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Art and History

Notre Dame – Durham Christmas Lecture

Join us for an evening of festive cheer with award-winning screenwriter and novelist, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, as he delves into the evolution of the nativity play and the role it...

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Science and Technology

Why Does Biodiversity Matter to Us All?

The London Global Gateway is running a Sustainable Future Series inspired by Pope Francis’ vision set out in ‘Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home,’ which calls all...

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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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Art and History

London: “A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square”

In the final week of London in Song, we focus on one of the most successful London songs of the twentieth-century. Written in 1939, with words by Eric Maschwitz and music by...

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Art and History

London: “Jerusalem”

In week 3 we focus on what has become the national anthem for England (as opposed to Great Britain): the song known as “Jerusalem.” With words by the poet William Blake and...

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London: “The Jolly Young Waterman”

In week 2 of our book club, we will discuss the song “The Jolly Young Waterman,” which was originally written by Charles Dibdin for his ballad opera The Waterman: Or The...

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London: “Jack Hall”

We began London in Song with “Jack Hall,” an old ballad that has its origins in the early eighteenth century. It started as a narrative of the life of a convicted criminal who...

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Notre Dame London Global Gateway, campus partners, launch new program exploring London through song

The Notre Dame London Global Gateway, along with five partners from across the University of Notre Dame campus, has launched the next in the London Book Club series, an...

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Art and History

Hitchcock in London

Before Alfred Hitchcock moved to Hollywood in 1939, he wrote, designed or directed over two dozen films in London, the city that was his birthplace and that remained a constant...

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Notre Dame London Global Gateway, campus partners launch program on Hitchcock’s adaptations of London-based novels

The Notre Dame London Global Gateway, along with partners from across the University of Notre Dame campus, has launched the London Book Club, an interactive, educational...

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Dale Ahlquist on G. K. Chesterton

Dale Ahlquist is an author and president of the Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton. We chat about Chesterton’s 1930 visit to Notre Dame, the newly-acquired Chesterton...

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