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Rome: What Does it All Mean? The Painting and its Subject

Finally, we come to terms with the School of Athens. How was it painted, and what does it mean? How do how it was painted and what it means intersect? Watch the short videos...

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Art and History

Rome: What is Fresco Painting? Materials and Process

This week we will learn about the fresco painting process: What were the materials involved, and how did the artist prepare and paint on the wall? Follow along as a fresco copy of...

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Art and History

Rome: Who was Raphael? The Artist, His World, and His Painting

This week we will meet Raphael. We’ll start in his birthplace and follow his travels and growth from a young orphan to an independent master. From Urbino, to Umbria, to...

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Art and History

Rome: The Notre Dame Folk Choir’s Passion Project

The Folk Choir serves the University of Notre Dame as one of the principal liturgical choirs, singing every Sunday during the academic year at the 11:45 a.m. liturgy in the...

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Art and History

Rome: Sacred Music of the Baroque

In the late 16th and early 17th centuries, the tides of sacred music began to turn. Reformation ideals shaped much of the music in northern Europe, and these changes were matched...

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Art and History

Rome: From One Voice to Many

During the early Renaissance, musicians started to experiment with singing different musical lines at the same time. You might even say that boredom was the catalyst for...

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Art and History

Rome: Praying With One Voice – Gregorian Chant

We’ll start our learning journey through Lenten music with Gregorian Chant — this is the earliest music of the Church. We don’t really know exactly what this music sounded...

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Science and Technology

TEC Talks: What Do We Value? The Ethics of Tech Accountability

Conspiracy theories and other false claims have always been part of our discourse, even (and perhaps especially) our politics. But modern technologies seem to have changed the...

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Global Affairs

Labor Trafficking: It’s In Your Back Yard (The Business Model of Labor Trafficking)

This is the first installment in a 3 part series that explores the problem of human trafficking, what is being done to fight it and what individuals can do in their daily lives to...

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Religion and Philosophy

Liturgy and the Dignity of Children

Heidi Witte ’09, a former Catholic Social Tradition Minor, now hosts the Children’s Liturgy of the Word on Catholic TV. Heidi shares how the CST minor and center programming...

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Global Affairs

After Brexit: The Future of Ireland’s Relationship with the US and UK

In this Keough School virtual event, a panel of experts shared insights on how Brexit may impact Ireland’s relationship with the US & the UK. Panelists included: – Anand...

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