Notre Dame’s Program of Liberal Studies offers a completely unique undergraduate experience: it is the only Great Books program based within a world-class research university. By choosing to major in PLS, you’ll explore philosophy, literature, political theory, natural science, theology, music, and intellectual history. You’ll read, discuss, and write about great thinkers and artists from Aristotle to Jane Austen, from Dante to Darwin, from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf.…
Upcoming Events By Year
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Fri Apr 4, 2014
Art and Letters Dean John T. McGreevy invites all students doing a senior thesis and their advisers to attend this reception. This informal event is designed to honor students—along with their advisers and mentors—for their dedication and hard work.
Originally published at al.nd.edu…
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Dr. Terry Miosi, a graduate of the Program of Liberal Studies, has a Ph.D. in Egyptology from the University of Toronto with a specialization in ancient Near Eastern languages and religions. He has authored numerous publications on Ancient Egypt, Early Christianity, and Quality Assessment/Higher Education. He has been a member of archaeological and epigraphic teams that worked in the Nile Valley, the Western Desert, and the Sinai Peninsula. He was the co-founder of the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities. Dr. Miosi recently retired from over 20 years of service with the Government of Ontario, where he was the Director of the Post-secondary Education Quality Assessment Board. Previously he was the Academic Dean of ShawCollege and President of the Canadian Society for Training and Development, and he recently served as Senior Consultant to the Qualifications Framework Project of the United Arab Emirates.…
Sun May 18, 2014
Arts and Letters students and their families are invited to attend the College of Arts and Letters’
2014 Diploma Ceremony on Sunday afternoon, May 18.
To participate in this event, all students must register online in advance.
The conferral of degrees will take place during the Notre Dame Commencement exercises Sunday morning, but students will receive their diplomas during the Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony.…
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Sunday, July 27 – Tuesday, July 29
Contemplation and Philosophy: Scholastic and Mystical Modes of Medieval Philosophical Thought
The conference honoring Professor Kent Emery, Jr., will bring to campus some of the most renowned scholars of medieval philosophy in the world. Organized by Professors Roberto Hofmeister Pich (PUCRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil), Alfredo Santiago Culleton (UNISINOS, São Leopoldo, Brazil), and the late Director of the Medieval Institute Olivia Remie Constable, the event celebrates the career of an eminent scholar by offering a series of papers by his colleagues, students, and friends.
Thu Sep 4, 2014
Thu Sep 11, 2014
“Seven Liberal Arts: Whence and Why?”
Refreshments and discussion following lecture
100-104 McKenna Hall