Loyola University Maryland

Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation

MLK Convocation 2018

Anthea Butler to speak at the 25th annual MLK Convocation 

Anthea Butler, Ph.D., associate professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak at Loyola University Maryland’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at 5 p.m. in McGuire Hall. Butler will give her lecture, "From Selma to Charlottesville: How to confront and defeat racism in perilous times." A brief vigil service for hope and renewal will follow the lecture.

The MLK Convocation, celebrating its 25th year, is an occasion for Loyola and the Baltimore community to launch the spring semester and the New Year by coming together for shared inquiry into legacies of race and racial justice in America. Past speakers have included Octavia Butler, Spike Lee, and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

The event is free and open to the public. Ticketing for the Convocation is not required; however, advance registration online is encouraged. To reserve your seats, please use the registration form.
For more information, please call 410-617-2261 or email aad@loyola.edu. Persons with disabilities who may require special services should contact Disability Support Services at 410-617-2062 at least 48 hours prior to the event. Closed captioning provided.