Monday, Jan 21, 2013
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- 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Off Campus Location
- various locations on and off campus
Monday, Jan. 21 MLK Symposium events:
Presentation: Annual MLK Children & Youth Day, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Modern Languages Building. Since its start in 1998, this program has attracted approximately 8,000 K-12 student attendees from throughout southeast Michigan.
Exhibit: Black History 101: Mobile Museum, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Michigan Union Art Lounge. Centerpieces of the exhibit include rare memorabilia of Angela Davis, one of the MLK Symposium speakers, rare photos of King, and the original program from his 1963 Cobo Hall appearance where he first gave the I Have A Dream speech.
Lecture: Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium Keynote Memorial Lecture, 10 a.m., Hill Auditorium, with Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, one of America’s most successful and innovative public interest law firms.
Presentation: MLK Children’s Activity, MLK Puppets, 10-11:30 a.m., Matrix Theatre, Detroit Center, 3663 Woodward Ave., Suite 150.
Talk: Culturally-Tailored Interventions: Lessons Learned from the Black Panther Party’s Survival Programs, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 1755 School of Public Health I. â¨Speaker Rebecca Hasson will lead a short question and answer session.
Talk: Your Role in Social Change, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Michigan League Koessler Room. This interactive dialogue event brings together a diverse group from the university and greater Ann Arbor community. Light refreshments will be served.
March: Martin Luther King Day March and Rally for Affirmative Action. The event begins with a gathering at 11:30 a.m. at the corner of South University and South Forest, followed by a march and 12:30 p.m. rally in the Diag.
Talk: Unequal Burdens and Unparalleled Opportunities: Achieving the Dream for Health and Pain Care, 11:45 a.m., Towsley Center, Dow Auditorium with Dr. Carmen Green, School of Public Health and Institute for Social Research.
Talk: Proclaiming Emancipation Gallery Talks, noon-1:45 p.m. and 4-6 p.m., Gallery in Room 100, Hatcher Graduate Library, with Proclaiming Emancipation exhibit curators Martha Jones, Clayton Lewis and student curators.
Panel: Prison Creative Arts Project Presents: Mental Health and Incarceration, 12:30-2 p.m., Michigan Union Anderson Room.
Talk: Business & Finance MLK Convocation, Imagine the Possibilities. What if…? 1-3 p.m., Rackham Auditorium, with Steve L. Robbins. A Vietnamese immigrant, he overcame the challenges of poverty and discrimination on the tough streets of Los Angeles to become a champion for inclusion. A reception follows at 3:15 p.m. in the Rackham lobby.
Talk: Impediments to the Dream: The Prison Industrial Complex and the Dream, 4 p.m., Michigan Union Rogel Ballroom with Angela Davis, author, lecturer and political activist. The presentation will be streamed remotely to the Union Pendleton Room, The Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery, Duderstadt Center Conference Room 1180, and the Detroit Center.
Talk: 50 Years Later: A New March to The Dream, 2 p.m., Power Center for Performing Arts, with reflections and music from School of Music, Theatre & Dance faculty and students.
Presentation: Circle of Unity from 3-4 p.m. on the Diag features students, staff and faculty from the university community with performances, speakers, and other activities to recall MLK’s dream, evaluate where society has come since, and what still needs to be done.
Performance: A Tribute to MLK: Poetry Slam & Art Expression, 3 p.m., Penny W. Stamps Auditorium.
Panel: 50 Years Later: Oral Health and Dental Education in the U.S., 3-5 p.m., Sindecuse Atrium, School of Dentistry, with Dr. Bonita Neighbors, director of the Community Dental Center.
Talk: Linguistics Department MLK Colloquium, 4 p.m., 340 West Hall, with Anne Charity Hudley.
Talk: Urban Renewal and the Promise of King’s Dream, 4 p.m., Room 100, Hutchins Hall, with Cory Booker, 42, mayor of Newark, N.J.
Panel: MLK/Inauguration Day: Implications for an Inclusive Politics, 4-6:30 p.m., Educational Conference Center, School of Social Work.
Talk: Race, Poverty, and Access to Food in America: Resistance, Survival and Sustainability, the annual MLK Lecture at the School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE), 5 p.m., Room 1040, Dana Building, with Dorceta Taylor, professor of Environmental Justice at SNRE and founder and director of the Multicultural Environmental Leadership Development Initiative.
Talk: Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech that Transformed a Nation, 6 p.m., Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Blau Auditorium, with Clarence B. Jones, advisor and speechwriter for the Martin Luther King Jr.
Performance: From Cass Corridor to the World: A Tribute to Detroit’s Musical Golden Age, 7:30 p.m., Hill Auditorium, with Detroit native Geri Allen serving as music director. Service: MLK Day of Service, opens at 8 a.m. at the CIViC, UM-Dearborn University Center, followed by a Food Pantry Ribbon Cutting at 9 a.m.
Service: Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, UM-Flint, opens with a volunteer breakfast from 7-9 a.m. in the Michigan Rooms, Mott University Center, and the Michigan Blood Drive, from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the center’s Happenings Room.
Viewing: 57th Presidential Inauguration Viewing, all day, UM-Flint Loving Cultural Center. There will be refreshments.