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Martin Luther King Day Commemoration Panel

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Date:
January 31
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Location

#1078 Weems Auditorium

Organizer

Law School
Phone:
662 915 6858

Other

Your Name
Michele Alexandre
Your Email
malexand@olemiss.edu
Your Phone
662 915 6858
Who can attend?
Anybody, Students - All, Students - 1L, Students - 2L, Students - 3L, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, General Public
Do you need help from the IT Office?
Yes

Please join us to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year marks our eighth annual MLK Day Commemoration Panel.

The panel will focus on slavery and its connections to the legacy of Dr. King. Panelists are members of the UM Slavery Group with scholarship and research focusing on slavery and civil rights. Their names and bios are below:


Professor Anne Twitty (History)

http://history.olemiss.edu/anne-s-twitty-assistant-professor/ <http://history.olemiss.edu/anne-s-twitty-assistant-professor/>


Professor Jeffrey T. Jackson (Sociology and Anthropology)

http://socanth.olemiss.edu/jeff-jackson/

Professor Jennie Lightweis-Goff (English)

https://english.olemiss.edu/2016/08/10/jennie-lightweis-goff/

Professor Marc H. Lerner (History)

http://history.olemiss.edu/marc-h-lerner/