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Mon Apr 8, 2019

The Edward J. Cronin Award Dinner


Location: Oakroom in the South Dining Hall

…getting all the lovely words just right

The Edward J. Cronin Award is named after a teacher who, for many years, upheld the importance of excellent writing in the Program. It is given annually to a PLS student who, in the opinion of a committee of outside judges, has submitted the finest piece of writing in the previous year.…

Sat Aug 24, 2019

Welcome Weekend — Arts and Letters Academic Exploration Session


Location: Notre Dame Stadium, east side concourse

The College of Arts and Letters will be hosting an academic exploration session from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, in the Concourse, east side of Notre Dame Stadium, near Corbett Hall.

Tue Aug 27, 2019

Wed Sep 4, 2019

Opening Charge


Location: Eck Center Auditorium/Atrium

Professor Denis Robichaud will be delivering this year's Opening Charge, on Wednesday, September 4, at 7:00 p.m. in the Eck Center Auditorium/Atrium.

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Fri Sep 20, 2019

"Close to Home: Travel and Community in the Age of Climate Change"


Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Why do we travel? Is there a tension between being a "global citizen" and cultivating a vibrant local community? Should the threat of climate change push us to rethink the balance? And how, if at all, do these questions intersect the Catholic faith?

Anna Keating (ND '06) is a freelance writer, chaplain at Colorado College, and co-author of The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life

Mon Oct 7, 2019

Thu Oct 17, 2019

Book Launch for Ruthann Johansen and E. Jane Doering


Location: Morris Inn, Private Dining Room

Join the Kroc Institute in celebrating the publication of the book, When Fiction and Philosophy Meet: A Conversation with Flannery O’Connor and Simone Weil (Mercer University Press, 2019), co-authored by Ruthann Johansen, Professor Emerita in the Program of Liberal Studies and Kroc Institute Faculty Fellow, and Jane Doering, Director Emerita of the Teachers as Scholars Program.

Tue Nov 5, 2019

All Souls Mass and Dinner


Location: Badin Hall Chapel and South Dining Hall

All Souls Poster 2019         Program of Liberal Studies Mass to be held November 5, 2019 at Badin Hall