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Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture Announced

Author: Margaret Lloyd

The Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame announces the Seamus Heaney Memorial Lecture on Thursday, August 28th at 4 PM in the Morris Inn on campus. ‘To set the darkness echoing’: in memoriam Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013” will feature a poetry reading by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and remarks by John Kelly.…

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Relationships with Chinese University Leaders Foster International Dialogue

Author: Amanda Skofstad

What does a private American Catholic university have in common with government-run Chinese universities? Plenty, if the recent activities of Notre Dame International are any indication.

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From June 22-25, NDI hosted a delegation of 20 Chinese university presidents, which was sponsored by China’s National Academy of Education Administration. This delegation represented universities from China’s interior region—an area the Chinese government has targeted for economic development—and made Notre Dame a three-day stop on its itinerary of three American universities.…

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