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The Empowered University: Balancing Inclusion & Free Speech

RSVP today for January's virtual community gathering

January 19, 2021 4:12 PM

Wednesday, January 27

4 p.m., via Webex

What is our role in protecting free speech as a public university?
What should I do if I see or hear content that does not align with my values?
What is the difference between free speech and hate speech?
Is hate speech protected?
Can I be disciplined for my speech online? What about in a classroom?

Help us start a community discussion about the challenges of balancing our shared commitments to free speech and equity and inclusion.

Presenters and Panelists include:

  • Kathy Ibitoye ‘15, Civil Rights Investigator
  • Tirzah Kahn ‘21, Connection Corps Intern, Center for Democracy and Civic Life
  • Zachary Kay ‘22, Executive Vice President, SGA
  • Allan Kittleman '81, Former County Executive for Howard County, Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commissioner
  • Susan Sterett, Professor, Public Policy
  • Morgan Thomas ‘13, Assistant General Counsel

Please share your thoughts and questions when you register for the event.

Registration link

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