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Vote for the Institute for Advanced Study for ND Day and be Eligible for Maxim Kantor Painting!

April 24, 2015

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Give and Vote for the Institute for Advanced Study as part of the 2nd annual Notre Dame Day celebrations and be eligible to receive a painting of Our Lady by Maxim Kantor, internationally-known Russian artist and Director's Fellow at the NDIAS this semester.

Tune in to the live broadcast at 11 am on Monday, April 27th on http://notredameday.nd.edu/ to watch Maxim Kantor create the painting of Our Lady LIVE. You can become eligible to receive Maxim Kantor's painting by sending the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study an email at ndias@nd.edu, following us on twitter @NotreDameIAS, or voting for us on Notre Dame Day.

Maxim Kantor to Lecture on Van Gogh

April 09, 2015

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Maxim Kantor, renowned Russian artist and Director's Fellow at the NDIAS this semester, will give a public lecture entitled, "Vincent van Gogh: The Meaning of His Art" on Thursday, April 16 at 4:00 p.m. in 119 O’Shaughnessy Hall.

Refreshments will be provided.

 

 

Winter 2015 Issue of NDIAS Quarterly Now Available!

March 20, 2015

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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

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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."
 
The lecture will be held on Thursday, March 26 at 4:00 p.m. in Room 140 of DeBartolo Hall.
 
In addition to his public lecture, Professor Principe will offer a student seminar on the Scientific Revolution and a faculty book seminar focused on his work, The Secrets of Alchemy. Questions regarding Professor Principe's lecture and seminars may be directed to Don Stelluto, Associate Director of the NDIAS (dstellut@nd.edu).

Piotr Kosicki, European Historian, to Examine Catholic Social Teaching and Polish Transition to Democracy

February 16, 2015

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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.