Bucknell University 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Events

Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

January 18, 2021 to March 31, 2021

The Griot Institute, Bucknell University

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Martin Luther King Jr. Week 2021

Many of the events we have planned are virtual and open to the public. Please join us!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Week Events Link

Engaging our community in a conversation about Dr. King's legacy and philosophies.

Bucknell's Martin Luther King Jr. Week brings various scholars to campus to engage our community in a conversation about Dr. King's legacy and philosophies with regard to current struggles.

Events during this week include several performances, lectures and discussions designed to raise awareness and empower participants to enact individual and collective change.

Lessons In Resistance

MLK Week at Bucknell University is designed to support the institutional mission and uphold Dr. King’s mission to foster critical thinking, educate toward ethical leadership and enact social justice. Following a year of mass organizing, community building and heightened awareness of the injustices people of color face in the United States, the MLK Week Committee thought it was important to take time to reflect on lessons we can gain from resistance movements. There is a great deal we must be attentive to as we work to undo racist systems and create more just communities.

Due to the pandemic, MLK Week 2021 events will be virtual and take place throughout the spring 2021 semester. An array of events are designed to raise awareness and empower participants to enact individual and community change. Please check this page for updates, details and Zoom links


Artists, Agitators & Visionaries — Chronicling Our Stories

Griot Spring Series 2021
This academic year, The Griot Institute is celebrating its 10th year anniversary! The theme for this year's Spring Series is Artists, Agitators & Visionaries — Chronicling Our Stories, which seeks to promote the narrativity of artistic, political and historical expression as a means of better understanding and recording history. 

Griot Institute’s Annual Lecture and Performance Series

Previous Lecture and Performance Series Events

See available recordings

To access a Griot video or audio recording you will be asked to log in with your Bucknell credentials. If you are interested in seeing a video, but do not have Bucknell credentials, please email [email protected] with your request.






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