Loyola University Maryland

Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation

Roxane Gay with one

Author Roxane Gay to speak at the 26th annual MLK Convocation

Roxane Gay, a critically acclaimed author, will speak at Loyola University Maryland’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Convocation on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at 7 p.m. in McGuire Hall.

In her lecture, “Roxane Gay With One N,” the author will discuss social issues as it relates to her ongoing work in feminism, body image, and social justice. A book signing will follow the lecture. 

The MLK Convocation, celebrating its 26th year, is an occasion for Loyola and the Baltimore community to launch the spring semester and the New Year by coming together for shared inquiry into legacies of race and racial justice in America. Past speakers have included Octavia Butler, Spike Lee, and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

This event is free and open to the public; however, tickets are required and should be reserved by Jan. 16, 2019. To reserve your seats, please use the registration form
 
For more information, please call 410-617-2261 or email aad@loyola.edu. Persons with disabilities who may require special services should contact Disability Support Services at 410-617-2062 at least 48 hours prior to the event. Closed captioning provided.