Working Group


“Say What?” Speech Rights, Learning Communities and Academic Freedom

A roundtable on speech on campus, followed by small-group facilitated conversations over dinner for students, faculty and staff, held March 30, 2015. Panelists explored historical and present-day disagreements on speech protections and limits, and the role of educational institutions.

Suggested Reading

A Note on Call-Out Culture: Asam Ahmad, Briarpatch, March 2, 2015

The Questions We Share: David Bornstein, The New York Times, August 7, 2014

Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, Claude M. Steele

Announcing the Campus Discourse Working Group, October 6, 2014

CNN.com, September 4, 2014: Is Free Speech At Risk at Our Universities?

Smith Alumnae Quarterly, Summer 2014: Hearing All Voices