Explore the debate and science of Campus Speakers.

April 26, 2018

A New Script for Shoutdowns

Peter Wood

An NAS member's observations on a heckle-down at UCLA.

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March 22, 2018

NAS Statement on Free Speech Resolution at Lewis & Clark Law School

National Association of Scholars

After invited speaker Christina Hoff Sommers was shouted down, some faculty at Lewis & Clark Law School want to protect intellectual freedom.

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March 7, 2018

Chilling Sommers: Another Blow to Discourse

Emina Melonic

At American Greatness, Emina Melonic asks what can be done about the increasingly frequent suppression of speech by indoctrinated college students.

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February 27, 2018

Anti-Israel Protesters Disrupt Event at UVA

Peter Wood

A panel featuring Israeli military reservists was shouted down last Thursday night at the University of Virginia.

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October 20, 2017

Protecting Academic Freedom Through All the Campus Smoke

Peter Wood

Protecting freedom of speech means shielding it from the left and the right. 

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May 3, 2016

You Are Cordially Disinvited

Peter Wood

Jason Riley is the most recent conservative speaker to recieve a disinvitation. 

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March 21, 2016

A Fine and Private Hate

Peter Wood

NAS President Peter Wood writes on BDS supporter Professor Jasbir Puar's attempt to use the principle of academic freedom to keep herself from being held accountable to public judgment for he......

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November 23, 2015

The Guilted Age

Thomas Dineen

Thomas Dineen tells how Debby Irving educated him on his whiteness.

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July 13, 2015

The Remarkable Class of 2015 Must Save the Planet

Rachelle Peterson

From Bill Nye to Barack Obama, commencement speakers across the country encouraged the class of 2015 to "change the world" by changing the planet. 

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