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

“In Search of the Truly Divine God: Heidegger and Theology”

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

John D. Caputo works in the distance between philosophy and theology and has an interest in the state of religion in the postmodern condition. He is the author of numerous books, such as Radical Hermeneutics and The Weakness of God.

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

Constitution Day- "“The Soul of the American Constitution.”

Friday, September 15, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

TITLE: “The Soul of the American Constitution.”

Lecturer: Prof. Harvey Mansfield Bio

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

6th Annual Medieval and Early Modern Studies Faculty Lecture, featuring Fr. Donat Lamothe, Professor of Music Emeritus

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm

As 2017 marks the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, learn how an “international superstar” of late Renaissance secular and sacred music navigated the turmoil of religious and civil war between Catholics and Calvinists. Drinks and Refreshments will be served in the Testa Atrium following the lecture.

Contact Person: 
Dr. Lance Lazar
slewando@assumption.edu
508-767-7054

Emmanuel d’Alzon Lecture “Untimely Meditations, or, Advice to a Young Academic”

Unpublished
Monday, November 21, 2016 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Student Admission Fee: 
Free
General Admission Fee: 
Free

Topic: Catholic higher education faces an uncertain future. What should someone newly hired to teach in a Catholic institution aim to be or to do? How does someone starting out in a Catholic institution participate in or support the mission of liberal education?

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