2018-2019 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.

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September 2018

Monday, September 10th

  • Opening Convocation
    • Annual all-college assembly celebrating the beginning of the academic year.
    • 3:00 pm, Skinner Chapel

Friday, September 21st

  • Convocation: Fred Hagstrom
    • Professor Fred Hagstrom presents the annual Argument and Inquiry Seminar Convocation.
    • 10:50 am, Skinner Chapel

Friday, September 28th

October 2018

Friday, October 5th

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Convocation
    • Hispanic Heritage Month Convocation speaker to be selected by the Office of Intercultural and International Life.
    • 10:50 am, Skinner Chapel

Friday, October 12th

  • Convocation: Jay Smooth
    • Cultural commentator Jay Smooth, host New York's longest running hip-hop radio show, addresses how we talk about race and politics.
    • 10:50 am, Skinner Chapel

Friday, October 19th

  • Convocation: Sayu Bhojwani
    • Immigration scholar Sayu Bhojwani discusses how inclusion and participation make democracy stronger.
    • 10:50 am, Skinner Chapel

Friday, October 26th

  • Convocation: Mae Jemison
    • Astronaut Mae Jemison discusses the importance of women and minorities in science and technology.
    • 3:00 pm, Skinner Chapel

November 2018

Friday, November 2nd

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