Bloodletting for the Soul Lecture: Winston Black

Thursday, March 17, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Learn how medieval preachers embraced medical ideas like bloodletting to teach Christian audiences about the effects of sin, confession, and penance.

All are welcome to the 5th Annual Medieval and Early Modern Studies Faculty Lecture, featuring Dr. Winston Black, Assumption History, lecturing on “Bloodletting for the Soul: Medieval Pastors, Preachers, and Learned Medicine,” with a reception following the lecture.

 

Contact Person: 
Lance Lazar
llazar@assumption.edu
508-767-7054

Looking for Artists in the Middle Ages: Craft and Skill in a Pre-Modern World

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 4:30pm

Presented by Heidi Gearhart, PhD, Assistant Professor of Art History.

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) Program at Assumption College Invites you to the Fourth Annual MEMS Faculty Lecture

Few artists are known from the Middle Ages, and one often assumes the medieval artist to be a humble craftsman. But was this really the case? Were there no artists at all, or if there were, were they merely servants of their patrons?

Contact Person: 
Heidi Gearhart
h.gearhart@assumption.edu

Dr. Jeremy Geddert Gives Lecture on Hugo Grotius

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 12:00am

The Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) Program at Assumption College
Invites you to the Third Annual MEMS Faculty Lecture. Dr. Jeremy Geddert from the Assumption Political Science Department will present “The Responsibility of Rights: Is Hugo Grotius Really an Early Modern Possessive Individualist?”

Drinks and refreshments will be served in the Testa Atrium.

Contact Person: 
Lance Lazar
llazar@assumption.edu
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