SUNY Fredonia Convocation Events
2013-2014 Theme: "Raising Cultural Awareness and Building Global Relations"

Convocation Events for 2013-2014:

Raising Cultural Awareness and Building Global Relations

All events are free and open to the public.

Fall Semester | Spring Semester | Fall & Spring Semesters

Fall Semester

"The Value of Diversity"
Panelists:  Neil Feit, Bill Boerner, and Emily Straus
October 1        3:30 p.m.         G103B Williams Center

"Sanford Levinson on International Constitutionalism"
Speaker:  Professor Sanford V. Levinson, “Constitutions, Consensus, and Multiculturalism: Designing Constitutions for People of Fundamentally Differing Views”
October 2        3:30 p.m.         S204 Williams Center

"Folk Song Festival"
October 7        7:00 p.m.         Multipurpose Room Williams Center

"I Am Because We Are"
Speaker:  Dr. Baher Ghosheh, "America and the War on Terror:  Goals, Policies and Consequences"
November 4    3:00 p.m.                     G103BC Williams Center

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Spring Semester

"Reading ‘Writin’ Rethmatic…and Reaching Out: High School and University Educational Systems around the World"
Participants:  Christine Givner, Robert L. Dahlgren, Chiara De Santi, Ted Schwalbe, Bond Benton, international students.
April 14           Time TBA        S204 Williams Center

"Confronting Our Discomfort: Clearing the Way for Anti-Bias in Early Childhood"
Speaker:  Dr. Tamar Jacobson
April 24           Time and Place TBA

"Soccer as National Identity and a Venue for Multiculturalism"
Panelists:  Ivani Vassoler, Alexander Caviedes, Paul Holmes, Birger Vanwesenbeeck, Hyun Chong Lee, and Robert Dahlgren
Date, Time, and Place TBA

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Fall and Spring Semesters

"Celebrating, Educating and Promoting Diversity"
Holiday Hotspot, A Celebration of Diverse Holiday Traditions
December 7                7:00 p.m.         Multipurpose Room Williams Center


Black Student Union’s ‘Redefined Beauty’
February 7                   7:00 p.m.         Multipurpose Room Williams Center


Sharing Diversity through Music
April 5                         3:00 p.m.         101 Thompson Hall


"Through Your Eyes:  International Perspectives on Film"
Approximately four films will be shown during the academic year
Date, Time, and Place TBA

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Questions regarding Convocation matters may be addressed to Jack Croxton at 673-3123 or send an e-mail to: Jack.Croxton@fredonia.edu.

Past Convocation Programs


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