U-M Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

Events

The Events page is updated daily from October through February and will appear below in chronological order. Proposed events are reviewed by Symposium organizers before being added to the events calendar.

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*Events will not be published unless all details are accounted for. We will not publish an event with TBD’s or TBA’s in event submission.*

Please email the symposium coordinators at mlksymposiuminfo@umich.edu with any questions.

  • Linguistics MLK Colloquium with Lenore Grenoble

    January 13, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • Art of Impact – Jade Simmons: Concert Pianist & Powerhouse Speaker

    January 15, 2017, 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

  • MLK Children and Youth Program

    January 16, 2017, 8:30 AM-3:00 PM

  • Your Role in Social Change

    January 16, 2017, 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

  • Health Sciences Lecture: “The Liberian Ebola Epidemic: Sounds of War and Sounds of Change” Mosoka Fallah, PhD, MA, MPH

    January 16, 2017, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

  • Ringing for Change: Carillon Music by African American Composers

    January 16, 2017, 12:00 PM-12:30 PM

  • The Revolutionary’s Soundtrack

    January 16, 2017, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

  • Y(our) Story: Sounds of Change – Hear My Story

    January 16, 2017, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

  • One Drop of Love

    January 16, 2017, 2:00 PM-4:30 PM

  • MLK Day Circle of Unity

    January 16, 2017, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • What They Did Not Want Martin Talking About: MLK’s thoughts and teachings on the dangers of war and militarism.

    January 16, 2017, 3:00 PM-4:30 PM

  • Citizen, An American Lyric: A Discussion with Claudia Rankine

    January 16, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:30PM

  • Organizing for Change: Social Work Strategies and Tactics

    January 16, 2017, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Stamps in Color Exhibition: Redefining Identity | Opening Reception

    January 16, 2017, 7:00 PM-8:00 PM

  • An Afternoon with Junot Diaz

    January 18, 2017, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

  • Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women

    January 18, 2017, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Conflict Dialogues

    January 18, 2017, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

  • Galvanizing Social Justice through Comics

    January 19, 2017, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

  • SMTD@UMMA: The Star-Spangled Banner: Transformation, Translation, Amnesia & Remembrance

    January 22, 2017, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

  • Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

    January 24, 2017, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • #IAmNotHidden – Margot Lee Shetterly Fireside Chat Reception and Book Signing

    January 24, 2017, 7:00 PM-8:20 PM

  • Asian/Pacific Islander American Advocacy in the Civil Rights Movement

    January 25, 2017, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

  • Defective, Deficient, Burdensome: Thinking about Bad Bodies

    January 27, 2017, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM

  • Sounds of Change – How U Respond To Language and Its Impact on Health Disparities

    February 8, 2017, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

  • The Fannie Lou Hamer Story, “Healing Through the Sound of Music”

    February 21, 2017, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

  • Race at the Intersection

    February 22, 2017, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM