Have the first amendment’s tenets of free speech and civil discourse become flexible based on the current college climate at American universities? How valid is our reasoning to associate or disassociate with people based on their country of birth? Join the Institute for Humane Studies and the Austin Institute as we explore the values and restraints of free speech, open inquiry, voluntary association on American college campuses, and beyond.

Questions? Please contact Dr. Kevin Stuart.

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Agenda

9:30 am
Registration & Check-In
Refreshments provided
10:15 am
Opening Remarks
Mr. Jonathon O'Brien & Dr. Kevin Stuart
10:30 am
The Values & Limits of Academic Speech
Prof. Chris W Surprenant with panelists Prof. Peter Jaworski, Ms. Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Prof. Daniel A Bonevac
12:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm
Free Speech, Media, and Millenials
Ms. Elizabeth Nolan Brown with panelists Prof. Chris W Surprenant, Prof. Peter Jaworski, Prof. Daniel A Bonevac
2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Freedom to Associate: The Ethics of Borders
Prof. Peter Jaworski with panelists Ms. Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Prof. Chris W Surprenant, Prof. Daniel A Bonevac
4:15 pm
Closing Remarks
Mr. Jonathon O'Brien & Dr. Kevin Stuart
4:30 pm
Reception
The Austin Institute House
3206 Fairfax Walk
Austin, TX 78705