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The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) supports research that is directed toward, or extends inquiry to include, ultimate questions and questions of value, especially as they engage the Catholic intellectual tradition. Read More.

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2015 Rome Seminar


Randy Boyagoda to Lecture on Flannery O’Connor and the Politics of Catholic Fiction Today

October 14, 2016

Flannery Oconnor Stamp Web

Join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in 138 DeBartolo Hall for "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Flannery O’Connor: The Politics of Catholic Fiction Today," a public lecture offered by Professor Randy Boyagoda, internationally-acclaimed author and critic, President of PEN Canada, and Principal and Vice-President of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto.

Annual Research Funding at Notre Dame Tops $128 Million

September 07, 2016

The University of Notre Dame has received $128 million in research funding for fiscal year 2016 — the second highest in its history. In fiscal year 2015, the University’s research funding was its highest of all time, reaching $133 million.

Panel Discussion: Traversing Latin American Borderlands: Identity, Immigration, Integration, and Human Rights

August 31, 2016

Bernardi Palabras De Arena Detail

Join our panel of distinguished scholars Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium, Snite Museum of Art for a timely discussion of ideas and issues surrounding Latin American immigration and fundamental questions of identity, integration, and human rights. In addition to giving their own presentations, the panel will respond to questions from the audience.

Meet Our 2016-2017 Class of Fellows!

July 01, 2016

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Get to know the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study's 2016-2017 Class of Fellows!


2015-2016 Year in Review Issue of NDIAS Quarterly Now Available!

June 07, 2016


The 2015-2016 Year in Review issue of the NDIAS Quarterly is now available, featuring scholarly discourse, Institutional news, and the ongoing research of our current and alumni fellows.This issue of the NDIAS Quarterly features contributions from Vanessa Davies, Celia Deane-Drummond, Tomáš Halík, David Bentley Hart, and Laurent Lafforgue, among many others. To view the digital edition, click here. To receive a print version of the quarterly please subscribe here.