FIRE Co-Founder Silverglate’s Lecture Covered in Brandeis Student Paper

By March 18, 2008

The Justice, an independent student newspaper at Brandeis University, features a useful summary this morning of FIRE co-founder Harvey Silverglate’s lecture last week at Brandeis. Harvey’s talkwhich, as Erin noted yesterday, is now available for free download on our new Multimedia pagetraced the history of speech codes on our nation’s campuses, outlined various ways in which universities repress student speech, and discussed the current conflict at Brandeis surrounding Professor Donald Hindley, disciplined for criticizing the use of the term "wetback" during class.