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Wisconsin and the Future of Free Speech in Education and the Republic

Please join us online for a talk on Nov. 5 at 2.30-3.45 PM with Professor Donald Downs. Dr. Downs is the Alexander Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science Emeritus, and the Affiliate Professor of Law, and Journalism Emeritus at UW-Madison. In addition, he is the co-founder of the University’s Wisconsin Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy.

Professor Downs’s scholarship has dealt with a wide range of issues dealing with such issues as freedom of speech; academic freedom; American politics; political thought; political and legal movements; citizenship; campus politics; domestic violence, psychiatry, and the criminal law; and the relationship among the military, the university, and civic education.

Contact Robert Burton ([email protected]) to request a link for this talk.

Richard AvramenkoRichard Avramenko

Richard Avramenko

Richard Avramenko is a Board Member of VoegelinView, series editor of Political Theory for Today, editor of The Political Science Reviewer, and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of Courage: The Politics of Life and Limb (Notre Dame, 2011); and co-editor, with John von Heyking, of Friendship and Politics (Notre Dame, 2008);, with Lee Trepanier, Dostoevsky's Political Thought (Lexington Books, 2013); and, with Ethan Alexander-Davey, and Aristocratic Souls in Democratic Times (Lexington Books, 2018).

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