MBA Annual Business Ethics Lecture with Len Gengel

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 7:00pm

Assumption College will welcome Len Gengel, co-founder of Be Like Brit, for the College's annual Business Ethics Lecture sponsored by the College's MBA Program. During his talk, Gengel will discuss the challenges of operating a nonprofit organization in one of the poorest countries in the Wester Hemisphere: Haiti.

Contact Person: 
Shelley Walsh
shwalsh@assumption.edu
508-767-7677

President's Lecture Series: "The Past, Present and Future of Religious Freedom in America?"

The President's Lecture Series
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 7:00pm

Richard W. Garnett, J.D., the Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Professor of Law and Concurrent Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame School of Law will deliver the annual D'Amour Lecture in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition as part of the 2016-2017 President's Lecture Series. Garnett will discuss "The Past, Present and Future of Religious Freedom in America?"

Contact Person: 
Sharon Mahoney
shmahone@assumption.edu
508-767-7322

Alexander the Great Lecture: Emily Reiner

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Learn how the greatest military leader of the ancient world became a mythic hero in the literature and culture of the Middle Ages. All are welcome to the 6th Annual Medieval and Early Modern Studies Faculty Lecture, featuring Dr. Emily Reiner, Assumption English, lecturing on “"Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages," with a reception following the lecture in the Testa Atrium.

 

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

Emmanuel d’Alzon Lecture “Untimely Meditations, or, Advice to a Young Academic”

Monday, November 21, 2016 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Topic: Catholic higher education faces an uncertain future. What should someone newly hired to teach in a Catholic institution aim to be or to do? How does someone starting out in a Catholic institution participate in or support the mission of liberal education?

Contact Person: 
Dr. Dan Maher
dmaher@assumption.edu
508-767-7569

Andean Sky, A Science Fiction Web-Comic

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

The Program of Latin American Studies invites you to experience the future ANDEAN SKY, A SCIENCE FICTION WEB-COMIC

It is the year 2580. This is the story of an immigrant who returns to his home-country Ecuador, in South America, to reconnect with his own culture.

Event Sponsor: 

“For the Cause of Humanity”: Frederick Douglass in Ireland

Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Peace and Conflict Studies invites to you the inaugural Judges Jane Grall and Edward Neafsey Lecture in Peace and Conflict Studies: “For the Cause of Humanity”: Frederick Douglass in Ireland. 

Women’s Studies Lecture: Dr. Sarah Mulhall Adelman on Political Culture of Catholic Women’s Religious Communities

Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

The Women’s Studies Program presents a public lecture by Dr. Sarah Mulhall Adelman (History, Framingham State University):  “Empowerment and Submission:  The Political Culture of Catholic Women’s Religious Communities in Nineteenth-Century America.”

Dr. Adelman is the recipient of the American Society of Church History’s Jane Dempsey Douglass Prize.

Contact Person: 
Carl Keyes
ckeyes@assumption.edu
508-767-7324

“The Regensburg Lecture: A Decade Later”

Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

NEW DATE. This lecture is now scheduled for 11/17/16.

This year’s annual “Brownson Roundtable” will look back at Pope Benedict’s XVI’s famous 2006 lecture at the University of Regensburg.  Come join a distinguished group of scholars from local colleges as we discuss how Pope Benedict’s powerful and provocative lecture holds up ten years later. Sponsored by the Department of Theology.

Contact Person: 
Marg Guerra
mguerra@assumption.edu
508-767-7575
Event Sponsor: 

19th Century French Lecture by Prof. Min Kyung Lee

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Master Plans: Portraits and Maps of Modern Paris

Sponsored by the Department of Art, Music & Theatre, and the Office of the Provost. Reception immediately following in the Honors Lounge K107.

Contact Person: 
Toby Norros
tnorris@assumption.edu
508-767-7417

President's Lecture Series: "Amoris Laetitia. Pope Francis on Marriage and the Family"

EWTN News Director and Anchor Raymond Arroyo
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 6:30pm

EWTN News Director and Anchor Raymond Arroyo will moderate a lively panel discussion about Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on the Family, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), featuring renowned Catholic scholars. Amoris Laetitia

Contact Person: 
Sharon Mahoney
shmahone@assumption.edu
508-767-7322
Event Sponsor: 

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