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2018-19 Wittenberg Series - Opening Convocation

Opening Convocation

Speaker: Shakeer Abdullah, Class of 1999
Diversity Scholar-Practitioner 
Assistant Vice President for Equity and Diversity, University of Minnesota

Title: "Light Upon Light"                 

  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • 11:45 a.m., Weaver Chapel

Author of Baptism by Fire: An Investigation of the Experiences and Multicultural Competence of Diversity Staff in Higher Education, Abdullah is an emerging scholar-practitioner whose research on cultural diversity connects the imperative of inclusion to the core enterprises of teaching and learning. He will offer the traditional opening address of the new academic year.

All Wittenberg Series events are admission-free. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the beginning of each lecture or performance.

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