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

Events

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.

  • Opening: Deported: An American Division

    January 9, 2019, 4:00 PM-5:20 PM

  • “Hailing Cesar” Film Screening and Discussion

    January 15, 2019, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

  • Gifts of Art presents Classical Pops MLK Concert by Grosse Ile Quintet

    January 17, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

  • Intentional Mentorship: Building inclusive campus environments for student learning and success

    January 17, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

  • Student Internships: Working With Collections that Highlight Underrepresented Perspectives

    January 17, 2019, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • Linguistics Department, Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture: Lal Zimman

    January 18, 2019, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • MLK Central Campus Spirit Awards: Alumni Stories of Activism Past & Present

    January 18, 2019, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • 14th Annual MLK Central Campus Spirit Awards Ceremony

    January 19, 2019, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • MLK Children and Youth Program

    January 21, 2019, 8:30 AM-3:00 PM

  • 33rd Annual Keynote Memorial Lecture: Tim Wise and Julia Putnam

    January 21, 2019, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

  • MLK Day at the UMDC

    January 21, 2019, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

  • MLK Watch Party—ITS

    January 21, 2019, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • One family’s story: People, Policy, & the Politics of Deportation

    January 21, 2019, 11:30 AM-1:30 PM

  • 29th Annual MLK Health Sciences Lecture presents: Jacquelyn Y. Taylor, Ph.D., RN, “Using Genomic and Environmental Methods to Unravel Hypertension Health Disparities in African American Women”

    January 21, 2019, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

  • Taking action to unravel injustice in our own communities

    January 21, 2019, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

  • Y(our) Story: unraveling biases

    January 21, 2019, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

  • University Library MLK Day Program

    January 21, 2019, 2:00 PM-4:30 PM

  • Dr. King and the International Student/Scholar Community at U-M

    January 21, 2019, 3:00 PM-4:30 PM

  • What We Have Forgotten: MLK and Militarism

    January 21, 2019, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

  • Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium

    January 21, 2019, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

  • Unravel the Athlete

    January 21, 2019, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Diversity Thumball (January 22nd session)

    January 22, 2019, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

  • Unravel with Interfaith (Graduate Student session)

    January 22, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

  • Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

    January 22, 2019, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • Unravel with Interfaith (Undergraduate Student session)

    January 22, 2019, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Anti-Racism Teach In

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

  • Rackham King Talks

    January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

  • RacismLab Presents: Cultural Racism and American Social Structure Speaker Series

    January 23, 2019, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

  • Diversity Café (January 23rd session)

    January 23, 2019, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

  • Affirmative Action, Asian Americans, and the Harvard Case

    January 23, 2019, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

  • Diversity Thumball (January 24th session)

    January 24, 2019, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

  • Donia Human Rights Center Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture. “Locking up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America”

    January 24, 2019, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • Coalition Building Teach In

    January 24, 2019, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

  • Diversity Café (January 25th session)

    January 25, 2019, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture: Mabel O. Wilson

    January 25, 2019, 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

  • Camille A. Brown & Dancers, ink

    January 26, 2019, 8:00 PM-10:30 PM

  • Towards Transformative Change: Institutional self-assessment and relationship building between U-M & MSIs.

    January 30, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM

  • Political Etiologies in Health Care

    January 31, 2019, 3:30 PM-6:00 PM

  • Juliana Huxtable, Live in Performance

    February 6, 2019, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Complex Rhythms (February 7th performance)

    February 7, 2019, 7:30 PM-9:30 PM

  • Complex Rhythms (February 8th performance)

    February 8, 2019, 8:00 PM-10:00 PM

  • Complex Rhythms (February 9th performance)

    February 9, 2019, 8:00 PM-10:00 PM

  • Complex Rhythms (February 10th performance)

    February 10, 2019, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • Research in the Public Interest — and Taking Action for the Public Good

    February 15, 2019, 1:00 PM-3:30 PM

  • Past Tense (February 15th performance)

    February 15, 2019, 8:00 PM-10:30 PM

  • Past Tense (February 16th performance)

    February 16, 2019, 8:00 PM-10:30 PM