DARE: Roaring Protests of Commencements Past Make Way for a More Subdued Stand
Multiple accounts emerge of colleges and universities choosing commencement speakers based on hopes that their appearance and speeches will provoke fewer, or more subdued, protests. Comedian Samantha Bee apologizes… More
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"The threats we've been addressing all over the world... also manifest right here on our own doorstep in the United States," @SuzanneNossel tells @jheil on @DeadlineWH. #SalmanRushdie #FreedomToWrite
Honoured to contribute to this anthology as India marks 75 years of independence today. Read more about the initiative and the contributors below. @PENamerica http://PEN.org/india-at-75 #IndiaAt75 https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1559162982604709890
In the first essay in the PEN America-sponsored Freedom to Learn Series @madebyhistory @washingtonpost, Jonathan Zimmerman explores the history of the history wars. "We cannot celebrate... freedom of thought and then tell every individual what to think." https://www.washingtonpost.com/made-by-history/2022/08/15/truth-about-history-education-wars-2022/