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Thursday, January 19, 2023

Roundtable: Building a Civilization of Love


Location: National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

DC Panelist Profile Photos

On Thursday, January 19 at the National Press Club the de Nicola Center will host a major roundtable discussion, "Building a Civilization of Love," featuring leading experts on law, medicine, public health, social service nonprofits, and social science, including Heather Hacker

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Friday, January 20, 2023

March For Life 2023

Location: Washington, D.C.

ND March For Life at SCOTUS

The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture is proud to once again sponsor students, faculty, and staff from Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, and Holy Cross College to attend the March for Life in Washington, D.C. Follow the ND contingent's social media posts on Twitter

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Saturday, January 21, 2023

Art for Life at the National Gallery of Art


Location: National Gallery of Art (6th St and Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565)

Charger With The Massacre Of The Innocents 2014

Join us for a narrated tour of the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., focusing on pieces that evoke the Culture of Life. Gather under the dome of the Mercury Fountain in the Rotunda of the West Building. No RSVP necessary.…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

A Culture of Life in Post-Dobbs America


Location: Andrews Auditorium at Geddes Hall

On Wednesday, January 25 at 4:00 p.m. in the Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall, the Notre Dame Office of Life and Human Dignity and the Notre Dame Right to Life Club will welcome Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, and distinguished guests for a panel discussion on, "A Culture of Life in Post-Dobbs America. This event is free and open to the public.…

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Thursday, March 2, 2023

"What Makes a University Catholic"


Location: Downes Club, 7th Floor

Join Bishop Robert Barron as he addresses undergraduate students on, "What Makes a Catholic University." 

Bishop Barron will be celebrating 5:15 p.m. mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart before his lecture. All are welcome.

This event is co-sponsored by Student Government, Campus Ministry, deNicola Center for Ethics and Culture, and the McGrath Institute for Church Life.…

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Monday, March 6, 2023

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Lecture: "Finding Mom in a St. Patrick's Day Minstrel Show: A Family's Legacy of Irish American Catholic Anti-Blackness"


Location: 205–7 McKenna Hall

Maureen O Connell 2019

Maureen H. O'Connell will deliver the 2022–2023 Cushwa Center Lecture.

O'Connell is a professor in the Department of Religion at La Salle University. Her writing and teaching focus on Christian/Catholic social ethics, racial justice, and the arts and social justice. She is the author of Undoing the Knots: Five Generations of American Catholic Anti-Blackness

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

POSTPONED | Lecture: What is the Catholic Intellectual Tradition?


Location: Remick Commons



Explore the centuries-old tradition at the heart of a Catholic University. John C. Cavadini will discuss, "What is the Catholic Intellectual Tradition?" This event is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Friday, April 14, 2023

Rice-Hasson Distinguised Lecture Series: John Garvey


Location: 1140 ECK

Rice-Hasson Distinguished Lecture Series: John Garvey

What is the Marketplace of Ideas?

John Garvey is a nationally renowned expert in constitutional law, religious liberty, and the First Amendment. He served as the president of Catholic University of America from 2010-22. 

The Rice-Hasson Distinguished Lecture Series is the flagship annual event and celebration of the Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State & Society and promotes discussion and engagement about the law of religious freedom. The series is named to honor the late Notre Dame Law Professor Charles E. Rice as well as Kevin J. “Seamus” Hasson and his wife, Mary Rice Hasson.…

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Tuesday, April 18, 2023

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

Tuesday, May 2, 2023