Distinguished Speaker: Dr. Marc Lamont Hill

Posted On December 18, 2015
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As a part of the 2015-2016 Distinguished Speakers Series, on Thursday, January 21, 2016, Spotlight Programs Board, in collaboration with the Multicultural Center, presents Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, named by Ebony magazine in 2011 as one of America’s 100 Most Influential Black Leaders. In his speech, Dr. Hill will be honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and speaking on his personal experience as a social justice activist. Dr. Hill is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his Ph.D. with distinction. He has written books on the topics of social justice, educational equality and identity and is currently working on two manuscripts. Dr. Hill is a professor of African American Studies at Morehouse College and previously held faculty positions at Columbia University and Temple University.

Georgia State University students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the free event, which will take place at 4 p.m. on January 21, 2015 in the Student Center East Ballroom. A valid Panther ID is required for admittance. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first served basis. The doors will open at 3 p.m. Guests outside of the Georgia State community will be admitted on a standby basis if space permits.

For details about this event, please refer to the Spotlight website, or visit Spotlight on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @GSUSpotlight.

Spotlight Programs Board is supported by student fees and is dedicated to bringing exciting and diverse events to students, faculty, staff and friends of Georgia State University.

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