January 13, 2014
Topic: Campus News
Here's a rundown of stories in the Record's special section about the 2014 MLK Symposium:
The theme “Power, Justice, Love: Heal the Divide” will guide the 28th annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium through Feb. 7.
Harry Belafonte says America needs to move beyond its selective perception of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and embrace the wider change he sought. The legendary entertainer, activist and humanitarian will present the MLK Symposium keynote address Jan. 20.
The Business and Finance Department and its partners are featuring Albert Mensah at the Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation on Jan. 20.
The history of modern black student activism — from the 1968 protest at Hill Auditorium following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., to the recent #BBUM movement last fall — will be discussed at “The Power of Protest: Black Student Activism at the University of Michigan” from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday.
“A Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Art Expression & Poetry Slam,” will take place Jan. 20 in Stamps Auditorium in the Walgreen Drama Center.
Trachette Jackson, professor of mathematics, will deliver the lecture “The Evolution of Mathematical Approaches for Understanding Tumor Angiogenesis” at the Marjorie Lee Browne Colloquium on Jan. 20.
A listing of MLK Symposium events.