Art historian Cármen Fernández-Salvador, Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor at Harvard University (http://drclas.harvard.edu/people/carmen-fernandez), has accepted my invitation to give a public talk on Latin American Baroque Art at our campus on Thursday, November 12. As you know, Baroque Art became the “cultural signature” of Latin American identity and social life during colonial times.
The Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) Program at Assumption College Invites you to a MEMS Lecture by Dr. Frederick Ilchman entitled, "Rethinking the Blockbuster Exhibition: Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese"
“A Presence in the Storm – Rembrandt’s Christ on the Sea of Galilee"
Lecturer: Father Richard Lamoureux
6:00pm La Maison Auditorium
This lecture is presented by the Assumption College Foundations Department. The lecture is free and open to the public.
PHI ALPHA THETA, History Honor Society at Assumption College invites you to its fall 2015 lecture:
The Arab Spring and Secessionist Warfare in Comparative Perspective:
Stuart Borsch, Associate Professor of History, Assumption College
Dr. Thomas A. Foster will examine the manner in which Americans have interpreted the private lives of the founders, including their most intimate moments with the women who played the most important roles in their lives, from the era of the Revolution to the present. In doing so, he argues that Americans have looked to the founders as role models not only for their public deeds but also for how they handled their most private moments.
What if you learned your father was a tyrant, a megalomaniac, a mass murderer? Jay Nordlinger’s new book surveys 20 of the most horrific dictators and investigates what kind of lives their offspring have made for themselves. Some were loyalists who admired their father. Some actually succeeded them as dictators. A few were critics, even defectors.
Presented by Raymond L.Williams, Distinguish Professor of Spanish, University of California at Riverside
Fourth World Cyclist; Single Author of sixteen books
Interdisciplinary Film Series 2015-16: The Struggle for Social Justice
Merchants of Doubt (UK, 2014), dir. Robert Kenner, 96 m.;
“True Diversity in Higher Education in America: The Place of the Catholic College”