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.

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Nu Chapter Founders Day Celebration: “The (Mis)education of Us”

    January 13, 2020, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

  • Black, Deaf, and Disabled: Navigating the Institutional, Ideological, and Linguistic Barriers with Intersectional Identities in the United States

    January 17, 2020, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Epsilon Chapter Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

    January 17, 2020, 7:00 PM-9:30 PM

  • Ringing Out Rep. John Lewis’s Legacy with Carillon Music

    January 18, 2020, 7:30 PM-7:50 PM

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Children and Youth Program

    January 20, 2020, 8:30 AM-3:00 PM

  • ITS Watch Party for MLK Keynote Lecture (111 Boyer)

    January 20, 2020, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • ITS Watch Party for MLK Keynote Lecture (2015 Administrative Services Building)

    January 20, 2020, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • ITS Watch Party for MLK Keynote Lecture (Arbor Lakes South Dome Arbor Lakes Building 3)

    January 20, 2020, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • ITS Watch Party for MLK Keynote Lecture (Suite 10 Victor’s Way)

    January 20, 2020, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

  • MLK Day at the UMDC

    January 20, 2020, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM

  • Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For

    January 20, 2020, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM

  • Many Stories, One Michigan: Sharing. Connecting. Building Community.

    January 20, 2020, 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • University of Michigan Health Sciences 2020 MLK Lecture

    January 20, 2020, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

  • Brown v. The Board of Education: The Legacy Continues

    January 20, 2020, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • Michigan Community Scholars Program presents: the 14th Annual MLK Circle of Unity

    January 20, 2020, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

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

    January 20, 2020, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

  • ISR MLK Symposium: MLK’s Legacy for Social and Behavioral Science Research – Perspectives from New Scholars

    January 20, 2020, 2:30 PM-5:00 PM

  • Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium

    January 20, 2020, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

  • 2020 North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Awards

    January 20, 2020, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

  • The Guild Poetry Showcase | “Whose Dream Is This?”

    January 20, 2020, 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

  • Diversity Thumball

    January 21, 2020, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

  • CMENAS Honors the Legacy of Dr. King

    January 21, 2020, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • MLK Jr.’s Legacy and the Crisis of Racial Capitalism – What’s Next?

    January 21, 2020, 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

  • Donia Human Rights Center Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture. “The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and Modern Urban America.”

    January 22, 2020, 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

  • Diversity in Dermatology: Our past, present, and future”

    January 23, 2020, 8:30 AM-9:40 AM

  • Digitizing Archives of Abolitionists: The Rochester Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society Papers

    January 23, 2020, 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

  • Artist Talk with Cullen Washington, Jr.: Abstract Meditations on the Grid and Humanity

    January 23, 2020, 5:10 PM-6:30 PM

  • The Liberating Power of the Exodus in Martin Luther King Jr’s Speeches

    January 23, 2020, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

  • Peer-Led Anti-Racism Teach-In

    January 25, 2020, 1:30 PM-3:00 PM

  • Code Switching (January 28th event)

    January 28, 2020, 9:00 AM-10:00 AM

  • From Selma to Stonewall: Are We There Yet?

    January 28, 2020, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

  • Rackham Graduate School’s 3rd Annual King Talks

    January 30, 2020, 6:00 PM-7:30 PM

  • Diversity Cafe’

    February 3, 2020, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM

  • Code Switching (February 13th event)

    February 13, 2020, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM