Events and Conferences

Academic Freedom of Expression Events 2018

The Faculty of Arts and Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship presents the following two events:

Is there room for academic freedom in today's university?A public lecture featuring James L. Turk, Centre for Free Expression, Ryerson University

February 8, 2018
7–8:30 p.m.
Jenkins Theatre (I115)

Main Campus, Mount Royal University

Learn more about James L. Turk.


Freedom of Expression and Making the Campus a Safe SpaceWhere should the line be drawn?

A public forum featuring:

  • Sinclair MacRae, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities
  • James Turk, Director, Centre for Free Expression & Distinguished Visiting Professor Ryerson University
  • Rinaldo Walcott, Associate Professor, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and Director, Women and Gender Studies Institute, University of Toronto
  • Frances Widdowson, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies
  • Kimberly Williams, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities
  • and moderated by Marc Schroeder, President, Mount Royal Faculty Association

February 9, 2018
2:30–5 p.m.
Lincoln Park Room (J301)

Main Campus, Mount Royal University


For more information regarding these two events, please contact Frances Widdowson, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies.