Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Observance 2017

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Observance at the University of Connecticut
Monday, January 16, 2017
4:00pm
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The UConn community celebrates and reflects on the works and teachings of Dr. King, and the efforts that continue in his name today. We look forward to seeing you there!

The keynote speaker for 2017 will be Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is one of the leading intellectual voices in the country. He is currently the host of BET News and VH1 Live, as well as a political contributor for CNN. An award-winning journalist, Dr. Hill has received numerous prestigious awards from the National Association of Black Journalists, GLAAD, and the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Dr. Hill is Distinguished Professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College. Prior to that, he held positions at Columbia University and Temple University.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Observance 2017

Event Location

The 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Observance will take place at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts located on the University of Connecticut Storrs Campus.

Address
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
2132 Hillside Road, Unit 3104
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-3104

Contact Us

For more information about this event, please contact the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center by phone at 860-486-3433 or by email at aacc@uconn.edu. For immediate assistance, please contact Lynne Alexander by phone at 860-486-2070 or by email at lynne.alexander@uconn.edu