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Tue Jan 15, 2013

First Day of Spring Semester Classes

All Day

First day of classes for Notre Dame’s spring semester 2013.

Originally published at al.nd.edu.…

Photography Exhibition: Touching Ground, Finding the American South

All Day
Snite Museum of Art, O'Shaughnessy Galleries II and III

From 2006 to 2011, large-format photographer Jennifer Trausch took the refrigerator-sized 20 × 24 inch Polaroid camera from the predictable, comfortable confines of its studio home out onto the winding roads of the rural American South.

Wed Jan 23, 2013

Social Concerns Fair

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room B034-B036, Geddes Hall

Wednesday, Jan. 23; 6 to 8 p.m.

Originally published at newsinfo.nd.edu.…

Thu Jan 24, 2013

Majors Night

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
South Dining Hall

Plan to attend majors night, a chance for you to explore the many majors, supplementary majors, and minors available to you here at Notre Dame. You’ll be able to speak with representatives from every academic department and program to help you decide your further course of study at the University.

Majors

Fri Jan 25, 2013

Photography Exhibition: Touching Ground, Finding the American South

All Day
Snite Museum of Art, O'Shaughnessy Galleries II and III

From 2006 to 2011, large-format photographer Jennifer Trausch took the refrigerator-sized 20 × 24 inch Polaroid camera from the predictable, comfortable confines of its studio home out onto the winding roads of the rural American South.

American Studies in the Real World

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Notre Dame Room - Lafortune 202

Join American Studies Alumni as they share their career experiences after Notre Dame and give insight into how they continue to use their American Studies background in the working world. This unique panel will give current students the opportunity to network with AMST alumni and learn how they, too, might begin to navigate life after American Studies.…

Panel Discussion: American Studies in the Real World

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
LaFortune 202, Notre Dame Room

This discussion will focus on how the American Studies major can contribute to your success in the real world. The following alumni will share their career experiences after Notre Dame:

Fri Feb 8, 2013

Lecture: Why Choose the Liberal Arts?

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
South Dining Hall, Oak Room

Professors for Lunch: Spring Series

Professor Mark Roche will present “Why Choose the Liberal Arts?” Roche is the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Professor of German Language and Literature and concurrent professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.

Lunch will be provided.

Wed Feb 20, 2013

American Studies Info Night

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
119 O'Shaugnessy Hall

Prospective majors are invited to join AMST faculty and current students for our annual information night. Interested majors will learn more about the field of American Studies and the opportunities that are available for students. Additional information, including how to declare the major will also be discussed. Pizza will be provided! …

Fri Feb 22, 2013

American Studies Senior Thesis Workshop

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Gallivan Room, 10th Floor Flanner Hall

For American Studies majors interested in writing a senior thesis, Professor Annie Coleman will lead a panel discussion with current thesis writers about the process and benefits of writing a senior thesis. This workshop will help students begin to think about potential research topics, guide students toward developing a relationship with a faculty advisor, and go over the nuts and bolts of the application process. Although the workshop is geared mostly for current juniors, all AMST majors are welcome to attend! …

Thu Feb 28, 2013

Lecture: Why Civil Resistance Works--Unarmed Struggle in the Past and Future

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Hesburgh Center Auditorium

The 14th Annual Yoder Dialogues on Nonviolence, Religion and Peace features Erica Chenoweth, assistant professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.

Mon Mar 11, 2013

Spring Break for Students

All Day

Classes will resume on March 18, 2013.

Originally published at al.nd.edu.…

Fri Apr 5, 2013

Senior Thesis Reception

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
O'Shaughnessy Hall, Great Hall

Art and Letters Dean John T. McGreevy invites all students doing a senior thesis and their advisers to attend this reception. This informal event is designed to honor students—along with their advisers and mentors—for their dedication and hard work.

All students who completed a senior thesis and their advisers are invited to attend.…

Wed May 1, 2013

Last Day of Class

All Day

Last day of classes for spring semester 2013 at Notre Dame

Originally published at al.nd.edu.…

Fri May 17, 2013

Department of American Studies Senior Reception

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Great Hall, O'Shaughnessy Hall

The American Studies and JED Graduation Reception will be held on Friday, May 17, from 5-6:30 pm, in the Great Hall of O'Shaughnessy.  Graduating Seniors and their families are invited.

Sat May 18, 2013

Commencement Mass

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Joyce Center, Purcell Pavilion

For more information about the University’s Commencement weekend activities, visit commencement.nd.edu.

Originally published at al.nd.edu.…

Sun May 19, 2013

Commencement

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Notre Dame Stadium

For more information about the University’s Commencement weekend activities, visit commencement.nd.edu.

Originally published at al.nd.edu.…

College of Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Joyce Center, Purcell Pavilion

The conferral of degrees will take place during the Notre Dame Commencement exercises Sunday morning, but students will receive their diplomas during the Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony.

Dean John T. McGreevy, I.A. O’Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, will preside over the ceremony.…

Fri May 31, 2013

American Studies Alumni Open House

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
1047 Flanner Hall Department of American Studies

Come and see our new home in Flanner Hall.  Meet departmental faculty and see what our students have been up to.…

Fri Aug 23, 2013

First-Year Orientation

All Day
Across Campus

Orientation weekend is held each fall to introduce parents and students to campus life and to help them become more familiar with the University of Notre Dame.

Among the planned activities across campus are:

  • official welcome
  • academic exploration sessions
  • orientation with dorm rectors
  • student services open houses

Sat Aug 24, 2013

First-Year Orientation

All Day
Across Campus

Orientation weekend is held each fall to introduce parents and students to campus life and to help them become more familiar with the University of Notre Dame.

Among the planned activities across campus are:

  • official welcome
  • academic exploration sessions
  • orientation with dorm rectors
  • student services open houses

Sun Aug 25, 2013

First-Year Orientation

All Day
Across Campus

Orientation weekend is held each fall to introduce parents and students to campus life and to help them become more familiar with the University of Notre Dame.

Among the planned activities across campus are:

  • official welcome
  • academic exploration sessions
  • orientation with dorm rectors
  • student services open houses

Tue Aug 27, 2013

First Day of Classes

All Day

First day of classes for all students.…

Sat Aug 31, 2013

Saturday Scholar Series: "From Pope Benedict to Pope Francis: Contrasts and Continuities"

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Snite Museum of Art, Annenberg Auditorium

Rev. Brian E. Daley, S.J., Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology

Cyril O’Regan, Catherine F. Huisking Professor of Theology

Kathleen Sprows Cummings, associate professor, Department of American Studies; director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q-and-A is presented on “home game” Saturdays. This week’s game is Notre Dame vs. Temple University.…

Thu Sep 12, 2013

Lecture: "The End of History and the Return of the Repressed"

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Room 131, DeBartolo Hall

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The Department of American Studies presents, “The End of History and the Return of the Repressed: The Landscapes of Catastrophe in the Virtual World,” a public lecture by Peter Hales.

Hales is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Art at the University of Illinois at Chicago and author of multiple books on American photography, including Atomic Spaces: Living on the Manhattan Project

Fri Sep 20, 2013

Lecture: "Becoming the Fighting Irish: ND's Place in Football History and American Culture"

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Eck Center Auditorium

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The Department of American Studies presents “Becoming the Fighting Irish: ND’s Place in Football History and American Culture,” a public lecture by Michael Oriard (‘70).

Oriard is Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture (Emeritus) at Oregon State University and has authored a number of cultural studies of football after playing for Notre Dame and the Kansas City Chiefs.…

Thu Oct 3, 2013

American Studies Club presents TRIVIA NIGHT

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Legends at Notre Dame

Come by Legends to show off your Trivia skills with the American Studies Club! Majors and non-majors are welcome!…

Fri Oct 25, 2013

The Ofrenda of Jake Webster at the Natatorium

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Civil Rights Heritage Center at Indiana University South Bend, 1040 West Washington Street, South Bend, Indiana

The Civil Rights Heritage Center at Indiana University South Bend presents "The Ofrenda of Jake Webster at the Natatorium"

The night will include a presentation by CRHC Director, Dr. Marc Rodriguez, poetry, and music.  Snacks will be served.

For more information see The Ofrenda of Jake Webster at the Natatorium