MLK Celebration at Ithaca College! (Jan. 22nd – Jan. 27th) [from the Honors Program blog]

Ithaca College Honors Program Blog

Hello Honorites!

The Martin Luther King Jr. Week Celebration will take place the first week back from winter break, January 22nd-27th!

This year’s theme, “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution”, comes from Dr. King’s 1968 sermon in which he called on audience members to create a global perspective of mutual interconnectedness and “work passionately and unrelentingly to get rid of racial injustice in all its dimensions”.

All of the on-campus events are free and open to the public. 

20171222110000954_1.jpgEVENTS FOR THE WEEK LONG CELEBRATION:

TUESDAY, JAN. 23
Educational Workshop: “Are You Woke? Remaining Awake for the Great Revolution and Relaunching Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s Poor People’s Campaign Today”
12:10–1 p.m., Klingenstein Lounge, Campus Center
Presenters: David Harker, Director of the Center for Civic Engagement; Alicia Swords, Director of the Honors Program and Associate Professor of Sociology; Baruch Whitehead, Associate Professor of Music Education
By revisiting the last years of King’s work, including his…

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