Office of the Provost

MLK Celebration Events 2019

MONDAY, JANUARY 21

MLK Panel: Intersectionality and Social Justice

3:00 pm – Lawrence Public Library auditorium (707 Vermont St.)
Featured speakers include Charlesia McKinney, Dr. Joseph Erba, and Dr. Randal Jelks

Sponsored by the Lawrence Public Library and the Office of Diversity and Equity


TUESDAY, JANUARY 22

MLK March Across Campus and Musical Celebration

Event Schedule
Noon — Remarks from the CLAS Dean Clarence Lang begin outside of Strong Hall’s main entrance
12:10 p.m. – Musical march with a second line band from Strong Hall to Kansas Union
Marchers proceed to the Kansas Union, 4th floor Traditions Area for free refreshments
Closing remarks provided by Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Carl Lejuez

Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Equity

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24

Lawrence Public Schools ONE DREAM Event

Doors open at 5:30 pm, ceremony begins at 6:30 pm
Southwest Middle School (2511 Inverness Drive)

Sponsored by USD 497 Lawrence Public Schools


Spring KU Common Book Discussion - Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work

3:30 pm - The Spencer Musuem of Art

Sponsored by the Office of First Year Experience


Follow @KU_OMA on Twitter to check out their MLK day social media campaign.

All events are free and open to the Lawrence and KU communities.