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  • 2015 Fall Conference

    2015 Fall Conference

    Read the Call for Papers for the 16th Annual Fall Conference: "For Freedom Set Free." Learn more.

  • Notre Dame Day Victory

    Notre Dame Day Victory

    Results are in: The Center finished 1st in its Notre Dame Day category and 12th overall out of 750! See the results here.

  • Our Mission

    Our Mission

    The Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture is committed to sharing the richness of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition.

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  • Research

    Research

    Our director, fellows, and affiliated faculty engage in first-rate scholarship, bringing a distinctive voice to the most important conversations in academia.

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Director Carter Snead Joins Top European Policymakers in Croatia to Discuss Bioethics and the Future of Europe

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Late last month, Carter Snead, William P. and Hazel B. White Director of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture and professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, traveled to Croatia to deliver a lecture at "Kulfest: A Festival of Progressive Culture," cosponsored by NGOs Vigilare and the Centarza Obnovu Kulture.

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Center Faculty Advisory Committee Member Francesca Murphy on Notre Dame's Curriculum Review

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Over at First Things, Center Faculty Advisory Committee member Francesca Murphy has published a piece regarding Notre Dame's current curriculum review and the perils of goal-based education.


Public Policy Fellow Helen Alvaré on Women and the Catholic Church

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Helen Alvaré, Center Public Policy Fellow and Professor of Law at George Mason University, recently published a piece about women and the Catholic Church in response to this piece by New York Times columnist Frank Bruni. Read it here.


Public Policy Fellow Maureen Condic Testifies Before Congress

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On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. The last time the House considered this bill, Center Public Policy Fellow Maureen Condic testified before Congress that a fetus can feel pain even before 20 weeks. Watch her testimony here.


Center Announces Topic for 2015 Fall Conference: "For Freedom Set Free"

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The University of Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture is pleased to announce its sixteenth annual Fall Conference, "For Freedom Set Free," to be held November 19–21, 2015. Read more.

 

Upcoming Events

Notre Dame Vita Institute

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From June 20-27, the Center will host the Notre Dame Vita Institute, an intensive interdisciplinary training program for leaders dedicated to building a Culture of Life. Learn more.


Bare Life and Moral Life Symposium


madrid_conferenceHeld in Madrid from June 29-July 1, the Bare Life and Moral Life Symposium hopes to enrich the conversation around our understandings of the relationships between life, biology, and the moral order. Learn more and register.

 

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