November 19, 2019

MLK Symposium

  1. 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 campus as part of “Music Against Silence.” Tiffany Ng, university carillonist and assistant professor of carillon, will perform Nelson’s 1973 “Carillon Dances.”

  2. January 8, 2018

    MLK Symposium 2018 calendar of events

    A list of many of the events scheduled for the 2018 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium.

     

  3. January 8, 2018

    2018 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

    Author, actor Hill Harper to deliver symposium keynote Award-winning actor, best-selling author and philanthropist Hill Harper will deliver the 32nd annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Symposium keynote memorial lecture. Trotter Lecture to feature Janet Mock, Amiyah Scott Acclaimed author Janet Mock and actor Amiyah Scott will serve as keynote speakers for the Trotter…
  4. January 8, 2018

    HuffPost editor to discuss role of journalism, free press

    HuffPost editor-in-chief and Livingston Award winner Lydia Polgreen will discuss the role of journalism in a democracy and its responsibility in the current moment.

  5. January 8, 2018

    Trotter Lecture to feature Janet Mock, Amiyah Scott

    Acclaimed author Janet Mock and actor Amiyah Scott will serve as keynote speakers for the Trotter Multicultural Center’s fourth annual W.M. Trotter Lecture.

  6. January 8, 2018

    Andrea J. Ritchie to discuss police violence against women of color

    Author, advocate and police misconduct attorney Andrea J. Ritchie will discuss how women of color experience brutality at the hands of law enforcement.

  7. January 8, 2018

    Panel to highlight health partnership to help LGBTQ youth

    A partnership between the Ruth Ellis Center and the Henry Ford Health System that aims to improve the long-term health outcomes of LGBTQ youth is the topic of a panel discussion.

  8. January 8, 2018

    SMTD performance to celebrate musical life of African Americans

    “Out of the Silence” will celebrate the musical life of African Americans during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and showcase seldom-heard works by several black American composers.

  9. January 8, 2018

    No Safety Net talk to examine social justice and theater

    Poet and playwright Claudia Rankine and dramaturg and producer P. Carl will discuss the relationship between theater and social justice, as well as how theater-making is an act of citizenship.

  10. January 7, 2018

    Mabel O. Wilson to deliver Taubman lecture

    Columbia University professor Mabel O. Wilson will deliver the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning’s inaugural Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial lecture.