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Mar 1

Friday Mar 1, 2019

Can Anyone Have It All? A Conversation on Family, Marriage and Careers

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Location: Oak Room, South Dining Hall

Can Anyone Have It All?

A conversation on family, marriage, and careers, featuring:

  • Elizabeth Corey, Associate Professor of Political Science at Baylor University and AEI’s Values & Capitalism Visiting Professor
  • Jesse Barrett, ’96, JD ’99, Attorney at South Bank Legal and Adjunct Professor at University of Notre Dame Law School

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Mar 5

Tuesday Mar 5, 2019

Fear and Present Danger: Extra-factual Sources of Threat Conception and Proliferation

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Read Ahead Material – To be provided

Kelly M. Greenhill’s research focuses on foreign and defense policy; the politics of information; the use of military force; and what are frequently called “new security challenges,” including civil wars, (counter-) insurgencies, the use of migration as a weapon, and international crime as a challenge to domestic governance. In addition to her Ph.D. from M.I.T., Greenhill holds an S.M. from M.I.T., a C.S.S. from Harvard University, and a B.A. (with distinction and highest honors) from the University of California at Berkeley. Outside of the Department, Greenhill serves as Research Fellow and as Chair of  the Conflict, Security and Public Policy Working Group at Harvard University’s Belfer Center and as Associate Editor of the journal International Security.…

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Mar 7

Thursday Mar 7, 2019

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Guano but Were Afraid to Ask--a lecture by Daniel Immerwahr, Associate Professor, Northwestern University

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Location: 116 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Guano but Were Afraid to Ask

A lecture by Daniel Immerwahr, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University  

In 1854, the United States annexed its final piece of land from Mexico and filled out its familiar continental profile. Yet just three years later, it began to expand overseas by claiming dozens—eventually nearly a hundred—of islands in the Caribbean and Pacific. The guano islands, as they were called, were the source of an extremely valuable fertilizer: seabird feces. It was the pursuit of this “white gold” that made the United States an oceanic empire and laid the foundations for overseas territorial conquests to come.…

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Mar 19

Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

Lecture by Vinay Lal, "Hindus on the Net: History, Politics, and Religion in Cyber-Diasporic Milieus"

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Location: 1050 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

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Join us for a lecture by Vinay Lal, an associate professor of history at UCLA.

This lecture is part of the Liu Institute’s 2018-19 Legitimacy and Propaganda in Contemporary Asia speaker series

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Mar 19

Tuesday Mar 19, 2019

Seeing into the Black, Evidence for Black Holes: Part of the Our Universe Revealed Lecture Series

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Location: Digital Visualization Theater, Jordan Hall of Science

Join Keith Davis, director of the Digital Visualization Theater, on a virtual journey through the universe to explore the dark world of black holes – and how we know they exist.

Originally published at conductorshare.nd.edu

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Mar 21

Thursday Mar 21, 2019

WIIS Special Event: TBD

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic

Rose Gottemoeller is currently the Deputy Secretary General of NATO.

Gottemoeller took up her position in October 2016, after serving nearly five years as the Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security at the U.S. Department of State. As Under Secretary, Gottemoeller advised the Secretary of State on arms control, nonproliferation and political-military affairs. She was acting in this position from 2012 to 2014, while concurrently serving as Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance (2009-2014). In this capacity, she was the chief U.S. negotiator of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START

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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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