Upcoming Events

Tue Dec 2, 2014

Lecture: "Bible and Empire: The Old Testament in the Spanish Monarchy, from Columbus to the Wars of Independence” with Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

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Location: Hesburgh Center C103

Professor Cañizares-Esguerra to discuss his manuscript, “Bible and Empire: The Old Testament in the Spanish Monarchy, from Columbus to the Wars of Independence,” which explores how the Old Testament shaped the culture of the global Spanish monarchy, impacting understandings of empire, gender, race, and religion.

Fri Dec 5, 2014

Lecture: "When CEOs Were Removable: FDR and the Wartime Government Take Over of Montgomery Ward"

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Location: Notre Dame Room, LaFortune Student Center

In December 1944, as World War II dragged on, President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered his secretary of war to seize properties belonging to the Montgomery Ward company because the company refused to comply with a labor agreement. Professor Lisa Phillips of Indiana State University will discuss the legal and ethical implications of FDR's move, as well as the relationship between the government and the business community during this pivotal time in American history.…

Film: Joyeux Noel

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

On Christmas Eve 1914 there was a cautious ceasefire on the Western Front. For one miraculous day, soldiers and officers across enemy lines fraternized and learned about the men who lived on the opposite side.
 
Tickets for all films are $7 general admission, $6 faculty/staff, $5 senior citizens, and $4 all students. To purchase tickets, contact the box office at 574-631-2800 or visit performingarts.nd.edu.…

Sun Dec 7, 2014

Film: It's A Wonderful Life

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Directed by Frank Capra
With James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Berrymore 
Not Rated, 130 minutes
 
George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he contemplates suicide. He had always wanted to leave Bedford Falls to see the world, but circumstances and his own good heart have led him to stay. He sacrficed his education for his brother's, kept the family-run savings and loan afloat, protected the town from the avarice of the greedy banker Mr. Potter, and married his childhood sweetheart. As he prepares to jump from a bridge, his guardian angel intercedes, showing him what life would have become for the residents of Bedford Falls is he had never lived. …