Archives for "Martin Luther King Jr. Day"
February 26, 2009 12:44 pm
Auburn mayor John Jenkins ’74 was the subject of a story by longtime Portland Press Herald columnist Bill Nemitz, who wrote, “Forty years ago last spring, John Jenkins stood on the stage at his high school in Newark, N.J., and proudly shook the hand of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
January 6, 2009 12:00 pm
Melissa Harris-Lacewell, associate professor of politics and African American studies at Princeton, is the keynote speaker for the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.
January 8, 2008 11:52 am
The Rev. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr., Morehouse College professor of religion, is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggles.”
Scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Bates College Chapel, Carter’s address is part of a celebration of King’s life and work that includes performances, art exhibitions, workshops and orations. All events are open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6400 or see a complete list of events scheduled for Martin Luther King Day.
January 31, 2007 1:40 pm
The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day.
January 8, 2007 12:50 pm
The schedule for the 2007 annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration extends over several days.
January 8, 2007 12:29 pm
A number of workshops will be held in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 15, in Pettengill Hall.
January 19, 2006 12:00 am
The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day. For 2006, the Martin Luther King Day Committee placed an emphasis on the theme “The Noble Road to Peace: Storming the Battlements of Injustice.”
December 23, 2005 3:02 pm
A pioneer in the field of African American women’s history and chair of the Department of African American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, Professor Sharon Harley is the keynote speaker for the 2006 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.
December 23, 2005 2:28 pm
The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall, Monday, Jan. 16:
December 23, 2005 2:24 pm
Service: Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service of Worship, with the Rev.William R. Jones, Florida State University Professor Emeritus, who delivers the sermon titled “Martin Luther King’s Noble Path to Peace: Pioneers, Pedestals, and Perils .” Music by Bates students. A reception follows in the Multicultural Center
Bates College Chapel