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Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: Letter to the CLA MLK Jr. & President's Emerging Scholars Program

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Program Scholars, College of Liberal Arts:

Sorrow and celebration walk hand-in-hand today.  On April 4, 1968, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on what was once just another balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. While Dr. King’s human life came to an end 50 years ago today, we continue to celebrate his legacy, and use this day to renew our steadfast commitment to equity and social justice.


Discussion of Anne-Marie Slaughter’s “Having it All”

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

With Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter giving this year’s Humphrey School Commencement address, the Center on Women, Gender, and Public Policy invites you to join us on Thursday, April 19th from 2:30 – 3:30 pm in the Humphrey School Freeman Commons for a discussion of her reflections on work-life balance.


Critical Conversations on Space and Indigeneity with Dr. Jennifer Gomez Menjivar

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Wednesday, April 25th 3:00-4:30pm, Nolte 140
The Race, Indigeneity and Sexuality Studies Initiative (RIGS) & the Department of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities proudly present a conversation on language endangerment in Belize with Dr. Jennifer Gomez Menjivar, Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth. 


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