The Assumption College Jazz Ensemble will present it's first concert of 2015 on Monday, March 23rd at 7 PM at Kennedy Hall.
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.
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.
Featured pianist-vocalist Barry Gurley plays uniquely stylized versions of songs from the 40's and 50's jazz vocal repertoire, songs by pop artists such as The Beatles and Stevie Wonder, as well as those of current jazz vocal stalwarts Al Jarreau, Jon Hendricks, and others. Barry is joined by Assumption College Professor Paul Gallagher on drums and Bob Simonelli on bass. Come enjoy a fun evening of music and camaraderie.
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?
Documentary Film: Forbidden Voices (USA, 2012)
Directed by Barbara Miller, 95 min.
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.