Upcoming Events

Fri Mar 24, 2017

Redefining Realness - Book Club

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

With unflinching honesty and moving prose, Janet Mock relays her experiences of growing up young, multiracial, poor, and trans in America, offering readers accessible language while imparting vital insight about the unique challenges and vulnerabilities of a marginalized and misunderstood population. Though undoubtedly an account of one woman’s quest for self at all costs, this New York Times bestseller is a powerful vision of possibility and self-realization, pushing us all toward greater acceptance of one another—and of ourselves—showing as never before how to be unapologetic and real.

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Book Launch - Counting Women's Ballots Female Voters from Suffrage through the New Deal

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
200 Riley Hall

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The Rooney Center Events

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Mon Mar 27, 2017

Women's Week - March 27 through April 1

All Day

Women’s Week is a series of events on which we have collaborated with the Gender Relations Center since the Spring of 2013. Our collaboration began in honor of the 40th anniversary of coeducation at Notre Dame. Since then, Women’s Week has become an annual event, and both Shades and the GRC are looking forward to its growth both this year and in the future. Women’s Week 2017 will take place from March 27th through April 1st. This year’s theme is “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business” and the events are as follows:

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An Evening with Rosie Rios

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Isban Auditorium, Guglielmino Athletics Complex

Student Government, the Office of the President, and the Gender Studies Program are hosting Rosie Rios, the 43rd Treasurer of the United States and "The Woman Behind the New $20 Bill". She will be speaking about her time as treasurer during the financial crisis and the transition thereafter, her recent initiative for women's rights (

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Fri Apr 7, 2017

Democracy, Gender, and Local Politics in the Andes

12:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hesburgh Library

Democracy and Human Development in the Andes

(International Week, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures)

April 7, 2017


The Andean countries have been characterized as transitioning from authoritarian regimes to more open democratic systems. For a while the region was consider on a process of “democratic consolidation.” More recent studies inquiry the “quality of democracy” in the region.…

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Senior Thesis Reception

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
O'Shaughnessy Great Hall

Dean John McGreevy will honor the accomplishments of undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters by hosting a reception for students completing a senior thesis project, as well as their thesis advisers and/or mentors.

Originally published at al.nd.edu

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Sun May 21, 2017

Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center

Arts and Letters students and their families are invited to attend the College of Arts and Letters 2016 Diploma Ceremony.

The conferral of degrees will take place during the Notre Dame Commencement exercises Sunday morning, but students will receive their diplomas during the Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony.…

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