Fall 2011

Sept. 1
Dr. Larry Shinn
Being and Becoming: Berea’s Legacy of Purposeful Innovation

Sept. 8
Joseph B. Zwischenberger, M.D.
Using Technology to Advance the Medical Profession.

Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
Making the History of Jazz Come Alive

Sept. 22
Dr. Marcus J. Borg
Telling the Story of Jesus Today.

Sept. 29
Andrea Smith
Indigenous Women and Social Justice.

Oct. 6
Founders’ Day Convocation

Oct. 13
Darrell Scott Band
Singing and Playing from the Heart

Oct. 27
Dr. Amitabh Chandra
The Healthcare Trilemma: Insurance, Quality and Costs

Nov. 3
Dr. Kenneth J. Hammond
From Mao to Now.

Nov. 10
Andreas Klein
The Two Virtuosi: Busoni and Liszt.

Nov. 17
Lee Smith
Standing Ground

Dec. 1
Glenis Redmond and Scott Ainslie
Southern Voices: Black, White and the Blues.

Spring 2012

Jan. 16
James Rucker
The Color of Change: What the Efforts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Have Taught Us

Jan. 26
Rinku Sen
Immigration and Citizenship in the Age of Globalization.

Feb. 2
Tom Ingrassia
Motown and the Civil Rights Movement.

Feb. 9
Poulenc Trio
Virtuosos of Classical and Contemporary Chamber Music.

Feb. 16
Dr. Paula Giddings
Ida B. Wells and the Beginning of the Modern Civil Rights Movement.

Feb. 23
Jane C. Leu
Sustainable Enterprise: Upwardly Global.

Mar. 8
Petar Jankovic Ensemble
String Quartet Led by Classical Guitar

Mar. 22
Dr. David Eagleman
Incognito: The Brain Behind the Mind.

Mar. 29
Sister Helen Prejean
Sparking Dialogue on the Death Penalty.

Apr. 12
La Guitara
Gender Bending Strings.

Apr. 19
Kavita Ramdas
To Serve with Love: Life Lessons on Servant Leadership.

*A student can receive up to a total of three convocation credits during the academic year for attending one theatre event, one musical event, and one dance event chosen from among these convocations.