Hamilton College Releases Spring Diversity Lecture Dates – Here’s What’s Happening in January

by Days Massolo Staff/Press Release

Spring 2016 Calendar – January

Jennicet Gutierrez interrupts President Obama on deportations at White House speech. (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

Jennicet Gutierrez interrupts President Obama on deportations at White House speech. (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)


Monday January 18

Dr. MLK, Jr. Celebration and Dinner
5:00 PM – Tolles Pavilion A&B
(COOP and Dean of Students collaboration)

Annual MLK Dinner with lecture and special guest Jennicet Gutierrez, trans-liberator activist who interrupted President Obama’s LGBTQ White House speech. Gutierrez will discuss how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. remains important in contemporary activism.


 

Photo of an excerpt from Claudia Rankine's Citizen (Photo: Slate)

Photo of an excerpt from Claudia Rankine’s Citizen (Photo: Slate)

Tuesday January 19 and Thursday January 21

Dr. MLK, Jr. Book Club Discussion
5:30 PM – Dwight Lounge
(Literature and Creative Writing collaboration)

Talk, eat and discuss our Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. book club selection: Citizen by Claudia Rankine.


 

Monday January 25 and Tuesday January 26
Sandra Kim
4:15 PM – The Red Pit

This is a two-part series on intersectionality and intimate partner violence. Kim will give a presentation and facilitate a workshop on said topics. Please look for registration over email.

 

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