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August 21, 2019

MLK Symposium

January 21, 2019

MLK Symposium speakers explore resistance, unraveling injustice

Julia Putnam and Tim Wise discussed ways to resist oppressive systems, the misremembering of American history, and how education can help unravel injustice during their Keynote Memorial Lecture for U-M’s 33rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

January 14, 2019

Mathematician Suzanne L. Weekes to keynote Browne Colloquium

Some of the contributions and achievements of black female mathematicians — and women in science, technology, engineering and math careers more broadly — were highlighted on the big screen with the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures.”

January 14, 2019

Julie J. Park to discuss Harvard affirmative action lawsuit

Julie J. Park, a University of Maryland, College Park associate professor, will discuss a recent Harvard University affirmative action case and how Asian Americans fit into the debate about race-conscious college admissions.

January 14, 2019

Department of Dance presents annual concert, ‘Complex Rhythms’

The Department of Dance will present the annual ‘Complex Rhythms’ dance concert in the Power Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run from Feb. 7 through Feb. 10.

The concert will feature works by four choreographers who will draw from African and African-American aesthetic forms.

January 15, 2018

MLK speaker Hill Harper reminds audience 'we have the power'

Award-winning author, actor and philanthropist Hill Harper stressed the importance of voting in elections, emphasized the collective power of the people and rallied community members to more actively advocate for change during the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture.

January 8, 2018

Carillonist to use music against silence

A historic work of carillon music penned by African-American composer Jalalu-Kalvert Nelson will ring across the University of Michigan campus as part of "Music Against Silence."

January 8, 2018

Emory professor to explore concept of white rage

Carol Anderson, an Emory University professor and author, will discuss white rage and its role in history during the Donia Human Rights Center Distinguished Lecture.

Beginning at 4 p.m. Jan. 18 in 1010 Weiser Hall, the presentation is free and open to the public.

January 8, 2018

Adewale Troutman to deliver Health Sciences Lecture

Adewale Troutman, a health equity advocate and public health expert, will deliver the Martin Luther King Jr. Health Sciences Lecture, "The Fierce Urgency of Now — Moving Past Indecision to Action in Health Care Equity."


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