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.
The world famous Samuel Beckett scholar and colleague, S. E. Gontarski, will give a lecture at Assumption titled, “the theater is always dying.” The lecture will include clips from two “laboratory performances” he directed of Beckett’s “Ohio Impromptu” and “…but the clouds…”
President Emeritus of the Missouri Botanical Garden,
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.
Set in the vast, mountainous beauty of Missoula, Montana, BEYOND THE DIVIDE is a feature-length documentary film about war, peace, and the courage to find common ground.