Free Concert: Ryan Tremblay

Friday, November 17, 2017 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm

Assumption College will host a free public concert on Friday, November 17, featuring Christian singer-songwriter, Ryan Tremblay, along with guest, wife Elizabeth. In his captivating performances, Ryan and his wife play music and share stories of their Catholic experience and love for the people and Sacraments of the Catholic Church, including meeting Pope Francis and raising triplets. Ryan released his first album, My Life With You, in August 2010 with his co-writer/producer Todd Urbonas.

Contact Person: 
Office of the President
shmahone@assumption.edu
508-767-7321

Lecture: Please Don’t Just Thank Me For My Service

Thursday, November 9, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

In observance of Veterans Day, on Thursday, Nov. 9, Assumption College will host an alumni guest speaker at 4 p.m., who will offer a lecture titled “Please Don’t Just Thank me for my Service” in the Salon, in the La Maison building on the College’s campus, 500 Salisbury St., Worcester.

Dante and Liturgical Time: The Eternal in the Passing Hour

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm

Professor Tony Esolen will discuss the differences between how we experience time and how Dante, steeped as he was in both Scripture and in a way of life that measured time sub specie aeternitatis, experienced such. Time will be explored not only for the hours of the day, but for the years of a man’s life, and the entire history of mankind from the Fall to the Second Coming.

Contact Person: 
Sharon Mahoney
shmahone@assumption.edu
508 767 7321
Event Sponsor: 

The Bach Consort of Worcester

Thursday, January 25, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

The Bach Consort of Worcester returns with a concert devoted entirely to the music of J. S. Bach.  The concert will feature the celebrated Fifth Brandenburg Concerto with soloists Michelle Graveline, Harpsichord; Tracy Kraus, flute; and Peter Sulski, violin.

 

Contact Person: 
Jacqueline Chlapowski
jchlapowski@assumption.edu
508-767-7304

“Reflections on Political Hero Worship: From Mussolini to Chavez.”

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

 

Hollander will explore the remarkable indulgence that many intellectuals in the twentieth and twenty-first century have shown toward left and right-wing tyrannies. What accounts for their deep ambivalence or even hostility toward free and prosperous democracies and their support for violent and fanatical regimes that suppress human freedom?

Contact Person: 
Jacqueline Chlapowski
jchlapowski@assumption.edu
508-767-7304

Emmanuel d’Alzon Lecture: “Education, Ideology, and the Retreat from Personhood”

Friday, November 3, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Speaker: Flagg Taylor

The tradition of liberal education recognizes and respects us as persons, but this kind of education is increasingly threatened today.  Our situation within the academy exhibits significant parallels with the status of human beings caught in the grip of ideology in totalitarian regimes.

Contact Person: 
Dr. Dan Maher
dmaher@assumption.edu
508-767-7569

Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Assumption College invites the community to join members of the Tsotsis family and President Francesco C. Cesareo, Ph.D. for a ribbon cutting for its newly constructed state-of-the-art learning center that encourages creative thinking, the sharing of ideas and collaboration across a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, reflecting the College’s deep devotion to the liberal arts and the Catholic intellectual tradition.

Contact Person: 
Sharon Mahoney
shmahone@assumption.edu
508-767-7321

Screening: Paper Lanterns

Monday, October 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:15pm

When the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945, it was long believed that no American lives were lost; it has only recently come to light that 12 American prisoners of war were also among the casualties.  On Monday, October 16, at 7 p.m., Assumption College will host the first, and only scheduled screening in Central Massachusetts of Paper Lanterns, a documentary that explores the 35-year journey of a Hiroshima survivor and his lifelong quest to find the fam

Contact Person: 
Eric Drou
edrouart@assumption.edu
508-767-7457
Event Sponsor: 

Brownson Round Table discussion "Academic Freedom and Responsibility"

Thursday, November 9, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

The Core Texts & Enduring Questions Program is pleased to sponsor this year's Brownson Round Table discussion on "Academic Freedom and Responsibility." The Brownson Round Table is a public event.

Contact Person: 
Marc Guerra
mguerra@assumption.edu
508-767-7575

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