Sally Campbell Galman, PhD: When “Brave” is a dress: Preschoolers, power, gender and play.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 18:30

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?

Contact Person: 
Dona Kercher
dkercher@assumption.edu
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Emily Silverman “Edith Stein and Regina Jonas: Religious Visionaries in the Time of the Death Camps”

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 19:00
7:00 PM

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.

Contact Person: 
Dona Kercher
dkercher@assumption.edu
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China Town Hall

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 18:30
06:30 PM

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.

Contact Person: 
Visiting Assistant Professor Eric Drouart, MBA Program director
edrouart@assumption.edu
508-767-7457
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