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Free Speech Week

October 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 22, 2021 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Free Speech Week

Monday, Oct. 18
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Access via Zoom 

Virtual Faculty Panel: “Promises and Perils of Speech in the Digital World”

Panelists include Dr. Amy Sanders, Dr. Scott Stroud, Dr. Anita Varma, and Dr. Craig Watkins. There will be opportunity for Q&A following the panelists’ remarks.

Tuesday, Oct. 19
7-8:15 p.m.
Dean’s Briefing Room, DMC 5th Floor

Moody’s championship-winning student debate team is hosting a public forum debate. It will be an interesting glimpse into their intellectual, competitive process

Topic: “Resolved: When in conflict, the United States’ obligation to protect public health outweighs the preservation of individual freedom”

Come and enjoy free popcorn and soda as you watch the debate and then engage in conversation afterward with the team and coach Brendon Bankey.


October 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am CDT
October 22, 2021 @ 5:00 pm CDT
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Target Audience
Faculty, Staff, Students
Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life, Center for Media Engagement, Current Events, Department of Communication Studies, Department of Radio-Television-Film, School of Advertising and Public Relations, School of Journalism and Media, Speech, Debate and Forensics

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