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A Call to Conscience: Speeches of MLK

In this short course, group participation is encouraged as we discuss topics such as active nonviolence, Black Panthers, forgiveness, social justice, and King’s notion of a “beloved community.” Please read the introduction and first two speeches from “A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” by Clayborne Carson and Kris Shepard to be prepared for the first day of class.


Mark Hilgendorf

Mark Hilgendorf has a doctorate in African American history and has taught for 40 years at Milton Academy and the University School. He teaches seminars with an emphasis on class participation.

Date: 4 Wed, Feb 17-Mar 10, 2021

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 2:15-3:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Mark Hilgendorf

Fee: $25

Enrollment Limit: 300

Program Number: SPRI:124

Registration opens Tue, Jan 12, 2021.