Upcoming ISLA Events

Friday, October 29, 2021

Funding Research: Available Resources at Notre Dame


Location: virtual — RSVP for Zoom link

This first webinar in a new series from ISLA will give a brief overview of the people and resources available to help scholars in the College of Arts & Letters obtain research funding. Representatives from ISLA, the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, and the proposal development and pre-award teams at ND Research will give brief introductions to the tools and services they offer. Postdoctoral fellows and faculty at any rank are welcome to attend.…

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Sunday, November 7, 2021

ModernMedieval Voices Concert


Location: Basilica of the Sacred Heart, Notre Dame

Words of Love and Wisdom: this a cappella program features some of Hildegard of Bingen’s most ecstatic chants, including O Jerusalem and O Viridissima Virga, reflecting her most important sources of inspiration: Mother Church, Saints, The Virgin Mary, and The Divine Feminine, as represented by Love and Wisdom. These chants are interwoven with new works by acclaimed composers Caroline Shaw, the youngest ever winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, Caleb Burhans, “New York’s mohawked Mozart” (Time Out New York), Joel Phillip Friedman, Daniel Thomas Davis, and Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek. The new works are based on, or influenced by, Hildegard’s philosophic writings, her music, and her visions, and each composer presents their own unique and personal interpretation.  …

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Thursday, November 18, 2021

An Evening with Lauren Groff


Location: Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Sr. Kathleen Cannon, O.P., Distinguished Lecture Series presents:

An Evening with Lauren Groff

Lauren Groff with Matrix Book cover

Hear award-winning writer Lauren Groff speak about her latest novel, Matrix, a bold reimagining of the life of the medieval poet Marie de France as the abbess of a Benedictine monastery in England. Matrix

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

ISLA Workshop: Applying for Fellowships in the Arts and Humanities


Location: 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Hosted by the College of Arts and Letters' Institute on Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, this workshop on applying for fellowships in the arts, humanities, and humanistic social sciences is designed for untenured faculty and postdoctoral fellows. During the morning panel session, ND faculty who have won and reviewed for major fellowship competitions will offer their tips and strategies before answering attendees' questions. After a lunch provided by ISLA, an afternoon workshop session will guide participants through the process of targeting fellowship opportunities and drafting a competitive proposal.…

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