carlos Castañeda, field organizers with Movimiento Cosecha, and Janna Hunter- Bowman, professor at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, as they share their important work and research findings. Free and open to the public.
Monday, Oct. 3; 11 a.m. to noon in Room 315, Bond Hall

Discussion: “Italian Political Elections from an International Perspective”
The 2022 Italian general election was held on Sept. 25. European intellectuals will comment on the impact of Italian elections from an international perspective.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; noon to 1:30 p.m. (South Bend time) in Rome Global Gateway, and via Zoom

Panel Discussion — “The 2022 Brazilian Elections: What Happened, What’s Next?”
The Brazilian presidential race is one of the most anticipated elections worldwide this year. Whatever the outcome, this panel of experts will discuss the important takeaways and implications from this first round of voting. With Scott Mainwaring, Malu Gatto, Nelson Rojas de Carvalho and Luiz Vilaça.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center

Workshop — “Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Teachers as Connectors and Cultural Translators”
How can culturally diverse people in higher education learn well together in ways that are relevant and stimulating? To enhance student motivation and learning, this workshop discusses various aspects of inclusive curriculum designing for future teachers in a diverse academic environment. Register to receive the Zoom link.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 2 to 3 p.m. via Zoom

“War in Ukraine, Peace in Europe? Geopolitics, Economics, and Security after Russia’s Invasion”: The Nanovic Forum with Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
The Nanovic Institute for European Studies welcomes Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the former president of the Republic of Croatia, to deliver the 2022 Nanovic Forum Lecture. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the main auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

DeSantis Lecture
The Department of History hosts Nicole Welk-Joerger as she delivers a lecture on her book project “Rumen Nation: A Story of Sustainability in the United States.” A reception follows on the fourth floor of Decio Hall.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

“Crossing Waters”: A Book Discussion with Author Marisel Moreno
Part of the Institute for Latino Studies’ Hispanic Heritage Month series of events. A public event with Marisel Moreno, associate professor of Romance languages and literatures, on her latest book, titled “Crossing Waters: Undocumented Migration in Hispanophone Caribbean and Latinx Literature & Art.” Discussion moderated by Professor Francisco Robles.
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 315, Bond Hall

Italian Research Seminar: “‘Permettereste a vostro figlio di sposare Lola?’: Latent Fascism, American Culture and Blackness in Postwar Italy”
The end of the Second World War marked a new beginning for Italy as the country sought to transition from fascism to a republic. Drawing on Italian visual media and African American and Italian print archival material, the lecture by Jessica L. Harris, St. John’s University, illustrates how Lola Falana represents American cultural imperialism yet latent fascist colonial racist rhetoric.
Thursday, Oct. 6; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Rare Books and Special Collections (Room 102), Hesburgh Library

Book Launch — “The Ceiling Outside”
Join us to launch and discuss visiting scholar Noga Arikha’s book “The Ceiling Outside.” Arikha will be joined by Robert Goulding of the John J. Reilly Center and David Griffith of the First Year Studies.
Thursday, Oct. 6; 4 to 6 p.m. in the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

Signs of the Times Talk: “Parks as Islands of Opportunity: Stewardship, Innovation and Public Service”
The Signs of the Times series connects campus to community experts around justice topics. The theme for the 2022-23 series is “Leadership in Justice and Hope.” The speaker for the October event is Jan McGowan, interpretive naturalist at St. Joseph County Parks.
Friday, Oct. 7; noon to 1 p.m. in the McNeill Library, Geddes Hall

Lecture: “Greening the Church”
“Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary” is a weekly lecture series to guide our community through topics necessary to a deeper understanding of racial justice. This week, Rev. Ambrose Carroll explores creating health and prosperity at the community level through government action on climate change. Open to the Notre Dame community via Zoom.
Friday, Oct. 7; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

Social Gatherings

Multi-Language Reading Club
Join other language learners in this multi-language reading club! Spend an hour relaxing and reading for fun in the company of others. Bring a foreign language book, magazine or newspaper, or read one from the library collection. Visit the link to learn more.
Monday, Oct. 3; 4 to 5 p.m. in the Collaboration Hub, Hesburgh Library

Arabic Language Table
Join FLTA Jinan Abou Ali for some coffee and conversation in Arabic. Whether beginning or expert, all are welcome! Contact Jinan at for more information.
Monday, Oct. 3; 6 to 7 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

ND Cybersecurity Carnival
Take part in the fun, food, games and prizes at the inaugural Cybersecurity Carnival hosted by the OIT. Test your cybersecurity know-how. Try your luck at Slam the Spam. See if you can catch a phish! All attendees will be entered to win raffle prizes like electric scooters, a PlayStation 5, gift cards and more. Plus, it’s free to ND faculty, staff and students!
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Dahnke Family Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Café com Português
Come join the Portuguese program to practice speaking Portuguese. There will be coffee and pão de queijo. All are welcome! For more information, contact João Victor Schmicheck at
Tuesday, Oct. 4; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Decio Café

Italian Coffee Hour — Pane e Nutella
Italian Coffee Hour is a new and fun experience every month where you can meet and practice your Italian with members of the Italian program, Italophones, Italophiles and people with an appreciation for all things Italian. All are welcome!
Wednesday, Oct. 5; 4 to 5 p.m. in Decio Commons

Chill Out Before Midterms
SUB will be giving away goodie bags (cooling face masks, mini coloring books and colored pencils, lip balms), wellness resources and smoothies.
Wednesday, Oct. 5; 5 to 7 p.m. on Fieldhouse Mall

AWIS STEMentorship Kick-Off Event
In the 2022-23 STEMentorship Program, undergraduate women in STEM are matched with graduate mentors who are fellow women in STEM. Mentor and mentee applications can be submitted through the QR code located in the flyer.
Thursday, Oct. 6; 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Room 131, DeBartolo Hall

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Thursday, Oct. 6; 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Library Lawn

Shamrock Series Game Watch
Stop by Library Lawn to watch ND vs. BYU while indulging in free wings, giveaways and lawn games.
Want to enter a halftime wing eating contest? Sign up to claim your spot!
Saturday, Oct. 8; 7 p.m. on Library Lawn

Hangul Day 2022: Celebrating the Korean Alphabet
This Korean national holiday celebrates the Korean language. Come join the Korean program faculty, staff and students to learn about the history of the Korean language and writing, meet the faculty of the Korean faculty and other students and learn about how pursuing a Korean minor can help you with your future career plans.
Sunday, Oct. 9; 3 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 106, Bond Hall

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Verify Your Email to Receive Course Notifications
Since many users are new to Canvas on campus, it may be necessary to verify the email you are using in Canvas. If there is an exclamation point next to the email listed in your account settings, click it to verify your email.