The Events page is updated within 48 hours from October through February. Individual events will appear below in chronological order. Proposed events are reviewed by Symposium organizers before being added to the events calendar.

Note: The only public event the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) coordinates annually is the Keynote Lecture at 10am on the MLK Holiday. For inquiries regarding any other event, please contact the designated event contact listed in the specific event below. OAMI does not have any information for events other than what is listed below unless listed else where.

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

  • Community Organizing for Social Justice Teach-Out

    January 24, 2018, 12:10 AM-11:00 PM

  • Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds

    January 24, 2018, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM

  • Community Organizing for Social Justice Teach-Out

    January 25, 2018, 12:10 AM-11:00 PM

  • Cultural Competency: Perspectives in Healthcare

    January 25, 2018, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

  • A Celebration of MLK’s Biblical Legacy

    January 25, 2018, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

  • Selma

    January 25, 2018, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

  • Community Organizing for Social Justice Teach-Out

    January 26, 2018, 12:10 AM-11:00 PM

  • Social Justice in Psychotherapy

    January 26, 2018, 9:00 AM-10:10 AM

  • Social Justice in Student Life

    January 26, 2018, 9:10 AM-12:00 PM

  • Trans Health Activism in Detroit: Moving Forward Together

    January 26, 2018, 2:10 PM-4:00 PM

  • SMTD@UMMA Performance Series: Out of the Silence, A Narrated Concert to Honor Black Classical Musicians of the Past

    January 26, 2018, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

  • Community Organizing for Social Justice Teach-Out

    January 27, 2018, 12:10 AM-11:00 PM

  • Community Organizing for Social Justice Teach-Out

    January 28, 2018, 12:10 AM-11:00 PM

  • Community Organizing for Social Justice Teach-Out

    January 29, 2018, 12:10 AM-11:00 PM

  • Teaching in Tumultuous Times: making choices about how to address the world beyond your classroom

    February 1, 2018, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • A/PIA Allyship with the Black Community: Our Shared History

    February 3, 2018, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

  • 4th Annual W.M. Trotter Lecture

    February 8, 2018, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

  • A Dream Deferred

    February 8, 2018, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

  • Our Love Is Beyond Your Imagination

    February 9, 2018, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

  • Yissy García & Bandancha: Afro Cuban Dance Party

    February 9, 2018, 8:00 PM-11:00 PM

  • BREAKING GLASS: HYPER-LINKING OPERA AND SOCIAL ISSUES

    February 10, 2018, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

  • The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: Friday – Day One

    February 16, 2018, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

  • Kaleidoscope: A Student Arts Festival

    February 16, 2018, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

  • The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: Saturday – Day Two

    February 17, 2018, 2:00 PM-4:30 PM

  • Opera in Concert The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess

    February 17, 2018, 7:30 PM-11:30 PM

  • Talking About Porgy and Bess: A Post-Performance Discussion

    February 18, 2018, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • FRAME: A salon series on visual art, performance, and identity

    February 19, 2018, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM

  • FRAME: A salon series on visual art, performance, and identity

    March 19, 2018, 7:00 PM-8:30 PM