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The Notre Dame London Shakespeare Lecture with Prof. Carol Rutter

Carol Rutter (Professor of Shakespeare and Performance Studies at the University of Warwick) delivers this year’s lecture, ‘Widening the Shakespeare Circle: the Playwright,...

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The 28th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy

British writer Bernardine Evaristo is the author of ten books and numerous writings that span the genres of fiction, verse fiction, short fiction, non-fiction, poetry, essays,...

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Religion and Philosophy

The Transatlantic Chesterton: Reflections on the 100th Anniversary of Chesterton’s Visit to America

G.K. Chesterton was one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Chesterton’s first trip to America. On that four-month lecture...

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Prof. Barry McCrea presents “Primo Levi’s The Truce: a guide to returning to life”

The Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway, in partnership with Kylemore Abbey Global Center and the Notre Dame Alumni Association, are launching the latest series with the Rome Book Club...

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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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Rome: Infernal Rome (Inferno 18 & 27)

In Inferno 18, Dante and Virgil enter Malebolge (or Evil Pouches) in the eighth circle of Hell where fraud is punished. In the first pouch, the crowd of panderers and seducers...

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Rome: Hell’s Vineyard (Inferno 13)

Highlights Dante wrote the poem for the citizens of Florence in order to “remove those living this life from a state of misery to a state of bliss” (7:20). Dante wants us to...

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Rome: Paolo and Francesca (Inferno 5)

Dante and his guide Virgil are in the second circle of Hell, where lust, one of the sins of incontinence, is eternally punished in the ‘hellish squall.’ Here, the two poets...

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Rome: From the dark wood to Rome

When Dante is lost in the dark wood of sin, the soul of the Roman poet Virgil is sent from Heaven to rescue him and guide him on his way to salvation through Hell and Purgatory....

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Journey to Italy – Viaggio in Italia: Announcing the Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway Rome Book Club

The Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway, in partnership with the Center for Italian Studies and the Notre Dame Alumni Association, is pleased to announce the launch of the Rome Book...

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Eucharist Means Thanksgiving

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today shares quotes, passages, and poetry that invite us to reflect on the meaning of the Eucharist.

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On ‘American Spy’ and Finding It on the Page

Lauren Wilkinson is the author of the novel American Spy, which was published by Random House in 2019 and subsequently named one of the best books of the year by The New York...

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