Gloria S. Duclos Convocation

This year’s Convocation asks each of member of our community to question ourselves, our society, our institutions and our leaders. A full year of events on the theme of Race and Participatory Democracy. Learn more about Gloria S. Duclos Convocation.

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Speaking Truths

A conversation on the lasting impact of the Maine child welfare system on Wabanaki people and ongoing efforts to heal through recognition and education.

Convocation Opening: An Agenda for Eliminating Racism in the Era of “Recognition, Justice and Development”

Dòwòti Désir discusses the United Nation's mandate to eliminate the scourge of racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance

Every Big Dream Starts Somewhere

Featuring Steve Pemberton whose memoir chronicles the unimaginable odds faced in a foster care system and the educators who helped propel him to success.

Descendants of Henrietta Lacks Speak Back

Family members of Henrietta Lack's discuss ethics, race, and the commercialization of human tissue

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Whose Streets? (with filmmaker Sabaah Folayan)

"...a powerful battle cry from a generation fighting, not for their civil rights, but for the right to live."

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Events

Sep
19
Tue

Speaking Truths

1:00 PM, Cohen Education Center - Glickman Library
Sep
20
Wed

Whose Streets?

7:00 PM, Space Gallery - 538 Congress Street, Portland
Sep
29
Fri

Convocation Opening

10:00 AM, Payson Smith Green (Rain Location: Sullivan Gym)
Sep
29
Fri

Waking Windows Concert

5:00 PM, Space Gallery - 538 Congress Street, Portland
Sep
30
Sat

Waking Windows Concert

11:00 AM, Space Gallery - 538 Congress Street, Portland