Activist and author Chris Stedman will speak at the annual Montana State University Martin Luther King, Jr., lecture on Thursday, January 17. Details here:

Stedman, who writes and speaks about interfaith work and community building throughout the country, is the assistant Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University and the Values Action Coordinator for the Humanist Community at Harvard. He writes on topics including faith, religion and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues for a variety of blogs and news sources, including the Huffington Post and the Washington Post.

Stedman's lecture will touch on community, social justice, interfaith cooperation and the power of youth activism today. The lecture is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, January 17, in the Strand Union Ballroom A. It is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Diversity Awareness Office, ASMSU and the Office of Activities and Engagement. For more information, call 406-994-5801.

Check out this video to learn more about Chris Stedman: