Office of the Provost

Martin Luther King Jr. Events

Date: Monday, January 16th – Sunday, January 29th, 2017
Event name and sponsoring organization: Civil Rights Activism Art Showcase sponsored by the Kansas Union​
Event time: Kansas Union hours of operation
Location: Gallery space, 4th floor Kansas Union


Date: Monday, January 16, 2017
Event name and sponsoring organization: 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast sponsored by the Jayhawk Breakfast Rotary Club
Event time: 7:30 am
Location: Maceli’s Banquet Hall (1031 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS 66044)


Date: Monday, January 16, 2017
Event name and sponsoring organization: MLK Candlelight Vigil, Panel, and Genuine Imitation Performances sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Equity
Event time: 4:30-6:30 pm
Location: Strong Hall Rotunda, Kansas Union Ballroom


Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Event name and sponsoring organization: KU Common Book Community Conversation, Between the World and Me sponsored by the Office of First Year Experience
Event time: 3:30-4:30 pm
Location: Spencer Museum of Art Teaching Gallery


Date: Tuesday, January 17 and Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Event name and sponsoring organization: CREATE program (Arts Engagement and Education) sponsored by the Center for Community Outreach
Event time: 4:15-5:30 pm
Location: Ballard Community Center (708 Elm St, Lawrence, KS 66044)

MLK Events

Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Event name and sponsoring organization: Screening of Brother Outsider: the Life of Bayard Rustin sponsored by Student Union Activities and the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Big 12 Room, Kansas Union


Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Event name and sponsoring organization: Tea @ 3 with MLK speech screening sponsored by Student Union Activities
Event time: 3:00-4:00 pm
Location: Kansas Union, 4th floor


Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Event name and sponsoring organization: Throwback Thursday: Solidarity songs sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event time: 2:00-3:00 pm
Location: Office of Multicultural Affairs, Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center


Date: Thursday, January 19, 2016
Event name and sponsoring organization: ONE DREAM event sponsored by Lawrence Public Schools
Event time: Gallery (5:30 pm), Event (6:30 pm)
Location: South Middle School (2734 Louisiana St, Lawrence, KS 66046)