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Free Speech and Academic Freedom

Lecture & Discussion
Monday, November 19
4 - 5:30 pm
Location TBD
Cost: Free
Join WUD SoPo as we hear from Professor Scheweber about what free speech means on college campuses.

What is free speech? How does being a student impact this First Amendment right? Join WUD SoPo as we hear from Professor Howard Scheweber from the UW-Madison Political Science department about what free speech means on college campuses. He will provide historical context from previous movements and government interventions and will discuss what legal and social limits to free speech exist. The role of media and the Board of Regents directive about student protest will also briefly be explored. 

What is free speech? How does being a student impact this First Amendment right? Join WUD SoPo as we hear from Professor Howard Scheweber from the UW-Madison Political Science department about what free speech means on college campuses. He will provide historical context from previous movements and government interventions and will discuss what legal and social limits to free speech exist. The role of media and the Board of Regents directive about student protest will also briefly be explored. 

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