2012 Archives

SMU celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Variety of events scheduled January 21-25, 2013

December 13, 2012

Dream Week at SMU celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and recalls his speaking at the University in 1966.

Sponsored by SMU's Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the annual observance features a variety of activities throughout the week of January 21-25, 2013, including opportunities for community service and a commemorative walk.

Schedule of events for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Week 2013:

Monday
Jan. 21
Day of Service
7:30 a.m. – Noon
*Meet at the SMU Service House*
Co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and Community Engagement and Leadership
Tuesday
Jan. 22
Live Museum
Hughes-Trigg Student Center Commons
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the SMU Asian Council, Association of Black Students, College of Hispanic American Students, and the Women’s Center for Gender and Pride Initiatives
Wednesday
Jan. 23
Real Talk: Conversations Around Diversity
Dream or Nightmare: How far have we come since the MLK Speech
Hughes-Trigg Student Center Portico B-C-D
12:30 p.m.

Dream Week Keynote Address
Cheryl Brown Henderson
Brown v. Board of Education: The Legacy Continues
Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theatre
6 p.m.

Thursday
Jan. 24
Unity Walk - featuring remarks from SMU President R. Gerald Turner
12:30 p.m.
*Meet at the Flagpole*

Film Screening: Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
Hughes-Trigg Student Center Forum
7 p.m.
Sponsored by the Women’s Center for Gender and Pride Initiatives

Friday
Jan. 25
Unity Luncheon
Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballrooms
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the SMU Asian Council, Association of Black Students, and College of Hispanic American Students

Poster for MLK Week 2012 at SMU

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