Questions for Leila Brammer, inaugural director of the College’s Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse.
Two constitutional scholars weigh 21st-century challenges to the letter and spirit of the First Amendment.
Fifty years ago, Wayne C. Booth, AM’47, PhD’50, gave an eerily prescient speech.
“Universities cannot be viewed as a sanctuary for comfort but rather as a crucible for confronting ideas,” writes president Robert J. Zimmer.
As free expression comes under challenge on some campuses, the University’s affirmation of a long-standing value may become a model for higher education.