2015 Special Event: Can One Laugh at Everything: Satire and Free Speech After Charlie


"Free Speech Laws: A comparative Study" 
Anthony S. Winer
Professor of Law
William Mitchell College of Law

"Figurative Representation in Islamic Tradition."
William Beeman
Professor and Chair of Anthropology
University of Minnesota

"'As Welcome as a Bee Sting'": Why We Must Protect 'Outrageous' Speech" 
Jane E. Kirtley
Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law | School of Journalism and Mass Communication  Director, Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law

“Antisemitism and Islamophobia: A Double Standard?”
Bruno Chaoaut 
Professor and Chair, French and Italian
University of Minnesota

"Brief Reflections on Editorial Cartoons"
Steven Sack
Editorial Cartoonist, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize

This event was co-sponsored by: The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies; Center for Jewish Studies; Departments for Anthropology, French and Italian, History, Political Science, Sociology, The School of Journalism and Mass Communication; The Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law, and the Institute for Global Studies and Human Rights.

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Event Location

Anderson Hall 230, West Bank

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