Assumption College's Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Department and Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Program will host a special screening of The Anonymous People, a 2013 feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. An open discussion will follow the film.
The Women’s Studies Program at Assumption College presents Cynthia Davis, Founder of The Canvas Peace Project. This initiative inspires artists across the US to help raise awareness of genocide and the ongoing atrocities in Sudan and South Sudan. The Canvas Peace Project exhibits raise money to help finance a women’s business enterprise in Ariang, South Sudan, home of Lost Boy, Gabriel Bol Deng.
Assumption College Women’s Studies Program & Walden Behavioral Care present a screening of the Award-Winning film AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL. Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a two year journey to examine America’s new obsession; physical perfection.
Rethinking Israelite Women: What Does Archaeology Teach Us?
Robert Frost grew up in San Francisco and came to live in New England when he was eleven years old. He soon began exploring his new home as an amateur naturalist, and he was endlessly fascinated with the changing landscape: the seasons of the year, and the slow but steady resurgence of nature after people abandoned their farms and moved elsewhere.
Author John Dufresne will be reading from his novel "No Regrets, Coyote"
Adrian Nicole LeBlanc is the author of Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx. The 2003 book is the product almost 11 years of the journalist immersing herself in the daily lives of the young women and men drawn through poverty to the drug trade.