Join Kent State University President Beverly J. Warren for Dinner and Events at The Chautauqua Institution


The RSVP deadline for this event has passed. Please call 330-672-2899 if you have any questions.

Investigate with featured keynote speaker, President Beverly J. Warren, the lessons, learnings and remembrances of the events surrounding May 4, 1970 at Kent State, and how the Wick Poetry Center’s Traveling Stanzas Exhibit is encouraging new voices to tell their story through creative tools and engaging experiences.

Chautauqua Clock Tower

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
6 p.m. Dinner Hosted by President Warren
Athenaeum Hotel, Chautauqua Institution

8:15 p.m. Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra
Amphitheater, Chautauqua Institution


Wednesday, August 15, 2018
9 a.m. Breakfast and Tour of Traveling Stanzas Exhibit
Poetry Makerspace, Colonnade Building, Chautauqua Institution

10:45 a.m. President Warren’s Lecture
Amphitheater, Chautauqua Institution

The Chautauqua Institution is a walking community. Please mention if you need mobility accommodations when you make your reservation.

A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved at the Athenaeum Hotel. To reserve a room, please call the hotel directly at 716-357-4444 and reference “Kent State University” to receive a special event rate; rooms will be held at the reduced rate until July 13, 2018.

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Athenaeum Hotel