State University of New York at Fredonia Convocation 2012-2013

Dr. Jean Kilbourne, Keynote 2012-13 Convocation

Dr. Jean Kilbourne
Dr. Jean Kilbourne, an expert on women and alcohol and tobacco in advertising, will deliver the Maytum Convocation Lecture on Sept. 19, kicking off the 2012-13 series theme, “A Time for Change: Shifting Paradigms, Creating Possibilities.”

Deadly Persuasion:  Power of Advertising

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
3:30 p.m.
King Concert Hall
Tickets are FREE but are required (available from the State University of New York at Fredonia Ticket Office)

This fall State University of New York at Fredonia will welcome Dr. Jean Kilbourne, the author, speaker and filmmaker who is internationally recognized for her work on the image of women in advertising and her critique of alcohol and tobacco advertising and its impact on today’s youth. » Read Dr. Kilbourne's complete bio...

The Maytum Convocation Lecture will once again be free and open to the public, although tickets are required and available at the State University of New York at Fredonia Ticket Office.


“Claiming Citizenship: African Americans and New Deal Photography”
     Exhibit in Reed Library until October 15
     Talk by Rickie Solinger, “What Citizenship Looks Like – 1930’s and Today,” 6:00 p.m., Sept. 25, Japanese Garden (in Reed Library)

“After the Silence: John Cage, Chance and Change”
     Presentations by Dr. Christopher Shultis, John Cage Scholar, Percussionist, Composer
     Workshop at 3:00 p.m., October 15, 1080 Mason Hall
     Open Interaction at 5:00 p.m., October 15, 1080 Mason Hall
     Lecture at 6:00 p.m., October 16, Rosch Recital Hall
     Performance at 8:00 p.m., October 17, Rosch Recital Hall

“Horses, Hounds, and Healing Arts: Animal-Assisted Learning and Therapy Programs

  • Equine-Assisted Programs:   Keynote and workshop by Claudia Monroe and Debbi Fisher, 11:00 a.m., October 20, Williams Center Horizon Room
  • Canine-Assisted Programs:   Keynote and workshop by Dr. Nancy Gee and Jonell Belcher, 11:00 a.m., November 3, Williams Center Horizon Room

“A Fulbright Fair”
     Interactive Session with former Fulbrighters, 12:00 noon, November 7, S204 Williams Center


 “Going International: Experience Abroad as Life Change”
    Panelists: Alexander Caviedes, Robert Dahlgren, Emily Ivey, Chiara De Santi, and Carmen Rivera. 3:00 p.m., February 18, Japanese Garden (in Reed Library)

 “Earth Week Keynote Address”
     Speaker: Dr. Marcus Eriksen, “The Perils of Plastic: Notes from the Oceans and the Great Lakes,” 7:00 p.m. April 18, Rosch Recital Hall

 “Shifting Paradigms in Religious Studies: History, Culture, and Practice”
    Speaker: Lynda L. Coon. Time and Place TBA

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