2020 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

Ann Arbor MI 01-20-2020 01-20-2020

Each year a planning committee composed of faculty, staff, and students across campus choose a theme based on its relevance to current social justice issues and the teachings of Dr. King. The 2020 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium theme is The (Mis)Education of US.

The 2020 memorial keynote lecturer is Angela Davis. Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world, through her activism and scholarship over many decades. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.

Doors open at Hill Auditorium at 9:30 am. The event will be live streamed -- click here to watch

The (Mis)Education of US featuring memorial keynote lecturer Angela Davis

January 20, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Hill Auditorium (825 N. University Ave.)
Sponsored by: Co-sponsored by the University of Michigan Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium; the Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives, a unit in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Michigan Athletics; and the Stephen M. Ross School
Contact Information: mlksymposiuminfo@umich.edu
Cost: Free and open to the public, not ticketed
Count towards DEI continuing professional education

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Each year a planning committee composed of faculty, staff, and students across campus choose a theme based on its relevance to current social justice issues and the teachings of Dr. King. The 2020 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium theme is The (Mis)Education of US.

The 2020 memorial keynote lecturer is Angela Davis. Angela Davis has been deeply involved in movements for social justice around the world, through her activism and scholarship over many decades. Her work as an educator – both at the university level and in the larger public sphere – has always emphasized the importance of building communities of struggle for economic, racial, and gender justice.

Doors open at Hill Auditorium at 9:30 am. The event will be live streamed -- click here to watch