Join the Lawrence Community for its 2021-2022 Convocation series.

Alexandra Bell | Counternarratives Friday, February 18, 2022

University Convocation: Alexandra Bell, multidisciplinary artist

Distinguished multidisciplinary artist Alexandra Bell presents “Counternarratives." Her work examines the ways in which media narratives shape discourse and policy surrounding race, politics, and culture. 

University Convocation Program

Friday, February 18, 2022
12:30 p.m.
Limited In-Person + Virtual Convocation


Fugue à la Gigue - David N. Johnson (1922-1987)

Performed by Daniel Schwandt, University Organist

Musical Selection

Form the Fabric - inti figgis-vizueta (b. 1993)

Performed by Lawrence University Flute Ensemble
Erin Lesser, Michael Clayville, and Suzanne Jordheim, directors

Nick Baer, Isabella Cisneros, Kai Coley, Laura Cortes, Josie Dale, Alison Gauvreau, Juan Hernandez, Cindy Kaiser, Darren Lam, Carmen Magestro, Rachel Michtom, Amber Newman, Sarah Pedlar, Helen Threlkeld, Aukje Van Eck, Kylie Zajdel

Land Acknowledgement 

Brigetta Miller (Mohican)
Associate Professor of Music, Affiliate Faculty Ethnic Studies

Introduction of Alexandra Bell

Beth Zinsli
Assistant Professor of Art History


Alexandra Bell


Trumpet Tune in A Major - David N. Johnson 

Performed by Daniel Schwandt

Q&A immediately following

Please refrain from talking during all musical selections.

As a courtesy to the artists and to those in attendance, please be aware that sounds such as whispering and the rustling of programs and cellophane wrappers are magnified in the hall.

Please silence all cell phones and electronic devices. No recording or photography allowed.

An American Sign Language interpreter will be available and located near the stage.

Next Convocation:

"Door to Remain: Community in Poetry's Threshold"
Austin Segrest
, assistant professor of English
Friday, May 27, 2022, 12:30 p.m.