Assumption College Band Christmas Performance

Thursday, December 6, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

The Assumption College Band will perform their annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 8 p.m. in the Curtis Performance Hall, Tsotsis Family Academic Center at Assumption College. The concert will be comprised of Band literature by composers such as Giovannini, Kiefer, Galante, Erickson and Leonard Bernstein with the second half of the program dedicated solely to music of the Holiday season.

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

"Sounds of the Season" Assumption College Chorale

Sunday, November 18, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

The Assumption College Chorale will present their annual “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit at Assumption College.  The concert will feature favorite carols as well as excerpts from Handel’s Messiah. Dr. Michelle Graveline, Director; Brett McGuire, accompanist. 

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

"The Global Refugee Crisis and Pope Francis"

Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service’s Father Richard Ryscavage SJ ’67 will draw upon years of research and experience to survey the global refugee crisis, and provide innovative ideas to address this humanitarian crisis. Fr. Ryscavage will also share insights on how Pope Francis views the crisis and how the Holy Father has acted to ease human pain and suffering.

“From Humanism to Anti-Humanism: The Temptation of Suicide”

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

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 titledFrom 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.

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

The 2018 Gregory Stockmal Poetry Reading: Eleanor Wilner

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Acclaimed poet Eleanor Wilner will read from her work on Wednesday, October 24, at 7:30 PM in Curtis Hall Auditorium.  Wilner is the recipient of the numerous honors and awards, including the Juniper Prize, two Pushcart Prizes, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the MacArthur Foundation. The 2018 Gregory Stockmal Poetry Reading: Eleanor Wilner.

Contact Person: 
Dr. David Thoreen
dthoreen@assumption.edu
508-767-7583

HumanArts Common Hour Concert- Christopher Ladd

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Assumption College HumanArts series presents guitarist Christopher Ladd, from the faculty of Hartt College of Music.  This event will take place in the Tsotsis Academic building, Jeanne Y. Curtis Performance Hall, and is free and open to the public.

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

“A Personal Reflection on Daniel Patrick Moynihan: The Scholar and Statesman”

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Assumption College presents guest speaker Lawrence O’Donnell. Lawrence O’Donnell hosts ‘The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell’ on MSNBC. He joined the network as a political analyst in 1996. An Emmy Award-winning executive producer and writer for the NBC series ‘The West Wing,’ Mr. O'Donnell served for several years as a senior aide to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. BIO

Contact Person: 
Prof. Greg Weiner
gs.weiner@assumption.edu
508-767-7564

HumanArts Common Hour Concert

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Assumption College Humanart series presents harpist Susan Knapp, from the faculty of Hartt College of Music. 

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

Assumption College HumanArts lecture: "The Theater is always dying"

Thursday, October 4, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

In his lecture “The Theater is Always Dying,” S. E. Gontarski will discuss questions of theater and performance, with reference to two of his films of Samuel Beckett’s works (…but the clouds… and Ohio Impromptu). Prof. Gontarski is among the most famous Beckett scholars in the world.

Contact Person: 
Prof. Paul Shields
pshields@assumption.edu

HumanArts African Drumming Presentation

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

The HumanArts series at Assumption College is happy to present an African Drumming presentation. ThisWorldMusic Founder/Director Jeremy Cohen will present a lecture and hands-on clinic on the rich drumming traditions of West Africa. Cohen is a cultural 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.

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

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