An Evening with Lauren Groff


Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (View on map )

The Sr. Kathleen Cannon, O.P., Distinguished Lecture Series presents:

An Evening with Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff with Matrix Book cover

Hear award-winning writer Lauren Groff speak about her latest novel, Matrix, a bold reimagining of the life of the medieval poet Marie de France as the abbess of a Benedictine monastery in England. Matrix is a 2021 National Book Award finalist.

Book signing to follow.

This is a free but ticketed event. Tickets will be available for pick-up at the Ticket Office one hour prior to the performance. To guarantee your seat, please pick up your tickets at least 15 minutes prior to the show. In the event of a sell-out, unclaimed tickets will be used to seat patrons waiting on standby.

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Watch the live-stream

The live stream will begin at 5:30 p.m. on November 18, 2021.


  • Creative Writing Program
  • Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism
  • Gender Studies Program
  • Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, Henkels Lecture Fund
  • Medieval Institute
  • Nanovic Institute for European Studies
  • Notre Dame Research
  • Program of Liberal Studies
  • Sr. Kathleen Cannon, O.P., Distinguished Lecture Series, Office of the Provost