Oberlin College and Conservatory

Convocation: An Evening with Terry Tempest Williams

Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Finney Chapel
90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Conservationist, free speech advocate, and author, Terry Tempest Williams has a long history of environmental activism. Currently the Provostial Scholar at Dartmouth College, Williams writes of how environmental issues are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice.

Recognized by the Sierra Club, the Wilderness Society, and the Center for the American West, Williams has won many awards for her writing and her advocacy. The author of Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family & Place, An Unspoken Hunger: Stories from the Field, and When Women Were Birds, Williams’ writing has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, Orion Magazine, and numerous anthologies. 

The Convocation is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Office of the President and the Finney Lecture Committee.

Photo: © 2014 zoë rodriguez photography

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Signature Programs, Convocation


Administrative, Office of the President, Public Programs




Free, Open to the Public

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Office of Donor Relations

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(440) 775-6785

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