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Civil Liberties, Academic Freedom and Consolidating Corporate Power
Start Date: 3/11/2013Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 3/11/2013End Time: 8:30 PM

Event Description:
The series, Conflicting Conceptions of Justice in the 1970s, will include artists, activists and scholars who will share their views in lectures and discussion throughout the winter and spring of 2013. Each lecture will comprise a presentation of approximately 45 minutes followed by 45 minutes of Q&A with the audience. The presentations are as stimulating as they are informative, while the discussion segments engage the audience actively and provide an opportunity for the speakers to expound on their ideas. 

March 11: Civil Liberties, Academic Freedom and Consolidating Corporate Power 
Speaker: Ellen Schrecker

Ellen Schrecker, who received an honorary doctorate from John Jay in 2008, is Professor of History at Yeshiva University and has written extensively on McCarthyism and academic freedom. Among her publications are The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University (2010), Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America (1998), and No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities (1986). She is currently working on a study of the politics of American faculties during the 1960s and 1970s. 

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Location Information:
T-Building - Haaren Hall  (View Map)
899 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
Room: 206/207
Ellen Schrecker

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