WVPE is pleased to invite you to the Notre Dame Cushwa Center's Fall events. On Friday, September 21st the first event is the Hibernian Lecture by Professor Ruan O'Donnell. He will speak at 4:30pm in McKenna Hall on campus. Thanks to the generosity of the Ancient Order of Hibernians and Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, since 1978 the Cushwa Center has administered a variety of programs supporting the study of the Irish experience in Ireland and America. Each year, the center invites a distinguished scholar to deliver the Hibernian Lecture at the University of Notre Dame on some aspect of the Irish experience. Click here for more information.
The Cushwa Center Lecture is scheduled for Thursday, October 25th and features R. Marie Griffith, the John C. Danforth Distinguished Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Her topic is "Sex and American Sexuality: The Religious Divides that Fractured a Nation" at 4pm in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. Learn more here.
Finally, The Seminar in American Religion features David Hollinger's Protestants Abroad: How Missionaries Tried to Change the World but Changed America. Hollinger will discuss the time period between the 1890's and the Vietnam era, when thousands of missionaries were sent to live throughout the non-European world. They sought to transform the world, and ended up transforming twentieth century America. The seminar is from 9 to 11:30 am in McKenna Hall on campus. Click here to learn more.