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Friday, 28 December

315. Academic Freedom under Fire: Specific Threats

3:30–4:45 p.m., Grand Ballroom D North, Hyatt Regency

A workshop arranged in conjunction with the forum The Precarious Future of Academic Freedom (429)

Presiding: Gwendolyn Bradley, American Assn. of Univ. Professors

1. “Fighting Back for Openness in the Classroom,” Douglas Giles, Oakton Community Coll., IL

2. “The Political War on Academic Freedom,” John Wilson, Illinois State Univ. (abstract available)

3. “Academic Freedom in Cross-Border Perspective: Is Canada Colder, Chillier, or Just Plain Cooler Than the United States?” Marcus Harvey, Canadian Assn. of Univ. Teachers (abstract available)

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