The National Science Foundation has awarded $277,000 to three members of the Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) team for research that uses new data to identify the impact of specific types of democracy on economic development and infrastructure. A $77,588 share of the grant goes to Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow Michael Coppedge…
Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway is the setting for the International Brendan Behan Conference titled “Brendan Behan: Rescuing the Writer from the Myth.” Barry McCrea, Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies and Professor of English and Romance Languages with co-chair John McCourt of University of Rome elected to examine Behan’s work on the 50th anniversary of his death.
Peter Smith, professor and chair of music at the University of Notre Dame, wryly confesses a suspicion that the University’s Department of Music might be “a bit too well-kept a secret.” He notes with satisfaction, even pride, that the students who come here to study music learn very quickly of the department’s excellence both in performance and in musical theory and scholarship, and he would like to see that excellence even better known.
This three part interactive workshop will include a tour of the Basilica, a campus chapel, and Campus Ministry. It will also provide information about the Catholic church, Catholic faith, and the meanings of Catholic rituals and traditions.