July 13, 2020

MLK Symposium

  1. January 13, 2020

    Khalil Gibran Muhammad to deliver Donia Human Rights Center lecture

    Award-winning professor, author and scholar Khalil Gibran Muhammad will reveal how the idea of black criminality was crucial to the making of modern urban America, during his lecture.

  2. January 13, 2020

    Medical professor to discuss diversity in dermatology

    Nada Elbuluk, dermatologist and University of Southern California assistant professor of dermatology, will discuss the history of diversity of dermatology and the current national landscape.

  3. January 13, 2020

    Artist to discuss his works inspired by the public square

    Artist Cullen Washington Jr. will discuss his most recent collection of abstract paintings was inspired by the “agora,” or the public gathering spaces in ancient Greece that gave birth to democracy.

  4. January 13, 2020

    Student-led teach-in will explore issues of racism, oppression

    University of Michigan students are invited to explore issues around racism during a unique workshop, led by their peers, as part of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium. The Anti-Racism Teach-In, organized by the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs, will take place at 1 p.m. Jan. 25 in Room 3000 of the Michigan…
  5. December 17, 2019

    Political activist Angela Davis to keynote MLK Symposium

    Activist, educator and author Angela Davis will deliver the 33rd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture Jan. 20.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  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…