SLCL May Convocation 2019


Dana Shalash, front, was one of 14 doctoral candidates who were hooded at the SLCL Convocation ceremony on May 11. Dana is from the Department of Linguistics, and was hooded by Professor Irene Koshik.

The May 2019 SLCL Convocation ceremony took place in Foellinger Auditorium on Saturday, May 11. The featured speaker was Harriet Murav, from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the Program in Comparative and World Literature. Murav is the Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies.

In attendance were 108 graduates, 35 faculty members, and nearly 600 guests. A reception took place in the Foreign Languages Building following the ceremony. This year’s group of graduates include 68 in the bachelor’s degree category, 26 in master’s degrees, and 14 in doctoral degrees.