Is There a Dividing Line Within Freedom of Speech on College Campuses?


Episode 14

The core tenet of higher education in the United States has been that students who attend these institutions will be given a diverse, encompassing experience that offers all viewpoints, no matter how offensive some may be deemed. Yet, in an era where seemingly everything has become a lightning rod for controversy, freedom of expression on college campuses is no different. This leads to a complex question: Are college campuses limiting the right every student has to express their opinion—or is this another area where a divided nation is showing its fissures?

Joining Curiosity Unplugged is University Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Professor of Law Emeritus Sheldon H. Nahmod and Professor of Philosophy Michael Davis.