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2013 Convocation


Convocation: A call to assemble, to reflect on the ways our “core” values—creativity, compassion, commitment—impact and sustain our professional lives. An opportunity for students and faculty to connect across programs and to reflect on the shared values of each of our disciplines.


September 6, 2013
Evans Music Building
3:30 Student sign-in
4:00 Convocation begins
7:00 Convocation ends

Featuring No Strangers Here Today, by performance artist Susan Banyas

A “movement monologue” that brings to life the story of those who worked and traveled on the Underground Railroad. The performance will be followed by a discussion.

Followed by Social Hour/Dinner

Mingle with students and professors from across academic programs during a catered dinner.

Required for Convocation

Participation in Convocation is a requirement for all full-time master’s-degree-seeking students. If you have any questions regarding your Convocation requirement, please contact your advisor.  

Pre-Convocation Reading

The Abolition of War: Introduction to No Strangers Here Today, by Susan Banyas