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.
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?
The main event for the CTE’s (Center for Teaching Excellence) 2014-2015 Faculty Learning Community, and our second annual Innovations in Higher Education Lecture, will be a talk by Daniel Chambliss, professor of sociology at Hamilton College and one of the co-authors of How College Works.
Gregory S. Weiner, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Assumption College, will speak on Feb. 25th.
Scott Nelson Foster, M.F.A. will deliver a lecture elucidating his experiences teaching and practicing art within the liberal arts. An avid experimenter, Scott uses both ancient and contemporary materials to create nuanced images of the suburban and urban landscape, which he has exhibited in solo and juried shows across the country. Prof.
"New Challenges and Old Issues in Catholic-Jewish Relations: Fifty Years since Nostra Aetate" by Rabbi Eric Yoffie
“South Carolina stood at the forefront of agitation for secession in the runup to Civil War. After the initiation of military hostilities in Charleson harbor, its most prominent citizens professed that their slaves were loyal and insisted that they would face no challenge from the state’s black majority.
The children's media enterprise has come a long way since Cinderella, as characters ranging from ice princesses to boy pirates grapple with the slippery contours of gender normativity. But how do children make sense of their newly configured, even empowered, heroes and heroines? How do they work out discordant role models in their pretend play and dress-up adventures?
What is the new gender order among the youngest children? Why should it matter to college students?
Emily’s ground-breaking book examines the lives of two extraordinary, religious women. Both Edith Stein and Regina Jonas were German Jewish women who demonstrated 'deviant' religious desires as they pursued their spiritual paths to serve their communities during the Holocaust.
Assumption College Joins President Jimmy Carter for Live Program on China
Assumption College will host the annual “CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections” webcast and talk on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in Kennedy Memorial Hall, Room 112. The free event is open to the public.