MLK Day 2018: Let us Teach!

MLK 2018 Celebration Events Presented by Champlain College Students, Staff, Faculty and Diversity Programming

This year’s MLK Celebration consists of numerous events to honor and explore Dr. King’s legacy. It is a full day of programming organized by students, staff, and faculty as a “Let Us Teach” day of presentations and films.

Read the full description of each event here.

Morning Events

  • 9 am | Champlain Room | Talk: When is a Photograph Not a Photograph?
  • 9 am | Alumni Auditorium | Film: Unbought and Unbossed
  • 9:15 am | Champlain Room | Talk: Breath In, Breath Out
  • 9:30 am | Champlain Room | Talk: Educational Goals and Effectiveness
  • 9:45 am | Champlain Room | Talk: Diversity, Inclusion and Opportunity in Higher Education
  • 10 am | Champlain Room | Talk: Intercultural Communication in Online Learning
  • 10:30 am | Champlain Room | Panel: Safe Spaces for Race Discussions in the Classroom
  • 10:30 am | Alumni Auditorium | Film: I Am Not Your Negro

Mid-Day Events

  • 11 am | Champlain Room | Talk: Surviving Civil War in Sudan
  • 11:30 am | Champlain Room | Talk: Filter Bubbles and Fake News
  • 11:45 am | Champlain Room | Talk: Leading in Turbulent Times
  • 12:15 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Juvenile Arthritis and Autoimmune Diseases
  • 12:15 pm | Alumni Auditorium | Film: The Mask You Live In
  • 12:30 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: The World Around You

Afternoon Events

  • 1 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Courtesy in Turkish Culture
  • 1:15 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Speaking Truth to Power
  • 1:45 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: East L.A. Blowouts
  • 2 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Fostering Entrepreneurism
  • 2 pm | Alumni Auditorium | Film: Walls/Muros
  • 2:15 pm | Champlain Room | Workshop: Building Bridges
  • 2:45 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Racism and Oppression in a Predominantly White Institution

Keynote Event 

3:30 pm | Champlain Room | The View From the Mountaintop: What Would Dr. King Have to Say Today?

Dr. T. Leon Williams and Maria Dykema Erb will share one of the book’s monologues and lead a discussion about the importance of building connection across identity and difference, especially given the state of our society today. Learn more about the keynote presentation and speakers here.

Evening Events

  • 5 pm | Alumni Auditorium | Film: Watchers of the Sky
  • 5:15 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Seeing the Connections
  • 6 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Safe Spaces
  • 6:15 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: White Privilege, A Different Perspective
  • 6:30 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Information Accessibility on the Internet
  • 7 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Understanding Diversity and Implicit Bias
  • 7:30 pm | Champlain Room | Talk: Holistic Security
  • 7:30 | Alumni Auditorium | Film: Reaching for the Stars

Read the full description of each event here.