Convocation with Jazz Hampton

3 October 2023

Fri, September 29, 2023 • 10:50am – 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel Jazz Hampton is CEO and General Counsel at TurnSignl. TurnSignl is a Minnesota-based tech  company that provides…

Convocation with Jazz Hampton Fri, September 29, 2023 • 10:50am - 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel

A&I Convocation with Susan Jaret McKinstry

28 September 2023

Fri, September 22, 2023 • 10:50am – 11:50am • Skinner Memorial Chapel. Susan Jaret McKinstry, Helen F. Lewis Professor of English, has taught courses in literature, critical theory, narrative theory,…

Susan Jaret McKinstry

Opening Convocation with Dr. Kellie Carter Jackson 

13 September 2023

Mon, September 11, 2023 • 3:00pm – 4:00pm • Skinner Memorial Chapel. Kellie Carter Jackson is the Michael and Denise ‘68 Associate Professor in the Department of Africana Studies and the…

Dr. Kellie Carter Jackson Headshot

Convocation with Arjun Singh Sethi

12 May 2023

Arjun Singh Sethi is a community activist, civil rights lawyer, and writer based in Washington, D.C. He works closely with Muslim, Arab, South Asian, and Sikh communities and is an…

Arjun Singh Sethi Headshot

Convocation with Steven Levitsky

8 May 2023

Steven Levitsky is David Rockefeller Professor of Latin American Studies and Professor of Government at Harvard University. He is also Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard.…

Steve Levitsky Professor of Government

Convocation with Diana Fraser ’14

2 May 2023

Diana Fraser ’14 values critical thinking, social dialogue, and uplifting systemically marginalized and excluded communities. She leads savvy, relevant content creation for audiences with effective, streamlined, data-informed systems. She manages and…

Diana Fraser Headshot

Convocation with Audrey Johnson, featuring pianist Sarah Lockwood

26 April 2023

Overview Celebrating the recent centennial of American women’s right to vote, this program educates and entertains while recognizing the struggle and sacrifices of the Women’s Suffrage Movement’s most important figures.…

Audrey Johnson Headshot 2022

Convocation with Gaelynn Lea

20 April 2023

Gaelynn Lea won NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2016. Since then, she has captivated audiences around the world with her haunting original songs and traditional fiddle tunes. Gaelynn Lea…

Hi-Res Photo of Gaelynn Lea, Credit to Paul Vienneau (1)

Convocation with Matthew MacWilliams

7 April 2023

Before a vote had been cast in the 2016 presidential primaries, Matthew MacWilliams warned American conservatives, moderates, and liberals that his polling revealed Donald Trump’s activation of authoritarians would make…

Matthew MacWilliams headshot

Convocation with Emily Ford

31 March 2023

Emily Ford is an aspiring winter adventurer and thru-hiker based in Duluth, Minnesota. She has completed many thru-hikes in the midwest including the 1,200 mile Ice age trail, which crosses…

Emily Ford Convocation Fri, March 31, 2023 • 10:50am - 11:50am (1h) • Skinner Memorial Chapel