Upcoming Events

Spring 2014

(More events will be added throughout the semester, so be certain to check back later.)

January

ISPInternational Scholars Program Meeting
Kick off the semester with a chance to meet up with other scholars. Faculty will attend the meeting to discuss their research with scholars.
Monday, January 20, 6pm
Great Hall, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
All ISP students must register for this event.

Student Peace Conference – Call for Papers Deadline
Present your paper, presentation, media display or workshop that explores the theories and practices of peacebuilding and the intersection of theory and practice in the modern world. To be eligible for the March 28-29 conference, papers must be submitted by the deadline below.
Friday, January 27

Student ProgramsMaking A Living, Making A Difference (MALMAD)
"The Art of Giving… Future Trends in Philanthropy"
Tuesday, January 28, 6:30pm
Mendoza College of Business

LASPDinner with Claudio Orrego Larraín
Claudio Orrego Larraín is a Chilean lawyer and was a candidate in the most recent Chilean presidential election. He was a minister of Presidente Ricardo Lagos Escobar and was the mayor of Peñalolén.
Wednesday, January 29, 6pm
Please register for this event.

Student ProgramsInternational Development Fellowships Deadline
The Institute's new fellowships are competitive one-year awards for graduating seniors of the University of Notre Dame.
Friday, January 31

February

FordInternational Development Studies Minor Meeting

All IDS students should attend.
Wednesday, February 12, 6pm

C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Dinner provided.
Register for this event.

Ford"Human Development: Origins, Meaning and Implications"
Frances Stewart, Professor Emeritus, Development Economics and Managing Editor, Oxford Development Studies, University of Oxford
Tuesday, February 18, 12:30pm
C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

LASPCarnaval in Brazil – A Celebration for All

Presented by the Brazil Club of Notre Dame
Tuesday, February 18, 7:30pm
Lecture with Sarah Wells, Assistant Professor of Portuguese and Spanish and Kellogg Institute Faculty Fellow
Film Screening – short film and documentary, "O Samba que Mora em Mim"
LaFortune Student Center, Montgomery Auditorium
Wednesday, February 19, 7:00pm
Brazilian Music and Dancing with Flores do Samba
Legend's Night Club

FordInformation Meeting – International Development Studies Minor
Wednesday, February 19, 6pm

C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

InternshipsSummer Internship Program Deadline
Funded internships are available in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the United States.
Thursday, February 20

GrantsKellogg/Kroc Undergraduate Research Grants Deadline
Juniors can receive funding to conduct original research to be used towards a senior thesis or project.
Monday, February 24

ISPInternational Scholars Program Mid-Semester Meeting
Monday, February 24, 6pm
Room C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
All ISP students must register for this event.

FordDinner with George Srour
George Srour, Founder and Chief Dreamer, Building Tomorrow, Inc.
Wednesday, February 26, 5:30pm
Please register for this event.

Discussions on Development
"From the Bottom Up: How Building Tomorrow Seeks to Build Capacity in Uganda"
George Srour, Founder and Chief Dreamer, Building Tomorrow, Inc.
Wednesday, February 26, 7pm
C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Student ProgramsMaking A Living, Making A Difference (MALMAD)
Ben Reuler, Executive Director, LIFT
Wednesday, February 26, 6:30pm
Geddes Hall Auditorium

ETWExperiencing the World (ETW) Fellowship Deadline
Freshmen and sophomores can apply for the opportunity to explore their own projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Friday, February 28

FordHuman Development Conference – Transforming Development: New Actors, Innovative Technologies, & Emerging Trends
The 5th Annual Human Development Conference at the University of Notre Dame.
Friday, February 28 – Saturday, March 1
Hesburgh Center for International Studies

March

FordLunch with Father Emmanuel Kallarackal, CSC
Father Emmanuel Kallarackal, CSC, Principal, Holy Cross College, Agartala, India 
Tuesday, March 4, 12:30pm
Please register for this event.

FordLunch with Professor Peter Kanyandago and Francis Ssekijjo
Peter Kanyandago, Director of Research, Uganda Martyrs University
Francis Ssekijjo, Field Trainer and Data Manager for Small Savings Communities, UPFORD SILC
Wednesday, March 5, 12:30pm
Please register for this event.

LASPQuechua Fellowships Deadline
Open to undergraduate and graduate students, the fellowships allow students the chance to study the language of the Incas.
Friday, March 7

FordDinner with Shannon Coyne '11
Shannon Coyne '11, Program Associate, Policy and Advocacy Unit, CARE
Wednesday, March 19, 5:30pm
Please register for this event.

Discussions on Development
"From the Classroom to the Field: Navigating the First Five Years"
Shannon Coyne '11, Program Associate, Policy and Advocacy Unit, CARE
Wednesday, March 19, 7pm
C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Lunch with Shannon Coyne '11
Shannon Coyne '11, Program Associate, Policy and Advocacy Unit, CARE
Former International Scholar
Thursday, March 20, 12:30pm
Open to International Scholars only.  Please register for this event.

LASPUndergraduate Awards Deadline
Considine Award for the Study of or Service to the Catholic Church in Latin America
The George Monteiro Prize for the best essay written in Portuguese
Monday, March 24

FordInternational Development Studies Minor Meeting
All IDS students should attend. 
Wednesday, March 26, 6pm
C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies
Dinner provided.
Register for this event.

Student ProgramsUndergraduate Awards Deadline 
Undergraduate Mentoring Award for excellence in mentoring undergraduate student research
This is an opportunity to nominate a faculty fellow who has gone the extra mile to assist you with your research.
Thursday, March 27

Student Peace Conference – Building Peace: Integrating Two Decades of Progress
Explore the integration of theory and practice in peacebuilding. Call for papers deadline: Friday, January 27. Pre-registration is free but required.
Friday, March 28 – Saturday, March 29
Hesburgh Center for International Studies

April

FordLunch with Dr. John Meara '86
Dr. John Meara '86
is associate professor or Surgery and of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Since 2008, he has directed the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship program in collaboration with Partners in Health.
Thursday, April 3, 12:30pm
Registration is closed.

ISPInternational Scholars Program Deadline
Freshmen can apply to join a group of intellectually motivated students who serve as paid research assistants to faculty.
Thursday, April 10

FordDinner with Ruth Riley '01
Ruth Riley '01, Center, Atlanta Dream, WNBA
Tuesday, April 15, 5:30pm
Please register for this event.

Discussions on Development
"From Professional Athlete to Humanitarian, How I Became Involved in the Fight Against Poverty and Disease"
Ruth Riley '01, Center, Atlanta Dream, WNBA
Tuesday, April 15, 7pm
Eck Visitor Center Auditorium

ISPInternational Scholars Program Meeting
All ISP students must attend.
Tuesday, April 22, 6pm
Legends of Notre Dame
Dinner provided.
Please register for this event.

FordInternational Development Studies Minor Meeting

All IDS students should attend.
Wednesday, April 23, 6pm

C-103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Dinner provided.
Please register for this event.

LASPUndergraduate Awards Deadline
John J. Kennedy Prize for the Best Essay on Latin America
Monday, April 28

May

Student ProgramsSenior Ceremony
Seniors and their families are invited to attend our annual award ceremony and reception in honor of our graduating seniors of the International Scholars Program, Latin American Studies minor, and International Development Studies minor as well as Kellogg senior award recipients.
Friday, May 16, 4:30pm Reception, 5:00pm Ceremony
Auditorium and Great Hall, Hesburgh Center for International Studies