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Tue Apr 7, 2015

Interpreting Reform: Human Dignity and Human Rights in Contemporary China


Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium


The Office of Human Dignity & Life Initiatives presents the Human Dignity Lecture, Spring 2015. The speaker is Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng who will talk on  “Interpreting Reform: Human Dignity & Human Rights in Contemporary China.”  This lecture will take place on April 7 at 7:30pm in the McKenna Hall Auditorium.



Fri Apr 10, 2015

The Eighth Annual Chinese Speech Contest


Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

Eighth Annual Chinese Speech Contest
The Eighth Annual Chinese Speech contest will take place Friday, April 10at 7:00 p.m. in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium. Student contestants will be judged by Notre Dame faculty on pronunciation and intonation, fluency,grammar, style, and content. The contest is sponsored by Notre Dame’s Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures, College of Arts and Letters Office for Undergraduate Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, and Kellogg Institute for International Studies.…

Sun Apr 12, 2015

Liberty in North Korea


Location: Hesburgh Library, Carey Auditorium


Liberty in North Korea will be on campus to explain how and why they try to assist the thousands of North Korean refugees who have escaped their country, but are now at risk of exploitation & capture because they cannot afford the 3,000-mile journey to a safe country. Come join us on Sunday April 12th at 6:30pm in the Carey Auditorium at the Hesburgh Library to better understand the situation and to see what we can do to help. For more information please visit their website at LibertyinNorthKorea.org/

Wed Apr 15, 2015

Asian Film Series


Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Part of the Asian Film Series at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Two documentary films by Notre Dame alumnus Jian Yi, M.A. ’98, offer a unique perspective on contemporary Chinese society.


Tickets available now from the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Order online

Thu Apr 16, 2015

Liu Institute Distinguished Speaker Series: Bruce Cumings


Location: Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Bruce Cummings

“Anarchic East Asia on an American Tether”

Bruce Cumings

Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor in History and the College at the University of Chicago

PhD 1975 Columbia University 

April 16, 2015, 4-5pm in Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Reception in Geddes Hall Coffee House 5-6pm

Fri Apr 17, 2015



Location: LaFortune Ball Room








Seoul'd Out, KSA's annual cultural event sponsored by the Korean Program will be held on April 17 (Friday) showcasing ND student performances in Korean dance and song.
Come and Enjoy authentic Korean Food, Music, and Dance.
Audience will have the opportunity to enjoy authentic Korean food as they watch.

Sat Apr 18, 2015

2015 US Midwest Chinese Bridge Speech Contest and Forum on the Teaching of Chinese Sounds

Location: DeBartolo Hall and Morris Inn

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures in conjunction with the University of Notre Dame will host the China Bridge Speech contest on Saturday, April 18th. Notre Dame students will compete against other regional university students. There will be an awards ceremony following the contest. The contest will conclude at the Morris Inn ballroom with a banquet and entertainment. 

2015 US Midwest "Chinese Bridge" Speech Contest


Location: Debartolo Hall and Morris Inn

The U.S. Midwest “Chinese Bridge” Speech Contest promotes Chinese language and culture education in the Midwest and strengthens exchanges between college-level Chinese programs in the region. 


April 18, 2015 Agenda

8 AM-11:30 a.m.    Forum on the Teaching of Chinese Sounds…

Sun Apr 19, 2015

Tue Apr 21, 2015

Kellogg Asia Working Group Meeting


Location: Hesburgh Center C104/105

The Kellogg Asia Working Group is open to faculty and students interested in discussing topics related to Asia. The plan for each meeting is to workshop two papers from faculty or graduate students. Any sort of Asia-related materials that you would like to receive feedback on is welcome — articles, book chapters, proposals, and conference presentations are all viable candidates. If you have any questions or are interested in presenting for the working group, please contact Megan Rogers <mroger10@nd.edu

Thu Apr 23, 2015

Korean Cinema


Location: DeBartolo Hall 210



Originally published at cslc.nd.edu.…

Fri Apr 24, 2015

Senior Thesis Celebration


Location: O'Shaughnessy Great Hall

Dean McGreevy would like to celebrate the accomplishments of undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters by hosting a reception for students who have completed a senior thesis project, as well as their thesis directors or mentors.