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.

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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.

  • CMENAS Teach-In Town Hall: BDS, Nonviolence, and MLK’s Legacy in the Middle East

    January 22, 2019, 10:00 AM-12:00 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

  • Value the Voice: A Storytellers’ Lounge

    January 22, 2019, 7:00 PM-9:00 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

  • Marisa Morán Jahn: Penny W. Stamps Speaker Series Event

    January 24, 2019, 5:10 PM-6:30 PM

  • Coalition Building Teach In

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

  • Marisa Morán Jahn: The Mighty and the Mythic (Exhibition Opening Reception)

    January 24, 2019, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM

  • Diversity Café (January 25th session)

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

  • Mass Incarceration: A WeListen Staff Discussion

    January 25, 2019, 11:00 AM-1:00 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

  • “The Color of Fear” Film Screening and Discussion about the Politics of Race and Whiteness

    January 30, 2019, 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

  • Lunch with Phi Beta Kappa — You Are Not Safe in Science; You Are Not Safe In History: On Abiding Metaphors and Finding a Calling

    January 31, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM

  • Political Etiologies in Health Care

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

  • 13th Screening

    February 1, 2019, 4:00 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