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.


  • 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)


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

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