Convocation Series Spring 2015

Convocation Series

The Augsburg Convocation Series is an annual speaker series incorporating long-standing endowed and special programs of Augsburg College. Augsburg College encourages us all to consider the power of vision in a world of tension. The Convocation Series offers a time to hear some outstanding leaders and visionaries who join us in great conversations that contribute to making the world a safer place for future generations.


The Christensen Symposium

Jim Wallis – “The Bridge to a New America”

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center

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The Center for Wellness and Counseling Convocation

Kristin Neff – “Self-Compassion: How to be an inner ally rather than an inner enemy”

Thursday, November 10, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center


The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Convocation

Nekima Levy-Pounds – “Renewing King’s Call for Social Justice, Equity, and Inclusion, in an age of demagoguery

January 16, 2017

1:00 p.m.
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center


The Leif J. sverdrup lecture

Hope Jahren – “Be as a Tree Planted by the Waters: The Magic of Roots, Leaves, and Everything in Between”

January 24, 2017
11:00 a.m.

Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center


The Batalden Seminar in Applied Ethics

Carolyn Finney, author of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

February 10, 2017
10:00 a.m.

Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center


The Koryne Horbal Lecture

Spring 2017


All events are free and open to the public and take place in Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center. For information or special requests, call 612-330-1104. Speakers, dates, and times are subject to change.