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The Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation

Black and white photo of Martin Luther King Jr. speaking to a crowd“Art is Activism and Healing”

Monday, January 18, 2021
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Central
Register for the Zoom.

Those who need any disability-related accommodation to fully participate in this event are encouraged to contact University Events at or 612-330-1104. Remember to have the name, date, and time of the event with you when contacting their office. Please allow for sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

Additional Activities & Experiences

In recognition of the holiday, dining services has partnered with the Pan-Afrikan Center to feature a soul food station during the lunch hours. Those who are on campus are encouraged to partake in this culinary experience. The current forms of payment are by meal plan or credit card.

Virtual Art Gallery is available to view from Monday, January 18, to Friday, January 22, 2021

In-Person Art Experience: There will be a small selection of art pieces on display in the Christensen Center and the Oren Gateway Center. The MLK in Person Gallery is located on the 1st Floor of the Christensen Center in Gallery 720, formerly known as the Student Art Gallery, in Einstein’s Back Seating Area. Please remember to follow any guidelines given regarding social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID 19.