January and February 2017
Start the new semester and the new year by attending a motivating talk with one of several guest speakers at the University. The Martin Luther King Jr. Commencement Address will feature renowned author and educator Joy DeGruy. The Humanities Center will feature several events, including a talk by comparative literature professor Carol Dougherty. The annual inspireDANCE Festival will host a guest performance by New York City dance company Dance Heginbotham and the Memorial Art Gallery will feature several new exhibitions and events. In late February, Jenny Nordberg, investigative reporter and author of The Underground Girls of Kabul, will read from her work as part of the Neilly Series Lecture Series. There are a wide-range of activities to choose from mid January through February. Explore the University Events Calendar daily for ongoing lecture series, health and wellness sessions, and traditional winter celebrations at the University.