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McKelvey School of Engineering

The 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

Monday, January 18 | 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Virtual Event

The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration is an annual celebration honoring the legacy of King and the impact he has made on those who carry the torch for humanity. It represents an alliance of dedicated faculty, staff and students united to realize King’s vision of hope, freedom for all and social justice.

Registration is not required. The program is free and open to everyone.

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Event Type

Concerts & Performances, Lectures & Presentations


Arts & Culture, Humanities & Society



Event Contact

Rudolph Clay | rudolphc@wustl.edu

Speaker Information

Peniel E. Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Political Values and Ethics at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and professor of history and the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at the University of Texas at Austin.

Lerone A. Martin is Director of the Washington University American Culture Studies Program and Associate Professor of Religion and Politics, American Culture Studies, and African and African-American Studies.

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