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Tue Jan 13, 2015

Fri Apr 24, 2015

Senior Thesis Celebration

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Location: O'Shaughnessy Great Hall

Dean McGreevy would like to celebrate the accomplishments of undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters by hosting a reception for students who have completed a senior thesis project, as well as their thesis directors or mentors.…

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Thu May 28, 2015

The Irish Seminar 2015

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Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

The IRISH SEMINAR 2015

Peripheral Modernities? Ireland, Argentina, Latin America.

27th June – 11th July 2015

IDES, Buenos Aires, Argentina

It has been argued that the crucible of modernity was not so much in the Western metropolis as in the encounter of the metropolitan countries with other parts of the world, especially through the development of colonialism and capitalism. The consolidation of the Argentinian republic, as indeed all of the American republics, took place in part through the destruction of the indigenous peoples, opening their lands to colonization, while the 16th and 17th century English often compared the native Irish to the American indigenes and proposed their extirpation (though there are indeed obvious limits to this comparison). A periphery implies a center, yet how can we understand European nationalism without understanding the creole variety – as Benedict Anderson calls it – that preceded it, revolting against metropolitan rule in the Americas? Atlantic history in the age of revolution can draw obvious parallels, for example, between San Martín, who led Argentina’s struggle for independence, and someone like Wolfe Tone, both ‘creoles’ revolting against the metropolis, the land of their ancestors, and both influenced by the earlier revolutions of North America and France.…

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Sat Aug 22, 2015

First-Year Orientation

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Orientation weekend is held each fall to introduce parents and students to campus life and to help them become more familiar with the University of Notre Dame. Among the planned activities across campus are:

  • official welcome
  • academic exploration sessions
  • orientation with dorm rectors
  • student services open houses

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Sun Aug 23, 2015

First-Year Orientation

Location:

Orientation weekend is held each fall to introduce parents and students to campus life and to help them become more familiar with the University of Notre Dame. Among the planned activities across campus are:

  • official welcome
  • academic exploration sessions
  • orientation with dorm rectors
  • student services open houses

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Tue Aug 25, 2015