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Alverno Community Conference

Alverno College

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On March 16, 2018, the annual Alverno Community Conference will focus on the ideas surrounding our theme, What is Truth? We pose this question as one that is broad as well as complex.

Keynote Speaker

Anne Bailey

Dr. Anne C. Bailey will be the keynote speaker for this year's annual community conference. She is a writer, historian, and a tenured professor of History and Africana Studies at SUNY Binghamton (State University of New York).

Dr. Bailey is committed to a concept of “living history” in which events of the past are connected to current and contemporary issues. She is also concerned with the reconciliation of communities after conflicts like slavery, war and genocide. In her work, she combines the elements of travel, adventure, history, and an understanding of contemporary issues with an accessible style. (Click here to see Dr. Bailey's full biography.)


Registration is open! This event is free for Alverno students, faculty, staff and alumnae, who can register at this link. The registration fee for community members is $25. Community members can register for the conference at this link. Don’t delay. Breakout sessions are filling up fast!

Breakout Sessions

Through 30 diverse breakout sessions, our presenters will offer world views, challenge social constructs or perceived truths, question ownership of truth and invite you to share your thoughts in an intriguing dialogue. For a detailed description of the sessions, click here.

 For more information, please contact the Assessment and Outreach Center at or 414-382-6087. 






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