Words of Change: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The New School
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011
On February 6, 1964 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered a speech at The New School entitled The Summer of Our Discontent. To honor this, The New School and Project1voice invite you to Words of Change: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the New School. The event will focus on the text and themes from his speech that bear a striking similarity to modern-day events, and utilize the six artistic disciplines - music, theater, dance, film, photography and visual art to memorialize Dr. King and his legacy of hope and inspiration. The event is being held on the anniversary of King's death and will begin at the precise time of Dr. King’s assassination, 6:01pm.
5:30pm-9:00pm - Includes program performances, conversation, and reception.
This event is co-sponsored by The Executive's Dean's Office of the Schools of Public Engagement, The Bachelors Program for Adults and Transfer Students, The Social Justice Initiative, Global Studies, and Urban Studies at The New School in collaboration with Project1VOICE.
This event is part of the Nth Degree Series: Creative Minds Creating Change.
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Free; registration is required at the top right button
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