Academic Freedom and Ethical Responsibility: A Roundtable Discussion

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MIDAS (Maritime Inter-Disciplinary Arts Seminar) is pleased to present
Academic Freedom and Ethical Responsibility: A Roundtable Discussion

Friday Feb 20th, 3pm to 5pm
HWK 107 (UNBSJ) VIDEO-LINKED TO Marshall D’Avery 126A (UNBF)

This Interdisciplinary Colloquium will address the dual questions of what is academic freedom and what are the professional ethics that go along with it.

SPEAKERS

  • Academic freedom within the Academy (Dr. Miriam Jones, Department of Humanities and languages / President, AUNBT)
  • Academic freedom in a societal context (Dr. Jon Thompson, Emeritus, Department of Mathematics and Statistics)
  • Academic freedom and Arts’ research (Dr. Christopher Doran, Department of Social Sciences)
  • Academic freedom and political responsibility (Dr. Bob Whitney, Department of History and Politics)
  • Academic freedom and the student body (Cody Hicks, graduate student)

OPEN DISCUSSION TO FOLLOW

All are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

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