December 14, 2019

MLK Symposium

  1. October 29, 2019

    2020 MLK Symposium’s theme is ‘The (Mis) Education of US’

    To commemorate the legacy of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the 2020 MLK Symposium will focus on the complexities associated with diversity and highlighting the diversity within marginalized communities.

  2. 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 at the 2019 MLK Symposium keynote.

  3. January 14, 2019

    ‘Past Tense’ performance to explore justice and violence

    “Past Tense” will use poetry, videos and music to serve as a meditation and response to violence against African Americans at the hands of law enforcement and others in authority.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. January 14, 2019

    Trotter Center to host grandson of labor leader César Chávez

    In his directorial debut, “Hailing César,” the grandson of César Chávez embarks on a journey to better understand his grandfather’s legacy. The film will be presented by the Trotter Multicultural Center and followed by a moderated discussion with Edwardo Chávez.

  7. January 14, 2019

    University community invited to share experiences with bias

    In concert with the 2019 MLK Symposium theme “Unravel,” the Committee for Intercultural Development will host an event for members of the university community to share their stories of how they choose to respond to others’ biases and reflect on their own.

  8. January 14, 2019

    Mathematician Suzanne L. Weekes to keynote Browne Colloquium

    Suzanne L. Weekes, professor of mathematical sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, will deliver a lecture focusing on creating pathways for a more diverse generation of young people in mathematics communities.

  9. January 14, 2019

    2019 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

    An index of stories from the Record’s special section on the 2019 MLK Symposium.

  10. January 14, 2019

    Ford School discussion, photo exhibit to highlight impact of deportation

    Two Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy events will explore the recent deportation of Ann Arbor mother Lourdes Salazar Bautista and the impact of current U.S. immigration policy. Bautista, the mother of three children, left Mexico in 1997 to join her husband in the U.S., and the couple eventually bought a house in Ann…