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Virtual Opening Convocation

  • Date: Monday, August 31, 2020
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: Zoom

Click here to watch the live-streamed event.

Celebrate the start of the new academic year and welcome the class of 2024 with a virtual Opening Convocation. The convocation speaker is Thi Bui, author of "The Best We Could Do," the summer 2020 reading. Thi Bui came to the United States in 1978 as part of the "boat people" wave of refugees fleeing Southeast Asia at the end of the Vietnam War. Her graphic novel delivers personal narratives of multiple generations, set against the complex history of Vietnam in the 20th century. Opening Convocation is required for Paideia students as part of their coursework. Limited copies of the book are still available for faculty and staff in the Luther College Book Shop.

Thi Bui 

Questions? Contact Kristen Underwood, 563-387-1536