“Richard III, The King Under the Car Park..."

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Lecture Title: “Richard III, The King Under the Car Park: the story of the search for the burial place of England’s last Plantagenet king”

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Contact Person: 
Jacqueline Chlapowski
jchlapowski@assumption.edu
508-767-7304

Constitution Day

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

What is Constitution Day?

Speaker: Richard M. Reinsch II Biography

Lecture Information:

Contact Person: 
Prof Bernard Dobski
bdobski@assumption.edu
508-767-7369

“A Momentary Erasure of Millennia: The Cultural Heritage Crises in Syria and Northern Iraq”

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:45pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

The Assumption College HumanArts series and The Archaeological Institute of America(AIA) are proud to present Dr. Michael Danti from Boston University. Dr. Danti will lecture on “A Momentary Erasure of Millennia: The Cultural Heritage Crises in Syria and Northern Iraq.” This lecture is free and open to the public.  

Lecture Summary

Contact Person: 
Jacqueline Chlapowski
jchlapowski@assumption.edu
508-767-7304

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.
 
shmahone@assumption.edu
508-767-7322

Annual Business Ethics Lecture: Len Gengel, co-founder of the Be Like Brit Foundation

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 7:00pm
Len Gengel, co-founder of the Be Like Brit Foundation, will deliver the College’s annual Business Ethics Lecture, sponsored by the College’s MBA Program. Gengel will discuss the challenges of operating a nonprofit organization in one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere: Haiti.
 
graduate@assumption.edu
508-767-7387

Donald D’Amour, CEO of Big Y, "Catholic Faith and Ethics to run a company"

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Donald D’Amour, the CEO of the Big Y, will be speaking to Jason Bell’s Business Ethics class on April 13 at 4:00 in Kennedy 112.  Dr. D’Amour’s talk will discuss how a CEO-owner draws upon his Catholic faith and ethics to run his company.

 

History Honor Society Induction Ceremony and Public Lecture

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

The History Honor Society Invites You to their Induction Ceremony and Public Lecture by Deborah Kisatsky, Associate Professor of History entitled
’We Must Somehow Get Rid of Ourselves’: Self and Self-Sacrifice in the Spiritual Pacifism of Adin Ballou, Leo Tolstoy, and Mohandas Gandhi

Public Welcome | Refreshments

Contact Person: 
Mark Christensen
mz.christensen@assumption.edu
508-767-7269
Event Sponsor: 

“Hitler vs. Hildebrand: The Professor who became the Nazi's 'enemy number one'" by John Henry Crosby

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 -
5:15pm to 6:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Person: 
Prof. Brian Benestad
jb.benestad@assumption.edu
508-767-7577

The Americanist Legacy of David O’Brien in the era of Pope Francis

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

The 2015-2106 Emmanuel d’Alzon Wine and Cheese Discussion Series: Massachusetts: Three Centuries of Light to the World

William Portier, Mary Ann Spearin Chair of Catholic Theology, University of Dayton,

Lecture: THE AMERICANIST LEGACY OF DAVID O’BRIEN IN THE ERA OF POPE FRANCIS

 

Contact Person: 
Jason Bell
j.bell@assumption.edu

Should the Poor be Allowed to Violate the Law? Enforcement Against Squatters & Street Vendors in Latin America

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Why do governments tolerate the violation of their own laws and regulations?

Alisha Holland, Ph.D., Government, Society of Fellows, Harvard University examines the politics of property law violations by Latin America¹s urban poor, such as squatting, street vending, and electricity theft. It uses the examples to discuss the broader political and ethical debate on whether governments should punish legal violations if the state cannot guarantee basic social rights.

Contact Person: 
Juan Carlos Grijalva
jgrijalv@assumption.edu
508-767-7145

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