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Mar 7

Wednesday Mar 7, 2018

Conversation with Diplomat: Umut Acar (Consul General of Turkey)

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Location: 1050 Nanovic Hall

Umut Acar, Consul General of the Republic of Turkey in Chicago, will be at the Nanovic Institute on March 7th to give a lecture (title TBD) and lead a discussion with those in attendance.  The event will take place in 1050 Nanovic Hall from 12:30-1:30 and is free and open to all.  Lunch will be provided while supplies last.…

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Mar 14

Wednesday Mar 14, 2018

Political Theory Series

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Location: Nanovic Hall

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Mar 22

Thursday Mar 22, 2018

Lunch and Lecture: Truth About Post-Truth: Is Political Liberalism the Culprit? with Jan Banas (Slovakia)

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Location: Elizabeth Nanovic Seminar Room, 1050 Nanovic Hall

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Ján Baňas, a visiting scholar with Catholic Universities Partnership the will present the lecture entitled, “Truth About Post-Truth: Is Political Liberalism the Culprit?” on Thursday, March 22nd at 12:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Nanovic Seminar Room of Nanovic Hall. …

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Mar 22

Thursday Mar 22, 2018

The Political American Dream: Reimagining American Optimism in Political, Not Economic, Terms

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Location: 339 O'Shaughnessy

Political American Dream

The Political American Dream: Reimagining American Optimism in Political, Not Economic, Terms
Author: Colleen Mitchell

Research Workshop
March 22 
5-6pm
339 O’Shaughnessy

This paper seeks to understand the American Dream in more political and less economic terms. The political American Dream presents a more collective understanding of the American Dream that prioritizes the principles of the Declaration of Independence: freedom, equality, and union. Such a political understanding can be found in the writings of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama; they believed that the principles of the Declaration have the power to bring together Americans, particularly American racial minorities and immigrants. This paper contends that a political understanding of the American Dream can better unite Americans and contribute to contemporary debates about immigration policy.…

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Mar 27

Tuesday Mar 27, 2018

Conversation with Diplomat: John Saville, British Consul General in Chicago

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Location: Elizabeth E. Seminar Room (1050 Nanovic Hall)

John Saville

Mr. John Saville, British Consul General in Chicago, will be present remarks on his career as a diplomat followed by a discussion with the audience.

  • The event is free and open to the public.
  • Lunch will be available while supplies last.

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Mar 27

Tuesday Mar 27, 2018

A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice and the Palestine-Israel Conflict

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Rev. Naim Ateek, Christian Palestinian theologian and founder of Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, Jerusalem will discuss his new book, A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, & the Palestine-Israel Conflict.

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Mar 28

Wednesday Mar 28, 2018

Political Theory Series

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Location: Nanovic Hall

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