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FIRE’s Catherine Sevcenko Speaking at Wellesley College Today
Students, faculty, and FIRE supporters in the Boston area are invited to hear Catherine Sevcenko, FIRE’s Associate Director for Litigation, speak at Wellesley College today at 4:30 p.m. in Pendleton West 212. Catherine will be speaking about “Why Stopping Hate Speech is Harmful” as a part of The Freedom Project’s Fall 2015 lecture series.
When: Thursday, September 11, 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Where: Pendleton West 212, Wellesley College
Who: Catherine Sevcenko, FIRE’s Associate Director for Litigation, sponsored by The Freedom Project
All are encouraged to attend!
To invite a FIRE speaker to your school, visit FIRE’s Speakers Bureau page.
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