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Free Speech in a Time of Hate Speech
January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
In this conversation we’ll explore the language of hate vs. the language of dissent, who decides who is allowed to speak and how, and the responsibility of the media consumer in safeguarding free speech issues.
With Jonathan Friedman, project director for campus free speech at PEN America; Allen Johnson, Editorial Page Editor at the Greensboro News and Record; Steve Mitchell, author and co-owner of Scuppernong Books; and Alejandro J. Beutel, independent research scholar and former Senior Research Analyst at Southern Poverty Law Center. Moderated by Spoma Jovanovic, UNCG Department of Communication Studies.
Part of Greensboro Bound and Scuppernong Books’s Writers as Witness series. Presented with the NCA Center for Communication, Collaboration, and Change