March 02, 2021

Davis Markert Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture

  1. February 17, 2021

    Panelists at lecture explore challenges to academic freedom

    Three scholars dedicated to defending free academic inquiry and instruction spoke about academic freedom at home and abroad during the 30th annual Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture.

  2. February 8, 2021

    Panel to consider current challenges to academic freedom

    Three scholars will discuss the various challenges facing academic freedom during annual Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture that is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

  3. October 28, 2019

    Academic freedom lecturer to address tenured faculty reductions

    Henry F. Reichman of the American Association of University Professors will deliver the 29th Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom.

  4. November 28, 2018

    UNC professor lectures on government interference in higher ed

    University of North Carolina professor Gene Nichol discussed how government and university leadership can undermine academic freedom and free speech in higher education.

  5. November 19, 2018

    Talk to consider state interference in critique of government

    Gene Nichol will speak on “outside political interference with academic freedom and university-based freedom of speech” at the annual Davis, Markert, and Nickerson Academic Freedom Lecture.

  6. October 4, 2017

    Academic freedom lecturer takes on claims of climate change deniers

    Climate scientist Michael E. Mann took on those who deny climate change and highlighted the importance of fighting this environmental threat during the annual Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom.

  7. September 14, 2017

    Academic Freedom Lecture to consider politics of climate change

    Climate scientist and author Michael Mann will address climate-change denial and scientific evidence during the university’s annual Lecture on Academic and Intellectual Freedom.

  8. October 14, 2016

    Academic freedom lecture explores ‘the right to be forgotten’

    Personal privacy and free expression in the online world often are seen as competing interests, but they are not incompatible, a leading scholar and advocate in electronic privacy law says.