2017-2018 Weekly Convocations

The weekly convocation series is a shared campus experience that brings students, faculty, and staff together for one hour for a lecture or presentation from specialists in a variety of fields.  The goal of the convocation series is to stimulate thought and conversation on a wide range of subjects. Convocations are open to the public and free of charge.

Oct 31

Convocation: Elizabeth Liang

Actress Elizabeth Liang explores her multicultural background in addressing, Who are you when you’re from everywhere and nowhere?

Friday, October 31st, 2014
10:50 – 11:50 am / Skinner Chapel
Liang Convocation

Elizabeth Liang is an award-winning actress, published essayist, and workshop leader who was raised in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Morocco, Egypt, and Connecticut as a Guatemalan-American business brat of Chinese-Spanish-Irish-French-German-English descent. She addresses the question, Who are you when you’re from everywhere and nowhere?  The title of her presentation is "Alien Citizen: An Earth Odyssey."  (Sponsored by the Class of 1957 Revolving Lectureship Fund)

Sponsored by Convocations Committee. Contact: Kerry Raadt, Convocations Committee, x4308