Attend Annual MLK Jr. Convocation

submitted by reeck@augsburg.edu

On Monday, January 17, 2022 Augsburg University will host its annual MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CONVOCATION from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in the Hoversten Chapel with additional seating and viewing via livestream in Sateren Auditorium. This year the convocation theme is “Storytelling: Connecting Our Stories”. Through the keynote speaker, gospel choir, spoken word artist, soloist, and dancers, this longtime tradition in the Black community will be lifted up as a powerful symbol of healing and resisting.

To see the full convocation schedule, register for a pre-convocation storytelling workshop, and to get your ticket to the 2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation, visit www.augsburg.edu/convo/mlk

Prior to the convocation, three pre-convocation storytelling workshops will be offered during a Storytelling Hour. (More information below.) To sign-up to participate in one of these three workshops, click the following link. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe37ko46wAQqBT7j4AH3V9vAIdaLXigUrSibOiUkqTB0-EXOw/viewform

PRE-CONVOCATION WORKSHOP INFORMATION
Workshop Title: Writing can be a powerful tool to help process emotions, self express, and create the needed space to heal.
Workshop Presenter: Griot Joe Davis
Workshop Location: Oren Gateway Center, Room 113
Workshop Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Workshop Title: The Social Hour
Workshop Presenter: Griot Atlese Robinson ‘19
Workshop Location: Oren Gateway Center, Room 114
Workshop Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Workshop Title: Storytelling in African American English
Workshop Presenter: Griot Mary Taris ‘04
Workshop Location: Oren Gateway Center, Room 111
Workshop Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Annual MLK Jr. Convocation Website