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Symposium 2020: Free Speech in the United States and at Dalton: Schedule

Live stream

To view Symposium 2020 sessions - Click HERE
Panel 1: 8:30am / Performance: 12:00pm / Panel 2: 1:35pm

  

8:10 am Martin Theater Program begins
Opening remarks:
     Jim Best, Head of School
     Celeste Herrera, High School Director
     Symposium organizers
8:30 am   Panel 1:  The State of Free Speech Law
     Landis Best, Partner - Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
     Allen Dickerson, Legal Director - Institute for Free Speech
     Jamal Greene, Dwight Professor of Law - Columbia Law School
     Frederick Lawrence, Secretary and CEO - Phi Beta Kappa Society;
          Distinguished Lecturer - Georgetown University Law Center
9:50 am   Passing time
10:00 am Your House room House: First Amendment case study activity
1 - Citizens United and the "Money as Speech" Debate
     Bove/Gelley, Fox/harvey, Luten/Bender, Slack/Cohen, Stolper Muenz/Zulakis
2 - Copyright vs. Freedom of Expression
     Atary/Armstrong, Baker/Matz, Best/Brizzolara, Geller/Frischling/Kipper, 
     Klinger/Borenstein, Okpalugo/Naaman
3 - Hate Speech at Public Universities
     Caplan/Wassmuth, Condie/Wang, Forbes/Payne, Ramsey/Kohn, Sugar/Anderson
4 - The "Academic Freedom" Debate at Private Universities
     Glassman/Kalbag, Herrera/Lechich, Neiers/Phillips, Pearson/Slick
​     Rubin/Bensky, Viard/Davidson
10:50 am   Passing time
11:00 am
1 - 13th floor

2 - 4th floor library


3 - 14th floor

4 - Martin Theater

Debrief with legal panelists in four groups
1 - Citizens United and the "Money as Speech" Debate with Allen Dickerson
     Bove/Gelley, Fox/harvey, Luten/Bender, Slack/Cohen, Stolper Muenz/Zulakis
2 - Copyright vs. Freedom of Expression with Landis Best
     Atary/Armstrong, Baker/Matz, Best/Brizzolara, Geller/Frischling/Kipper, 
     Klinger/Borenstein, Okpalugo/Naaman
3 - Hate Speech at Public Universities with Jamal Greene
     Caplan/Wassmuth, Condie/Wang, Forbes/Payne, Ramsey/Kohn, Sugar/Anderson
4 - The "Academic Freedom" Debate at Private Universities with Frederick Lawrence
     Glassman/Kalbag, Herrera/Lechich, Neiers/Phillips, Pearson/Slick
​     Rubin/Bensky, Viard/Davidson

11:50 am   Passing time
12:00 pm Martin Theater Video, Readings, and Performance: Free Expression and Civil Rights
12:40 pm Cafeteria Lunch
1:35 pm Martin Theater Panel 2:  The Free Speech Debate in American Culture
     Roger Berkowitz (moderator), Professor of Political Studies and Human Rights;
          Academic Director, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities - Bard College
     Jennifer Choi, Managing Director of the News Integrity Initiative -
          CUNY Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism
     Daryl Davis, Musician and Activist
     Thomas de Zengotita - Draper Graduate Program, NYU and The Dalton School
     Samantha Hill, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Studies;
          Assistant Director - Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities - Bard College
     Richard Wolffe, Author and Columnist - The Guardian
3:15   End of program