Music historian Michael Anderson’s book The Singing Irish: A History of the Notre Dame Glee Club hit bookstores on October 1, 2015. The book’s publication coincides with the Notre Dame Glee Club’s reunion weekend, which culminates with a concert where 500 alumni are expected to return and sing with the current members on the stage of the Morris Performing Arts Center.
In The Singing Irish, Anderson brings to life the rich history and traditions of the Glee Club. Filled with nearly three hundred images, the stunning large-format book examines the early history of the ensemble, its robust membership, rehearsal and concert customs, and the contributions of its conductors through the decades. Anderson interviewed dozens of Glee Club alumni going back to the early 1940s to narrate...
Thomas Pfau’s recently published book Minding the Modern: Human Agency, Intellectual Traditions, and Responsible Knowledge is a featured forum on Syndicate Theology. Syndicate uses recent publications in theological studies as a point of departure for addressing and engaging open questions in contemporary theology and ethics. This online forum invites scholars to comment on each other’s work and explore big ideas outside of the highly scripted spaces of contemporary academics. Pfau’s discussion includes six commentaries (by Silvianne Bürki, Eugene Webb, Vivasvan Soni, Cyril O’Regan, Andrew Grosso, and William Robert) and six individual responses from Pfau.
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