Monthly Archives: July 2019

Scholar Mark Lilla to speak on campus

April 12, 2018 | Tim Eggert The 2016 presidential election, identity politics, political correctness and university culture will be topics addressed and analyzed in an upcoming lecture from scholar Mark Lilla. Presented by the Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom (CAIF), Mark Lilla’s talk, “Identity and Citizenship,” will serve as the second installment in a speaker series titled “Reclaiming Free Speech and Academic Freedom on Campus.” The speech and subsequent …
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Visiting prof to present

March 9, 2018 | Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University will host a free presentation by Daniel Mahoney, political science professor at College of the Holy Cross, titled “Lessons Learned: Recovering the Light of the Soul After the Totalitarian Scourge.” He will speak about reason, faith and political and religious freedom. The speech will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday in 1311 Jamrich Hall. It includes a discussion period after the …
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The Public Liberty Podcast, Episode 3: Benny Morris on the Future of the Armenian Genocide — Ethnic Cleansing of Christians, ‘Islamophobia’ and The Middle East Conflict

About the episode: “Benny Morris on the Future of the Armenian Genocide — Ethnic Cleansing of Christians, ‘Islamophobia’ and The Middle East Conflict,” with Benny Morris. On the eve of the April 2019 Israeli legislative election, Don Q. and Sancho sit down with eminent Israeli historian Benny Morris to discuss Morris’ new book, co-authored with Dror Zeevi, The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey’s Destruction of its Christian Minorities, 1894 – 1924, and to …
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Lecture brings visiting speaker to discuss why free speech matters

December 7, 2017 | Jackie Jahfetson A rather new institution at NMU is looking to help campus members reevaluate the meaning of free speech and will close the fall semester with an open discourse about what it means to speak freely on college campuses today. The Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom (CAIF) will present the inaugural lecture of the 2017-18 season with a speaker series titled “Reclaiming Free Speech …
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Free speech forum set for Thursday

December 3, 2017 | Journal Staff MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom will launch a new speaker series to address topics that generate interest on many college campuses. The first event, presented in cooperation with the College Democrats and College Republicans, will focus on the meaning of free speech today, according to an NMU news release. Thomas Cushman, sociology professor and founding director of the …
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