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Lee Honors King with Seminars

Sunday, January 19, 2014


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Lee University will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 20-21, with seminars on campus led by faculty members.

The schedule for Monday is as follows:

 

8:00 a.m.
Dr. Murl Dirksen
“MLK Tribute”
EDU 106 (Rose Lecture Hall)

Dr. Carolyn Dirksen
“MLK’s Linguistic Contributions”
HUM 101 

 

 

 
9:00 a.m.
Dr. Carmen Guerrero
“The Impact of MLK on His Country and on the World”
WMB 301

Dr. Arlie Tagayuna
“Blue Eyes, Brown Eyes: Teaching Diversity in a Not So Diverse Classroom”
HUM 104

Dr. Alexander Steffanell
“That’s My King: One Vision on Racism”
VST 303

Dr. Caroline Maher-Boulis
“Discrimination and Leadership”
SMC 100

Milton Riley
“I Have a Dream” Speech
SMC 300

Andrew Blackmon
“How MLK Influenced the Church in the 20th and 21st Centuries”
SOR 148

Dr. Arden Jensen
“Rhetorical Analysis of the ‘I Have a Dream Speech’”
WMB 107

Dr. Lisa Stephenson
“Letter from the Birmingham Jail”: MLK as Ethicist
SOR 113 (Jones Lecture Hall)

Dr. Donna Summerlin
“Oppressed Groups and Non-violent Responses”
VST 306  

10:00 a.m.
Dr. Alexander Steffanell
“That’s My King: One Vision on Racism”
VST 303

Dr. Carmen Guerrero
“The Impact of MLK on His Country and on the World”
WMB 301

Dr. Caroline Maher-Boulis
“Discrimination and Leadership”
SMC 100

Dr. Carolyn Dirksen
“The Christian Legacy of MLK”
HUM 202

Dr. Tom Doolittle
“Leadership Reflections: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”
SOR 148

Dr. Arden Jensen
“Rhetorical Analysis of the ‘I Have a Dream Speech’”
WMB 107 

12:00 p.m.
Dr. Caroline Maher-Boulis
“Discrimination and Leadership”
SMC 305  

1:00 p.m.
Dr. Carmen Guerrero
“The Impact of MLK on His Country and on the World”
WMB 301

2:00 p.m.
Dr. Mike Hayes
“Transformed Nonconformist”
LEC 200

Dr. Alexander Steffanell
“That’s My King: One Vision on Racism”
VST 304

3:00 p.m.
Dr. Mary McCampbell
“MLK and Cornel West: The Christian Paradigm of Social Justice in the ‘Secular West’”
HUM 102
 
The schedule for Tuesday is as follows:

9:10 a.m.
Matthew Fisher
“Four Little Girls”
WMB 308

11:45 a.m.
Dr. Caroline Maher-Boulis
“Discrimination and Leadership”
SMC 250

Dr. Ollie Lee
“Christian Responses to Normative Contradiction: The Example Set by MLK”
HUM 203
 
1:10 p.m.
Patricia McClung
Lecture: “Legislating Inclusion: Paradox or Promise”
EDU105

Dr. Laura Anderson
“The Civil Rights Movement in Children’s Literature
EDU 223

Dr. Edley Moodley
“Praise and Protest: How Music, Song, and Dance Precipitated Change in the Civil Rights Movement Era in the US and the Apartheid Era in South Africa”
SOR 148

2:00 p.m.
Dr. Caroline Maher-Boulis
“Discrimination and Leadership”
SMC 200

2:35 p.m.
Ollie Lee
“Experiencing Segregation and Its Dismantling: The Impact of MLK”
HUM 203

5:00 p.m.
Dr. La-Juan Stout
Dr. King’s Impact on the Deaf Community
SMC 115

5:30 p.m.
Gloria Richmond
“Songs of the Civil Rights Movement”
Church Street Annex Rehearsal Room 101


The Library will also highlight MLK in an informative and meaningful display. There will be an interactive space for students to comment on the impact of specific aspects of his civil rights work.