The Oberlin Convocation Series, presented by the Finney Lecture Committee and the Office of the President, presents free, public discussions of cutting-edge issues by some of the country’s most prominent thinkers from an array of disciplines and professional fields. These talks are open to the public and take place in Finney Chapel. Lectures begin at 7:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. 

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Convocation: An Evening with Paul Beatty

7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Finney Chapel

Paul Beatty is the author of four novels― Slumberland , Tuff, The White Boy Shuffle , and The Sellout ―and two books of poetry: Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce . He is the editor of...