MLK Multifaith Celebration with Dr. Tricia Rose

Doctor Tricia Rose of Brown University will be speaking Sunday, January 24th and Monday, January 25th as part of Dartmouth's upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations.

Born and raised in Harlem and the Bronx in New York City, Tricia Rose graduated from Yale University where she received a BA in Sociology and then received her Ph.D. from Brown University in American Studies. She has taught at NYU, and UC Santa Cruz and is currently Chancellor's Professor of Africana Studies and the Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America at Brown University. Rose also serves as Associate Dean of the Faculty for Special Initiatives. In addition to her duties at Brown, Professor Rose sits on the Boards of the Nathan Cummings Foundation, Color of Change and Black Girls Rock, Inc. Rose is an internationally respected scholar of post civil rights era black U.S. culture, popular music, social issues, gender and sexuality. She has been awarded for her teaching and has received several scholarly fellowships including ones from the Ford Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the American Association of University Women.

She will be speaking at two upcoming MLK celebration events at Dartmouth:


Sunday, January 24th, 3:00PM EST

Why Believe? Hope and Action Through Art and Spirituality

This event will include the keynote speaker's address, student reflections, and a performance from the Dartmouth College Gospel Choir.

RSVP for the event at: tinyurl/tuckermlkrose1


Monday, January 25th, 4:00 PM EST

MLK, Artivism, and Spirituality: a conversation with Dr. Tricia Rose and Walt Cunningham

Walt Cunningham is the Director of the Dartmouth Gospel Choir and the Producer/Creator of Dartmouth Idol.

RSVP for the event at: tinyurl/tuckermlkrose2


These events are co-sponsored by the William Jewett Tucker Center, African and African Studies, Artivism, Hopkins Center for the Arts, the Department of Music, and the Leslie Center for the Humanities.