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September 24th, 2018

  • Sep
    24
    , 2018
    7:00pm
    waldron/strossen (POSTPONED) Is Hate Speech Free Speech?
    Olin Auditorium

    Nadine Strossen was the first woman to lead the American Civil Liberties Union, from 1991 to 2008. A professor of constitutional law at New York Law School, she is the author of Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship. Jeremy Waldron is the author of The Harm in Hate Speech and is a university professor at NYU School of Law.

October 23rd, 2018

  • Oct
    23
    , 2018
    7:00pm
    Brandon Terry MLK On Protest As Provocative, Pedagogical And Political
    Innovation and Discovery Center
    A leading thinker on the political philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr., Brandon Terry is an engaged scholar contributing to timely discussions of strategic choices facing today’s rising movements for social and racial justice and against mass incarceration.

October 24th, 2018

  • Oct
    24
    , 2018
    7:00pm
    james loeffler Three Days in December: How Human Rights
    Olin Auditorium
    2018 marks the 70th anniversary of three important world events: the birth of the State of Israel, the announcement of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the approval of the UN Genocide Convention.