Art in Motion: An Interdisciplinary Conversation on Guayasamín and Latin American Art and Culture

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 18:00

Round Table Discussion with: Margherita Tortora, Yale University; Luis Marentes, UMASS Amherst; Tobi Norris, Assumption College; Juan Ramos, College of the Holy Cross

For more information, Contact: Prof. Juan Carlos Grijalva at For printable flyer, click here.

Contact Person: 
Juan Carlos Grijalva

CTE Lecture by Dan Chambliss, co-author of How College Works

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 19:00

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.

Contact Person: 
Jim Lang

Teaching and Practicing Art by Scott Foster

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 17:00

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.

Jazz Trio Performance

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 19:00

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.

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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
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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

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
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China Town Hall

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 18:30

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
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