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Religion and Philosophy

Conference: The Trauma of Communism

Tuesday, 06/29/2021, at 7:45 a.m. ET – Scholars, activists, and religious actors whose extraordinary experiences of living under communism, resisting the totalitarian state, and...

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Art and History

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

On Fashion History and the Human Story

This is our season 4 finale, and we’re taking a look back—not at the history of this podcast, but at the history of fashion, and our guide is a great one. Kimberly...

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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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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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Art and History

Circumferences

Victor Higgins was born in Shelbyville, Indiana in 1884. At only 15 years old, using allowance money that he had saved up for years and against his parent's wishes, Higgins left...

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