Home / News & Events / Signature Events / Free Speech Series

Free Speech Series

Free Speech and Intellectual Diversity in Higher Education and American Society

 

September 12, 6:00 p.m. 
"Freedom of Speech on Campus? A Conversation with Floyd Abrams"
Arizona PBS Studios, 6th Floor 
Cronkite Building, Downtown Phoenix Campus 

 

October 12, 5:00 p.m. 
"Disagreement and Civil Dialogue on American Politics and Civic Culture"
Former U.S. Senators Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Tom Daschle (D-SD) 
Katzin Concert Hall, Tempe Campus 

 

November 9, 5:00 p.m. 
"America's Escalating Outrage: Why is it happening, 
what does it do to colleges, and how can we reverse it?" 
Jonathan Haidt, New York University; co-founder of Heterodox Academy
New Student Pavilion, Senita Ballroom, Tempe Campus 

 

January 26, 5:00 p.m.
"Truth Seeking and Freedom of Expression: A Dialogue" 
Robert George, Princeton University, and Cornel West, Harvard University
New Student Pavilion, Senita Ballroom, Tempe Campus 

 

February 12, 7:00 p.m.
"Campus Speech: When Protests Turn Extreme'' 
Middlebury Professor Allison Stanger and reed Professor Lucía Martínez Valdivia.


First Amendment Forum 
Cronkite Building, Downtown Phoenix Campus 

 

February 23-24: Spring Conference
"Free Speech and Intellectual Diversity in Higher Education: Implications for American Society"
New Student Pavilion, Tempe Campus (Feb. 23) 
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Downtown Phoenix Campus (Feb. 24)

 

April 2, 5:00 p.m. 
"Free Speech on Campus: A Challenge of our Times" 
Geoffrey Stone, University of Chicago Law School 
West Hall, Room 135, Tempe Campus 

 

April 4, 5:00 p.m. 
"Why Free Speech is Fundamental" 
Steven Pinker, Harvard University 
Old Main, Tempe Campus

The series is co-sponsored by Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.