Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Monday, Jan 20, 2020 from 8:30am to 9:00pm



8:30am - 10:00am: 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Employee Celebration Breakfast

The Office of Human Resources invites all faculty and staff to attend the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Employee Celebration Breakfast. Pre-registration is required.  This year's theme is "Rise Together!" and the featured speaker is Matthew Delmont, PhD, Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of History. A breakfast buffet will be provided

Location: Hanover Inn

7:00pm - 9:00pm: 2020 MLK Jr. Celebration Feature Presentation

"Of Silence and Words" - with Kianny Antigua, Author and Lecturer *This is a free non-ticketed event, open to the community.

Kianny N. Antigua is a Senior Lecturer of Spanish, translator, and fiction writer for both children and adults, and poet. She has published ten books of children's literature, four of short stories, two collection of poems, a novel, an anthology and a book of microfiction. She has won more than fifteen awards, among them: First Place at the International Latino Book Awards for Most Inspirational Children’s Picture Book – Bilingual, 2018; Premio Letras de Ultramar, Children’s Lit., in 2015 & 2017, and in 2016, the XV Concurso Nacional de Cuento Sociedad Cultural Alianza Cibaeña. The same year, she was the honored writer of the XIII Book Fair of Dominican Women Writers (NYC). Many of her texts have been included and published in anthologies, literary magazines, newspapers and textbooks. Some have been translated into English, French and Italian.

This is a free non-ticketed event, open to the community.

Location: Moore Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts