|Location: Wiseman Student Center, Room 102
Contact Name: Dr. Benjamin Arah
Phone Number: (301) 860-3600
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The conference will address the contemporary relevance of Dr. King's life and thought, including his vision of a beloved community, the role of philosophy and religion in his praxis, his critique of militarism and materialism, and his commitment to social and economic justice. Emphasis is placed on the issues of social and economic justice, the continued struggle with racism and xenophobia, the ongoing Arab Spring in the Middle East, the nebulous war on terror, ethics of nonviolence, politics of resistance, the technological revolution, globalization, gender equality, and other relevant topics.
The official conference hotel is the Comfort Inn Conference Center, 4500 Crain Highway, Bowie, MD 20716. The Group Contract ID is 1113353. A room with a King bed or two double beds is $105.30 + 11% tax ($116.88). Call (301-464-0089) to make your reservations.