Convocation 2007-2008

Convocation 2007-2008
Theme: "Reflections of the Past"

(Programs are listed in chronological order)

Dr. Kenneth Miller"Evolution and Design: At the Crossroads of Science and Religion"
Dr. Kenneth Miller, Brown University Professor of Biology and Author
Wednesday, September 26, 2007
6:00 p.m., Rosch Recital Hall

Free; tickets required; available from the Central Ticket Office.
For more information, contact: Theodore LeeWilliam Brown or Michael Jabot

Sponsored by the Convocation Committee, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean for Natural and Social Sciences, Institute for Research in Science Teaching, and The Biology Department.



Dr. Spencer Wells, Maytum Convocation Lecture"Deep Ancestry: Inside the Genographic Project"
Dr. Spencer Wells, scientist, author, documentary filmmaker
A National Geographic Live Event
Wednesday, November 7, 2007
4:00 p.m., King Concert Hall

The event is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are available from the Central Ticket Office in the Williams Center.

Named one of National Geographic's Emerging Explorers ...learn more:

Presented with support from:

  • The Maytum Lecture Fund
  • Williams Visiting Professor Fund of the Fredonia College Foundation
  • Convocation Committee


"Tres Vidas: Frida Kahlo Rufina Anaya, Alfonsina Storni"
A chamber music theatre work conceived and performed by The Core Ensemble (cello, piano and percussion) featuring Georgina Corbo.
Monday, March 10, 2008
7:00 p.m., Rosch Recital Hall

For more information, contact: Carmen Rivera (673-3380) or Ivani Vassoler-Froelich (673-3887)


"Recovered Views: African American Portraits, 1912-1925"
Forty photographs, by black Civil War veteran John Johnson of Lincoln, NE, that document the life of African Americans in a small but vibrant Midwestern community.
March 31 - April 25, 2008
Reed Library

Free and open to the public during regular library hours.
For more information, contact: Jennifer Hildebrand

Sponsored in part by the Mid-American Arts Alliance and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Convocation Team

State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063