Wednesday, February 1, 2023
LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis
The 2023 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. keynote speaker is Jelani Cobb. The event is free and open to the public, and will be livestreamed.
Jelani Cobb is a staff writer at The New Yorker, writing on race, history, justice, politics, and democracy, as well as Columbia University's Ira A. Lipman Professor of Journalism and next Dean of Columbia Journalism School.
He recently co-edited The Matter of Black Lives, a collection of The New Yorker's most ground-breaking writing on Black history and culture in America, featuring the work of legendary writers like James Baldwin and Toni Morrison.
Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by Jan. 25 to University Events at 541-737-4717 or [email protected]. Sign language interpreting and live captioning will be provided.