January 2017 23

  • Monday
    9:30 AM
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed

    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated with a day of service and learning at Denison, culminating in a powerful student performance in the evening. Classes are canceled for this observance.

    Morning Activities:

    9:30 a.m. in Higley 008 and Higley 014: The group will make tie blankets for Hospice patients.

    9:30 a.m. in Higley 105 and Higley 117: The group will write thank you notes and bring candy for Denison Security, maintenance, and physical plant employees as part of the “Unsung hero project.”

    9:30 a.m. in Higley 223 and Higley 326: The group will make snack bags for local after school children.

    Licking County SPARK: Students will teach a lesson about MLK and share some activities about respecting each other.

    Licking County Aging: Students will lead and participate in chair volleyball and some crafts.

    Afternoon Workshops:

    1:30 to 3:15 p.m. in Fellows Computer Lab: “Do You Have a Dream? Sustainability, Social Justice, and Vision for Tomorrow.” Limit: 24 people.

    1:30 to 3:15 p.m. in Burton Morgan Lecture Hall: “Exploring Solidarity.”

    1:30 to 3:15 p.m. in Barney Davis Board Room: “MLK, Mass Incarceration and Ohio.”

    1:30 to 3:15 p.m. in the Roost in Slayter Hall: “Poverty, Race, Class & Culture: Understanding the complex relationship between poverty, race, class & culture in America.” Limit: 50 people.

    1:30 to 3:15 p.m. in Higley Hall Auditorium: “Sanctuary Campuses.”

    1:30 to 3:15 p.m. in the Center for Teaching and Learning, Library A07: “How Do You Say Black Lives Matter?”

    1:30 to 3:15 p.m. in Slayter Hall Auditorium: “When our Tools Hurt: Social Media, Intimate Relationships and the Conflicts of Technology.”

    3:30 to 5:15 p.m. in Burton Morgan Lecture Hall: “A Class Divided: Race and Higher Educatin in Trump-Era America.”

    3:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the Shepardson Room in Slayter Hall: “Building Capacity for Cross-Cultural Understanding.” Limit: 24 people.

    3:30 to 5:15 p.m. in Fellows Computer Lab: “Do You Have a Dream? Sustainability, Social Justice, and Vision for Tomorrow.” Limit: 24 people.

    3:30 to 5:15 p.m. in Higley Auditorium: “Martin Luther King, the Chicago Freedom Movement and Lessons for Today.”

    3:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the Roost in Slayter Hall: “Men, Meaning and the Challenges of Toxic Masculinity.”

    3:30 to 5:15 p.m. in Knobel Hall in Burton Morgan: “Philosophy Coffe: Social Change and the Academy.” Limit: 64 people.

    3:30 to 5:15 p.m. in the Center for Teaching and Learning, Library A07: “How Do You Say Black Lives Matter?”

    Evening Activities:

    5 to 6:15 p.m. in the Open House: Denison Interfaith Dialogue (formerly Denison Religious Understanding) Special MLK Celebration Dinner and Dialogue.

    6:30 p.m. in Swasey Chapel: The Gospel Choir and other musical ensembles open for the performance of “POWER: From the Mouths of the Occupied,” directed by Patrisse Khan-Cullors.

    7 p.m. in Swasey Chapel: “POWER: From the Mouths of the Occupied” The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Patrisse Khan-Cullors, presenting a theatrical production titled “POWER: From the Mouths of the Occupied” as part of Denison’s MLK Day Celebration. Produced and directed by Cullors, the piece will be created by Denison students during first semester and presented as part of Denison’s MLK Day Celebration.

    Address: Denison University, 100 West College St., Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Price/Tickets: FREE
    Tags: Diversity