Lee University To Honor King With Seminars

Monday, January 14, 2013

Lee University will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with seminars on campus led by faculty members on Monday, Jan. 21.  All seminars are open to the public, including all high school and university students.

The schedule for Monday is as follows:
 
9-9:50 a.m.
Bob Barnett
The Origins of a Dream: Racism, Civil Rights, and the Rise of Martin Luther King
HUM 104 (Johnson Lecture Hall)
 
Tom Doolittle
MLK and Leadership for Social Change
SOR 113 (Jones Lecture Hall)
 
Delia Price/Panel
Achievement for All Students
EDU 114 (Rose Lecture Hall)
 
Mary McCampbell
Soul Music and Racial Reconciliation
HUM 108
Squires Recital Hall
 
Arlie Tagayuna
Voices from the Margins: Reflections on Growing up as “Other”
HUM 101
 
Matthew Melton
From Martin Luther King, Jr.
to Barack Obama
SMC 255 (Science and Math Lecture Hall)
 
John Coats
Historic Inauguration Speeches
HUM 102
 
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Inauguration and Parade Viewing
The public will be able to view the inauguration and the Lee Festival Choir’s performance streamed to the Conn Center and the Dixon Center as well as other small screens around campus.
 
1-2:50 p.m.
Matt Fisher
Contrasting Perspectives in Spike Lee’s “4 Little Girls”
Dixon Center
 
Jeri Veenstra
“Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story”
SMC 255 (Science and Math Lecture Hall)
 
1-1:50 p.m.
Eric Moyen
“Letter from the Birmingham Jail”
SOR 113 Jones Lecture Hall
 
Melody Howard
African American Literature
HUM 104 Johnson Lecture Hall
 
Ron Hill
Disenfranchisement
EDU 114 (Rose Lecture Hall)
 
Hermilo Jasso
The Drum Major Instinct as Understood by Dr. King and Servant Leadership in Developing Effective Leaders
HUM 101
 
David Roebuck
Unraveling the Rope that Divides: History of Black Ministries in the Church of God
SOR 147
 
2-2:50 p.m.
Pam Browning, Laura Anderson
Depiction of the Civil Rights Movement in Children’s Literature
EDU 114 Rose Lecture Hall
 
Avery Johnson
African Americans in Cleveland History: Dr. Thomas E. Stevinson
HUM 101
 
Heather Quagliana
Dr. MLK, Jr. and Social Change: A Community Psychology Perspective
HUM 104 (Johnson Lecture Hall)
 
Christie Kleinmann
Game of Change: The role of the 1963 MSU vs. Loyola (Illinois) basketball game in eroding unwritten racial rules in the deep South
SOR 113 (Jones Lecture Hall)
 
John Wykoff
Song of Slavery, Song of Freedom: The Spiritual in Christian Worship
HUM 108 (Squires Recital Hall)

William Lamb
MLK’s Legacy of Service (GNST 101 students only)
LEC 201 Leonard Center
 
 

For more information, please contact the Office of Academic Affairs at 614-8118.


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