Upcoming Events

Mar 28

Thursday Mar 28, 2019

“Globalization and Latin American Cinema: Toward a New Critical Paradigm”

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Location: Hesburgh Center for International Studies-Auditorium

Visiting professor Sophia A. McClennen from Penn State University will be presenting her latest work, “Globalization and Latin American Cinema: Toward a New Critical Paradigm” (2018), which examines films such as Cidade de Deus (2002), Diarios de motocicleta (2004), and Sleep Dealer (2008), and uses cinema to argue for new ways of understanding the relationship between global economies and national cultures. This is a truly innovative and interdisciplinary study, and it will offer new topics of discussion for students and faculty in Romance Languages, Film, Television, & Theatre, Economics, Political Science, and History, to name a few departments.  Mcclennen Poster 

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Mar 28

Thursday Mar 28, 2019

Rob Gleave | “Safe Passage and the Jihad: The amān contract in the Medieval Islamic Law and Practice.”

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom - Salon C

Please join the Middle Eastern Studies Committee who will be hosting Rob Gleave, University of Exeter. “Safe Passage and the Jihad: The amān contract in the Medieval Islamic Law and Practice.” Reception to follow.

Originally published at history.nd.edu

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Apr 2

Tuesday Apr 2, 2019

Power: A Temporal View

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Read Ahead Material – To be provided

Daniel W. Drezner is professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and the writer of Spoiler Alerts for the Washington Post. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND

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Apr 5

Friday Apr 5, 2019

Senior Thesis Reception

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Location: The Great Hall in O'Shaughnessy

Dean Sarah Mustillo will honor the accomplishments of undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters by hosting a reception for students completing a senior thesis project, as well as their thesis advisers.

Originally published at al.nd.edu

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Apr 16

Tuesday Apr 16, 2019

The North Korean Nuclear Crisis

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Read Ahead Material – To be provided

 

Vipin Narang is an Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT and a member of MIT’s Security Studies Program. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Government, Harvard University in May 2010, where he was awarded the Edward M. Chase Prize for the best dissertation in international relations. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in chemical engineering with distinction from Stanford University and an M. Phil with Distinction in international relations from Balliol College, Oxford University, where he studied on a Marshall Scholarship. He has been a fellow at Harvard University’s Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, a predoctoral fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and a Stanton junior faculty fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation. His research interests include nuclear proliferation and strategy, South Asian security, and general security studies.…

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Apr 30

Tuesday Apr 30, 2019

Small Arms: Children and Terrorism

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Read Ahead Material – To be provided

Mia Bloom is Professor of Communication at Georgia State University. She conducts ethnographic field research in Europe, the Middle East and South Asia and speaks eight languages. She has authored books and articles on terrorism and violent extremism including Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror (2005), Living Together After Ethnic Killing [with Roy Licklider] (2007) and Bombshell: Women and Terror (2011). Bloom is a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and has held research or teaching appointments at Princeton, Cornell, Harvard and McGill Universities.  Under the auspices of the Minerva Research Initiative (MRI

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May 7

Tuesday May 7, 2019

Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award Ceremony

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

The College of Arts and Letters congratulates Associate Professor Ernesto Verdeja, joint appointment in the Department of Political Science and the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

The highest teaching honor in the College, the Sheedy award was founded in 1970 in honor of Rev. Charles E. Sheedy, C.S.C., who served as dean of the College of Arts and Letters from 1951–69.…

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