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MLK Week 2017 - From Hashtag To Action: Unifying The Dream
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Upcoming Multicultural and International Events

  • Jan 10: Study Abroad Information Session
  • Jan 10: Monthly Foci
  • Jan 11: Study Abroad Information Session
  • Jan 13: Delta Sigma Theta Founders Day Celebration
  • Jan 15: Founders' Day Banquet
  • Jan 15: LUL informational
  • Jan 16: MLK Celebration | Formal Program
  • Jan 16: MLK Celebration | Formal Program Reception
  • Jan 17: MLK Celebration | Lunch and Learn
  • Jan 17: Study Abroad Information Session
  • Jan 17: MLK Celebration | D.E.E.P. Impact Cultural Series: 13th (Film)
  • Jan 18: Study Abroad Information Session
  • Jan 18: MLK Celebration | D.E.E.P. Impact Dialogue: From Hashtag to Action
  • Jan 19: MLK Celebration | March and Speak Out
  • Jan 20: MLK Celebration | We Are The Dream Gala
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MLK Events at JMU

  • Jan 16: MLK Formal Program 
in collaboration with 
The Madison Vision Series
  • Jan 17: NAACP Breakfast
  • Jan 17: Dear Professor, I Wish You Knew: Voices of Marginalized Students Within the 
College Classroom
  • Jan 17: D.E.E.P. Impact Cultural Series: 13th (Film)
  • Jan 18: Tea Time
  • Jan 18: D.E.E.P. Impact Dialogue: From Hashtag to Action
  • Jan 19: March and Speak Out
  • Jan 20: Community Service
  • Jan 20: A New Season MLK Student Gala Banquet

Formal Program Guest Speaker: Mr. Theodore M. Shaw

Picture of Mr. Theodore ShawTheodore M. Shaw is the Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill. Professor Shaw teaches Civil Procedure and Advanced Constitutional Law/Fourteenth Amendment.

Before joining the faculty of UNC Law School, from 2008-2014 Professor Shaw taught at Columbia University Law School, where he was Professor of Professional Practice. During that time he was also “Of Counsel” to the law firm of Norton Rose Fulbright (formerly Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP). His practice involved civil litigation and representation of institutional clients on matters concerning diversity and civil rights.

Mr. Shaw has testified on numerous occasions before Congress and before state and local legislatures. His human rights work has taken him to Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America. In addition to teaching at Columbia and at Michigan Law School, Professor Shaw held the 1997-1998 Haywood Burns Chair at CUNY School of Law at Queens College and the 2003 Phyllis Beck Chair at Temple Law School.

Mr. Shaw has received numerous awards and accolades and continues to make an impact in the area of law and justice.