MLK Symposium – An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith

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Wisconsin Union Theater | Shannon Hall
@ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join in community for an evening with acclaimed writer, actress, and teacher Anna Deavere Smith as she reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through the lens of her work.

  • This is an in-person event that will also be streamed online.
  • The keynote will be followed by a moderated Q&A.
  • The livestream will be available to watch during the live event only; it will not be available for on-demand viewing. This page will be updated with a link to the livestream on the day of the event.
  • Live captioning and sign language interpreting will be provided for both the in-person and virtual viewing. The venue is ADA-accessible.

About the MLK Symposium

Student Affairs and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement annually host a campus speaker in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Each year, the speaker is asked to provide their reflections on the legacy of MLK and to discuss how their work or experience connects to this. Past event speakers include astronaut Mae Jemison and Pulitzer Prize-winner Nikole Hannah-Jones. Learn more.