President's Lecture Series: Mary Hirschfeld, Ph.D.

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
The modern market economy allows for a level of prosperity that is unprecedented in human history. At the same time, economic logic often seems inhumane. Economic decisions that aim at maximizing profits can have negative consequences for workers, consumers and the environment.

History Honor Society Lecture

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 5:30pm

Richard L. Bushman, Ph.D., Gouverneur Morris Professor of History emeritus at Columbia University and current Mellon Distinguished Scholar in Residence at the American Antiquarian Society, will deliver a lecture at the induction ceremony for the Assumption College chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society on Thursday, April 16, at 5:30 p.m. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in Assumption’s La Maison Française Salon, at 500 Salisbury St.

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Art in Motion: Public Lecture: Ecuador, the Nation of the Mural

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 6:30pm

Keynote Speaker:

Carlos A. Jáuregui, Associate Professor of Latin American
Literature and Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame

This presentation will examine the mural Ecuador (1952) by Oswaldo Guayasamín (1919-1999), one of most prominent Latin American artists of the twentieth century and explain both its historical context and its current media visualization and interactive exhibit.      

Contact Person: 
Juan Carlos Grijalva

Business Ethics Lecture Featuring Former White House Advisor

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:00pm

The 11th annual Assumption College Business Ethics Lecture will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in La Maison Française Salon.

This year’s lecture will feature former White House climate change official William J. Antholis, Ph.D., now managing director of the prestigious Brookings Institution. He will discuss "Ethics and Politics in India and China: From Local Self-Government to Global Sustainability."

President's Lecture Series: What St. Augustine Really Thought About Sex

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
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John C. Cavadini, Ph.D., Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame and Director of the Institute of Church Life, will deliver the Annual Augustine Lecture as part of the 2013-2014 President's Lecture Series.

Contact Person: 
Sharon Mahoney

President’s Lecture Series: Religious Liberty and the Culture of Life

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:00am

Dr. Janet E. Smith, Ph.D, will discuss how attacks on the culture of life go hand-in-hand with attacks on religious liberty, and why many in the United States seem to think that the right to life and (religious) liberty must be sacrificed to the pursuit of happiness.

In her lecture, Dr. Smith argues that only a commitment to the New Evangelization can show us the way to address the present and coming oppression of religious practice.

The Emmanuel d’Alzon Lecture: Dr. Mary M. Keys

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 12:00am
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The Ecumenical Institute and the Augustinians of the Assumption are pleased to present The Emmanuel d’Alzon Lecture by Dr. Mary Keys titled, “Why Justice is Not Enough:  Aquinas and Wilberforce on Charity, Mercy, and the Common Good.”


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