Thu Jan 31, 2019

Movie Screening: First Reformed


Location: Browning Cinema: DPAC

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This critically acclaimed lm by renowned director Paul Schrader explores the problem of lost faith on a planet in peril. Considered “a summation of Schrader’s four-decade long career,” the lm combines all of the director’s interests into a masterful work about a lonely priest (Ethan Hawke, in one of the best performances of his storied career), who adopts an alienated environmentalist’s martyrdom as the 250th anniversary of his small parish approaches.…

Fri Feb 1, 2019

Apocalyptic Visions: Aesthetics, Theology, and Catastrophic Climate Change: A Symposium


Location: Reading Room: Jordan Hall of Science

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This one-day interdisciplinary symposium will bring together scholars from disciplines across Notre Dame - including philosophy, theology, English, and the sciences - to discuss the intersection of aesthetics, theology, and catastrophic climate change. The discussions will take Paul Schrader’s film First Reformed as a touchstone, provocation, and common point of reference.…