Martin Luther King

Events Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Tuesday, Jan. 15
All day
Memorial Center

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs will play DVDs of students, faculty and staff reciting famous Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speeches in celebration of his birthday.

Saturday, Jan. 19
1-3 p.m.
Main Lounge, Memorial Center

Civil rights activist Father Michael Pleger will speak at the 18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fellowship Dinner.

* Due to inclement weather, the University will provide a shuttle service during this event. *

Monday, Jan. 21
2-3:30 p.m.
Hansen Student Center

IWU's Action Research Center will host a Teach-In titled “Native Americans & Social Justice: National and Local Perspectives," featuring Dr. Richard Braunstein and Rev. Carol Lakota Eastin.

Monday, Jan. 21
3-9 p.m.
Westbrook Auditorium, Presser Hall

The United Community Gospel Singers of Bloomington and Normal will co-sponsor the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Gospel Festival.

Wednesday, Jan. 23
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Evelyn Chapel

Associate Professor of Music Carren Moham will lead a Festival of Spirituals in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at University Chapel Hour.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1966 speech at Illinois Wesleyan
is available in audio or to read online.