Upcoming Events

Speaker Paul Ryan presents "Evidence and Policymaking in the Age of Big Data"

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities and the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy will host a moderated discussion and Q&A with former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on the topic of “Evidence and Policymaking in the Age of Big Data.” Speaker Ryan will discuss how evidence can be used to improve the lives of people in poverty, how researchers play a role in this work, and why he created the bipartisan Commission for Evidence-Based Policymaking.…

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2019 Hibernian Lecture: "A Century of Suffrage: Catholic Activism, Class Consciousness, and the Contributions of Irish American Women"

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom

Tara McCarthy will deliver the 2019 Hibernian Lecture, “A Century of Suffrage: Catholic Activism, Class Consciousness, and the Contributions of Irish American Women,” on Friday, September 20, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.  in the Morris Inn Ballroom at the University of Notre Dame. 

McCarthy is associate professor of history at Central Michigan University and author of Respectability and Reform: Irish American Women’s Activism, 1880–1920

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Panel Discussion: "Partisan Politics in the Era of Trump: A Threat to our Democracy or Merely Politics as Usual?"

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Location: McCartan Courtroom, Eck Hall of Law

Senator Chris Coons of Delaware, former Senator Joe Donnelly ’77, ’81 J.D. of Indiana, and former Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona will participate in the panel discussion. Professor Jimmy Gurulé will serve as moderator.

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