Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance

Monday, Jan. 16

King National Holiday Community Service Project. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. "Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr." Volunteers will work in the Summerhill community on neighborhood cleanup and improvement projects under the guidance of a Summerhill community leader. For more information, call Shamanda Joseph at 303-4128 or 482-5269.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

Open House. Noon. Candler Library, African American Reading Room.

Forum. 4 p.m. at the Turner Village Conference Center, 1703 Clifton Road. "Non-Violence: Creating a Social Norm" with speaker Asa Hilliard, Fuller E. Calloway Professor of Urban Studies, Georgia State University. Panel discussion will follow on the topic "Perspectives of Domestic Violence." Reception to follow.

Commemorative Reception. 5 p.m. in the White Hall lobby.

Forum. 7 p.m. in Winship Ballroom, Dobbs Center. "Cultural Constructions of the Dreamer: Images of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Popular Culture." Panelists: Michelle Wallace, editor, Black Popular Culture, and Stanley Crouch, author of Notes of a Hanging Judge. Moderator: Noel Erskine, associate professor of theology and ethics, Candler School of Theology. Reception and book signing to follow.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

Forum. 11 a.m. in 106 Cannon Chapel. Noel Erskine, associate professor of theology and ethics, will discuss his new book, King Among the Theologians. Book signing to follow.

University Interfaith Service. Noon in Cannon Chapel. President Bill Chace will speak. Voices of Inner Strength will sing.

Forum. 4 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room, Dobbs Center. "Healthy Love and Empowerment Party" with Sisterlove Women's AIDS Project.

Reception. 5:30 p.m. in Dobbs Center Gallery. Honoring African American artist Calvin Couther whose work, "The Down Home Collection," will be on display in the gallery.

Concert and Birthday Cake Celebration. 7 p.m. in Coca Cola Commons, Dobbs Center. The Morehouse College Glee Club will perform.

Thursday, Jan. 19

Chapel Service and Communion. 11 a.m. in Cannon Chapel.

Luther Smith, associate professor of church and community, Candler School of Theology, will preach.

Reception. 5:30 p.m. at Schatten Gallery, Woodruff Library.

Opening of the exhibit, "The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and The Civil Rights Movement--Perspectives in the 1990s."

Roundtable Discussion. 7:30 p.m. in the Cox Hall Ballroom.

"Student Activism in the '90s: Preparing for the 21st Century."

Friday, Jan. 20

International Student Coffee Hour Panel Discussion. 11:30 a.m. Winship Ballroom, Dobbs Center. "King's Influence Within the International Community."

Dance Performance. 7 p.m. in 208 White Hall. AHANA (African American, Hispanic, Asian and Native American) Dance Troupe. Reception follows in White Hall lobby.

Saturday, Jan. 21

Student Luncheon. 2 p.m. at the Black Student Alliance House, 716 Peavine Creek Drive.

Concert. 8 p.m. in Glenn Memorial Auditorium. "Odetta Sings Songs of Freedom." Free tickets are required and will be available beginning Monday, Jan. 9, at the Dobbs Center ticket window. 727-8425.

Sunday, Jan. 22

Worship Service. 11:15 a.m. in Cannon Chapel. Rev. Joseph L. Roberts, pastor, Ebenezer Baptist Church, will preach. Voices of Inner Strength will sing. Reception follows in Brooks Commons.

Film. 4, 6 and 8 p.m. in Harland Cinema, Dobbs Center.

"King: From Montgomery to Memphis."

Exhibits running concurrently with the holiday observance week at Emory include:

Jan. 15 - Feb. 28

"The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King, Jr. and The Civil Rights Movement--Perspectives in the 1990s." An exhibit of 40 posters in Schatten Gallery, Woodruff Library.

Jan. 9 - Feb. 3

"The Down Home Collection." Works by African American artist Calvin Couther. Dobbs Center Gallery.

For more information on Emory's Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance events, call 727-6165.