Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison will give a special convocation talk. The celebrated writer's work is known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed African American characters; among the best known The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Beloved, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988. Her most recent novel, Home, was published in 2012.
Limited tickets will be available at the door on a first come, first serve basis.
Overflow seating will be available in the Science Center's West Lecture Hall, where the convocation will be broadcast live. Overflow seating is free and does not require a ticket.