The Fortin and Gonthier Core Text & Enduring Questions Program at Assumption College invites you to the inaugural Fortin and Gonthier Lecture. Professor Remi Brague will give a lecture titled “From Humanism to Anti-Humanism: The Temptation of Suicide” on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, from 5:00-7:00 pm., in Kennedy 112. This lecture is free and open to the public.
The Assumption College Ecumenical Institute and the Department of Art, Music & Theatre present The Eugénie Milleret Lecture with speaker Caitlin Haskell, Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, speaking about "Color and Community at the Rothko Chapel”. This event is free and open to the public.
“…you have to learn and keep learning and look for excellence in your work. That’s the only way I believe you can succeed. I don’t believe it’s possible any other way” Luba Lukova
The Jazz Ensemble will be performing music from a wide range of jazz styles and encompassing a broad spectrum of jazz history from Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Herbie Hancock, and original arrangements. This ensemble features 13 instrumentalists and vocalists from the Assumption College community (students, teachers, and their guests). The ensemble is led by David N. Jost, who has been the instructor since 2011.
The Department of Art, Music and Theatre is happy to present an African Drumming presentation. This World Music Founder/Director Jeremy Cohen will present a lecture and hands-on clinic on the rich drumming traditions of West Africa. Cohen is an interlocutor who blends his experience as a classroom teacher, conservatory-trained musician and African adventurer and will offer insight into the unique shared music and history between the U.S. and Ghana.
The Assumption College HumanArts series and The Archaeological Institute of America(AIA) are proud to present Dr. Michael Danti from Boston University. Dr. Danti will lecture on “A Momentary Erasure of Millennia: The Cultural Heritage Crises in Syria and Northern Iraq.” This lecture is free and open to the public.
Donald D’Amour, the CEO of the Big Y, will be speaking to Jason Bell’s Business Ethics class on April 13 at 4:00 in Kennedy 112. Dr. D’Amour’s talk will discuss how a CEO-owner draws upon his Catholic faith and ethics to run his company.
Daniel J. Mahoney will lead an extended conversation with Pierre Manent on the subject of his recent book Situation de la France, which is soon to appear in English as Beyond Radical Secularism.