Monday, Jan. 15
Community Service Project. "Remembering Martin Luther King Through
Service." Volunteers will plant trees along Jackson Street in the
historic MLK district, in conjunction with Trees Atlanta. Meet on the
corner of Irwin and Howell streets at 9 a.m.
9 a.m.1 p.m. 404-727-6268.
Lecture and exhibit opening. "Fertile Ground: The Civil Rights Movement
and Its Legacy in the Mississippi Delta." Doris Derby, educator,
artist and former Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee member, will
speak on her pioneering work in the Mississippi Delta during the civil
rights movement. 4 p.m. Jones Room, Woodruff Library. An exhibition of
Derbys personal papers and documentary photographs will be on display
in Special Collections from
Jan. 16March 1.
Forum. Vincent Harding, professor of religion and social transformation,
Iliff School of Theology, Denver, will discuss the role of race and justice.
7 p.m. Cox Hall ballroom.
Colloquium. "Reparations for African Americans: An Open Discussion."
Facilitator: Vincent Harding, professor of religion and social transformation,
University of Denver. 1 p.m. African American Studies reading room, Candler
Forum. "Women Talking With Women: Women of Color and White Women
in Dialogue." Facilitator: Pamela Epps. 4 p.m. Womens Center.
Concert and birthday celebration. The Morehouse College Glee Club and
Voices of Inner Strength gospel choir will perform. 8 p.m. Dobbs Center
Thursday, Jan. 18
Community Service Awards ceremony. "Promoting Health and Economic
Development through Reconciliation and Diversity." Guest speaker:
Mark Mathabane, bestselling author of Kaffir Boy, an autobiographical
story of apartheid in South Africa. Musical selection by DVine.
Reception to follow. 4 p.m. Miller-Ward Alumni House.
vespers. Dwight Andrews, Emory music professor and minister, will lead
a jazz vespers service. 6 p.m. Cannon Chapel.
Alton Pollard, professor and director of black church studies in the School
of Theology, will preach. 7 p.m. Allen Memorial Church, Oxford.
Friday, Jan. 19
International student coffee hour panel discussion. "Civil
Rights Within the International Community." 11:30 a.m. Winship Ballroom.
AHANA (African, Hispanic, Asian, Native American) Dance/Theater Troupe.
Reception to follow honoring Emorys MLK Scholars. 7 p.m. 208 White
Sunday, Jan. 21
Worship service. The Very Most Rev. Maake Masango, pastor of
St. Giles Presbyterian Church, Johannesburg, South Africa, will preach.
Emory gospel group Voices of Inner Strength will sing. Reception follows
in Brooks Commons. 11:15 a.m. Cannon Chapel.