Free Speech & Mutual Respect: How Can We Have Dialogue across Difference


Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 4:00pm to 5:00pm


Zoom webinar

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How does free speech and open expression impact our ability to advance the equity, inclusion, and social justice imperative movements? First Amendment experts Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of UC Berkeley School of Law, and Emerson Sykesattorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, will join Sherri Ann Charleston, chief diversity and inclusion officer of Harvard University, and Sigal Ben-Porath, Fellow-in-Residence at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, in a conversation about the possibilities and challenges of advancing social justice and protecting speech in an academic environment.


Q&A will follow the discussion.


Register for the webinar here. 

The Community Dialogue Series aims to bring together experts from different viewpoints to discuss critical issues in productive ways. Harvard University is committed to providing universal access to our events. Please email to request accommodations.