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Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

Constitution and Citizenship Day Lecture

Monday, September 17, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Library and Gallery, Albin O. Kuhn : 7th floor

Social Sciences Forum

Constitution and Citizenship Day Lecture

KEITH WHITTINGTON, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics, Princeton University

Free speech is under attack at many colleges and universities today. In his new book, Speak Freely, Keith Whittington argues that without free speech, a university cannot fulfill its most basic, fundamental, and essential purposes, including fostering freedom of thought, ideological diversity, and tolerance.