Educating a diverse population in the liberal arts

For personal, professional and global responsibility

In the tradition of the Sisters of Notre Dame

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Current Schedule

Meet Once Each Month

Participants of Notre Dame’s Books that Change the World seminar for the year will meet monthly to discuss a great literary work during a 90-minute session. During each session, participants will explore and discuss a different great work.

Those who enroll will receive a detailed schedule in advance.

Choose Between Two Options

The seminar will meet one Tuesday evening or one Thursday morning each month, beginning in September and ending in April . Registrants may come to either session, except for in January, but do not need to attend both each month.


The dates for 2017-2018 are:

  • September 19 or 21 – Isabel Allende – House of the Spirits
  • October 17 or 19 – Orhan Pamuk – Snow
  • November 7 or 9 – John Prendergast – Unlikely Brothers
  • December 12 or 14 – Zadie Smith – On Beauty
  • January 23, 2018 – Movie Night: Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Love in the Time of Cholera
  • February 13 or 15- Chan Jung – Wild Swans
  • March 13 or 15 – Amos Oz – Judas
  • April 10 or 12 – J.M. Coetzee – Waiting for the Barbarians


Register Now or Request Additional Information

Register online now or contact Tina Jurcisin at 216.373.6520 or for additional information.
If the seminar for this year has already started, contact Tina Jurcisin at 216.373.6520 or to discuss options, including joining our  mailing list for future offerings.