Upcoming MLK Events!!!!

The George Washington University Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

“A GW Community Celebration of King: The Three Dimensions of a Complete Life.”

 

Tuesday, January 14

A March to a Dream

12pm-1:30pm ● Square 80 

Join the community for a student and staff led march to the Lincoln and King Memorials. We will gather in Square 80, listen to commentary about the March on Washington, take an historic walk through campus, and convene for pictures and reflection at each monument site. Warm beverages will be provided.

 

Tuesday, January 14

“KING” – History Channel Documentary

7pm-9pm ● Marvin Center Amphitheater

Explore forty years after Martin Luther King’s assassination as this documentary takes viewers through the extraordinary life and times of America’s civil rights visionary. KING goes beyond the legend to portray the man, the questions, the myths and, most importantly, the relevance of Dr. King’s message in today’s world.

 

Wednesday, January 15

Messages From the Mountaintop

9am-3pm ● Kogan Plaza

Join the community in keeping Dr. King’s voice alive through reflections on King’s life and legacy while reading his lectures, sermons, and letters with passersby in Kogan Plaza. To register, open the link below. Warm beverages will be provided.

 

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The Community Celebration of King:

Three Dimensions of a Complete Life

Celebrate with us the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a focus on the following:  King’s education and intellect with an emphasis on the Morehouse years;  King’s spiritual life from seminary to “The Call” to pastor the Dexter Street Baptist:  King’s activism and service with a focus on Montgomery, Selma, and the March on Washington.  Each of our primary speakers brings a deeply personal interpretation to the telling of their story of King:

Prof. Fran Buntman – Sociology – Tribute to Mandela

George Rice – MSSC – Intellect and the Morehouse Years

Prof. Robin Marcus – University Writing program = Spiritual Life

Dr. Bernard Demczuk – Activism to the March on Washington

 

Monday, January 20

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 2014: “A Day On, Not A Day Off”

10am-4pm ● Marvin Center Grand Ballroom (Opening Program)

Join together with other members of the GW community as we celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through service. Sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service.

 

Monday, January 20

The National Collegiate Dialogue on Race

9am-11pm ● MSSC (2127 G St, NW)

Stop by the Multicultural Student Services Center for your user name and password to participate. Open to everyone.

 

To register or RSVP for the events above, visit gwmlk.eventbrite.com

For more Program information www.gwmlk.com

Questions? Please contact the Multicultural Student Services Center 

(MSSC – 2127 G St, NW) at 202-994-6772gwumssc@gmail.com, or .

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