Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech, 11/12

Presented by

The Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy

Keith Whittington

Tuesday, November 12
4:00 p.m.
Laurence E. Hirsch ’71 Classroom (Room 101)
Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

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The McCullen Center welcomes Keith Whittington, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University. This lecture will focus on his book Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech, which won the PROSE Award for best book in education and the Heterodox Academy Award for Exceptional Scholarship. The book examines the debate around free speech on campuses and argues that free speech is the lifeblood of universities, and posits that universities must make room for free speech from all sides of the political spectrum.

The lecture is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1 substantive CLE credit.