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2011 MLK Community Celebration Calendar

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Date Time Event
multiple dates 4 p.m. (tentative) MLK Celebration Community Choir rehearsals
Saturday, January 8th 6 p.m. Charlottesville Area Rhythm & Dance presents a drum circle tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sunday, January 16th 5 p.m. Twenty-Sixth Annual Martin Luther King Community Celebration, featuring speaker Maurice Jones, Charlottesville City Manager
Monday, January 17th (assigned to participants) Shadow-a-Health-Professional Day
Monday, January 17th 1:20 p.m. King's Vision of Globalization, lecture by Clayborne Carson
Monday, January 17th 4 p.m. Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., lecture by Clayborne Carson
Monday, January 17th 4:30-6 p.m. Panel discussion on health disparities (Vivian Pinn, M.D. and the Hon. Louis W. Sullivan, M.D.)
Tuesday, January 18th 9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Plenary session sponsored by the Teaching Resource Center of U.Va.: Teaching in a Multicultural Context

Tuesday, January 18th 7 p.m. Documentary screening: Locked Out: The Fall of Massive Resistance
Wednesday, January 19th 11 a.m. Miller Center Forum: King in His Own Words
Wednesday, January 19th 7 - 8:30- p.m. Panel discussion: School Boards: Are They for You?
Wednesday, January 19th 7 p.m. Oratory competition for Charlottesville High School students
Thursday, January 20th 4 p.m. Keynote Lecture, by Donna Brazile: Reflections on King's Legacy: Women in Leadership
Thursday, January 20th 5 - 6:15 p.m. Panel discussion: I Have a Dream: Visions of Engineering in the Twenty-First Century
Friday, January 21st 12:30 p.m. Lecture and brown-bag lunch: Architecture, Vision, and Civic Leadership: In Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King
Saturday, January 22nd 7:30 p.m. Concert: Larnell Starkey and the Spiritual Seven
Sunday, January 23rd 2 p.m. Interfaith Worship Service
Sunday, January 23rd

4 p.m.

Overcoming a Legacy of Distrust: Reflections on "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks", panel discussion with Jim Childress, University Professor and John Allen Hollingsworth Professor of Ethics at the University of Virginia.
Monday, January 24th 4 p.m. Presentation on nonviolence training and education with Arthur Romano, certified nonviolence trainer and accomplished international educator.
Monday, January 24th 7:30 p.m. Papers documentary screening and discussion.
Tuesday, January 25th 12:00 p.m. When King Came to U.Va.: Panel discussion with Professor Paul Gaston and Wesley Harris, on Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 visit to the University
Tuesday, January 25th 6 p.m. Freedom Riders documentary screening and pre-show introduction with Larry Sabato and Julian Bond , followed by free live streaming of the State of the Union address
Wednesday, January 26th 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Safe Space training
Thursday, January 27th 7 p.m. Presentation and reading by poet and activist Amiri Baraka
View the full episode of Amiri Baraka on UVA Newsmakers on YouTube.
Thursday, February 10th 7:30 p.m. Screening and discussion of Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond's Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian
Tuesday, February 22nd 5:30-7 p.m. Presentation: The Role of Journalism and the Journalist in the Civil Rights Movement, with Julian Bond and Arlie Schardt, retired magazine reporter and public activist