Academic Freedom in the Age of Permanent Warfare at NYU

Academic Freedom in the Age of Permanent Warfare

April 3 – 4, 2008 at NYU

Please contact to RSVP or call 212 992 7050

see program below

Plenary Session

April 3, 2008, 5 – 7pm

Juan Carlos I Center Auditorium

53 Washington Square South

Ellen Schrecker, Professor of History, Yeshiva University, Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Center Fellow, “The Squeaky Wheels Go Round Again: Academic Freedom After 9/11”

Reception to Follow


April 4 Conference Program Schedule

9 – 5:30pm

NYU’s Wasserman Center

133 E. 13th St., 2nd fl (between 3rd & 4th)

9:00 am Welcome

John Sexton, President, New York University

9:30 am Keynote Address

Roger Bowen, Director, Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows Program

10:00 am Academic Freedom: Theory & Practice

Norman Dorsen, Chair & Comment, Professor of Law, New York University

David Hollinger, Professor of History, University of California at Berkeley

Joan Scott, Institute for Advanced Study

Robert Post, Professor of Law, Yale University

11:30 am Academic Freedom & the Question of Israel & Palestine

Khaled Fahmy, Chair & Comment, Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, New York University Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, New York University Tony Judt, University Professor and Director, The Remarque Institute, New York University Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Chair in Arab Studies, Director of the Middle East Institute, Columbia University

1:00 pm Lunch on your own

2:30 pm Labor & the Corporate University

David Montgomery, Chair & Comment, Professor of History,Emeritus, Yale University

Sheila Slaughter, Professor of Higher Education, University of Georgia Jennifer Washburn, journalist and author Barbara Bowen, President, Professional Staff Congress; Professor of English, Queens College, City University of New York

4:00 pm The High Schools

Mary Nolan, Chair & Comment, New York University; Brooklyn For Peace Deborah Almontaser, Founding Principal of the Kahlil Gibran International Academy

Joel Westheimer, Professor, University Research Chair in Democracy; Education Director, Democratic Dialogue, University of Ottawa Gary Anderson, Professor of Education, New York University

5:30 pm Reception


Sponsored by The Frederic Ewen Academic Freedom Foundation

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To RSVP, email or call 212 992 7050.

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