Events at Denison celebrate the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Date of Event: January 23, 2012
Posted: January 6, 2012
GRANVILLE, Ohio— On Monday, Jan. 23, Denison University will hold a “Day of Learning” in celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day will feature student service projects that will take place throughout Licking County, followed by many events that are open to the public, including a community luncheon with dialogues, a convocation, a series of “teach-ins” and a reception at Doane Library.
Lunches open to the community will take place at Curtis (100 Smith Lane) and Huffman (700 East Loop) dining halls from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The lunch is free to Denison faculty, staff and students; $6 for all others. Special tables with dialogue sessions about King and this year’s theme, “Defying the Distance: Toward Solidarity with the Disinherited,” will be available for those who wish to participate. Registration is requested and may be completed at: www.denison.edu/mlk.
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville—Community lunch in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, Jan. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at Curtis (100 Smith Lane) and Huffman (700 East Loop) dining halls. Free to Denison students and staff; $6 for all others. For more information, contact Mark Anthony Arçeno at 740-587-8687 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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