Mon., March. 12, 2018, 6 pm, Bolz A
of Madison's Goodman Center
Its Lecture Series on
"Humanities in Community"
On second Mondays monthly -- excepting semester and summer breaks -- a Liberal Arts professor/instructor from the UW-Madison or Madison College will explore issues or topics and invite Q&A. See posters in our archive for descriptions of previous lectures. _____________________________________
Topic: Assault on Academic Freedom
and Why It Matters
Lecturer: Professor Steve Macek
Lecture-discussion has been recorded as audio only:
Professor Macek will discuss...
A past president and founding member of Central’s chapter of the Am. Assn. of University Professors (AAUP), he serves on the executive council of the Illinois State Conference of the AAUP.
He has written op-eds and articles on media policy, the First Amendment and academic freedom for:
The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Seattle Times, The Columbus Dispatch, Madison’s Capital Times, Z Magazine, The St. Louis Journalism Review, etc.
Check out this video chalk board:
Professor of Political Science Donald Downs, UW-Madison, on academic freedom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP_x6B4vXYk
Posters with more detail (2-sides) and links are attached below for sharing online (top one) and by print (bottom):
Goodman Center Discussions (through senior program but open to all adults):
Philosophy and short fiction discussions alternate biweekly on Tuesdays
Mondays -- after seniors' lunch and/or
Saturdays -- after the community lunch on (showing about 12:30-1 pm)
Open to adults, in Bolz B at Goodman Community Center:
149 Waubesa St.
Madison, WI 53704
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Contact: John, 608-515-9470