President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden,
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.
“Richard III, The King Under the Car Park: the story of the search for the burial place of England’s last Plantagenet king” 6:30pm reception followed by 7:00pm lecture
About Jay Howard: Jay Howard is Professor of Sociology and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Butler University in Indianapolis. He earned a BA in Sociology from Indiana University South Bend (1988), and an MA (1990) and PhD (1992) in Sociology from the University of Notre Dame. His research interests range from the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning to religion and popular culture.
Fr. Allan D. Fitzgerald, O.S.A, S.T.D., Ph.D., director of The Augustinian Institute and theology professor at Villanova University, will deliver the College’s Annual Augustine Lecture on the towering figure of St. Augustine of Hippo, the great early Christian theologian who profoundly influenced the development of Western Christianity. Fr.
It is often said that, for Augustine, perfect peace in this life is unattainable. Perfection, of course, must await the fullness of time in just about everything. But, Augustine also accepted the benefit of human efforts for peace in this time, engaging the imperfect world and culture in which he lived in human ways. It is, in fact, more interesting and more accurate to talk about his thought and dedication to peace than to pretend that he had theory about just war.
Assumption College will welcome Len Gengel, co-founder of Be Like Brit, for the College's annual Business Ethics Lecture sponsored by the College's MBA Program. During his talk, Gengel will discuss the challenges of operating a nonprofit organization in one of the poorest countries in the Wester Hemisphere: Haiti.
Richard W. Garnett, J.D., the Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Professor of Law and Concurrent Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame School of Law will deliver the annual D'Amour Lecture in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition as part of the 2016-2017 President's Lecture Series. Garnett will discuss "The Past, Present and Future of Religious Freedom in America?"
Learn how the greatest military leader of the ancient world became a mythic hero in the literature and culture of the Middle Ages. All are welcome to the 6th Annual Medieval and Early Modern Studies Faculty Lecture, featuring Dr. Emily Reiner, Assumption English, lecturing on “"Alexander the Great in the Middle Ages," with a reception following the lecture in the Testa Atrium.