Former Princeton professor, philosopher, musician and civil-rights activist Cornel West will give the keynote address at the 2012 Expressions of King’s Legacy Celebration Jan. 23 at RIT. The event takes place noon–2 p.m. in RIT’s Gordon Field House and Activities Center.
West will highlight two days of activities to commemorate Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Rochester’s Garth Fagan Dance Company and renowned poet Joshua Bennett, who will perform during the program, will join West.
The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required and can be done online. http://www.rit.edu/diversity/office-diversity-inclusion/kingslegacy2012.html
All Expressions of King’s Legacy events are co-sponsored by the RIT Office for Diversity and Inclusion; the College of Liberal Arts’ philosophy, English, communication, sociology and anthropology departments; National Technical Institute for the Deaf and the NTID Department of Cultural and Creative Studies; and AALANA Collegiate Association.