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March 20, 2015
The Winter 2015 issue of the NDIAS Quarterly is now available, featuring scholarly discourse, Institutional news, and the ongoing research of our current and alumni fellows. In this issue, Mark Roche connects "The Ugly and Christianity"; Joseph Wawrykow discusses "Aquinas on Human Flourishing"; and Maxim Kantor reviews the "faces and masks" in his art and writing in addition to other articles and news. To view the digital edition, click here. To receive a print version of the quarterly, free of charge, please subscribe here.
Lawrence Principe, Professor of Chemistry and Humanities, to Explore Myth of War between Science and Religion
March 19, 2015
Lawrence Principe, Professor of Chemistry, Drew Professor of the Humanities, and Director of the Singleton Center for the Study of Premodern Europe at Johns Hopkins University, to give public lecture titled “Scientism and the Myth of the 'Warfare' between Science and Religion."
March 02, 2015
Out of respect for Father Ted's memorial events, Maxim Kantor's lecture on Russia has been rescheduled.
Maxim Kantor, renowned Russian artist and Director's Fellow at the NDIAS this semester, will now give his public lecture entitled, "Russia: Empire Upside Down" on Tuesday, March 17 at 4:00 p.m. in 114 Pasquerilla Center.
Vittorio Hösle, The Paul G. Kimball Chair in Arts and Letters and Founding Director of the NDIAS, will follow Maxim's lecture with his own remarks.
Piotr Kosicki, European Historian, to Examine Catholic Social Teaching and Polish Transition to Democracy
February 16, 2015
The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) and the University of Notre Dame Department of History are pleased to announce a jointly-sponsored public lecture by Piotr Kosicki, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Maryland, titled “The Life and Death of a Catholic Alternative: The Case of Tadeusz Mazowiecki.”
The lecture will be held on Thursday, February 26 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 140 of DeBartolo Hall.
February 16, 2015
Maxim Kantor, a Russian artist of international acclaim, well-known as a painter, sculptor, novelist, and essayist, has been awarded a Director’s Fellowship for spring 2015. While in residence at the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study this semester, he is committed to painting many significant works as well as lecturing on the state of democracy and art in Russia.