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Lee University to Honor King with Seminars

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

Lee University to Honor King with SeminarsThe schedule for Monday is as follows:

9:00-9:50 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

10:00 a.m.-1:00 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.

1:00-2:50 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)

1:00-1:50 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

2:00-2:50 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 (423) 614-8118

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