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January 17, 2022 On Campus
01/17/2022 9:30 AM 01/17/2022 11:00 AM America/New_York Andover 32nd Annual MLK Day Celebration

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.

Chair of Princeton’s Department of African American Studies and one of the nation’s most prominent scholars, Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. is an author, political commentator, public intellectual, and passionate educator who examines the complex dynamics of the American experience.

At ASM, Glaude will give a hybrid presentation of the two lectures “Lessons from the Later Dr. King” and “Race & Democracy: America Is Always Changing, But America Never Changes,” in which he draws wisdom from our complicated history to call forth a new America.

Glaude’s writings include Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul and NYT bestseller Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own.

Juniors & Lowers

“Out of the Bottom Drawer”

Juniors: Join us for a series of inspirational monologues and mash-ups exploring identity and what it means to be a student at Andover. Written and performed by students in PA’s Identity and Performance course.

“Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, ‘Cancel Culture’ and ‘Presentism’: Reflections on Viewing Movies with Two Sets of Eyes”

Lowers: Join Randy Testa from the Harvard Graduate School of Education for a presentation examining wise and sensitive uses of media to deepen our conversations and understanding of “progress” and to nurture our collective capacity to respond as expansively and discerningly as possible.

Uppers & Seniors

Students choose from more than 25 workshops.

CAMD Scholar Presentation

The day will conclude with “Political Insanity: Colonial Psychiatry and Social Control, 1820–1940,” a presentation by Anushka Bhat ’22, the Barbara Landis Chase CAMD Scholar.


32nd Annual MLK Day Celebration

32nd Annual MLK Day Celebration

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.

Chair of Princeton’s Department of African American Studies and one of the nation’s most prominent scholars, Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. is an author, political commentator, public intellectual, and passionate educator who examines the complex dynamics of the American experience.

At ASM, Glaude will give a hybrid presentation of the two lectures “Lessons from the Later Dr. King” and “Race & Democracy: America Is Always Changing, But America Never Changes,” in which he draws wisdom from our complicated history to call forth a new America.

Glaude’s writings include Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul and NYT bestseller Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own.

Juniors & Lowers

“Out of the Bottom Drawer”

Juniors: Join us for a series of inspirational monologues and mash-ups exploring identity and what it means to be a student at Andover. Written and performed by students in PA’s Identity and Performance course.

“Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, ‘Cancel Culture’ and ‘Presentism’: Reflections on Viewing Movies with Two Sets of Eyes”

Lowers: Join Randy Testa from the Harvard Graduate School of Education for a presentation examining wise and sensitive uses of media to deepen our conversations and understanding of “progress” and to nurture our collective capacity to respond as expansively and discerningly as possible.

Uppers & Seniors

Students choose from more than 25 workshops.

CAMD Scholar Presentation

The day will conclude with “Political Insanity: Colonial Psychiatry and Social Control, 1820–1940,” a presentation by Anushka Bhat ’22, the Barbara Landis Chase CAMD Scholar.


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