Guest Speaker Presents: The State of Free Speech on Campus

November 19, 2013

Greg LukianoffThe Department of Journalism & Mass Communication Guest Speaker Series invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and the University community to its Fall 2013 event:

The State of Free Speech on Campus

Greg Lukianoff, President, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Greg Lukianoff is the president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) and has been with FIRE since 2001 when he was hired to be the organization’s first director of legal and public advocacy. Greg is a member of the State Bar of California and the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States. Greg is also the author of Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate and has published articles in The Wall Street JournalThe Washington Post, The New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesThe Boston Globe, the New York PostThe Stanford Technology Law ReviewThe Chronicle of Higher Education, ReasonCongressional QuarterlyThe Charleston Law Review, and numerous other publications. He has testified before the U.S. Senate about free speech issues on America’s campuses.

Greg is a graduate of American University and of Stanford Law School where he focused on First Amendment and constitutional law. Before joining FIRE, Greg practiced law in Northern California, interned at the ACLU of Northern California and the Organization for Aid to Refugees in Prague, Czech Republic, and worked as the development manager of the EnvironMentors Project in Washington, D.C. Greg, along with Harvey A. Silverglate and David French, is a co-author of FIRE’s Guide to Free Speech on Campus. He is also a proud member of the Philadelphia’s Theatre Exile‘s board of directors.

The event will be held in SSPA-029C at CSULB and all campus parking restrictions apply. Map of north campus

For more information about this event, please contact the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication at 562.985.4981