The de Nicola Center maintains an active YouTube channel, where we post videos of our many public presentations and lectures. Here are some recent additions to our channel:
June 2022: "Understanding Dobbs: Imagining a Post-Roe World" flash panel discussion (58m29s)
Following the U. S. Supreme Court’s historic decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture hosts a flash panel discussion featuring O. Carter Snead (Notre Dame Law School), Heather G. Hacker (Hacker Stephens LLP), Diane Desierto (Notre Dame Law School), Sherif Girgis (Notre Dame Law School), and Mary Hallan FioRito (de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture). Panel cosponsored by the College of Arts & Letters, Notre Dame Law School, the Center for Citizenship and Constitutional Government, and Notre Dame University Faculty for Life.
April 2022: Video Profile of Dr. John Bruchalski, ND Evangelium Vitae Recipient (6m17s)
The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame presented the 11th annual Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Dr. John T. Bruchalski, MD, founder of Tepeyac OB/GYN, one of the largest pro-life clinics in the nation, at a celebration on April 23, 2022.
"Dr. Bruchalski is a shining example of the Church's untiring commitment to directly serving mothers, children, and families," said O. Carter Snead, director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture. "His personal conversion story is a compelling example of the power of God's grace to transform hearts, and his visionary work at Tepeyac OB/GYN over the past 27 years is an invitation to each of us to employ our talents in service to building a civilization of life and love."
November 2021: Fall Conference Plenary Address: "In Pursuit of Dignity and Freedom: One Perspective on the American Experience" by Jacqueline Rivers, with a response by Monique Chireau Wubbenhorst (1h16m50s)
Opening keynote by Jacqueline Rivers (Harvard University), with a response by Monique Chireau Wubbenhorst. Session chair: O. Carter Snead (Director, de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture). Plenary session of the 2021 Notre Dame Fall Conference, "I Have Called You By Name: Human Dignity in a Secular World".
November 2021: Fall Conference Plenary Address: "Human Dignity: A Puzzling and Possibly Dangerous Idea?" by Alasdair MacIntyre (1h20m11s)
Keynote by Alasdair MacIntyre (de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture). Session chair: David Solomon (University of Notre Dame). Plenary session of the 2021 Notre Dame Fall Conference, "I Have Called You By Name: Human Dignity in a Secular World".
July 2021: Video Profile of Vicki Thorn, ND Evangelium Vitae Honoree (57m15s)
Vicki Thorn is the founder of Project Rachel, the post-abortion healing ministry of the Catholic Church. She is the recipient of the 2021 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal, presented by the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture.
June 2020: "Feminism and Abortion" by Jessica Keating Floyd (1h12m27s)
Jessica Keating Floyd (Notre Dame Office of Life and Human Dignity, McGrath Institute for Church Life) presents the philosophical and historical foundations of feminism and the movement's relationship to abortion. Keating Floyd directs the Notre Dame Office of Life and Human Dignity in the McGrath Institute for Church Life. In her role, she leads the Institute’s research, education, and outreach efforts around life and human dignity issues, and spearheads the Institute’s development of pro-life curriculum and resources.
October 2019: Attorney General William Barr on Religious Liberty (46m45s)
Talk delivered at the University of Notre Dame Law School, cosponsored by the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture.