The 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Last Speech

Tuesday, April 3

Time: 7 p.m. — 9 p.m.

Location: Kennedy Union Ballroom

Tags:  Presentation, Diversity, History, Panel Discussion

Cost:  Free and open to the public

A screening of Dr. Martin Luther King’s last speech, delivered the night before he was assassinated, will be presented followed by a panel discussion of the speech, its themes, and its various rhetorical, religious, and political strategies. 

The panel will be moderated by Dr. Julius Amin, Professor of History and Alumni Chair in the Humanities, and will feature Dr. Una Cadegan, Professor of History and Dr. Herbert Martin, Professor Emeritus of English.

The event is free of charge and is open to the University of Dayton and Dayton communities.

This event is part of "The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.," a series of commemorative events sponsored by the following departments, offices and committees:

  • Office of the President
  • Office of the Provost
  • Campus Ministry
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • MLK Planning Committee
  • Fitz Center for Leadership in Community
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Alumni Chair in the Humanities
  • Graul Chair in Arts and Languages
  • Department of Art and Design
  • Department of Music
  • Theatre, Dance, and Performance Technology Program

Contact Information:

Name:  Office of the President
Website:  https://www.udayton.edu/president/