Jan 21

Monday Jan 21, 2019

MLK Celebration Luncheon


Location: Joyce Center North Dome

The fourth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon is an opportunity for campus-wide conversation.

Join students, faculty, and staff at this free, but ticketed event. Faculty and staff will receive information regarding ticket distribution from their department leaders. Students will be able to pick up tickets at the LaFortune Box Office during the week of January 14. There will be shuttles available for transportation to/from the luncheon.…

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Jan 24

Thursday Jan 24, 2019

Is Promoting Democracy Abroad Bad for Maintaining Democracy at Home?


Location: Jenkins and Nanovic Halls - Room 1030

Please join us for our first debate or 2019, with John Yoo (UC Berkeley) and Michael Desch (Notre Dame).

Members of the Notre Dame, St. Mary's College, and Holy Cross College community are invited to join us on Thursday, January 24, for lunch.  Debate starts at 12:30pm, lunch will be served at noon.

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Feb 16

Saturday Feb 16, 2019

Junior Parents Weekend


Location: Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The College of Arts and Letters Showcase for Junior Parents Weekend will begin at 10 am on Saturday, February 16, with a presentation by Arts and Letters faculty in the Browning Cinema.  From 11:15 am to noon there will be an informal reception for parents and students to meet with faculty and other representatives from the College of Arts and Letters.…

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Feb 19

Tuesday Feb 19, 2019

Risky Business: Nuclear Dangers in Conventional Wars


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Reading Material – To be provided

Caitlin Talmadge is an Associate Professor in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she serves on the core faculty of the Security Studies Program. She is also Non-Resident Senior Fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution. Her research focuses on civil-military relations, military effectiveness, defense policy, deterrence and escalation, and Persian Gulf security issues. Her most recent book is ​ The Dictator’s Army: Battlefield Effectiveness in Authoritarian Regimes (Cornell University Press, 2015). She is currently writing a book on nuclear escalation in conventional wars. Previously, she was a professor at The George Washington University, where she was also a member of the Institute for Security & Conflict Studies.…

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