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MARCH 2015

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Monday | March 30 | 4:30– 6:30 PM
Postgraduate Opportunity Information Session: Christ the King Jesuit College Prep
Information session: 5:30 PM
Drop in hours: 4:30–6:30 PM

Geddes Hall | McNeill Library

Pizza and drinks will be provided.
Christ the King Jesuit College Prep provides opportunity through education to students of limited economic means. Volunteers work with over 100 of Chicago's best companies while gaining valuable skills and building a broad network of contacts in the Chicagoland area. Volunteers live in an intentional community focused on simple living, service and spiritual growth, as part of this innovative two-year program on the city's West Side. Opportunities include coordinating the Cristo Rey model work study program, coaching, tutoring and mentoring, PR and marketing, and a variety of other responsibilities based on a volunteer interests and skills.

Hear from past ND alumni who have participated in this volunteer program. Representatives will be visiting campus on the afternoon and evening of March 30 for an informational session and interviews. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Sean Carmody and are strongly encouraged to schedule a 20-minute interview in advance.

 

Tuesday | March 31 | 7 PM

Lecture by Sr. Helen Prejean, CSJ

Our Lady of the Road

744 S. Main St., South Bend

Sponsored by Michiana Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker; Cosponsored by Center for Social Concerns

 

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APRIL 2015

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Wednesday | April 1

Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Awards Dinner

 

Tuesday | April 7 | 7:30 PM

"Human Dignity and Human Rights in Contemporary China"

Lecture by Chen Guangchen, Civil Rights Activist

McKenna Hall Auditorium

Sponsored by Institute for Church Life; cosponsored by Center for Social Concerns, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Kellogg Institute, Center for Ethics and Culture.

 

 

Thursday | April 9 | 6 PM

McBride Lecture: “Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement” with Tom Geoghegan

102 DeBartolo Hall

Tom Geoghegan is a labor lawyer and author of Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement.

Each year, the Higgins Program invites a nationally recognized leader to talk on a current labor topic, addressing both the campus and local communities. The annual McBride Lecture was established in 1977 by the United Steelworkers (USW) “to better understand the principles of unionism and our economy." It honors the fourth international president of the USW, Lloyd McBride, who was president from 1977 to 1983. Past speakers include labor leaders, politicians, writers, and economists. Sponsored by the United Steelworkers to promote a greater understanding of the principles of unionism and the economy. Sponsored by Higgins Labor Studies Program; cosponsored by the Center for Social Concerns.

 

 

Monday | April 13 | 7 PM

FILM: Mothers of Bedford

Geddes Hall | Andrews Auditorium
Introduction by film director, Jennifer McShane
Sponsored by Institute for Church Life, Cosponsored by Center for Social Concerns

 

Friday | April 17 | 4:30 PM

Labor Café

Geddes Hall | Room B034

The Labor Café, sponsored by the Higgins Labor Studies Program, is a biweekly venue for the Notre Dame community (broadly conceived) to gather for casual yet critical conversation on contemporary issues related to work, equity, and social justice. We provide the caffeine and treats to boost your energy; you bring the questions and concerns to inform the discussions.

 

 

Friday | April 24 | 12 PM

Lunchtime Labor RAPS (Research, Advocacy, and Policy Series)

Geddes Hall | Coffee House

The Notre Dame “Show Some Skin” Cast and Production Team “Writing Class: ‘Show Some Skin’ as a Platform for Interrogating Class on Campus”

 

 

 

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MAY 2015

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Friday | May 1 | 4:30 PM

Labor Café

Geddes Hall | Coffee House

The Labor Café, sponsored by the Higgins Labor Studies Program, is a biweekly venue for the Notre Dame community (broadly conceived) to gather for casual yet critical conversation on contemporary issues related to work, equity, and social justice. We provide the caffeine and treats to boost your energy; you bring the questions and concerns to inform the discussions.

 

Friday | May 1 | 7 PM

4th Annual May Day Film

Celebrating International Workers Day at the Browning Cinema since 2012

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Two Days, One Night (2014; Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, directors)

 

May 27–29, 2015

Community Engagement Faculty Institute

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SEPTEMBER 2015

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Monday | September 28 | 7 PM

2015 Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C. Lecture on Catholic Social Tradition
Christiana Z. Peppard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Theology
Fordham University
Geddes Hall | Andrews Auditorium

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