Fall 2019 MLK Diversity Program Calendar

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September

Black Cultural Week

September 3rd - 6th 2019 |  University of Kentucky

Tuesday - September 3rd - Black Wellness & Health 

Wednesday - September 4th - Black Beauty/Barbershop Talk 

Thursday - September 5th - Black Intellectualism 

Friday - September 6th - The Cook Out

Collaboration with Black Student Collective

 

King Cinema 

Wednesday, September 4th 2019| 6:00pm | Worsham Theater, Gatton Student Center

Movie:     If Beale Street Could Talk

 

Lunch and Learn

Wednesday, September 11th 2019 | 12:00pm | Martin Luther King Center

Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig, Dean

 

Lexington Latinx Festival 

September 13th - 14th 2019 | 6:00pm | Downtown Lexington, KY

 

King Cinema

Friday, September 13th | 6:00pm | Worsham Theater, Gatton Student Center

Movie:     Instant Family

 

La Carne Asada

Wednesday, September 18th 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm | TBA

 

Soup and Substance 

Thursday, September 19th | 5:30pm | White Hall Rm. 234

 

D.E.E.P of UK: Diversity Leadership Retreat

Friday, September 20th 2019 | 12:00pm | Lake Cumberland - Nancy, KY

 

Wellapooloza 

Wednesday, September 25th | 3:00pm - 5:00pm | TBD

Sponsored by WellKentucky

 

King Cinema

Wednesday, September 25th | 6:00pm | Worsham Theater, Gatton Student Center

Movie:     Miss Bala

 
October 
 

King Cafe 

Tuesday, October 1st | 7:00pm | Cats Den - Gatton Student Center

 

Cover 2 Cover: Social Justice Book Club 

Wednesday, October 2nd | 3:30pm | Martin Luther King Center

Book:     Laughing at my nightmare by Shane Burcaw 

Collaboration with Bias Incident Support Services

Lunch and Learn 

Wednesday, October 9th | 12:00pm | Martin Luther King Center

 

What's Cooking? Taste of Latin America

Thursday, October 10th | 5:30pm | Cats Den - Gatton Student Center

 

Soup and Substance

Thursday, October 17th | 5:30pm | White Hall Rm. 234

 

King Cinema 

Wednesday, October 24th | 9:00pm | Worsham Theater, Gatton Student Center

Movie:      Hobbs and Shaw 

 
 

Cover 2 Cover: Social Justice Book Club 

Wednesday, October 30th | 3:30pm | Martin Luther King Center

Book:     Laughing at my nightmare by Shane Burcaw 

Collaboration with Bias Incident Support Services

 

King Cinema

Wednesday, October 30th | 6:00pm | Worsham Theater, Gatton Student Center

Movie:     What's My Name Muhammad Ali

 

November

 

Diversity Leadership Summit

Thursday, November 7th | 9:00am - 3:30pm | Gatton Student Center

Collaboration with Enrollment Management 

 

Soup and Substance

Thursday, November 7th | 5:30pm | Whitehall Rm. 234

 

King Cinema 

Wednesday, November 13th | 9:00pm | Worsham Theater, Gatton Student Center

Movie:     The Sun is also a Star 

 

King Cinema 

Wednesday, November 20th | 6:00pm | Worsham Theater, Gatton Student Center

Movie:     The Public

 

Minority Professionals Banquet

Thursday, November 21st | 5:30pm | Gatton Student Center

Sponsored by National Association of Black Accountants

 

December

 

Cover 2 Cover:  Social Justice Book Club

Wednesday, December 4th | 3:30pm | Martin Luther King Center

Book:     Choking on Silence by Paul B. Tripp 

Collaboration with Bias Incident Support Services

Collaboration with LGBTQ+ Resource Center