2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrances

Marsh Chapel Events

January 14, 2018, 11am: Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday; The Rev. Dr. Walter Fluker, Preacher,

April 4, 2018, 6pm: Service of Remembrance: In Memoriam, Martin Luther King, Jr.; Dean, Chaplains, Choirs (Chapel Choir, Thurman Choir, and Inner Strength Gospel Choir), and Associates in leadership.

April 8, 2018, 11am: ‘After Fifty Years’: The King Legacy in Word and Song’; Special Guest Preacher; Service followed by a guided walk to and through the Howard Gottlieb Archives at BU (persons representing various leaders from 1968 will meet and speak to you on your way to the Gottlieb).

Boston University Events*

April 2, 2018, 7:30 pm, George Sherman Union: The Gottlieb Center Remembers King

April 3, 2018 5:00 pm-8:00 pm: The Boston University School of Theology Lowell Lecture and reception with Traci Blackmon, location tbd

April 4, 2018 11:10 am: Traci Blackmon speaks during the School of Theology Worship Service

April 5, 2018: The James Brown Concert Remembered, 50 Years later: Student Activities Office

April 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm, tentatively titled 1968-2018…Progress? “If there is no struggle, there is no progress” Frederick Douglass. Themes of Protest, Resistance & Resilience (in the arts). The panel will include the new CFA Dean Harvey Young, composer Kirke Mechem, and one other BU Faculty member tbd.

April 9, 2018, 8:00 pm: BU Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and the BU Arts Initiative Sponsor a Musical Evening, Boston Symphony Hall: William Grant Still – Plain-Chant for America, Samuel Barber – Adagio for Strings, Aaron Copland – Lincoln Portrait, Karl Husa – Music for Prague 1968 and Kirke Mechem – Songs of the Slave.


*This list is fluid and subject to change as more information arises. Please contact the Marsh Chapel main office with any questions 617-353-3560.