Date: October 20, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm  to  1:30 pm

Recent incidents on college campuses involving controversial speakers have sparked a surge in disruptive and sometimes violent protests by activists. How should college campuses respond to hate speech? What are the constitutional limits on restricting speech on college campuses?

Panelists include: Brianna Davis, Educational Leadership and Policy; Robert Jensen, Journalism; Peniel Joseph, History and Public Affairs; H.W. Perry, Jr., Government and Law; Shetal Vohra-Gupta, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis; Sharon Watkins Jones, Texas ACLU; and moderator Leonard Moore, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement.

The event—sponsored by the University of Texas’ Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, with co-sponsorship of the Opportunity Forum—is free, with lunch provided, but seating is limited and an RSVP is required.

Location: Avaya Auditorium, POB 2.302, 201 E. 24th St., University of Texas, Austin